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Spending and income both up sharply this year

Photo: The County Convention takes place this Sunday, where Mayo GAA finances will, no doubt, get a good airing. Ahead of this, there’s an interesting report today in The 42 (here) detailing a number of major items in the 2016 accounts, which will be presented at the Convention. As you’ll see from the linked piece, the accounts show a […]

Damien Gavin confirmed as minor manager

The County Board executive met last night and at the meeting Damien Gavin was confirmed as the new manager of the county minors. The Swinford clubman was previously part of Enda Gilvarry’s backroom team and he now takes charge for 2017, aided and assisted by selectors Brian McLoughlin (Burrishoole), Padraic Costello (Ballinrobe) and Michael Doocey (Cill Chomáin). Enda Gilvarry’s reign as […]

County Convention report

The convention road show pulled into Ballina after Storm Desmond had wreaked havoc across the country. Indeed, parts of Mayo suffered particularly badly, with Crossmolina worst hit. The day itself turned out beautiful and maybe in a strange way it reflected the mood of the Mayo faithful in that we had weathered a particularly bad storm but come out the […]

County Convention on this Sunday

The annual Mayo GAA County Convention takes place this coming Sunday in Ballina. As well as the normal business that needs to be got through at Sunday’s gathering, delegates will also get to hear from the man of the moment, with newly-installed manager Stephen Rochford invited to speak at the event. That alone should, I reckon, guarantee a good turnout. In addition, […]