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Posted by Mrsk on December 12, 2004 at 13:46:12:
Pigot's Provincial Directory of Ireland 1824 notes the population of Castlebar was 5,120, and that in addition to three annual fairs, a distillery and a brewery, linen was a principal industry of the town.
Where did the 5,120 inhabitants live in such a small town ?