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Echoes of 1951

This piece, written by my late father, John Gunnigan Snr, was published on the blog in December 2013 under the ‘Akamore Man’ nom de plume. It first appeared in the 2013 edition of the Annagh annual magazine. In light of his passing on 11th November this year, it seems appropriate to feature the piece here again. Rest in peace, Dad. Now that […]

The weekend’s matches

After a quiet weekend on the club front last time out – when only Tooreen were in action, beating London’s St Gabriel’s to clinch their place in the Connacht IHC final – the weekend coming up is, by contrast, a busy enough one. Starting with men’s football, Westport take the field for the very first time in the Connacht SFC […]

Breaffy bag All-Ireland Rounders title

It’s the third Sunday in September and we’ve an All-Ireland triumph by a club from Mayo to celebrate. The club in question are Breaffy, whose ladies Rounders team today captured the All-Ireland Ladies Senior title. In a match played this afternoon in glorious sunshine at Abbotstown, they beat Bagenalstown of Carlow on a scoreline of 28-9. Here’s the moment they […]

The weekend’s results

This is just a quick one, to provide an update on Mayo-related matches that took place over the weekend. Let’s start with Rounders, which was the main focus for the weekend. There were three matches of interest, two involving Breaffy, all three of them All-Ireland semi-finals. Breaffy’s Ladies team yesterday won their All-Ireland semi-final. They beat Dublin’s Limekiln by 26-12 […]

All-Ireland title win for U16 camogie team

It’s not every day of the week that the county wins an All-Ireland title. Today was one of those rare days, when the Mayo U16 camogie team overcame the challenge of Cavan in this afternoon’s All-Ireland U16D camogie final. This All-Ireland title decider, played at Coralstown GAA club, Kinnegad, finished in an emphatic 4-12 to 1-3 victory for the Green […]

All-Ireland final review – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E30

The Championship is over for this year and the Sam Maguire is back in the Kingdom. Kerry were deserving winners of last Sunday’s All-Ireland final, in which Galway put it up to them impressively in the first half before Jack O’Connor’s team came back strongly after the break to win by four points. In this episode of the Mayo News […]

All-Ireland final preview – Mayo News Football Podcast 2022 E29

On this week’s show, there is only one football match to talk about – Sunday’s All-Ireland football final between Galway and Kerry. Host Rob Murphy is joined by Colin Sheridan of the Mayo News and Irish Examiner along with long-standing friend of the podcast and former Galway footballer Barry Cullinane. In the show the panel dissect the final with a […]