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Castlebar Town, County Mayo

county mayo Deeply embedded in the history of Mayo, Castlebar is the county town and one of the fastest growing towns in Ireland. Conveniently located only 28 miles from Ireland West Airport Knock, Castlebar is centrally located for touring any part of Mayo.

While staying in Castlebar the visitor can choose from a wide and varied range of activities including golf, fishing, swimming, bowling, pubs, cafes, horse riding, tennis and more.

>During the summer months of July and August Castlebar has guided historical walking tours of the town, probably the best way for tourists and travellers to get to know any town.

Annual Castlebar festivals include the International Four Days Walks, The Blues Festival and Heritage Day.

The Museum of Country Life is located at Turlough on the outskirts of Castlebar, and is the only branch of the National Museum of Ireland outside Dublin.

Also check out Mayo Towns for information on all the areas of County Mayo.


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