Tournament

Charleston claim Paul Gleeson Cup at Tartan Day South

Apr. 7, 2013

In all, 45 hurlers from the Southeastern Division of the North American GAA came together in Cayce, South Carolina on Saturday, April 6th, for the second annual Tartan Day South hurling tournament. However, this was the first year that a trophy was on offer, affectionately named after the Consulate General of Ireland in Atlanta, the prestigious Paul Gleeson Cup.

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Newsworthy

Best New Way to Get Bruised and Battered

Mar. 6, 2013

We here at the City Paper like our fringe sports. Kickball, cornhole, beer pong, the Bushido Spicy Tuna Roll Challenge. So imagine our surprise when we learned about a new sport that has found a home in the Holy City: Hurling. Like you, we had never heard of it before, and frankly, when we first did, we thought somebody was talking about curling, which is only like the best Olympic sport ever. So what's hurling, you ask? Well, it's a much-loved, traditional Irish sport that's like some WTF combo of lacrosse, baseball, and Thunderdome, and it really has to be seen to be believed. If you're interested, get in touch with the folks at the Charleston Hurling Club. We're sure they'll be more than happy to teach you how to whack a sliotar with a hurley.

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Tournament

Charleston falls short of Azalea Cup in first appearance

Dec. 9, 2012

The club made history on December 8, 2012, by competing in the Azalea Cup in Augusta, GA. This was the first time that a team made up of representatives only from Charleston competed together, marking a great milestone in the club that is still in its first year of existance.

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Events

Briege Murphy benefit concert a great success

Oct. 4, 2012

When Tommy Snee of Molly Darcy's first approached the club offering to do a fundraiser event to help to benefit the club, we weren't quite sure what to think of it. Naturally, we accepted the offer and organized the event.

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