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07th Oct 2021

Paul Mescal is donating those GAA shorts to a local club


We’ll take 100 tickets, please.

Those GAA shorts that had everyone swooning over Paul Mescal in are up for grabs in a local GAA charity draw.

Also giving Gucci some inspiration, not only has Paul worn the shorts but he’s also signed them for the Cooralclare GAA club in Clare.

The Normal People star has donated the famous shorts to raise funds for the club, the very place his father was born and raised.

Tickets are on sale now to be in with a chance of getting your hands on these, costing €10 each, but you’ll want to be quick as we can only imagine hundreds of fans will want to be lucky enough to win these.

And if you’ve no idea what we’re on about, let us remind you, last year during the height of Normal People, Paul was pictured going on a run in a pair of O’Neills GAA shorts.

Causing mass hysteria, it wasn’t only off-screen that they caught people’s attention, with fans all over the world quickly becoming obsessed with them.

A Gaelic footballer himself, Paul posed in a pair of them during a GQ photoshoot and while us Irish fans are well used to seeing them, others were not and adored them.

While they’re not the exact shorts, a pair he owns are being raffled off come in a frame and are ready to be hung on the wall, with an inscription that reads “To the Normal People of Cooraclare,” and is signed by the actor.

Paul has also signed a club football jersey which can be won too.

Joe Considine, the spokesperson for the club, said: “We are delighted to have one of our own doing so well in the entertainment world. The whole Mescal family are great supporters of the Club so when Paul came along to watch his Godson train with the Club’s under 9’s recently he kindly agreed to sign a few items for us including of course the iconic shorts.

“The past two years have been tough for everyone and the importance of the GAA Club to all Irish communities was never so obvious. This kind donation by Paul will, we hope, help to raise some much-needed funds for our club. He kicked around with some of the boys for a while and was very generous with his time.”