Towns of Mayo
Westport —County Mayo
Westport (Cathair na Mart) is a busy industrial, commercial and tourist town, with a population of 4,253 (1996), situated at the southeast corner of Clew Bay. Westport has two beautiful churches, St. Mary's Catholic Church and the Church of Ireland.
Westport, designated as one of Failte Ireland's Heritage Towns, is growing in popularity as a tourist centre. It is also a major angling centre, especially for Clew Bay. It has a wide range of excellent sports and leisure facilities, including an 18-hole golf course, horse riding, sailing and forest walks.