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Castlebar, County Mayo

county mayo Castlebar is the county town of Mayo and one of the fastest growing towns in the country. Only 28 miles from Ireland West Airport Knock, Castlebar is centrally located for touring every corner of Mayo.

A town steeped in history, Castlebar has numerous attractions for the visitor. The Museum of Country Life is located on the outskirts of Castlebar, and is the only branch of the National Museum of Ireland located outside Dublin.

Choose from a varied range of activities when visiting Castlebar including golf, fishing, swimming, bowling, pubs, cafes, horse riding, tennis and much more.

Probably the best way for tourists and travellers to get to know any town is to walk around it, and Castlebar has guided historical walking tours of the town throughout the months of July and August.

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

A wide range of accommodation awaits the visitor to Castlebar and there is a good choice in hotel accommodation to suit all budgets.

Visit the Mayo Ireland website for comprehensive information on all areas of County Mayo.

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