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Hidden Histories: Dublin's last All Ireland hurling success

Donal Fallon talks us through the forgotten history of Dublin hurling, their last All Ireland success more than 80 years ago, and why the much loved sport never quite took off in Ireland's capital.

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13.00 15 Sep 2019


Hidden Histories: Dublin's last All Ireland hurling success



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13.00 15 Sep 2019


Yesterday's All Ireland final victory is the latest chapter in Dublin's endless story of football success; yet remarkably, it is now more than 80 years since Dublin have claimed an All Ireland victory in hurling. More remarkably still, there has only ever been one native-born Dubliner who has won an All Ireland hurling medal!

Donal Fallon talks us through the forgotten history of Dublin hurling, and why the much loved sport never quite took off in Ireland's capital.


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