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in the south to the barony of Erris and Killala Bay in the north, and from the Atlantic ocean on the west coast to the counties of Sligo and Roscommon on the east.
Mayo's attractions include delightful uncongested holiday resorts, excellent angling or fishing waters, exciting walking and mountain climbing trails, a good choice of golf courses, opportunities for many other types of activity-holidays, as well as some of the most interesting archaeological and historical sites in Ireland.
County Mayo got its name from the diocese of that name which evolved from a 7th century monastery established by Saint Colmán and some English monks on 'the plain of yews', about 3km.
www.ebookireland.com /mayo.htm   (1121 words)

  County Mayo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
County Mayo (Irish: Contae Mhaigh Eo, the plain of the yews) is a county on the west coast of the Republic of Ireland.
Mayo is bordered to the south by Galway, to the east by Roscommon, and to the north-east by Sligo.
The river Moy in the northeast of the county is renowned for its salmon fishing.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/County_Mayo   (453 words)

 Mayo, County Mayo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mayo, or Mayo Abbey (in Irish, Maigh Eo) is a village in County Mayo, Ireland.
Mayo Abbey is a small historic village in south Mayo approx ten miles to the south of the county town, Castlebar, and six miles north west of Claremorris.
Mayo Abbey village has a wealth of heritage and history and was an important centre in the Celtic - Anglo Saxon Christian world in the seventh and eighth centuries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mayo,_County_Mayo   (189 words)

 County Mayo - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
County Mayo (Irish: Contae Mhaigh Eo, the plain of the yews) is a county on the west coast of Ireland.
Mayo is also noted for its Gaelic Football team, and their inability to win All-Ireland Finals in latter years.
Michael Davitt, founder of the Land League, was born in Mayo.
voyager.in /County_Mayo   (408 words)

 GENUKI: County Mayo
"Mayo, a county of Ireland, province of Connaught, 62 m.
Mayo on the Move - lots of information related to County Mayo, provided by Mayo Ireland Ltd..
County Mayo: An Outline History by Bernard O'Hara and Nollaig O'Muraile.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/irl/MAY/index.html   (195 words)

 County Mayo, IrelandGenWeb Project
Mayo's extensive coastline is wild and broken, with many inlets from Killala Bay in the north to Killary Harbour in the southwest.
The principal rivers in Mayo are the Moy and the Errif.
Castlebar is the county town (seat) and an urban district, as are Ballina and Westport.
www.jansdigs.com /Ireland/mayo.html   (558 words)

 Twin Towns: County Mayo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
County Mayo is located on the West Coast of Ireland and covers some 5397 counties Sligo, Roscommon and Galway to the North border Km2.
Mayo County Council(**) is the Local Authority for County Mayo.
Population trends for Mayo indicate a movement from rural areas to the urban centres of the County.
calderdale.gov.uk /community/twinning/links/towns/calderdale/mayo.html   (375 words)

 History of Mayo on the west coast of Ireland
Mayo Abbey a small village that gave its name to County Mayo
Mayo Comrades of The Great War - this book covers the period of First World War and is a monumental piece of historical research that has reference to almost every parish in Mayo
Mayo on the Move is brought to you by
www.mayohistory.com   (337 words)

 magoo.com: McGoughs in County Mayo
The Gaelic spelling of Mayo is Maigh Eo, or Maighe h-Eu (e.g., Annals of Ulster 732.5 and 773.5).
The premier collection of genealogical material on county Mayo, with some maps, is Pat Deese's Irish Roots site, which was not active on August 31, 2006; I have assembled much of her data on the McGoughs in the next section.
A male McGough, born in 1801 in county Mayo, married Anne Malloy in 1826 in county Mayo.
magoo.com /hugh/mayo.html   (8382 words)

 Mayo Library Local Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The main Local Studies Department is located in Castlebar Central Library and is the central repository for a wealth of material on the history and heritage of County Mayo from earliest times to the present.
From it's inception, Mayo County Library has continually acquired material of local interest - books, manuscripts, journals, newspapers, photographs, maps, CD-rom, microfilm etc. The result is an extremely comprehensive collection backed up by the latest in visual, audio visual and copying equipment.
The project has produced A Touring Exhibition and Catalogue in five languages (currently on display in Mayo Library), a CD of songs of emigration from the five countries, a display of books compiled by Mayo Library on emigration to America and finally a Virtual Exhibition in English, the EMILE website.
www.mayolibrary.ie /localstudies.html   (1166 words)

 County Mayo : Attractions | Frommers.com
Because it's a rural county with no major cities, nor many large towns, County Mayo feels a bit like a place without a center.
Towns like Castlebar, Claremorris, Westport, and Ballinrobe in the southern part of the county, and Ballina in the northern reaches, make good places to stop, refill the tank and have lunch, but they offer little to cause you to linger.
County Mayo's loveliest town, Westport, nestles on the shores of Clew Bay.
www.frommers.com /destinations/countymayo/1322010029.html   (689 words)

 Mayo Contents page, From ireland web site
People said that they came from A, B, or C, possibly in such and such a county in Ireland, and the thing is, that today, some people don't know if their ancestors were talking about the Civil Parish that they came from or the Religious parish or Barony or which division.
Some cover only Mayo, while others take in parts of the surrounding counties or are districts whose main town is in another county and which covers only part of Co. mayo.
The centre for any registration district was a town in a county and the area taken in by the Poor Law Union related to that town.
www.from-ireland.net /contents/mayoconts.htm   (2083 words)

 Mayo County Ireland CMCR Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Be it christening, marriage, or cemetery records, there are simply not enough resources currently available on the internet for those of using this as a primary source.
If you are one of those fortunate enough to travel to Mayo, or live in Mayo now, your input into this database could provide valuable information to those who have not had the opportunity.
Beginning in June, databases for the counties of Limerick, Mayo, Tipperary, and Waterford will be added.
cmcrp.net /Mayo   (568 words)

 Mayo Ireland Ltd Web Server   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Mayo Ireland was formed in September 1995 with the idea of promoting County Mayo on the world stage and create a virtual Mayo for all those people with or without Mayo connections to visit.
Mayo Ireland Ltd was the first company to approach Telecom Eireann to set up a leased line and give access to the Internet.
We are now located in the town of Claremorris in County Mayo in the West of Ireland and an example of how a rural location is not an obstacle to the development of a highly successful Information Technology project.
www.mayo-ireland.ie /MaIreLtd.htm   (263 words)

 Amazon.com: County Mayo, Ireland, Genealogy & Family History, special extracts from the IGF archives: Books: Michael C. ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Part of the Irish Families Project, this is the County Mayo volume of the 28 book set from the IGF library.
I purchased this book hoping that the references to it containing the 1659 census of County Mayo was true (I had read that the 1659 census for County Mayo no longer existed).
What this book does have are synopsises of several families that lived in County Mayo in the 17th century and before (1 page long generally) and some basic instructions on how to proceed with your genealogical research.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0940134535?v=glance   (1026 words)

 Mayo County Enterprise Board - Home
Mayo County Enterprise Board was established in October, 1993 with the primary objective of supporting enterprise and creating an enterprise culture within the County.
Mayo County Enterprise Board aims to provide an integrated package of assistance to small and micro enterprises within the county through providing assistance to new business start-ups and encouraging the expansion and growth of existing small business.
Under the programme, which is administered in Mayo by Mayo County Enterprise Board, small businesses can access independent expert advice on the most effective use of ICT, along with practical suggestions as to how ICT might best be used in further developing the business.
www.mayoceb.com   (396 words)

 Mayo Ireland tourism - hotels, bed and breakfast,car rentals Mayo, county maps...
Stretching from Lough Corrib in the south to Killala Bay in the north, Mayo boasts many attractions including stunning mounting scenery, megalithic tombs, excellent fishing waters, exciting hiking trails and great golf courses - including the championship course at Westport in west Mayo.
Mayo's other famous religious site is Knock, which is visited by hordes of pilgrims every year.
Ballina, the county town of Mayo, lies on the river Moy, and is internationally known as an anglers paradise.
www.countymayo.com   (268 words)

 County Mayo Adventure Travel - County-Mayo Travel Guide
Mayo's chief town (Ballina) is 101km (63 miles) N of Galway, 193km (120 miles) N of Shannon Airport, 246km (153 miles) NW of Dublin, and 311km (193 miles) NW of Cork
Rimmed by Clew Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, County Mayo boasts many diverse attractions, although it has been widely identified as The Quiet Man country since the classic John Wayne movie was filmed here in 1951.
Among Mayo's other attractions are the 5,000-year-old farmstead settlement at Ceide Fields, the Marian shrine at Knock, and some of Europe's best fishing waters at Lough Conn, Lough Mask, and the River Moy.
away.com /destination-overview/County-Mayo-278527-travel-guide.html   (298 words)

 County Mayo, Ireland - World Gen Web Project
Mayo Family Research Centre and they said that they have a record of baptisms for a Robert b1826, son of Robert and Robert b1827 son of Henry, all in Westport.
John was born Mar 23, 1820 in County mayo.
Don't know if they were married in the US, or in Ireland, or when they emigrated, together or alone but it was prior to 1849 which is the first US date I have when son John was born.
www.geocities.com /Heartland/Acres/4031/query001.html   (2638 words)

 eBay - county mayo, Cultures, Ethnicities, Postcards Paper items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
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 County Mayo Encyclopedia Article @ ArtOfTexas.com (Art of Texas)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
County Mayo Encyclopedia Article @ ArtOfTexas.com (Art of Texas)
This page contains quite a lot of relevant information about County Mayo.
More County Mayo Page Titles on this Site
artoftexas.com /encyclopedia/County_Mayo   (414 words)

 County Mayo Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Unfortunately, nothing conclusive was found to establish positive proof of her ties to County Mayo.
Apparently the Mayo Parsons are mostly Catholic, while the early Parsons, landholders from England, were Church of Ireland, protestants.
The Mayo Parsons may be of Gaelic origin as suggested by the NMFHC researcher, but not necessarily so.
members.aol.com /irep/mayo.htm   (2632 words)

 County Mayo - Accommodation Mayo, Hotels Mayo and Car Hire from Knock Airport
County Mayo is situated on the west coast of the Republic of Ireland.
When in County Mayo, you can try your hand at golf, on one of the fantastic courses, including a championship course.
Accommodation in Mayo is often booked up with anglers during the summer months, so find a hotel in Mayo early to avoid disappointment!
ireland.dublinevents.com /mayo   (767 words)

 Mayo County Council Home Page
Mayo County Council has announced an innovative scheme to provide financial support to a Mayo student in 2007.
The James Daly Bursary is a scheme to encourage students to examine the Mayo of today in new and creative ways while at the same time providing a sum of €2000 to help a student from the county who is undertaking study at third level.
Mayo County Council are preparing Local Area Plans for the following towns: Ballinrobe, Ballyhaunis, Charlestown, Killala, Kiltimagh and Swinford.
www.mayococo.ie   (457 words)

 Mary Robinson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Born Mary Therese Winifred Bourke [1] in Ballina, County Mayo in 1944, Mary Robinson was the daughter of two medical doctors.
Like many who came to Ireland with the Norman invasion, it was said of the Bourkes that they ended up "more Irish than the Irish themselves".
One ancestor was a leading activist in the Irish National Land League of Mayo and the Irish Republican Brotherhood; an uncle, Sir Paget John Bourke, was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II after a career as a judge in the Colonial Service; while another relative was a Catholic nun.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mary_Robinson   (3865 words)

 County Mayo : Active Pursuits | Frommers.com
For general information about fishing in County Mayo, contact the North Western Regional Fisheries Board, Ardnaree House, Abbey Street, Ballina (tel.
County Mayo is also home to the Pontoon Bridge Fly Fishing School, Pontoon, County Mayo (tel.
Permits and state fishing licenses can be obtained at the North Mayo Angling Advice Centre (Tiernan Bros.), Upper Main Street, Foxford, County Mayo (tel.
www.frommers.com /destinations/countymayo/1322010020.html   (412 words)

 Clare Island - County Mayo - Reviews of Clare Island - TripAdvisor
Westport, County Mayo, is a perfect blend of Celtic traditions and natural beauty.
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Explore our site to find travel information and unbiased reviews on County Mayo tourism, hotels, maps and much more.
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