Article from Lewis' Topographical Survey 1837

BALLYVARY, a market-town, in the parish of KILDECAMOGUE, barony of GALLEN, county of MAYO, and province of CONNAUGHT, 51/2 miles (n.E. by E.) from Castlebar; the population is returned with the parish. It is situated on the road from Castlebar to Swinford, and near a small river issuing from Lough Cullen.

The market is on Wednesday; and fairs are held on May 29th, Aug. 18th, and Nov. 14th. Here is a R.C. chapel, erected on a site given by the Rev. L. Rutledge, of Bloomfield. In the immediate vicinity are Ballyvary House, the seat of C. Goodwin, Esq.; and Currangowan, of E. Deane, EsSee KILDECAMOGUE.