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Quickfire questions with Mayo GAA dietitian Caroline Brosnihan


Name: Caroline Brosnihan
Age: 28 
Lives: Balla, Co Mayo
Role: Sports Dietitian for Mayo GAA Senior Football Team

Tell us something about yourself we don’t know?
I own a Bernese Mountain Dog named ‘Frankie’

What’s your favourite TV show?
The Graham Norton Show

Name three things that are always in your fridge?
Eggs, yogurt and wine.

Which three guests would you invite to your dinner party?
Sonia O’Sullivan, Brian O’Driscoll and Graham Norton

Who’s your ideal date?
I have to say my husband Kieran Horan (the most patient man in Ireland!).

What makes you nervous?
Getting players weights after the Christmas holidays, and telling the Treasurer how much the food bill is.

What’s been your worst holiday?
So far so good no such thing as a bad holiday, fingers crossed that continues!

Biggest messer in the Mayo back-room team? 
Liam Horan.

What do you miss most about being a kid?
Three months off during the summer and not having a care in the world!

What’s your most prized possession?
My Bernese Mountain Dog ‘Frankie’.

Most under-rated member of Mayo back-room team?
Mayo kit men Shane Halligan and Liam Ludden.

Best thing about working with Mayo?
Getting to work with people that are so driven.

Last time you cried?
October 1, 2016.

Worst thing about working with Mayo?
Telling players they are not allowed dessert!

Favourite food that you shouldn’t eat?

Best advice you ever got?
Be thankful for what you are now, and keep fighting for what you want to be tomorrow.

Three things you’d bring to a desert island?
Phone, torch and wine.

Mayo footballer who was your childhood hero?
The footballing legend that is Cora Staunton.

Describe yourself in three words?
Dedicated, loyal, patient.

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