Seamus O'Shea

  • Seamus O'Shea has become the latest Mayo senior footballer to retire.

    The Breaffy club man made 51 championship appearances for the green and red over a 13 year spell.

    Midfielder O'Shea follows Tom Parsons, David Clarke and Donal Vaughan in departing the inter county scene.

    Throughout his senior career he claimed seven Connacht titles and one national football league.

    He also won an All-Ireland U21 title with Mayo in 2006 along with Connacht U21 titles in 2006, 2007 and 2008.

    Seamie O'Shea was the powerhouse of the Mayo team for a number of years playing at midfield.

    One of his former teammates with Mayo Alan Dillon says his service and commitment to the Mayo cause was second to none.


  • Seamus O'Shea spoke to Midwest Sport where he reflected his inter-county career.

    In his 13 seasons in the senior squad he made a total of 96 appearances.

    The 35-year-old made his senior team debut in the National Football League against Derry in 2008 and the first of his 51 championship appearances during the summer of 2010 against Sligo.

    O’Shea won seven Connacht titles as well as a National League and an All-Ireland U21 Crown in 2006.


  • Seamus O'Shea looks set to miss the rest of Mayo's Allianz Football League campaign.

    The 31-year-old injured his ankle in training last week and sat out the weekend defeat to their rivals Galway.

    O'Shea has reportedly sustained ligament damage and could be out of action for a month.