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Castlebar

(kăs'əlbär`), town (1991 pop. 7,648), seat of Co. Mayo, W Republic of Ireland. It is a market for a farm area. Cured bacon and manufactured hats are products of the town, and Lough Castlebar is a fishing center. Castlebar was occupied by the French in 1798.

Castlebar

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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The Galway star explained: "We were a little bit deflated but we were here before two weeks ago, we'd been here before against Castlebar because last year down there it went to extra time as well.
Castlebar hit back with good efforts from Costello and David Stenson, but they struggled to find a way through the crowded Mohill defence.
He is on a life support machine and Irish Turf Club medical officer Dr Walter Halley said: ``Jimmy Mansell remains stable but is still in a critical condition in Mayo General Hospital in Castlebar.
Staunton's body will be taken to the Holy Rosary Church in Castlebar today, followed by a requiem mass and burial at 11am tomorrow.
Corofin looked to have burnt off Castlebar in the second half after the Mayo champions, who shared the previous four Connacht titles with their opponents, had made a great start as Aidan Walsh palmed home a second minute goal after some slick handwork from Neil Douglas and Cian Costello.
He said at the time: "I'll give everything to Castlebar now and see how far we can go.
Trainer Gay Kelleway has booked Thierry Thulliez for Castlebar, who made a winning debut on the all-weather at Southwell last month.
Last year Corofin beat Castlebar 0-17 to 0-14 after extra-time in the Connacht semi-final, and the Galway champions went on to reach an All-Ireland semi-final before losing to eventual winners Dr Croke's.
c bre They had the breeze at their backs in the first-half and once Rory Byrne denied Alan Dunne early on, it was all Castlebar.
The Galway men won last year's provincial semi-final 0-17 to 0-14, but a year earlier Castlebar claimed a 2-10 to 0-11 victory over Corofin in the Connacht final.
The Mayo man hit 1-6 as the holders cantered to a deserved success at MacHale Park in Castlebar last night.
That means that if Corofin lose Sunday's AIB Connacht club football final to Castlebar Mitchels, he may very well hang up his boots for good.

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