International Rules is played between Ireland and the Basque Country in Handball-Pelota, Ireland and Australia in International Rules Football,Ireland and Scotland in Hurling-Shinty,while a number of Rounders-Baseball, Rounders-Softball and Hurlacrosse matches have taken place.
Hurling-Shinty matches have taken place since the late 19th Century when Celtic (Dublin) and Cowal (Glasgow) played the first match.
Eamonn de Valera organised the first Handball-Pelota International while imprisoned in Kilmainham Gaol.
International Rules Football matches between a touring Galah side from Australia and Irish counties were first played in the 1960s with the first full Ireland v Australia series played in 1984.
International Rules Football
Ireland has been competing in the International Rules in Football since the 1960s when the Galahs Australian Football representative side toured Ireland, playing what are known as Compromise Rules in Ireland, and Inter Footy in Australia – a Football Code taking in elements of both Gaelic Football and Australian Football Codes.
Football | Ireland v Australia:
Football | Irish Counties v Galahs:
Hurling-Shinty & Camogie-Shinty
Hurling-Shinty | Ireland v Scotland
Hurling-Shinty | Club Internationals
Handball-Pelota | Ireland v Basque Country:
Rounders-Softball & Rounders-Baseball
Rounders-Softball | Club Internationals:
Hurlacrosse | Club Internationals:
Poc Fada Golf
Poc Fada Golf:
Tallaght Rules Basketball-Futsal
Tallaght Rules Basketball-Futsal: