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When National Geographic visited the workshop to see how a hurley is handcrafted & to find out what the GAA is all about.

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When National Geographic visited the workshop to see how a hurley is handcrafted & to find out what the GAA is all about.

National Geographic-We’re watching Joe Fitz work his craft. Joseph Fitzpatrick represented Laois at senior hurling for 13 seasons; he still plays for Rathdowney Errill and he now makes hurleys for the next generation. He recalls stepping onto the field at Croke Park in the blue and white of Laois : “My heart was racing. It meant everything to me and my family.” 

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