Wet and windy conditions greeted the thousands who turned out in Knock in Mayo this morning to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis.
As the Pope boarded his Aer Lingus flight back to Dublin he was handed a Mayo GAA jersey and lo and behold he signed it.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en-gb"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Pope Francis signs a Mayo football jersey at the airport in Knock. Will that end the curse? <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/popeinireland?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#popeinireland</a> <a href="https://t.co/Zexo18JZXv">pic.twitter.com/Zexo18JZXv</a></p>— RTÉ News (@rtenews) <a href="https://twitter.com/rtenews/status/1033659822208692224?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">26 August 2018</a></blockquote>
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Could the holy touch mean Mayo's curse has finally been broken? #MayoForSam2019