The first dedicated Shinty match ever held in Ireland, was held in Lakepoint Park GAA grounds in Co. Westmeath on December 28, 2010. It was held in aid of Charity and was organised by Brendan Murtagh, Westmeath County Hurler and Ireland Hurling-Shinty International and featured Kilkenny hurlers, Jackie Tyrell and Tommy Walsh.
 Ano. (2010) Kilkenny stars to feature in fundraising shinty game Westmeath Examiner. Saturday, December 25, 2010. [Internet] Available from: http://www.westmeathexaminer.ie/2010/12/23/kilkenny-stars-to-feature-in-fundraising-shinty-game/ [Accessed 26 May 2020]
Thanks to Emerson Callender.
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