The Collector
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The Collector

How Hurling helped Ireland defeat the British Empire

The stick, the ball and the bayonet

Hurling is a difficult game to explain, and even harder to watch. It has been called the ‘fastest game on grass’ and that’s an apt description. It’s older than Irish history, likely older than Christianity and potentially far more ancient. It’s referenced in a set of laws from 1272BC. For reference, that’s…

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A Renaissance Writer

I love all things Italian Renaissance, cooking and writing. I can often be found reading, drinking espresso and working on too many things at once