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Quickfire questions with Cailin Durkan


Name: Cailín Durkan
Age: 26 From: Charlestown
Occupation: Financial Analyst

Your mood right now in three words?
On Cloud Nine!!

Best thing about being your age?
As my Dad says to me after every day at work, ‘another day closer to the pension’.

Best thing about being from your town?
Definitely the people and their love of the game.

Favourite Mayo player?
Lee Keegan. An absolute powerhouse.

What’s your guilty pleasure TV show?

What’s your most prized possession?
My nearly vintage Ford Fiesta “Peaches”

One old club match you’d love to watch back?
Charlestown vs Nemo Rangers, All-Ireland club semi-final.

Favourite team-mate?
Honestly couldn’t pick one. I love them all like sisters!!

Celebrity you’d most like to hang out with?
Marty Morrissey has promised us that he’ll come to Charlestown for a Marty Party - so that could be eventful.

Favourite post-match meal?
Susie’s chicken korma always hits the spot after a game.

Favourite song to get ‘up’ for a match?
Katie Gavin and Chelsea Doc’ do a lovely rendition of ‘Big Energy’.

Last book you read?
Tattooist of Auschwitz.

Thing that makes you nervous?
When Ella Brennan goes in for a tackle or when the three O’Donnells start shouting.

Favourite sporting team?
Ballyhaunis GAA.

Best advice you ever got?
Carpe Diem.

Last time you cried?
There was a lot of tears on Connacht Final Day.

Any superstitions?
Have to always have the same pre-game routine.

What winning an All-Ireland title would mean in three words?
Dream come true.

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