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Westport Travel Guide  

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Westport in County Mayo is one of the few planned towns in Ireland. Located at the south-east corner of Clew Bay, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, Westport is close to the tourist destinations of Connemara, Achill, Clew Bay and Croagh Patrick.
This town experiences a warm temperate climate with temperature variations through the day.
The town was originally founded as the village of Cathair na Mart and was moved to the present site in the 1780s by the Browne family. The modern-day town was planned and laid out by James Wyatt, a famous English architect. The townspeople traditionally known as Coveys, take pride in their ‘tidy little town’.
Agriculture is still the main source of employment in this county, which has a population of about 6,600 people. Apart from this, manufacturing, engineering and tourism are also important.

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Overall Guide : Most notable among the attractions here are the tree-lined, flower decorated, promenade called The Mall and the little stone bridges running parallel to the river of Carrow Beg. There is also a monument on The Mall dedicated to Major John... more Mac Bride who fought the British in the Second Boer War and was executed in 1916. The Holy Trinity Church is an architectural marvel known for its acoustic effect. Also, the church on the Croagh Patrick Mountain (the Reek) is a famous pilgrimage centre. Westport House and Country Estate, home of Lord Sligo, is open to visitors from April to September every year. The town hosts several events and festivals in the course of a year. The Westport Street Festival during the months of July and August offers free fun and entertainment for everyone. There is also the Westport Horse & Pony Show (June), the annual Croagh Patrick Pilgrimage (July) and the Westport Seafood Festival (October) draw huge crowds.
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