Michael Collins throws in the sliotar at the 1921 Leinster hurling final between Dublin and Kilkenny (Dublin won)

Michael Collins throws in the sliotar at the 1921 Leinster hurling final between Dublin and Kilkenny (Dublin won)

A GAA (Gaelic Football or Hurling) pitch on Inishturk Island off the coast of County Mayo, Ireland, surrounded by rugged, mountainous terrain [960x720]

A GAA (Gaelic Football or Hurling) pitch on Inishturk Island off the coast of County Mayo, Ireland, surrounded by rugged, mountainous terrain.

She asked me to tell her three words every woman wants to hear. So, I whispered in her ear, 'I play hurling.'

"Telling a woman to calm down when she is drunk will work as well as baptizing a cat." - YOUR ECARDS - funny

"Not Men but Giants". Hurling Sponsorship for Guinness.  Photograph by Kevin Griffin

"Not Men but Giants". Hurling Sponsorship for Guinness. Photograph by Kevin Griffin

Cork v Clare - GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final - what an epic game!

Cork v Clare - GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final - what an epic game!

This silver pendant is based on the Irish hurley.  Ireland's national game, hurling is arguably the fastest field sport in the world and quite possibly the oldest. It is played with sticks called hurleys, a ball known as a sliotar, and by two teams of 15 who play on a large pitch with goals at either end.   The most famous early account of hurling is found in the Tain Bo Cuailgne, which describes the exploits of the Ulster hero Cú Chullainn. Hurling is mentioned a number of times in the…

Silver Hurley Necklace

To Camogie Or Not To Camogie, What A Stupid Question T-Shirt

Buy a nice To Camogie Or Not To Camogie, What A Stupid Question t-shirts ^

Some great information on hurling skills - drills and training tips.

hurling skills - drills and training tips.

“Some people say hurling isn’t very important in the scheme of things. But to hurling people hurling is the scheme of things.” – Ger Loughnane (Clare Hurling Manager)

“Some people say hurling isn’t very important in the scheme of things. But to hurling people hurling is the scheme of things.

Top 5 Greenest Sport Facilities: Croke Park

Top 5 Greenest Sport Facilities

Croke Park, Dublin - Principal Stadium of the Gaelic Athletic Association.

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