ALL ABOUT HURLING

By
Irene Barber
All About Hurling

All About Hurling takes a detailed look at the history of hurling and camogie, the counties, the clubs, the winners, the trophies, the making of hurleys, the rules and gives top tips for playing ... all you could possibly ever know about hurling.

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Paperback:
32 pages
Size:
260x196 mm
ISBN:
9780862788087
Category Sport (Children's)
Theme Sport, Information

DO YOU KNOW?

Which country is the 'Banner County'? What are the colours of the Tipperary team? What is Hill 16? Have you ever heard of Inky Flaherty? Babs Keating? Hopper McGrath? Who won the most All Ireland medals – ever?

All About Hurling takes a detailed look at the history of hurling and camogie, the counties, the clubs, the winners, the trophies, the making of hurleys, the sliotar, Croke Park, the team colours, the songs, the best players, the rules and gives top tips for playing ... all you could possibly ever know about hurling.

Also available: All About Gaelic Football, which includes teaching resources for both hurling and gaelic football.

IRENE BARBER has worked as a school principal and special needs teacher and has a Masters degree in Education. She is a former President of Children’s Books Ireland. Irene is also the author of Under the Hawthorn Tree - The Great Irish Famine. Study Guide to the film and novel.

Brimming with the sort of tales, tall and otherwise, that fascinate children -- and adults. ... beautifully laid out and presented, with loads of photographs of players in action and a very interesting section comparing gear, teams and pitches from the past with those in current use.

In Touch Magazine
InTouch Magazine

Superbly laid out for easy reference, and generously illustrated, this book covers all aspects of the game - how a hurley is made, the might of legendary players, county colours and songs, tips on how to improve your play ... As well as being a joyful read for the young enthusiast, it's also an inspired revelation for the uninitiated.

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Extract available: read some of this book now ...

  • Sample Page -- The Sliotar

Teaching Resources: free to view and download

  • pdf-logoDownload Worksheets: All about an t-Imreoir - The Player (Gaelic Football & Hurling)

  • pdf-logoDownload Worksheets: Create an entry about Gaelic Games for Wikipedia! (Gaelic Football & Hurling)

  • pdf-logoDownload Worksheets: Hurleys go worldwide: design an information sheet to accompany any Hurleys that are sent abroad

  • pdf-logoDownload Worksheets: Discover just how amazing Gaelic Games can be! (Gaelic Football & Hurling)

  • pdf-logoDownload Worksheets: Write a letter to Cumann na mBunscol Náisiúnta (Gaelic Football & Hurling)

  • pdf-logoDownload Worksheets: Discover the counties where Hurling is strongest

  • pdf-logoDownload Worksheets: Design a poster to promote Hurling in your school

  • pdf-logoDownload Worksheets: Your school's day out at Croke Park! (Gaelic Football & Hurling)

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