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An é seo an bhliain? Aistear fada, lán le misneach, fiú amháin ar na laethanta pianmhar. Is minic go raibh Maigh Eo beagnach ar bharr an gcnoic.
It’s going to be something very different for Mayo on Saturday for a number of reasons.
After 147 long days, Gaelic football is finally back. It's difficult to get your head around the fact that the last time we watched our Mayo team was in the All-Ireland final the week before Christmas - a lot has happened since, both on and off the field.
James Horan's Mayo senior side who got back to training earlier this week, have been handed a Connacht Senior Football Championship opener against Sligo, at the quarter-final stage, following this week's provincial championship draw.
Just over a year ago a screeching halt was called on life as we knew it and with it the action on the sporting field.
Mayo forward Diarmuid O’Connor believes the defending Connacht champions have the depth of talent in the squad to thrive, despite the retirement of some of their most experienced players in the off-season.
Mayo went looking to create their own Fairytale of Croke Park the week before Christmas, but unlike those children’s fables there was no happy ending.
Mayo have had some rotten luck in All Ireland finals in recent years. They’ve pushed Dublin to the pin of their collar on numerous occasions and seen things just tilt against them.
The number on the back of a shirt means relatively little these days in the game, with match-ups between different individuals taking players all over the park.
Mayo rattled home 5-20 to see off Tipperary with ease and book their place in another All Ireland final - but they left Croke Park with plenty to work on as the Munster champions hit the back of the Mayo net three times and if they had taken the two early goal chances that presented themselves it could have been a very different game.