Places

Welcome to our places category.  You will find individual articles on buildings and places around Ballinrobe and its hinterland.

You are welcome to help us build up this information and if you have a memory of a particular event or place whether it be a business or trade, a play area or school, your street, or your townland, we would be delighted to add it to the site.   You are also welcome to leave a comment here.

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"The ruins of Cloonagashel" - (Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo)
Extract from the book "Red shoes and no Clich├ęs"
Page link: A description of Ballinrobe c. 1890 from Ireland (part II): East, West, and South including Dublin and Howth.
A description of Ballinrobe c. 1890 from Ireland (part II): East, West, and South including Dublin and Howth.
Extracts from two short passages on Ballinrobe, by a visitor, from a book published in London in 1888. It was written by Charles Slegg Ward, and edited by William Baxter) with maps by John Bartholomew 1831-1893. They describe Ballinrobe and its area:
Page link: Ballinrobe - History of fishing on Lough Mask
Ballinrobe - History of fishing on Lough Mask
World Cup Trout fly fishing
Page link: Ballinrobe Ball Alleys
Ballinrobe Ball Alleys
A brief overview
Page link: Ballinrobe Court House features in the film -The Flight of the Doves
Ballinrobe Court House features in the film -The Flight of the Doves
A 1971 film based on the novel by Walter Macken
Page link: Ballinrobe Public Library
Ballinrobe Public Library
Formally St. Mary's Church of Ireland
Page link: Ballinrobe Race Course
Ballinrobe Race Course
New developments over the years.
Page link: Ballinrobe Racecourse
Ballinrobe Racecourse
90th Birthday supplement by 'The Mayo News'
Page link: Ballinrobe Railway Station
Ballinrobe Railway Station
A short History.
Page link: Ballinrobe Street-ball
Ballinrobe Street-ball
The Lads of the 1950's played at......
Page link: Ballinrobe Workhouse
Ballinrobe Workhouse
Kilmaine Road
Page link: Ballinrobe's Graveyards
Ballinrobe's Graveyards
'I am what you will be; I was what you are now'
Page link: Ballinrobe's Maple Ballroom Dancing Diary - 1960
Ballinrobe's Maple Ballroom Dancing Diary - 1960
Bands included Pete Brownes' Ochestra and a practice dance by the Robe Rhythm Boys
Page link: Ballinrobe's Pop-up Museum
Ballinrobe's Pop-up Museum
Courthouse/Market House - Board 2
Page link: Ballinrobe's secret wall
Ballinrobe's secret wall
Opposite the Bower's Walk on the River Robe
Page link: Bank building
Bank building
Ulster Bank
Page link: Bower's Lane
Bower's Lane
Leading down from Main Street to the Bowers Walk and River Robe
Page link: Bower's Walk
Bower's Walk
A 3 km or 6 km walk around the Robe River
Page link: BOWERS WALK - PUBLIC PRESENTATION TUESDAY 11TH JUNE
BOWERS WALK - PUBLIC PRESENTATION TUESDAY 11TH JUNE
Are you interested in the development and improvement of your Ballinrobe?
Page link: Bridget Brown's Shop
Bridget Brown's Shop
Abbey Street, Ballinrobe.
Page link: Bunadober Corn Mill, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Bunadober Corn Mill, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Presently under the ownership of the OPW
Page link: Carnalecca Medieval Church, Ballyglass Road (Ruin)
Carnalecca Medieval Church, Ballyglass Road (Ruin)
Located within its Old Graveyard
Page link: Cattle loading ramp
Cattle loading ramp
Corner of Neale Road and Cornmarket Road
Page link: Cattle Loading Ramp
Cattle Loading Ramp
Neale Road
Page link: Cornmarket
Cornmarket
Ballinrobe
Page link: Cranmore House (ruin)
Cranmore House (ruin)
Bowgate Street
Page link: Crosby's Shop
Crosby's Shop
Main Street.
Page link: Cuff and Knox Crests
Cuff and Knox Crests
Abbey Street
Page link: Dr. Noel Brown's house
Dr. Noel Brown's house
Church Lane, Ballinrobe
Page link: Flanagan Park
Flanagan Park
Ballinrobe GAA club was founded in 1887 and celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2012.
Page link: Former Townhouse
Former Townhouse
Now A.I.B.
Page link: Former Victoria Hotel
Former Victoria Hotel
Bridge Street, Ballinrobe
Page link: Historic Walk
Historic Walk
A selection of historic sites around Ballinrobe
Page link: Infantry Barracks
Infantry Barracks
High Street
Page link: Kennys House, Tunnel/Tunnels
Kennys House, Tunnel/Tunnels
Seeking information on plans of Kennys house
Page link: Kilmaine and Kille Abbeys
Kilmaine and Kille Abbeys
By Evelyn Keane
Page link: Kilmaine, Co. Mayo
Kilmaine, Co. Mayo
By Evelyn Keane
Page link: Lavally House, Ballinrobe
Lavally House, Ballinrobe
Lord Lucan's Agent's House
Page link: Moore Hall and the Moores of Moorehall
Moore Hall and the Moores of Moorehall
Only 5 miles from Ballinrobe
Page link: Old RC Church (ruin)
Old RC Church (ruin)
Castlebar Road, Ballinrobe
Page link: Robe Villa and the Mill
Robe Villa and the Mill
Previously, the Kenny Family home
Page link: Robert Tighe's cutstone house
Robert Tighe's cutstone house
Adjoining Credit Union building
Page link: Roxboro townland
Roxboro townland
Dates from Anglo-Norman times
Page link: Shopfront
Shopfront
Bridge Street
Page link: Stocks from Ballinrobe Courthouse
Stocks from Ballinrobe Courthouse
An instrument of torture
Page link: Stone Houses
Stone Houses
Armstrong's built in 1851
Page link: The Augustinian Abbey (ruin)
The Augustinian Abbey (ruin)
Abbey Street, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
Page link: The Library
The Library
Formerly St. Mary's Church of Ireland
Page link: Then and Now
Then and Now
Intriguing images
Page link: Town House
Town House
Bowgate Street
Page link: Valkenburg Hotel
Valkenburg Hotel
Main Street and Church Lane
Page link: Workhouse Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Workhouse Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Setting up the workhouse/poorhouse in Ballinrobe
 

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