Castlerea Mart was built in 1976, the first sale was at the end of September 1976. It is a Co-Operative Livestock Mart owned by local farmer shareholders. At the start it had 900 shareholders, with a share capital base of £55,000, at the time that was the cost to build the mart.
Over the years, two other sales rings have been built and all three rings are used every week all year round. Castlerea Mart has a catchment area of around 40 miles and is well known for its quality stock and good suckling area.
Brendan Egan, Ballyglass, Williamstown, Co. Galway. (Manager).
Padraig O’Connor, fairymount, Castlerea, co. Roscommon.(Chairman)
Cathal O’Brien, Cleaboy, Ballintubber,Co. Roscommon.(Secretary).
Michael O Flanagan, Cloonfower, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.
J.P. Oconnor, Tarmon, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.
Richard Finan, Carrowkeel, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.
Martin Higgins, Kilmore, Williamstown, Co. Galway.
Paddy Kelly, Rampark, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.
Patsy Creighton, Aughaloor, Loughglynn, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.
Padraig Conneely, Turla, Ballymoe, Co. Galway.
John Heneghan, Moore, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon.
Feel free to get in touch:
At Castlerea Mart we welcome any enquiries, be it from farmers looking to trade or members of the public please free to get in touch. You can email us directly through the form on the right of this page or by phone no: (094) 962 0300