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Irish Conversation Group / Ciorcal Chomhrá Gaeilge

October 09, 2019
As part of Castlebar Mitchels’ Strategic Plan 2017-2021, we intend to set up an Irish conversation group for interested members in the club. This idea is in line also with one of the aims of the GAA, to develop Irish culture. It is hoped to have two groups for this activity, one for secondary school pupils and the other for adults. The groups are free to decide for themselves the range of th..

Statement from Castlebar Mitchels re Senior Management

October 08, 2019
Our Senior team managers Declan Shaw and Eamonn Smith along with their management team of Michael Durcan, Paul Jordan, Mickey Feeney and Cormac Rowland will be stepping down from their roles at the conclusion of the final round of the Mayo league this weekend.Castlebar Mitchels would like to thank and acknowledge our Senior Management Team for their contribution to our club and for their personal ..

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..