Friday, September 20, 2013

Loughrea Library 'Hurling USA: America discovers an ancient Irish sport.

‘Hurling USA’ TALK in Loughrea Library, Friday Sept 20, 8.30pm

The growth of hurling amongst Americans will be the topic of conversation on Friday Sept 20, 2013 at 8.30pm in Loughrea Library when freelance journalist, pod caster, and former U.S. migrant, Denis O'Brien, talks about hurling’s rise stateside in discussing his book, 'Hurling USA: America discovers an ancient Irish sport.

First published as an eBook in June, 2012 and print that December, ‘Hurling USA’ tells how hurling is spreading to American towns and cities that until recently never knew the sport existed. In his talk the author will examine why the sport is hooking Americans young and old. He will also explore why some clubs are trailblazers yet others are in decline

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