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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.
John Healy’s No-one Shouted Stop was about the death of a Mayo town - but Mayo made sure that they didn’t shout stop on the football field on Saturday evening in MacHale Park, booking their eighth All Ireland semi-final in nine seasons with a four point win over Ulster champions Donegal.
Mayo are in the hat for Monday’s last round of the qualifiers draw - but their injury concerns continue to pile up with Lee Keegan and Jason Doherty both forced out of their nerve wracking win over Armagh with injuries.
They came in their thousands and thousands across the Atlantic. Flights from New York, Shannon and wherever else possible carried the faithful in their droves.
The rain poured, the wind blew a gale and the Rossies went home with the bacon.
Mayo picked up their second win on the bounce in the National Football League on Sunday - with a display impressive performance against last years beaten All Ireland finalists.
Capacity audiences are expected to attend a diverse range of literary events for the Wild Atlantic Words Festival in Castlebar, which runs from Monday October 8 to Sunday October 14.
They don’t make it easy on the faithful, but the Mayo congregation will head to church at least once more this summer after a dramatic draw with near neighbours Roscommon on Sunday in Croke Park. There were more than a few decades of the Rosary said by the traveling worshipers down the final few minutes of injury time as Mayo created and fluffed a few chances to win the game and the devotions were dedicated to the full time whistle blowing when Roscommon looked to steal it right at the end.
Former Roscommon goalkeeper Shane Curran believes that Mayo’s experience of playing in Croke Park over the past six years could be enough to see them over the line against his native county.
It wasn’t pretty for a long time, but when it came to the crunch Mayo dug deep and ground out the win the required against Derry in MacHale Park. The wide count almost tallied the scores for Mayo on the day, as they looked like they might kick themselves out of the championship and only for a late rally they could very well have been looking at the rest of the summer free from inter-county action.