Saturday 19 October 2019

Revealed: Details of Mayo's All Ireland homecoming 'victory party' emerge

Mayo fans during the victory over Kerry
Mayo fans during the victory over Kerry

It's 66 years since Mayo last won an All Ireland so it's no wonder the excitement is building down the west.

The county will come to a grinding halt should Stephen Rochford's men emerge victorious and here is just a taste of what will be in store.

The Breafy House has released details of Mayo celebrations in a document marked WIN BASIS ONLY.

Mayo fans will no doubt be out in force should their team win, so here is what they can expect.

Proposed schedule based on winning the All-Ireland Football Final:


  • 4.52pm: Mayo Team arrive at Castlebar Train Station
  • 6pm : McHale Park reception
  • 7.30/8pm: Team leave McHale Park
  • 8-9pm: Open top bus through main street Castlebar
  • 9-10pm: Arrive Breaffy House Resort
  • The team will not be allowed to stop anywhere in town after they leave McHale Park
  • There will be motorbike escort and Castlebar town band through main street at traffic lights at Heaton’s shop. Extra motorbike escorts will meet the bus and bring straight to Breaffy Resort. Team will be escorted to front door of Breaffy House Hotel.
  • Sergeant Dave Tiernan is sergeant in charge of operation for the night. There will be helicopter, horse mounted and motor bike support to monitor traffic to Breaffy Resort and assist as required.


Breaffy Ballroom - Breaffy House Hotel - Strictly private for Mayo team/backroom and officials

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  • · Event: Mayo senior team All-Ireland final after-match celebrations
  • · Arrival time Breaffy House: 9pm approximately

Breaffy Events Arena – Breaffy Woods Hotel - Supporters

  • · Event: Mayo senior team All-Ireland final supporters after match celebrations
  • · Arrival time 9 pm approximately till late
  • · Entertainment : DJ Tommy Elliott with Concorde Band

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