Aer Lingus Hurling Festival

This is going to be the first ever International Hurling Festival. And it is taking place from next Wednesday (18th) until Saturday (21st)

The best teams from USA, South America, Canada, the UK, Continental Europe, the Middle East and Australia will be playing here and hosted in Loughrea, Gort, Ballinasloe and Galway West.

The tournament will feature 16 International teams competing in four groups of four, with the eventual winners crowned in Pearse Stadium (Salthill). In support of The Gathering, Aer Lingus want to bring hurling fans from all over the world home to celebrate our national game in what promises to be one of the most unique and exciting sporting events of 2013.

Here you have the schedule for the first day, the rest of it you can find it using this link

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Qualifying games will take place on Thursday 19th and Friday 20th September and entry to all these matches is free of charge

The final will take place in Pearse Stadium on Saturday the 21st of September and tickets are just 5 Euros (free entry for all Under 18)

Check all the information here

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