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Sunday 8th October 2006
On this day in 1871 Mrs O'Leary's Cow caused the Great Fire of Chicago

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Reflection of a Madonna, Tourmakeady. Click photo for more photos taken by a regular German visitor Klaus Blecker.
Reflection of a Madonna, Tourmakeady. Click photo for more photos taken by a regular German visitor Klaus Becker.

Drive By: Take a video camera, turn it on and drive around Castlebar and show it to the world on YouTube. Spotted by a correspondent on Castlebar's Online Forum.

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Castlebar Miscellany

Humbert's Last Stand: A compilation of recent photographs and articles about the closure of Castlebar's historic Humbert Inn.

Classified Adverts: If you have something to sell or buy - cars, property, electronic equipment, furniture, etc. why not try our free online classifieds.

Sudoku: Try our Online Sudoku Puzzles - If you can't figure out how to solve them click your way through our simple animated Introduction to Solving Sudoku. (300k - Powerpoint required.)

Putting Castlebar in its Place: Where on Earth is Castlebar anyway? We've added Google Maps to

Search our Business Directory: A new, improved search facility for the Castlebar Business Directory. Search by business, category or address.

Mayo Ancestors: Now over 1900 requests searching for Mayo Roots and Connections - can you help them?

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Let Castlebar Know: Is your local club news up to date? Just email the info or upload items directly to Castlebar.News free of charge. The online archive of material means that your online club history is automatically updated and can be found on Google. Over 3 million hits here each month.

Reflections from Castlebar: Check out our DIY photo gallery system which allows you to upload your photos and easily modify the look and feel of your albums. Why not register and upload some of your photos? - Or just

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At the launch of Tracy Sweeney's exhibition 'thus spoke the silent spaces'  at the Linenhall Arts Centre last night. Click for more from Michael Donnelly.
At the launch of Tracy Sweeney's exhibition 'thus spoke the silent spaces' at the Linenhall Arts Centre last night. Click for more from Michael Donnelly.

Castlebar Sport

The Sports Section: Lots of updates from local sporting organisations in our sports section. You can publish your results and club notices here.

Keith McGreal: Photos from the Mayo Laois quarter final games August 2006 and the Mayo Dublin All-Ireland Semi-final 2006.

Green 'n Red Forever: Another McHale Park victory - 16th July 2006 Mayo v Galway .

Rugby: Read the 2005-2006 Season Newsletters from Castlebar RFC and find out who won the Rag Rugby Competition.

Badminton: Castlebar Badminton Club website - all the latest news. Check out photos from the March 2006 Inter-Provincial Badminton Tournament held in Baldoyle. Castlebar and Ballina represented Connaught at U13, U15 and U17 levels.

Basketball: Castlebar Royal Theatre Comets team website. Check out the 2006 Season fixtures and team.

Castlebar Mitchels: Check out all the latest news from Castlebar Mitchels Hurling Club.

GMIT@Castlebar Sports: Football, hurling, canoeing, women's soccer - whatever the sport GMIT Castlebar are actively involved. Check out Nigel Jenning's detailed accounts of GMIT's sporting progress.

Ladies Football: Castlebar Mitchels Ladies GAA Club News

Mayo Athletics Club: Details of the Mayo Athletics Club AGM and officers for 2005/2006.

Swimming: Read the News Items from Castlebar Swimming Club.

Mayo Soccer: For all things Soccer in Mayo - Mayo Local Football Partnership

Angling News: The Northwestern Fisheries Board provide weekly catch returns - which waters are fishing best this week?

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