RTE’s Pat McNeill talks about the sport and the sport’s future in this week’s show.
What is paintballs?
There is a sport known as paintball where players use a metal sphere to fire projectiles at targets on a field.
The sport has gained popularity in recent years, with some countries including Britain and the United States also experimenting with the practice.
The aim is to shoot down incoming missiles and to create a distraction for the enemy.
The darts are fired from a metal pole.
A team of paintball players have been training in paintball for the past few years and there are currently some 35,000 players in the sport.
There are a lot of different teams and each team is known as a paintball team.
A professional paintball player can earn up to $2,000 a month.