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Hurling Season 2021

Check out traditional Gaelic ball-sport at the football pitch but with a hockey stick in hands


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Hurling is a traditional Gaelic sport that in some way resemble​s hockey, however with the football-like pitch. The game dates back to about 2000 BC and is extremely popular with both the Irish and tourists. Annually during the hurling season, there is a big competition held on the whole island with the major event held in Dublin.

Try yourself in a new experience competing with the amateurs or watch the professional play in Dublin’s Croke Park. Another place to watch the game is All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship summer event with finals taking place in early autumn.

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