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Advertising with had over 1,2400,000 page impressions in June 2003. Traffic is increasing steadily and in June 2003 over 200,000 visits were made to the site with each visit lasting 16 minutes on average. We can put your message on our pages.

Our demographic surveys show that 69% of our readers live in Ireland (with 47% of these within a 10-mile radius of Castlebar town and 54% in County Mayo). Of the remainder 15% live in the USA, 9% in the UK and 7% in the rest of the world. Virtually all have Mayo links so it is a highly targeted demographic for Mayo businesses.

The volume of traffic to the Castlebar site is quite extraordinary for a small town website in the West of Ireland. The site is updated 365 days a year with new photographs of life in County Mayo published every day.

Your business can take advantage of the traffic generated by Our special introductory rate card compares very favourably with the rates charged for advertising on the local press and radio.

E-mail Peter Jordan with your requirements at or telephone him on 087 9961422 and make your business work harder for you!

Special Offers Applicable to September 2003 only



Banner Advertising on Option A
(Size: 468x60 or similar)

€11.25 euros per 1,000 exposures of your banner (min order €45 euros)
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Banner Advertising on Option B
(Size: 468x60 or similar)

A Real Bargain - only €150 euros for 20,000 'exposures' of your advert
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Front Page Button
(Size: 120x60)

€30 euros per week (rotating button)
Guaranteed minimum 5,000 exposures
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Front Page Micro button
(Size: 88x31)

€15 euros per week (rotating micro button)
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Banner design (if required)

€60 - Static text


€85 - Animated graphics (3 frames)

Sponsorship of e.g. Webcam, Crossword, Castlebar News

€75 euros per month (non rotating sponsor banner)

Sponsorship of Monthly Newsletter

€112.50 euros per issue (Max 4 sponsors per issue)

Online Competition Prize Sponsorship - Competitions run for seven days. This package includes a front-page photograph of the winner(s) receiving their prize if required.

€150 euros plus sponsorship of prize

Business Directory Category Banner Ad (120x60 pixels)

€75 euros per month (Includes 1,000 cross-site banner exposures)
Additional Categories- As above plus 60%

Photo or Logo in Business Directory

€70 per annum.
(Photo supplied in gif or jpg format)
€100 p/a (Digital photo or scan carried out by

Url Click through to domain outside Castlebar Server Network

€70 per annum. (FREE with banner ad)

Castlebar Business directory listing

Free to all businesses located in Castlebar - search for your business and fill in the form if you are not listed or wish to change some details

Job Adverts

Free on our jobs page and on our job classifieds Post your own adverts.

Classified Adverts

Free on our classifieds page - post your own adverts

All prices subject to VAT at 21%



Technical Details


Banners and Buttons

Sizes: Standard Banner 468 x 60 pixels, Button 120 x 60, Micro Button 88 x 31

Format: JPG, GIF, GIF98 (animated) or Flash +alt, Banners should be 12kb or less and buttons 5kb or less.

Castlebar's Customer Profile Report for Advertisers.

Hosting Charges are available from our hosting partner Modata (based in Castlebar)

Domain Name registration prices are available from our hosting partner Modata (based in Castlebar).

Information on Secure Certs for E-Commerce transactions from our hosting partner Modata (based in Castlebar).