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Reader Profiles

Who visits this Site? For a detailed breakdown of our readers' location, age, sex, preferences, etc. read our visitor profile.

What You Think: Read Your Comments on the Castlebar web pages.

Broadband Arrives! Finally it has arrived in Castlebar and Westport. Andrew Fordham business eircom's marketing manager explains the new i-stream broadband service to Peter Jordan.

  Audio Panto: Our selection of RealAudio files - click individual links to get a flavour of Robinson Crusoe 2003 Introduction
- Silly Billy
- Captain Bill Atkins
- Over the Rainbow
- The Lion Sleeps Tonight
- Interview with the Fairies
- Here comes the Sun
- Interviews with the Audience
- Drunken Sailor
- or listen to all of the above as a continuous Selection of Panto Clips (23 minutes in total) - (RealPlayer needed)

Panto Video: Castlebar pantomime 2001 Aladdin - Castlebar's 2001 Pantomime - an archive video.

 Mayo Moments: Featuring a selection of video and audio tracks.

Happy New Year to all our Readers, Volunteers, Photographers and Contributors.


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An icon of 2003 the Jeannie Johnston is in Dublin until 6th January
An icon of 2003 - the Jeannie Johnston is now in Dublin after her voyage up and down the East Coast of the United States. Click for more from Dalemedia.

Get out your digital Cameras: Take some photos of the snow in Castlebar today - then email them for inclusion in the Castlebar photo gallery.

Caher Island: Join the Mayo Historical and Archaeological Society on a pilgrimage to Caher Island in Clew Bay.

Nostalgia: For convenience we have added an index page to help in navigating through the 7000+ postings on our Nostalgia Board.

The Castlebar Directory: Join the Castlebar Directory a new, secure way to make yourself contactable to other members of the Directory without revealing your email address to the world.

Reprise: The Quiet Man will be shown again at the Museum tomorrow Wednesday 31st.

Random Photos: From our extensive photo galleries - a new photo every 60 seconds. Can you identify the photos? Would you like to have your photos included?

Some photos of a very deserted Castlebar taken mid afternoon 25 Dec 2003

Some photos of a very deserted Castlebar taken mid-afternoon on Christmas Day 2003.

Christmas Mass: The view from the back - an account of Christmas Day Mass. Also a comment on the children's Christmas Liturgy in Castlebar's Parish Church.

Mid-winter tree planting by Mayo e-Live.

Local Papers: Our local papers commentary with some snippets from the Mayo News, Western People and of course, from Cavendish Lane, the Connaught Telegraph.

Mayo Ancestors: If you're trying to find your ancestors from Mayo try our Roots Board. If you live in Mayo - can you help them to find their roots?

Castlebar Sports

Rugby: Get the latest news from Castlebar RFC.

Mitchels Notes: Read the latest from Castlebar Mitchels.

U20 FIFA World Cup: Check out Emirati's photos Ireland v Ivory Coast - also Ireland v Saudi Arabia - Ireland v Mexico and finally - a real thriller Ireland v Colombia!

Swimming: Read the latest from Castlebar Swimming Club - Aer Lingus 25th Anniversary Open Gala 2003. B+C Backstroke and Breaststroke Results from Sligo.c

GMIT Sports: GMIT@Castlebar sports - read the latest sporting news from GMIT's finest.

Sporting Life: John Mulligan casts his eye on local sports.

Mayo Ladies: All Ireland winners again in 2003 the Mayo Ladies defeated Dublin at Croke Park. Michael Donnelly was there to record the game and their Victorious Homecoming.

Höchstadt: Our twin town in Germany. Click for lots of photos and information about exchange visits between Castlebar and Höchstadt. Or visit virtual Höchstadt online.

Free Classifieds: Sell or buy with our free classified ads

Our Second Daily Photo

Westlife Star Shane Filan kisses his new bride Gillian Walsh at their wedding yesterday in Ballintubber Abbey. Click for more from Michael Donnelly.
 Westlife Star Shane Filan and Gillian Walsh at their wedding yesterday in Ballintubber Abbey. Click for more from Michael Donnelly.


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