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Looking Back...

...Moving Forward

In April 1720, the town of Newport in County Mayo was founded by the leasing of land from Thomas Meddlicott to Captain John Pratt.

A condition of the lease was that he would build twenty houses on what is now Meddlicott Street.

In 2022, Newport will celebrate its tri-centenary  with an exciting programme of events to commemorate this special anniversary ...
...Why not join us!

Check out our ONLINE SHOP!...

also available to purchase in local outlets: 

  • Newport Tourist Office

  • Sheridans Centra

  • Kelly's Garage

  • Kelly's Butchers

  • Newport Post Office

'Newport - The First 200 Years' book also available from Castle Books Castlebar, and on their website