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Keith Higgins became the latest in a line of Mayo footballers to announce his retirement from inter-county football last weekend.
Mayo GAA this week announced a range of new and extended sponsorship agreements across both the county and club scene.
It emerged this week that there will be a challenger for the postion of PRO of the Mayo GAA County Board at the upcoming county convention next month.
The officers of the Mayo GAA County Board and delegates from the clubs in the county will meet in private next Monday night to discuss the board's response to a series of letters from the Mayo International Supporters Foundation.
Ticket frenzy has taken over the county with the news this week that the capacity for Mayo's do-or-die clash with Donegal in MacHale Park on Saturday week is set at 25,369.
Mayo will head to Limerick for the second time in as many years in the All Ireland Qualifier series - this time to face Galway with a place in the Super 8s up for grabs.
Mayo's midfield injury crisis continued to mount this week with Diarmuid O'Connor fracturing his wrist in training on Tuesday night.
In only a matter of days, the first of 86 weary, desperate, human beings will arrive in Mayo as refugees from war ravaged Syria. That figure is made up of 20 families, of which sadly, more than 40 are young children forced to live a life that no child should ever know. They are escaping a complex war being fought by President Bashar al-Assad's government, Syrian rebel groups, ISIL, and foreign allies on both sides. That Mayo is one of only eight counties taking part in this resettlement programme should come as no surprise. Our county's history of reaching out to and accommodating suffering populations is a trait of which we can be proud.
The Mayo GAA County Board in partnership with the Health Service Executive and Mindspace launched a positive mental health promotion partnership with the unveiling of a sign at MacHale Park. The aim of this initiative under the #littlethings campaign aims to encourage and facilitate people to develop and maintain positive mental health.
Mayo hope to have a new senior manager in place by the third week in November, it was revealed this week. Speaking at the October meeting of the Mayo GAA county board, chairman Mike Connelly said the board had now opened up nominations for the position and the nominations process would close on Sunday November 1.