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Pádraig Carney RIP

The death was announced earlier this evening of double All-Ireland winning Mayo footballer Pádraig Carney. He was 91 years of age. The Swinford native was an integral part of the All-Ireland winning team of 1950/1. He lined out at midfield alongside Eamonn Mongey in the 1950 decider and played at centre-forward in the following year’s final. Pádraig Carney broke into […]

Tales from New York – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E18

Most of the Mayo supporters who made their way across the Atlantic for last weekend’s Connacht championship opener against New York have now arrived back home. They’ve taken with them memories of an enormously enjoyable weekend in the Big Apple, where the county’s presence there was felt right across the city. In this latest episode of the Mayo News football […]

LIVE show in Rossport – Mayo News football podcast 2019 E15

As the countdown continues ahead of Mayo’s championship opener on Sunday over in New York, the Mayo News football podcast took to the road this week for a special live event episode recorded deep in the heart of the North Mayo Gaeltacht, at Gaelcholaiste Chomain in Rossport. Co-hosts Rob Murphy and I were joined in Erris for this live event […]

A win for all of us

We’re not going to lose the run of ourselves. Too many Mayo supporters have been scorched too often in the past to let their imaginations run wild now that we’ve finally tasted a bit of success on the national stage. We’re all way too battle-hardened for that. But what we can do – and what we should do – is […]