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Sunday 1st January 2006
New Year's Day in Castlebar!

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Send a New Year Card from Castlebar. Click for details.
Send a New Year Card from Castlebar. Click above for details.

Sudoku: Try our new Online Sudoku Puzzles - print them out or fill them in online - but can you complete them without using the 'cheat' button?

Happy New Year

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

Castlebar New Year Cards: It's time to send a New Year's Card from Castlebar. We have a new format and lots of new Scenes from Castlebar and Mayo.

A Children's Christmas 2005
A little angel at the St Peters, Snugboro Carol Concert. Click photo for lots more.

Carol Concert: St Peters, Snugboro held a Carol Concert to celebrate Christmas.

Christmas Liturgy: for Children - more Christmas Angels at Children's Christmas Liturgy in Castlebar.

Christmas angels at last Sunday's childrens Christmas Liturgy. Click photo for lots more.

A Christmas Play: The children of Breaffy National School put on their Christmas Play.

Christmas Concert: Scoil Raifteirí Ceolchoirm Na Nollag 2005

Scoil Raifteiri Ceolchoirm Na Nollag 2005
Check out St Patricks Boys excellent Christmas Animations

Christmas Animations: The boys of St Patricks got very 'Animated' about Christmas.

All Lit Up? Castlebar takes on a Christmassy feel at night - Christmas Lights!

Castlebar at night.
Castlebar Miscellany

Sinbad: January's Castlebar Panto is in rehearsal - check out the Cast Photos from Michael Donnelly.

Petrol Prices: We went in search of cheap petrol and diesel in Castlebar on the 27 December 2005.

We surveyed Castlebar petrol and diesel prices - 27 December 2005.
A black-headed gull mirrored in Lough Lannagh. Click photo for more peaceful midwinter images from Lough Lannagh by Kevin McNally.

Mid-Winter Lannagh: A black-headed gull mirrored in Lough Lannagh. Check out some more peaceful mid-winter images from Lough Lannagh by Kevin McNally.

Solstice: The midwinter sun did shine in Mayo on the 21 Dec Winter Solstice. Noel O'Neill describes an archaeological alignment on the Mayo Historical and Archaeological Society webpages.

The midwinter sun did shine in Mayo on the 21 Dec Winter Solstice. Noel O'Neill describes an archaeological alignment.
A photograph of Ellison Street and Main Street, Castlebar, taken from an an amazing angle by Jack Loftus. Click photo for lots more.

Around Castlebar: Photographs of Ellison Street, Main Street and the new bridge taken by Jack Loftus.

Reflections from Castlebar: Our DIY Photo Gallery now has over 750 of your photos in 57 different photo albums

Castlebar.News Needs Contributors? 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 club history is automatically updated and can be found immediately by anyone who can Google.

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

Rose of Tralee 2005
Reflections from Castlebar

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

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

Mayo Ancestors: Now over 1700 requests searching for Mayo Roots and Connections - can you help them?

Some random photos from a very wet Castlebar on New Year's Eve. Click on photo for more.
Some random photos from a very wet Castlebar on New Year's Eve. Click on photo for more.

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.

Hurling on the Green: Photographs from the Hurling on the Green project taken in August 2005.

Photographs from the Hurling on the Green project taken in August 2005. Click photo for lots more.

Rugby: Get the latest news from Castlebar RFC.

Castlebar v Creggs on 11 December 2005

Rugby Action: Kevin McNally captured the action at the Castlebar v Creggs rugby encounter on Sunday 11 Dec 2005.

The U-18 Castlebar Rounders Team All-Ireland Minor Champions.

Rounders Champions Again: Read accounts of the latest national victories won by Castlebar U-13 and U-15 rounders teams. Plus - Castlebar U-18 team wins National Minor Final.

Snugboro United played their first match on their new turf at Snugboro. Brendan Mullins has some great photos of the grand opening. Plus lots more matches on their Castlebar home page.

Castlebar Mitchels: Liam McCarthy comes to town - check out all the latest news from Castlebar Mitchels Hurling Club.

Action from the U-14 hurling final of Feile na nGael competition 7 May 2005.

Ladies Football: Castlebar Mitchels Ladies GAA Club News

Mayo Ladies versus Roscommon in the TG4 Senior Connacht Championship in Dr Hyde Park Roscommon. Click photo for more from Michael Donnelly Photography.

The Mayo Ladies played in the TG4 Senior Connacht Championship in Dr Hyde Park Roscommon on 3rd July. Lots more from Michael Donnelly Photography.

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

Angling News: The game angling season has ended - so take a look back at 2005 and plan next year's fishing.

Castlebar Golf Club: All the latest competition results - Castlebar Golf Club - find out who's hot this week on the golf course.

Badminton: Castlebar Badminton Club website - all the latest news.

Basketball: Castlebar Westaro Comets team website. Check out the 2005 Season.

Swimming: Read the latest from Castlebar Swimming Club.

Castlebar Celtic: Two Celtic player on Irish U-15 team that played against Holland on 2nd Dec 2004. Check out Castlebar Celtic's Website.

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