There are people that do not even know what Gaelic Games are; they are the traditional sports that are played in Ireland. The two main Gaelic Sports are Hurling and Gaelic football, both of which games are organized by the Gaelic Athletic Association. There are other games that used which are rounders and Gaelic handball. Sadly during the late 19th century in Ireland a lot of these Gaelic games were starting to die out. Luckily, the decline was stopped in its tracks and reversed by the Gaelicr Athletic Association and the Gaelic Revival.
The most popular Gaelic games Dublin today are Hurling and Gaelic football. Adults and children can play and there are several age groups, from the under 8s to the under 18s and then men and women of all ages. Gaelic sports Dublin are very popular and the largest of the matches can attract up to 40,000 spectators per game. This is usually on the weekend club matches that are played in every town and village of Ireland. The Croke Park stadium based close to the city centre of Dublin attracts 82,500 every September when the All-Ireland Finals are played.
At Experience Gaelic Games people can enjoy the wonder of Irelands greatest games. Customers can enjoy games that date back to over 1,000 years and into the ancient Irish civilization. Group bookings can be made or there are also public sessions whereby people can in independent groups and small groups can still enjoy everything that Experience Gaelic Games can offer. We often accommodate groups on stag and hen weekends, groups of varying sizes, trips arranged by tour companies, travelling sports teams and even student groups. The beauty of Experience Gaelic Games is that customers do not have to be particularly talented when it comes to sports and everyone can take part regardless of gender, age or skills held. The point is to see how well the new sports can be picked up and mastered.
In just one session it will become very clear why Gaelic Games grip the Irish nation every year, it is truly part of Irelands heritage. Before customers start playing these Gaelic Sports they are given a briefing and shown an audio visual introduction to the Gaelic Games and how each one is played and the rules involved. Basic skills will then be taught by the trained coaches so that the art of Gaelic football and the basic skills of the ancient stick and ball game of Hurling.
In a world where travelling experiences have become predicable, where bus tours are all-too-similar, where shops and brands are the same as at home, Experience Gaelic Games offers you a chance to engage in something that is uniquely Irish and embedded in our culture and day to day living. The Experience is suitable for all ages and abilities. All you need is a pair of flat shoes, a curiosity and a willingness to have fun.
Experience Gaelic Games can offer a real taste of traditional Irish sport.