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Moffatt maps out his plans

Following his election yesterday as the new Chairman of the Mayo County Board, Liam Moffatt addressed delegates at the Convention in Belmullet. A piece by Mike Finnerty in today’s Irish Examiner (here) gives a flavour of what the new man had to say in assuming office. The points covered by the incoming Chairman chime closely with what he had to […]

Convention highlights

The Mayo GAA annual Convention took place at the Broadhaven Bay Hotel in Belmullet this afternoon. Here’s a quick rundown on what was decided at the Convention. For those looking in from the outside, the major issue of interest was the contest for Chairman of the County Board Executive. Listeners to the podcast will have heard in advance the plans […]

Chairman election special – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E49

The annual Mayo GAA Convention takes place this coming Sunday and one of the major items down for decision then is the vote for Chairman of the County Board Executive. Two candidates are in competition for the position, Breaffy’s Seamus Tuohy and Liam Moffatt of Crossmolina Deel Rovers. In this special episode of the Mayo News football podcast we hear […]

Checking the foundations

I think most people will agree by now that the dispute that has occurred between Mayo GAA and the Mayo GAA International Supporters Foundation (which, for the sake of brevity, I’ll refer to simply as the Foundation) is a hugely regrettable mess. I don’t, though, want to dwell on the dispute itself in this piece. Instead my aim is to […]

County Convention reports, U21B action and the return of the podcast

Photo: @MayoGAA The annual County Convention was on last weekend and I said then that I’d post details here of the Convention report and accounts once they’d been published. They now have so here they are (pdf) – Convention Report, Financial Accounts. Plenty to go through there over the Festive season. If paperwork doesn’t do it for you, though, you might […]

Claremorris claim U21 crown + Convention highlights

Photo: @MayoGAA It’s proving to be a very quiet December from a Mayo GAA point of view – this is the first post I’ve done here since late November – but two events this weekend merit a mention. The first was last night’s rip-roaring U21A football championship final between Claremorris and Westport played in biblically awful weather conditions at MacHale […]