Is this the most Irish parcel you’ve ever seen?
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Is this the most Irish parcel you’ve ever seen?

THE Irish have a habit of keeping matters simple, so dressing things up is not a renowned trait of ours.

Stoke-on-Trent based Irishman Gavin McAlister brilliantly applied those characteristics after receiving a request from his pal in London to send down some hurling sticks last week.

The Cushendall native's natural instinct wasn’t to find a parcel big enough for two hurls.

Instead, he grabbed some standard ‘fragile’ tape and wrapped the whole lot around the pair of them.

“Presentation was never a strong point of mine, so blattering tape around them was the only thing for it,” he said.

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“There shouldn't be much doubt which package to look out for!”

With the address written on the opposite side, the hurl-shaped parcel duly arrived on Monday morning with the sturdy sticks still intact.

Job's a good'un