Ballinrobe - Lake District
County Mayo in the West of Ireland
Ballinrobe is an ideal centre from which to enjoy walking and cycling tours throughout the South West countryside. Maps and brochures on this, and on other activities are available locally. The modern sports complex in Ballinrobe, with its newly equipped gymnasium is yet another feature that caters for visitors to the town. Saint Mary's Choral Society stages a musical performance annually and several plays by both local and visiting groups are also staged at this venue.
The only race course in Mayo is located in Ballinrobe and hosts 8 race meetings a year.
The town is well served with some very fine pubs and restaurants offering cuisine of the highest standard.
Ballinrobe is within 90 minutes drive of the Burren in County Clare and Yeats County in Sligo, and only 30 minutes from Westport. The town is within easy reach of Galway and Knock International Airport.
Population from Census
- 2,098 (2006)
- 1,626 (2002)
- 1,309 (1996)
Ballinrobe's Historic Calendar for 2011
Ballinrobe's Historic Calendar has shots of Cranmore House, Glebe Street, Newcastle (the Army Barracks), Bridge Street, Ballinrobe Racecourse, St Mary's Church, as well as sporting teams and Ballinrobe Musical Society. This is the first in a series of five calendars which will seek to capture various elements of old Ballinrobe.
The Calendar retails at €5.99. Postage costs from €1.70 depending on location. Prices for larger orders are supplied on request. Contact Averil Staunton, Secretary, Ballinrobe Archaeological and Historical Society for more information or ordering at email@example.com
Below is a Youtube video about the calendar.
Visiting Ballinrobe? To book a Ballinrobe hotel online visit Mayo Hotels for a secure online booking facility.