• The first baby of 2019 born at University Hospital Galway arrived into the world at 11.27 yesterday morning.

    Baby Tadhg O'hEochaidh was born to parents Clíodhna Griffin and Éinne Ó hEochaidh at the Galway hospital.




  • Ballinrobe and Castlerea Musical Societies have both been nominated for two AIMS awards for 2019.

    The Association of Irish Musical Society award winners will be announced at a gala banquet in the Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney on Saturday 15th June.

    Ballinrobe Musical Society has been nominated for the Best Comedian and Best Comedienne awards - for Niall Conway as The Baron and Angela Staunton as The Baroness in their production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang earlier this year.

    Castlerea Musical Society - who staged Jesus Christ Superstar - have also been nominated for two AIMS awards - with Shane Farrell nominated shortlisted for Best Musical Director, while the society has also been nominated for the Spirit of AIMS award for the scene in the show where Jesus is begged to heal the sick.

    A number of other musical societies in Galway and Sligo have also been nominated for awards.


  • At a meeting of the League Management Committee on 4th December 2018 the following decisions were taken arising from suggestions put forward at the recent Players Forum.

    These will be implemented for the 2019 season.

    • The season to commence on Sunday 3rd March 2019 with the 1st round of league matches.
    • Sunday kick-off times to be 11.00am----2.00pm or 11.30am----2.30pm
    • Formation of the league-----this will depend on the number of teams entered but all efforts to be made to avoid 5/6 team divisions.
    • No fixtures on Thursdays with the exception of outstanding matches, avoid long distance travelling.
    • Teams who play on Thursday not to play again until the Sunday.
    • League to give 2 week notice of fixtures (referees or kick-off times not to be included)-----this may not be possible all the time.
    • Bank Holiday weekends of June and August to be completely free from football, no friendly matches allowed.
    • Weekend of 17th March to be free also
    • Format for divisional cups-----where there are 10 teams in the competition, preliminary round of 2 matches with 6 byes, this sets up four quarter finals.
    • Preliminary rounds of divisional cups to be fixed for Sunday 10th March
    • Subsequent rounds of divisional cups to be played during the season leading to the finals in July and August
    • Mascots to be re-introduced for cup finals.
    • Double header cup finals to be staged where possible.
    • Connacht Gold Cup & Shield competitions to take place at end of league programme
    • Connacht Gold Cup competition to be comprised of 12 teams (10 super league teams plus the two promoted teams from the premier league). All remaining teams to be entered into the Connacht Shield competition.
    • Player of the month awards to be presented at matches during the season
    • Mayo County Team----- League to look at increasing interest in this.
    • Each club to appoint a Player Welfare Officer, this to be included on League Entry Form
    • Club officers to make players fully aware of the details of the League’s Personal Accident Insurance Policy.


  • The provisional fixtures for the 2019 Allianz Leagues for Mayo GAA have been revealed. The full list of fixtures for all counties is available at the bottom of the page.

    26.01.2019 (Saturday)

    Allianz Football League Division 1

    Round 1

    (7.0): Mayo v Roscommon

    03.02.2019 (Sunday)

    Round 2

    TBC Tyrone v Mayo

    09.02.2019 (Saturday)

    Round 3

    (7.0): Mayo v Cavan

    23.02.2019 (Saturday)

    Round 4

    (7.0): Dublin v Mayo

    02.03.2019 (Saturday)

    Round 5

    (7.0): Mayo v Galway

    16.03.2019 (Saturday)

    Round 6

    (7.0): Kerry v Mayo

    24.03.2019 (Sunday)

    Round 7

    (2.0): Mayo v Monaghan




    Allianz Hurling League Division 2A

    (2.0): Mayo v Meath

    03.02.2019 (Sunday)

    Round 2

    (2.0): London v Mayo

    17.02.2019 (Sunday)

    Round 3

    (2.0): Kerry v Mayo

    24.02.2019 (Sunday)

    Round 4

    (2.0): Mayo v Antrim

    3.3.2019 (Sunday)

    Round 5

    (1.0): Westmeath v Mayo

    Full list here