Lar na Pairce Museum, Thurles

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Located in Thurles, the birthplace of the GAA, Lár na Páirce GAA Museum is home to Ireland’s first and oldest collection of Gaelic Games sporting heritage.

Come and learn about the history and development of hurling and gaelic football from myth and legend through to modern times.

There are exhibitions on hurling, gaelic football, handball, camogie, hurley making, sports broadcasting, the Sam Melbourne Collection of GAA memorabilia and much more.

Lár na Páirce, bringing Gaelic Games to life.
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  • With the hurling final coming up this Sunday we had 5 very excited children to go to the museum but unfortunately it was closed. Very disappointed children.. No sign on the door  more »
  • Great shop for the Tipp supporter where everything you need is on display and reasonable. Great photos to see  more »
  • The merchandise shop is a joke. There have been plans to move to nearby shopping center for years and so they have been told to order nothing and so have no stock..pathetic state of affairs..stay well away
  • Worth a visit.

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