Ballinrobe is an ideal centre from which to enjoy Ballinrobe - ideal centre for fishing (angling), golf, walking and cycling. Research your South Mayo roots in Ballinrobewalking and cycling tours throughout the South West countryside. Maps and brochures on this, and on other activities are available locally. The modern sports complex in Ballinrobe, with its newly equipped gymnasium is yet another feature that caters for visitors to the town. Ballinrobe Musical Society stages a musical performance annually and several plays by both local and visiting groups are also staged at this venue.
The only racecourse in Mayo is located in Ballinrobe and hosts 8 race meetings a year.
The town is well served with some very fine pubs and restaurants offering cuisine of the highest standard.
Ballinrobe is within 90 minutes drive of the Burren in County Clare and Yeats County in Sligo, and only 30 minutes from Westport. The town is within easy reach of Galway and Ireland West Airport