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April Quiz - Week 1 Answers

April 03, 2020
The answers for week 1 of our April quiz were as follows: 1.    On what date was Castlebar Mitchels GAA Club founded?December 11th, 18852.    What were our clubs first colours?Green & Yellow3.    Josie Munnelly won 12 County Senior Championship medals, how many of them were as captain of the Mitchels? 5, 6 or 764.    Who is the c..

Fun April Online Quiz

April 01, 2020
To bring a little fun to these extraordinary times, we are going to run a quiz each weekend for the month of April.Each Friday, a link to a set of questions will be posted on our social media platforms, our website and sent by email. Quiz entrants will have until Sunday evening (exact time TBC) to follow the link to answer the questions for that week.The individual with the highest overall score a..

Community Support Helpline

April 01, 2020
A dedicated community support helpline has been established by Mayo County Council to assist at-risk members of the public in accessing non-emergency and non-medical supports and advice during the current public health emergency. The confidential phoneline service is being established by the new COVID-19 Mayo County Council Community Response Forum, which includes over a dozen agencies and organis..

Home Practice Routine

March 26, 2020
The pitches may be closed but you can still practice your skills!Check out some simple activities our Bord na nÓg members can practice at home!SOLOINGPick ball off ground using correct pick up - Left Foot/Right FootStart with 5 solo’s standing still then move around two markers 5m (5 long strides) apart1mins on Left Foot & 1mins on Right Foot4 steps between solo’s, if ball f..

Activity Sheets For Younger Members

March 25, 2020
While our members may not be able to get onto the pitch at the minute, there are a host of activities that can be done at home. In addition to working on your skills in the back garden, why not print out the following activity sheets from Gealtacht na Mistéalaigh that are suitable for our younger members and include colouring, wordsearch, some useful phrases, club history and questions..

Volunteers Available

March 16, 2020
Community is more important than ever. We all need to look out for one another, especially the elderly and vulnerable. So, if anyone needs anything, be it food or medicine, dropped off or collected, help is available through Castlebar Mitchels & Castlebar Community Sports Project.We are calling on EVERYONE in the community of Castlebar who is willing to help or who needs help, to drop a messag..

Covid-19 Response - Games/Training Suspended

March 12, 2020
In light of the Government announcement earlier today all GAA, LGFA and Cumann Camógaíochta activity has been suspended from midnight tonight until March 29th inclusive.This includes games, training and team gatherings at all ages and grades.We advise all our members to continue following guidelines set out by the health authorities.

Club Championship Draws 2020

March 10, 2020
Following last nights Mayo GAA Club Championship draws, we have been drawn as follows:Senior Championship Group 4v Charlestown (Away)v Breaffy (Home)v Westport (Neutral Venue)Intermediate Championship Group 2v Burrishoole (Home)v Mayo Gaels (Away)v Ardnaree (Neutral Venue)Further information to follow.

GAA Healthy Clubs Challenge - Win €2500 for Castlebar Mitchels

March 10, 2020
Step right up! What better way to embrace a healthy spring than with a challenge and a chance to help your club.Track your steps with a fitness wearable (e.g. Fitbit) or a fitness app, connected to the “MyLife” app.The GAA Club in Connaught with the highest total of average steps (best 15), starting next Monday 16th March, for four weeks, wins the prize.How to join Challenge:Download &..

Recipes for Success Workshop

March 06, 2020
We are running a free “Recipes for Success “ workshop for Minor and Under 16 players next Saturday morning 14th March. Maximum number 20.  It will focus on sports nutrition and cooking healthy meals for optimum performance. It involves a practical cookery class. Each player will receive a Toolkit with a seven-day plan including pre-, post- match and training-day recipes and nutrit..