Castlebar

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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.
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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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