There are four of James Horan’s panel, who are graduates of St John ‘s National School in Breaffy, Castlebar and the staff and students in the school are all very proud of all four – Captain Aidan O’Shea and his brother Conor, Mattie Ruane and Rob Hennelly.
There are life size cut-outs of all four players outside the front of the school.
Students from sixth to Junior Infants were out in the school yard today when Midwest News arrived. They were all dressed up in the green and red and many were waving flags.
They were in full voice as they performed a song composed for the occasion by teacher, Mags Gallen.
Midwest News Editor Teresa O’Malley spoke to some 5th and 6th class students, including the daughter of Mayo Manager James Horan about Mayo's chances of defeating Tyrone.
George Moran is the Principal of the school he also spoke to Midwest News about the strong connection with the present Mayo side.