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Unesco Grants Special Cultural Status to Hurling and Camogie

29 Nov 2017
Source: Irish Times.

GAA welcomes ‘prestigious’ listing recognising impact on ‘intangible cultural heritage of humanity’.

The sports of hurling and camogie have been granted special cultural status by the United Nations, along with Jamaican reggae and Chidaoba, a form of wrestling practised in Georgia. 

To read full story, courtesy of the Irish Times, please see here: https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/gaelic-games/hurling/unesco-grants-special-cultural-status-to-hurling-and-camogie-1.3714409

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