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9 reasons why Mayo totally deserves its own day
Happy Mayo Day, everyone!

TODAY IS MAYO Day.

It’s a global celebration organised by Mayo.ie created to allow Mayo diaspora from all over the world to celebrate all things Mayo.

And so, in honour of Mayo Day, we decided to round up 9 reasons why Mayo might just be the best little county in Ireland.

1. The Mayo massif is REAL

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Enda Kenny, Mary Robinson, Sabina Higgins — Mayo people totally rule the roost around here.

Don’t mess with ‘em.

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2. They’ve got Dave Grohl in their corner

Kerry can’t claim that kind of support, can they?

3. In fact, they’re probably the only county that could inspire a whole nation to rally around them in an All Ireland

Ireland <3 Mayo

4. And their persistence knows no bounds

5. They’re sensitive to wildlife…

6. It’s home to Croagh Patrick

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7. Seriously, where else would you get views like this?

8. And where would you get the likes of this?

9. Did we mention that Inishturk just so happens to be home to the greatest GAA pitch on the planet?

10. Niagara Falls turned red and green in its honour!

Case closed.

Happy Mayo Day, everyone!

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