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County Mayo
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County Mayo

County Mayo
Area: 5,585 km²
Capital: Ballina
Code: MO
Population: 117,446 (2002)
Province: Connacht

County Mayo (Irish: Maigh Eo) is a county on the west coast of Ireland. It is in the Irish province of Connacht. The county town of Mayo is Castlebar.

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.

Table of contents
1 Towns in County Mayo
2 Other places in County Mayo
3 External link

Towns in County Mayo

Other places in County Mayo

External link


Counties of Ireland
Republic of Ireland: Carlow | Cavan | Clare | Cork | Donegal | Dublin | Galway | Kerry | Kildare | Kilkenny | Laois | Leitrim | Limerick | Longford | Louth | Mayo | Meath | Monaghan | Offaly | Roscommon | Sligo | Tipperary (North, South) | Waterford | Westmeath | Wexford | Wicklow
Northern Ireland: Antrim | Armagh | Derry/Londonderry | Down | Fermanagh | Tyrone
Provinces of Ireland: Connacht | Leinster | Munster | Ulster