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Castlebar

/ˌkɑːsəlˈbɑː/
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1.
the county town of Co Mayo, Republic of Ireland; site of the battle (1798) between the French and British known as Castlebar Races. Pop: 11 371 (2002)
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Castlebar

market and county town, County Mayo, Ireland, at the head of Lough (lake) Castlebar. The town was founded early in the 17th century and was incorporated in 1613. It is now an active angling centre and has a small airport and bacon-curing and hat-making factories. Pop. (2006) 10,655.

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