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County Mayo (Irish: Contae Mhaigh Eo, meaning ‘County of Plain of Yews’, after Mayo Abbey) is a county in the province of Connacht, located on the west coast of Ireland. The county town of Mayo is Castlebar. Mayo is bordered to the south by Galway, to the east by Roscommon, and to the north-east by Sligo. Castlebar and Ballina are by far the two most populous towns in the county, with 10,729 and 10,146 residents respectively according to the 2006 census; with Ballina being much larger by land area. These are followed by Westport, a popular tourist town, which has 5,140 residents. The fourth largest town is Claremorris, a bustling market town, with a population of 3,170. Other towns include Ballinrobe, Ballyhaunis, Belmullet and Swinford.

 
 
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Mayo
Place: Connacht
People: 126,000
Speak: English, Irish
Area: 5,397 km2
GPS: -9.25, 53.9