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County Mayo Hostels

| Lakeland House |
| Gannon’s Hostel | The Railway Hostel |

County Mayo (Irish: Contae Mhaigh Eo, lit. the plain of the yew trees) is a county in the province of Connacht, located on the west coast of the Republic of Ireland. The county town of Mayo is Castlebar. Mayo is bordered to the south by Galway, to the east by Roscommon, and to the north-east by Sligo. Castlebar and Ballina are by far the two most populous towns in the county. These are followed by Westport, a popular tourist town, then Claremorris.

The shrine of Knock is in Mayo, close to the border with County Roscommon. Mayo is also home to Croagh Patrick, a mountain where St Patrick is said to have fasted for forty days and nights.

Find out more by visiting: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/County_Mayo.

County Mayo Hostels

| Lakeland House |
| Gannon’s Hostel | The Railway Hostel |


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History comes alive at the world famous Céide Fields near Ballycastle in North Mayo, at The Foxford Woollen Mills, Hennigans Heritage Farm and the new National Museum of Ireland's Museum of Country Life, which opened in Autumn 2001 just outside Castlebar, the county town. Sporting opportunities abound especially fishing of all sorts including the River Moy in Ballina where the salmon is king. There are watersports, hiking and walking, golf links and courses, horseriding and cycling… the list is endless. Sandy beaches, clear waters and beautiful islands. Superb restaurants, pubs of character and of course the irresistable tumbling melodies of traditional Irish music spilling onto the streets. Quite simply Mayo is Amazing!

For more information visit http://www.irelandwest.ie/

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