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Mayo Football Podcast episode: Chatting with Ciarán Murphy

The GAA season is in full swing so we decided to check in with our favourite Second Captain, Ciarán Murphy.  The Milltown man joins Rob and Mike to chat about Galway’s start to the season, why the National League really isn’t the be-all and end-all and why nobody in Mayo should be panicking yet. The lads also chat about the […]

How Mayo lost an All-Ireland in the boardroom and when the Green above the Red first appeared 

The widely-acclaimed book, On This Day In Mayo, by Máirtín Ó Maicín will be launched in Dublin this Wednesday, November 22, at 7pm. Former Taoiseach Enda Kenny will launch the book at the Croke Park Hotel in Drumcondra in what is expected to be a big gathering for the Mayos in Dublin.  All are welcome to attend. To give a […]

Recently on the podcast – Mayo Football Podcast 2023 E25

In this episode of the Mayo Football Podcast, Rob Murphy and I review and chat about extracts from some of the content our club members on Patreon have got access to over the last few weeks.   From Colm Boyle we hear reaction to the news that Corofin’s Joe Canney has joined Kevin McStay’s management team. The split season, and issues relating to […]

‘Mayo – a Biography in Nine Lives’ book launch on tomorrow evening

It’s the time of year for GAA-related book launches and later this week comes one with a strong Mayo theme. Ballinrobe native Declan Varley’s ‘Mayo – a Biography in Nine Lives’ will be launched tomorrow evening (Thursday) in Castlebar as part of the Wild Atlantic Words Literary Festival.  The launch will take place from 7-8pm in the Festival Dome at […]

Chatting with Ciarán Murphy – Mayo Football Podcast 2023 E24

To mark the release of his new book all about grassroots GAA, entitled ‘This is the Life’, Ciaran Murphy of Second Captains fame sat down with Rob Murphy to talk all about what motivated him to write about how the GAA can captivate villages and towns all over the land. Ciaran dropped into our studios in south Mayo after a […]

‘We are Mayo’ book launch is on this Thursday

Back in 2020, with the Covid pandemic then in what would subsequently prove to be just its early stages, Charlestown native Tom Brett and Mayo News columnist Seán Rice published a book entitled We are Mayo. It’s a book about Mayo, about its geographic location in the world, its rivers, lakes and mountains, its history and its infrastructure, its people, its sporting […]

Andy Moran meets Billy Joe – Mayo News football podcast 2021 E45

With a long and distinguished playing career at inter-county level – capped by two All-Stars and the Footballer of the Year award in 2017 – Andy Moran was one of Mayo’s top performers in an era when the county challenged seriously for national honours year after year. Since retiring as a player, Andy has turned his attention to coaching and, […]