Belfast Telegraph

GAA player stars in Dark Hedges Vogue fashion shoot

By Rachel Farrell

A hurler has swapped his the GAA pitches for the fashion pages of Vogue.

Oisin Murphy (19) features in an editorial in the August edition of the famous magazine's Paris edition decked out in an O'Neill's GAA jersey and full kit.

The young model from Birr in Co Offaly, signed to Not Another Agency in Ireland, stars alongside model and activist Adwoa Aboah in a dreamy editorial shot in the Irish countryside.

According to photographer Alasdair McLellan, some of the photos were shot at The Dark Hedges in Co Antrim.

Vogue described the photoshoot as a "tale of romance" in a photo taken by McLellan shared to their Instagram, which boasts over 43 million followers.

"Escape to the sumptuous surroundings of the Irish countryside, for a 90s-tinged tale of romance in the August issue of Vogue Paris," they said.

Earlier this year, Murphy signed to IMG models in the UK. According to U Magazine, the 19-year-old's brother Ronan Murphy is also a successful model signed to IMG.

Former sports star turned fashionista for Dunnes Stores Paul Galvin praised Murphy on Instagram, sharing the photo with the caption "Lovely hurling @officialgaa . You made Vogue Paris."

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