Tributes are being paid to the late Austin Garvin who has passed away.

He was a well known figure in Mayo GAA circles, and worked as a sports reporter for the Mayo News and Midwest Radio.

Austin most notably managed the Mayo minors throughout the 1970's to Connacht and All Ireland success.

John O'Mahony played on the 1971 All Ireland Minor championship winning team, managed and coached by Austin Garvin.

He told Midwest news that the memory if Austin and the way he formed his teams as footballs will never be forgotten...



Austins' remains will repose at Gilligans Funeral home, Market square Claremorris on Tomorrow Friday from 6 until 8.

His remains will arrive to st Colman's church Claremorris on Saturday for funeral mass at 1 with burial afterwards in st Colman's cemetery.


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