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Lár Na Pairce museum - The Story of Gaelic Games
Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Housed in an elegant 19th century building, in Thurles County Tipperary, this exhibition tells the story of Gaelic Games through legendary times to the present day. It deals with hurling, football, camogie and handball.

Lar na Páirce is an museum and interpretative centre dedicated to telling the story of the Gaelic Games of located on Slievenamon Road, Thurles, Co Tipperary.

It was the first centre of its kind in the country and the first museum dedicated to telling the story of the Gaelic Games in an interactive way. Learn about the history and development of Gaelic football and hurling from myth and legend.

The centre officially opened by President Mary Robinson in November 1994 to mark the 110th anniversary of the foundation of the G.A.A. in Hayes's Hotel, Thurles.

There are displays on Cuchulainn, landlords, hurley-making and broadcasting, as well as a hall of fame and the Sam Melbourne Collection of G.A.A. memorabilia and artefacts.

There is a sports shop at the Museum.

Hidden gem
Family friendly
Rainy days
Paid car parking
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Slievenamon Rd, Thurles Townparks, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, Ireland
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