Mike Connelly

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Mayo team in a huddle earlier this year. The  fall-out from this controversy has seen what originally looked like manna for the financially beleaguered county board turn into something more akin to acid rain. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Mayo’s current long dark night of the soul, soon to be illuminated by Croke Park searchlights, has its origins in an astonishing failure to adhere to (...)

The Mayo team in a huddle in MacHale Park, Castlebar, Co Mayo. Financier Tim O’Leary  disclosed in September that he was interested in securing the naming rights for  MacHale Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Mayo GAA has replied to queries and concerns expressed by a Mayo international fund-raising foundation, and denies claims that it owes money to a New (...)

“Elvery’s have been great partners for Mayo GAA since the mid-1990s and continue to be so and we are most grateful for the support they give to our teams and clubs,” said the county board. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Mayo GAA has responded to the latest broadside from the Mayo GAA International Supporters Foundation by refuting “as a matter of urgency” an allegatio(...)

The Mayo county is repaying a sizeable debt incurred by redevelopment work in MacHale Park. Photograph: Inpho

The Mayo county board are preparing a comprehensive response to the “serious allegations and accusations” made by the Mayo GAA International Supporter(...)

Mayo are still repaying a sizeable debt due to the  redevelopment work at  MacHale Park. Photograph: Dave Farrell/Inpho

Efforts are being made to resolve a potentially very damaging impasse, affecting Mayo GAA. It has emerged in recent days that a stand-off has develo(...)

Mayo players stand for the national anthem before the All-Ireland qualifier defeat to Kildare in Newbridge which ended their season. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

This week a year ago, Mayo was bubbling. Both the men’s and women’s senior teams were getting ready for All-Ireland finals. The local papers were fel(...)

Stephen Rochford: was granted a two-year extension to his term as Mayo manager last October, bringing him to the end of 2020. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Mayo manager Stephen Rochford is still in the process of pulling together a new management team for the 2019 season. The Crossmolina man met with May(...)

Twins Clara  and Maria Harrington from  Westport flying the flag for Mayo ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland football final against Dublin. Photograph:  Paul Mealey

When Dutchman Dirk Schonkeren sculpted a milk chocolate version of the Sam Maguire Cup, he never expected it would become a rotating window display ov(...)

Fr Peter Quinn: regarded by his peers as a very stylish centre half back, he  had to play under the name Peter Quinlan because of a ban on clerics playing inter-county football at the time

One of the last three surviving members of the Mayo All-Ireland winning team of 1950 and 1951 passed away peacefully at the weekend. Fr Peter Quinn, (...)

Castlebar’s Barry Moran celebrates victory in the Connacht final Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Castlebar Mitchels 2-10 Corofin 0-11 In the biting Tuam Stadium cold Corofin manager Stephen Rochford found the words to assess what had happened duri(...)

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