Galway’s Shane Walsh in action against Sligo’s Neil Ewing during the Connacht semi-final. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

An attendance of 31,000 descended upon Tuam when Galway hosted Mayo in the Connacht final of 1999. Derided in the early part of the decade as the sick(...)

James Horan: future as Mayo manager remains in doubt.

Mayo county chairman Paddy McNicolas has admitted he does not know if James Horan will be manager next season after a meeting on Tuesday failed to res(...)

Mayo supporter John Dunne outside his home yeaterday at Hawthorn Place in Knocknacarra, Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

It may be little known in Dublin, but is well-known in the west: Galway is the unofficial capital of Mayo. For decades Eyre Square has been first stop(...)

Andy Moran at the Mayo team’s press night at the Breaffy Hotel in Castlebar during the week. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

MINUTES after Mayo had beaten Dublin in the All-Ireland semi-final of 2006, an elated Mickey Moran recalled a conversation that he had with Andy Moran(...)

Mayo’s Keith Higgins: “There was no major strategy other than to go out and play it as you see it, I suppose.”

Quite possibly the most intriguing tactical ploy used by Mayo in their All-Ireland quarter-final hammering of defending champions Donegal was the depl(...)