The late Fr Tommy Leyden, RIP

  Ballinrobe GAA club regrets to announce the death in Nairobi, Kenya, of Fr Tommy Leyden, who was a distinguished wearer of the Ballinrobe and Mayo jerseys in the 1950s. Fr Tommy came through the Ballinrobe CBS football nursery and was a member of the team which won the school’s first Flanagan Cup title in […]

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Martin Flannery Memorial Cup 2023

The Martin Flannery Memorial Cup got underway this week, with the Ballinrobe Under 10 Boys playing in a winter Pella tournament under lights, on the Astro Turf pitch, in the Green. The tournament sees 40 U0 boys playing in a league format and there was nothing between the four teams who played this week, all […]

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The late Tony Walkin, RIP

Ballinrobe GAA club regrets to announce the death today (18 August 2023), of a much-loved club member and former President, Tony Walkin (85), Creagh Road, Ballinrobe. He had borne the cross of illness bravely for the past number of months.  A man of many parts, Tony was known all over Ireland – and, indeed, further […]

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Development of Club Facilities at Flanagan Park

Ballinrobe GAA Club members are now considering two proposals the development of their club facilities at Flanagan Park, following a club meeting. “We urge all members to consider these proposals carefully before an upcoming Club meeting where we will take a vote on them,” said John Sweeney, Chairperson. The proposals are as follows: Proposal 1: […]

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The late James (Jimmy) Philbin

James (Jimmy) Philbin, Liskillen, Ballinrobe, who has passed away peacefully at his residence, was a former Ballinrobe footballer who starred on the club team that won the 1958 Mayo Junior Football Championship title. That win was the club’s second ever county junior title and Jimmy was a tight-marking defender who handled some of the top […]

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The late Mary O’Haire

  It is with deep regret that Ballinrobe GAA Club acknowledges the passing of Mrs Mary O’Haire (nee Canny), Mountain View, Rathkelly, Ballinrobe, who was a staunch club member and supporter for many years. A native of Headford, Co. Galway, Mary, a nurse by profession, became actively involved in our club when she married local […]

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Last Man Standing – rules and how to enter

  Can you pick the winner of the next Premier league games and can you get further than most? Win €500!! €10 to enter. Starting this Saturday 13th August. Enter by Thursday night, 11th August. Contact Paul on 086 224 8078 WhatsApp to enter. Scroll down to see the rules of the competition. Last Man […]

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The late Joe Lowry

Ballinrobe GAA Club has paid tribute to Joe Lowry, who passed away in Cleveland, USA, on Thursday June 30. Aged 85, Joe was a native of The Farm, Ballinrobe, and a distinguished footballer with Ballinrobe and Mayo before he emigrated to the USA in 1956. A substitute on the Mayo team which won the All-Ireland […]

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