Lar na Pairce

Fáilte. Welcome to Lár na Páirce, the first museum dedicated to telling the story of the Gaelic Games. Located in Thurles, the birthplace of the GAA, Lár na Páirce GAA Museum is home to Ireland’s first and oldest collection of Gaelic Games sporting heritage.

The museum is open Monday to Saturday 10.00 a.m. – 5.30 p.m. Come and learn about the history and development of hurling and gaelic football from myth and legend through to modern times.

There are exhibitions on hurling, gaelic football, handball, camogie, hurley making, sports broadcasting, the Sam Melbourne Collection of GAA memorabilia and much more.

Lár na Páirce, bringing Gaelic Games to life.

Beidh fáilte romhat i Lár na Páirce.

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