Castlebar in the early 1900s

An old map of Castlebar County Mayo Ireland in the early 1900s (125K)
The map above shows Castlebar and environs in the early 1900s. Notice features such as the
  • Gaol the last remains were only recently removed (1980s) when building the new hospital
  • Union Work House - The Sacred Heart Home is now located here
  • R.C. Ch - Roman Catholic Chapel - Church of the Holy Rosary
  • Church - Christ Church on the Mall
  • The Lawn - Lord Lucan's place - now the Sisters of Mercy Convent and ring road
  • Asylum - St. Marys and GMIT
  • Midland and Great Western Railway - Iarnrod Eireann still chugging up and down along this, thank God
  • Corn Mill at Ballynew - now Frank Ward's N5 Tyres
  • Church at Ballynew - nothing much left now apart from the remains of a wall or two although there is an intact graveyard still there and it is still a place of pilgrimage
  • Newantrim - out the Pontoon Road - hence Newantrim Street
  • Race Course - out the Ballinrobe Road past Saleen - what's the story about this?

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