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It all came tumbling down in the 12 minutes after the second half started - after top class first half display that saw them lead by two points at the break, Mayo found themselves trailing by ten points and down and out of the championship for the year.
"The three games we won put us in a strong position, we were trying to change the fundamentals of how we played and we were going to stick with that regardless and we did," James Horan said last week when asked about the the middle eight portion of Mayo's league campaign that saw them have successive losses against Dublin and Galway.
Almost 500 guests attended the annual Mayo Association Dublin Business lunch in the Intercontinental Hotel Ballsbridge on Friday last. Tickets for the event were in high demand and were sold out weeks in advance with a long waiting list registered to attend.
After claiming the Mayo senior title for the fourth time in eight years, Ballintubber look to be very well equipped for a serious crack at claiming the Shane McGettigan cup for the first time.
James Horan pitched up for his first round of full press duties as the new Mayo manager in Lough Lannagh on Thursday night just as the draw for next years football championship was taking place.
He may not have said it at the time, but to those who were huddled in a kitchen under the Mackey Stand in the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick on a Saturday evening in late August 2014 - a distinct feeling arose that something was about to come to an end - as James Horan held a press conference after Mayo's All Ireland semi-final replay defeat to Kerry.
Knock Shrine is gearing up for the arrival of upwards of 45,000 pilgrims along with media from more than 30 countries for the visit of Pope Francis to the national shrine on Sunday morning.
Thousands of people are expected to travel from around Galway to Knock and Dublin this weekend to see Pope Francis, who will visit Mayo's Marian shrine on Sunday.
Mayo is gearing up for the arrival of Pope Francis after it was confirmed today that the Pope will visit Knock on Sunday, August 26.
Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in! I could apply that quote to the Mayo Advertiser asking me to return for a one-off All-Ireland final article or to Mayo football itself. Either way, I am delighted to be in this position in mid-September. As ardent football fans we have been deservedly rewarded in this county. Supporters have fed off our team’s energy and vice versa. That relationship is an essential component for a successful season so do what you can to make it to Dublin this weekend and bring the colour, bring the noise. When the 66-year drought ends this Sunday and the pent-up euphoria is unleashed with little hope of abating, my one concern is that the names of the men who built a football-loving county and laid the foundations for thousands of fanatics and players may be lost in the many celebratory renditions of The Green and Red of Mayo.