Irish Hurling, the World’s Oldest Field Sport.

Oscar (back left) loves playing Hurling for our local team here in Ireland.

Oscar (back left) loves playing Hurling for our local team here in Ireland.

Our son Oscar has been playing an Irish field sport called Hurling for a local Wexford under 8’s team. Until moving to Ireland we had never seen a game or even heard of it. In the past few months, we have all learnt the rules of this unusual game, and enjoy it very much. Last week we were very excited to go and see a live game in Dublin, a quarter final match between Dublin and Galway played at Croke Park. It was a lot of fun, and a great experience to see just how fast and furious the game is played at the top level.  Continue reading