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IrelandWelcome to our page of information, attractions and places of interest around Castlebar. The Castlebar hotels listed below are either in the town or we have given a rough guide as to how far they are from Castlebar. The Republic of Ireland is bound to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the east is the Irish Sea which reconnects to the ocean via the southwest with St. George's Channel and the Celtic Sea. The Republic of Ireland has 26 counties, and five cities — Dublin, Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford. The west-coast of Ireland features cliffs, hills and low mountains. The centre of the country is flat with large areas of bogland. We hope you enjoy your stay and find your ideal accommodation from our list of Castlebar hotels.

Castlebar is the county town of County Mayo, the 3rd largest county in Ireland. The town grew up as a settlement around the De Barra castle in the 11th century and was later the site of an English garrison. It is a busy bustling Market Town and is one of the fastest growing towns in the country. It is also centrally located for the touring of the county including Ballintuber Abbey, The Ceide Fields, Croagh Patrick, Foxford Woollen Mills, Moore Hall, Pontoon and the Turlough Round Tower.

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Attractions Christchurch, Castlebar. This fine Church was completed in 1739 and renovated in the early 1800's. The feature clock tower was added during renovations in 1807. Location: In the centre of Castlebar.

Christchurch, Castlebar

Attractions Croagh Patrick, one of Europe's best known places of Pilgrimage, has provided a tough ascent for many pilgrims each year, climbing barefoot in the memory of St. Patrick, who spent 40 days and 40 nights fasting on the summit more than 1,500 years ago. There is a small church at the summit of the mountain with magnificent views over Clew Bay. About 15 miles west of Castlebar.

Croagh Patrick

Westport House & Country Park

Attractions Westport House & Country Park,Westport, Co Mayo. Tel: +353 (0) 98 25430. One of Ireland's most beautiful, privately owned, 18th century Historic Homes that is open to members of the public. It is situated in a magnificent parkland setting, with a lake, terraces and gardens overlooking Clew Bay. With a Children’s Animal and Bird Park, Swan Pedaloes, Log Flume, Train Ride and Jungle World. About 10 miles west of Castlebar.

Westport House & Country Park

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