The tension is ramping up for the big match on Sunday - Mayo versus Dublin in Croke Park, two counties with great football pedigrees & also two counties with a great musical heritage, but does that talent translate into good football songs? We have clips of some of the songs to play for you this morning & two contestants for our quiz to win a two night accommodation in one of Dublin's Bewley Hotels www.bewleyshotels.com & in Lisloughrey Lodge in Cong, Co. Mayo. www.lisloughreylodge.com On the line from Mayo is Sandra Kelly & from Dublin, Danny Keenan.
A Dublin team looking to win its second all Ireland in three years takes on a Mayo team determined to end its run of consecutive losing All-Ireland Senior Football Final appearances - currently standing at six. So what’s the atmosphere like in Mayo in the the year they hope to finally put that curse to bed...? Sean was joined by two All Stars and all time greats of the game – Mayo’s Willie Joe Padden and two time All Ireland winner with Dublin Bernard Brogan sr.
More details have been emerging of the tragic deaths of two brothers, ten year old Eoghan Chada and five year old Ruairi who disappeared from their home in County Carlow on Sunday. They were discovered in the boot of a car that crashed into a wall near Westport, County Mayo yesterday afternoon. Their father Sanjeev is being treated in hospital – his injuries are not thought to be serious. Gardai don’t believe the children died from injuries sustained in the crash. Joining Myles was Tom Shiel of the Connaught Telegraph.