Muhammad Ali's paternal grandfather was a white Irishman named Abe Grady, who emigrated to the United States from Ennis, County Clare. Abe settled in Kentucky in the 1860s and married a freed slave. One of their grandchildren, Odessa Lee Grady Clay, gave birth to Ali -- then Cassius Clay -- in 1942.
Antique / Ancient Sliotars - Hurling Balls - Cú Chulainn
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1921 Leinster Senior Hurling Champioship
This is Michael Collins talking to Kilkenny hurlers before the 1921 Senior Hurling Championship match against Dublin at Croke Park. Dublin beat Kilkenny 4-4 to 1-5 in front of 17,000 spectators. Michael Collins threw in the ball to start the game. The Irish Independent (Monday, 12 September 1921) reported that: "Mr. Frank Walsh, the American representative, asked during the game what he thought of it remarked naively: "It is too fast to follow". This was a fitting description of the first…
This custom designed t-shirt is based on the classic Santa Cruz "Screaming Hand" skateboarding graphic. This is a hand catching a sliotar. Anyone who has played the Irish sport of Hurling, knows this feeling.