Hurley-maker, co tipperary-1985.- photo by richard fitzgerald

Hurley-maker, co tipperary-1985.- photo by richard fitzgerald,
“John Joe O’Brien poses with one of his hand-made hurleys in his workshop at Cahir town, around him are the various stages of his craft from the rough balk of wood to the finely finished hurley with its perfect weight and balance. Behind him pinned to the wall are pictures of famous teams, amongst them are men who were glad of his hurleys when the played in the all-Ireland at Croke Park stadium in Dublin.”

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