|Why was it called the 'Races of Castlebar'?||
|It was named the 'Races of Castlebar' because the soldiers were running so fast chasing each other out of Castlebar.|
|Why did the French come to Castlebar?||The French came here because they were driven here from North Mayo by the British forces. They came to help the Irish to fight against the British soldiers.|
|Why did we want to find out about the Races of Castlebar?||
Lots of the places around Castlebar have unusual names like Frenchhill, Gallows hill, Staball hill, and we wanted to find out why they were called these names.