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Spliced - One Man Theatre Show at An Sportlann

October 07, 2019
Spliced, a one-man theatre show about performer and writer, Timmy Creed’s experience of growing up within the GAA, will be coming to Castlebar Mitchels An Sportlann on Saturday 19th of October at 8pm with The Linenhall Arts Centre. Timmy Creed plays hurling. He loves it, he hates it, but for better or worse, it’s a part of him. Written with sportspeople in mind, this one man show,..

Kevin McStay Book Launch & Talk at An Sportlann

October 01, 2019
On Friday 11th October 2019 at 8pm, as part of the Wild Atlantic Words literary festival which is held in Castlebar each year and in conjunction with Liam Hayes author (ex-Meath) and Castle Book Shop, Castlebar; An Sportlann will host an evening with Kevin McStay, Liam Hayes and Eileen Dunne (RTE) for a talk and discussion on inter county football management and the launch of Kevin McStay's bo..

All Star Nomination For Paddy Durcan

September 27, 2019
Congratulations to our own Paddy Durcan who has been nominated for a 2019 GAA All Star following a stellar season for Mayo GAA, with Paddy producing some stand out performances throughout.A well deserved second nomination (first in 2016), we wish him the best at the Awards on November 1st.Well done Paddy!

Connacht GAA Student Bursary Scheme 2019

September 23, 2019
Connacht GAA have again reiterated their commitment to the ongoing educational development of its players and members by announcing details of the 2018/2019 GAA National Student Bursary scheme. Connacht GAA, in support of the National Student Bursary Scheme, will award bursaries of €750 to students attending Higher Education colleges, to date the GAA has invested over €2million in the pa..

Culture Night/ Oíche Chultúir 2019

September 23, 2019
A very enjoyable sean-nós dancing session to celebrate Culture Night was held in An Spórtlann on Friday night, September 20th. Twenty people of varying age took part in this bi-lingual activity activity which was led by Daithí Ó Gallachóir, instructor, who simplified the steps and made everybody feel at ease. This is t..

Healthy Club talk on Respect

September 16, 2019
The Castlebar Mitchels Healthy Club committee are going to run an "Healthy Club talk on Respect" for U14-U16 players on 24th September at 7pm in An Sportlann.It will be an evening of chat and fun covering all aspects of respectful behavior as a player, club member and as an individual. It is being facilitated by club member Stevie Bourke.

Senior and Junior Championship Draws

September 12, 2019
Following Tuesday's Championship draws for the Mayo Senior Championship Quarter Final and Mayo Junior A Championship Quarter Final we have been drawn as follows:Mayo Senior Championship Quarter FinalCastlebar Mitchels vs KnockmoreSunday September 22nd, 3pm in Elverys MacHale Park (Live on Mayo GAA TV for those who cannot make it)Mayo Junior A Championship Semi FinalCastlebar Mitchels..

Castlebar Mitchels re-visit Kilmainham Jail and Croke Park.

September 07, 2019
As part of the GAA Social Inclusion Scheme, Castlebar Mitchels very own “vintage crop” visitedKilmainham Jail and Croke Park on Tues 3 rd Sept 2019. Thirty people from the club went on the dayexcursion.The visit to Kilmainham Jail was of particular significance for the club. In the early 1960s CastlebarMitchels responded to an appeal for funds from Kilmainham Jail Restoration Fund. The..

Fionn Mulroy Blitz - Thank You

August 25, 2019
Castlebar Mitchels U10s Bord na nÓg hosted their annual Fionn Mulroy blitz yesterday.6 clubs competed today with over 250 boys taking part. After an initial damp start to the day the weather picked up and we were entertained with some fantastic displays of football.A huge thanks to all the clubs who travelled from Ballinteer St. Johns, St Brigid's Kiltoom, Corofin & Claregalway..

Senior Championship vs Westport - Important Information

August 23, 2019
This Saturday, August 24th, we resume our Senior Championship campaign with our second Group 2 game against Westport, with throw in at 6pm in Westport.We hope to have a big travelling support for the game and with the addition of the home support and the large number of spectators expected to attend, officials of Westport GAA have put a traffic management plan in place.For patrons travelling to We..