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To celebrate their 100th anniversary, Ballinrobe Racecourse has this week published A History in the Making – a beautiful collection of memoirs, photographs, historical facts and behind the scenes snippets from the Mayo racecourse.
The fallout from Mayo's disappointing All-Ireland final loss to Tyrone has gained much unnecessary momentum with news/rumours breaking daily of rifts, upheaval and resignations from James Horan's back room team.
It was always going to be a game where everything had to go right for Mayo, or at least 90 per cent right. On Saturday they fell well short of that.
This one will sting, more so than the other recent defeats in the concrete caldron on Jones Road on the biggest day of all.
It all started for Seamus O'Shea in the green and red in a senior jersey on a wintry Sunday afternoon in Ballinrobe in January 2008 - the eldest of the O'Shea brothers got his first game time for Mayo as a senior as sub against NUIG in the FBD League that day.
At the end of the Mayo-Dublin All-Ireland semi-final five weeks ago, as the ‘Green and Red of Mayo’ boomed out over the loudspeakers, the chorus reverberated around the ground like a war-cry signalling the end of the most hurtful oppression imaginable at the hands of Dublin for over a decade.
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On a day when there was more than a handful of talking points from the game, we take a look at five.
This is where it starts to get interesting - not that the Connacht championship wasn’t interesting already, with plenty of twists and turns for a number of reasons.
The classical western contest upped sticks and headed to the big city for one day only and while it may have been played out on fancier turf than the old sod from home, it still had that old familiar feeling from days gone by in the old shed in Tuam Stadium and the memories from MacHale Park.