Tom Joe Larkin

Tom Joe Larkin talks about his life in the business of hurley making, which is a family tradition stretching back to the 1800s when his granduncle made them. Later his father made hurleys and in time Tom Joe did too. He talks about changing methods over the years and what kind of raw materials they would use. He also describes the process of hurley making and how his business has expanded and has been aided by technological developments. Club and inter-county players frequently call to his workshop with their specific requests, and he regularly ships batches of hurleys to all four corners of the globe.

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