Two-time Oscar nominee Michael Fassbender believes Leitrim is a strong hurling county.
The Hollywood star with roots in Kerry was interviewed by Drumshanbo's Paddy McKenna for Joe.ie recently as promotion for the new movie Alien: Covenant.
McKenna starts the interview putting forward his similarity with Fassbender: "I'm from a county that wears green and gold too" he announces, adding "but it doesn't get to Croke Park very often."
Michael Fassbender responds with a question which made GAA fans across Ireland and Leitri smile "That's a hurling county though isn't it?"
Yes it is Michael, we play hurling in Leitrim.
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