Getting To Castlebar

The Hub of County Mayo

Situated in the heart of Co. Mayo, Castlebar shines as a leading entertainment hub in  Ireland’s west. The TF Royal stages weekly international performances, while McHale Park and other sports arenas host major sporting events. Adjacent to the town, the National Museum of Ireland is connected to Castlebar through the Greenway walking and cycling trail. The town also takes pride in hosting festivals such as the International Four Day Walks and the captivating 1798 Festival of Music & History.

Within a lively array of industry, shopping, nightlife, and history, Castlebar’s allure is enhanced by the serene Lough Lannagh. This tranquil lake offers a breathtaking setting for the revered Croagh Patrick, Mayo’s holy summit.

Castlebar and the TF Royal extend a warm invitation for you to immerse yourself in our diverse entertainment offerings. Indulge in delightful dining experiences, explore vibrant shopping options, and immerse yourself in a wide array of captivating events. Your unforgettable journey awaits!

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At the TF Royal we’ve got you covered with ample parking both on-site and adjacent to the theatre in a multi-story carpark, ensuring you won’t have to stress about finding a spot for your event. What’s more, we prioritise accessibility, providing dedicated disabled parking spaces for your convenience.

So, come join us for a memorable experience without any parking worries. Just park, relax, and enjoy the event!

Public Transport

The vibrant town of Castlebar is well-connected by a good public transport system. Enjoy the convenience of frequent bus services with Bus Eireann that cater to various destinations nationally, and whose bus stop is conveniently located adjacent the TF Royal Hotel & Theatre. There’s also numerous coach services offering various links to other towns and counties, including Ireland West Airport Knock which is located 38km from Castlebar and services the entire west of Ireland. There’s also a train station that runs a daily services from Dublin to Westport via Irish Rail. There are 4 connections daily, providing passengers the option to reach Galway and Athlone from this line also.


Proud Accolades

Two recent and proud accolades for Castlebar include:

  • 2022 – Castlebar was voted the best place to reside and work from home in the 2022 survey. Winning the Remove Working Index, it was noted that Castlebar is a vibrant market town, offering a winning mix of great leisure amemitids, speedy broadband, 5G mobile coverage and plenty of Green spaces. With reasonable house prices , a low crime rate, good access to health and top schools, it’s a great place wo work from home and raise a family in Ireland.
  • 2022 – The Irish Business Against Litter group shows Castlebar among the cleanest towns in the country, rising from 11th to 4th spot in the ranking of 40 towns and cities nationwide. Castlebar Tidy Towns committee can be praised for their wonderful work around the proud Mayo County town.


We take accessibility seriously to ensure everyone feels welcome and included. From wheelchair ramps and spacious elevators to thoughtfully designed accessible rooms, we’ve put in place measures to make your stay comfortable and convenient. Our team is trained to provide personalised assistance, and we’re always here to accommodate any specific needs you may have. So, whether you’re attending a show at the theatre or staying in our hotel, rest assured that we have you covered.

Conditions of Entry

To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone, we kindly request your cooperation with our conditions of entry. Please have your tickets ready for a smooth check-in process, and don’t forget to bring your ID for age-restricted events. For the comfort and enjoyment of all guests, we ask that you refrain from bringing outside food or drinks. Remember to silence your phones during performances, and feel free to snap photos only during designated moments. Our aim is to create a warm and inviting atmosphere for everyone.

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