A native of Wexford, Paul has a wealth of experience in the hurl making business.
Maher Handmade Hurls, a family business, was originally founded in 1983, although the Maher’s had been making hurls for years before that. The quality of Paul’s work is a direct result of exposure at an early age from his father who also handcrafted hurls. This is more than just a job for Paul; it’s a way of life. For Paul, looking after the needs of each individual is important and this is reflected in his many long standing loyal customers.
Paul Features On The Discovery Channel
Paul was invited to demonstrate the craft of hurl making to an international audience on the television programme ‘How it’s Made’. This programme which has captured the entire process from planking the ash to final finishing has introduced hurl making to an entirely new audience. Broadcast in more than 35 languages and 180 countries, the series is seen by more than 180 million weekly viewers. This programme featuring hurl making continues to be broadcast on the Discovery Channel each season and may also be found on YouTube. Search for; How Its Made Hurley Sticks.