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A sense of place and time

This non-football piece was written for the ‘What’s Best for the West’ series that is currently running in the Mayo News. It appears in this week’s edition of the paper. This autumn, forty years will have passed since I left home having finished in Secondary school. I’ve never lived west of the Shannon since then and, in all likelihood, I […]

Gavin Duffy meets Billy Joe – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E19

Billy Joe Padden’s interviewing skills have been a major feature here on the Mayo News football podcast in recent months and in this episode he’s back with another special guest. This time, Billy Joe sits down for an in-depth discussion with Mayo GAA and Connacht Rugby star Gavin Duffy. The Ballina native enjoyed a varied sporting career, mainly in rugby […]

The weekend’s action

There was a raft of football and hurling action on within the county this weekend, with a second round of matches in the Michael Walsh Leagues in the former while in the latter the first shots were fired in this year’s county Championship. Let’s start with that SHC action from last night. Four teams are contesting the TJ Tyrell Cup […]

Cáirde Mhaigheo club Championship ticket update

Mayo GAA today released important information for Cáirde Mhaigheo ticket holders relating to ticketing for this year’s club Championship fixtures. You’ll find this information here. As you all know by now, the decision to pause the Phase 4 reopening of the country has had the knock-on effect of restricting attendances at GAA matches to just 200 people. With players, backroom […]