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Experience Gaelic Games

32 Claude Road, Dublin 9, Ireland
353 1 25 44 292
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Ranked #1 of 284 Attractions in Dublin
Type: Sports Camps/ Clinics
Owner description: This is a hands on activity - full of fun and laughter and delivered in the heart of the community. A fun mix of culture, history, sport and soft... more » Owner description: This is a hands on activity - full of fun and laughter and delivered in the heart of the community. A fun mix of culture, history, sport and soft activity. Experience Gaelic Games introduce visiting groups to Ireland’s greatest cultural secret and most popular sports – Gaelic Football, Hurling -(Stick and Ball game), Gaelic Handball along with dance. A uniquely authentic Irish activity! – just about the most memorable and fun Irish experience visitors can have! « less
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

If you want entertainment go to Parnell PKU and watch Gaelic football and hurling played by amateur players! UnbbElieveable

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Never mind the weather - the whole team chipped in to provide a really stimulating, informative and super hands-on time for the family. They are flexible, helpful and have all the gear, skills and information to give you a completely unique experience. So much more than just a bit of a hit and giggle! Really highly recommended.

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Athlone, Ireland.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

What an experience, what a game, has to be the most exciting and skilful game in the world.....Kilkenny beat Tipperary in a thriller...

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New York City, New York
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3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

The owner explained the origins of the games and happily showed us how to play the games. Time well spent without a doubt. Just be prepared to run around and work up a sweat. Again well worth it. Only a 10 or 15 drive out of downtown Dublin.

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The facilitators of Experience Gaelic Games were outstanding. Our group had a blast but more than that you begin to feel the national pride and history of these games and why it is such a part of their fiber. Loved this!!! My husband and I did this activity with a group of 10 friends and colleagues October 4, 2014.

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Reading, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The Gaelic Games is a MUST if you are visiting Dublin...you learn how to play Gaelic Football (which was most definitely created by a bunch of a drunk guys at a pub), Hurling (get ready to bash some head), and handball. The 'coaches' Brian and Darren were very friendly and patient--teaching a lot of new skills in a fun and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

It was really nice and funny, even for me that had never even watched a hurling game. You learn the rules and how to play, and in the end there's a match where you can show your (lack of) skills. Haha Totally recommended!

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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

If you only get time to do one thing in Dublin then spend a thrilling morning/afternoon participating in the activities taught here! We had such a craic trying all the different sports that we totally forgot our lack of sleep & excessives of the previous night. A lovely friendly informative team who made it so much fun whilst also giving... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Great way to be among the local people and experience part of the culture they are passionate about.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

While staying in Dublin I stumbled across Experience Gaelic Games on the internet. My first inclination was to forget about learning how to play Gaelic football and hurling. I wasn't with a group and I was sure I'd make a fool of myself. I couldn't have been more wrong. The staff was so friendly and welcoming and, of course, the... More

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