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Mayo Memorial Peace Park

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Address: Lannagh Road, Castlebar, Ireland

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monument to people who died in war, well laid out and surprisingly peaceful considering it is in the middle of town. worth a visit for everyone

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Deirdre B
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

monument to people who died in war, well laid out and surprisingly peaceful considering it is in the middle of town. worth a visit for everyone

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Reviewed 31 December 2016

Very small and not interesting unless you have a connection or are related to any of those commemorated there.

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1 Thank Sheila K
Barrington, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Adjacent to a large cemetery and close to Lake Lannagh. Various monuments to the Irish who lost their lives in various wars.

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1 Thank garykaatz
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The Memorial covers not only soldiers and sailors but also nurses who gave their lives. It stretches over both major wars and other conflicts

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2 Thank Jim D
Galway, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

It is so peaceful there, just taking time out and remembering how lucky we are to be able to enjoy the freedom those young men died form. it is hard to believe you are so close to the roadway, there was no noise from the traffic.

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2 Thank CarmelCorofin
Adare, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Unexpected, but poignant small park. A "must" for all to visit, demonstrating the futility of conflict.

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2 Thank KEBRIS
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel across the road from here and were intrigued to see what this was. The Peace Garden tastefully reminds us of those from Mayo who died serving for their country. It is a peaceful place where you can reflect on lives lost in numerous wars and conflicts around the world. It would be lovely if there... More 

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3 Thank Sophie D
Borne/Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Mayo Memorial Park is full of memorial graves of people who died in several wars. Besides of that it'll give you a mass of memories in the Cemetery next to it. A very big wall with hundreds of names of people, died in service for their country, to keep their contribution alive and that they never will be forgotten.

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3 Thank Henry2946
Hailey, Idaho
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Directly across the street from the Harlequin Hotel. Several monuments for different conflicts. Interesting.

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2 Thank Paradox1234
Castlebar, Ireland
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

One day last week I took my 11 year old grandson to visit Mayo Peace Park, he was amazed at all the lines of names killed in the World Wars. You read in history books about battles and death but when you see the names it makes it real.Its a lovely memorial to the war heroes of Mayo,also to the... More 

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