16 October 2022

Site of former alley, Inis Meáin, Aran Islands, Co. Galway

The location of one of an alley on Inis Meáin, no longer existing. Photographed by R. Ryan, August 2022, with site indicated by local person.
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n. Kilmurvy Beach, Inis Mór, Aran Islands, Co. Galway

One of 2 older alleys on the island. There is also a newer back to back set of 2 alleys. This alley near Kilmurvy beach was photographed by E. Timoney in September 2022
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19 August 2022

Community Hall, Ballymacarbry, Co. Waterford

Photorgaphed August 2022 Alley again back gable of former community hall, Ballymacarbry, Co. Waterdord. Access provided by W.Ryan.
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Newtown School, Ballymacarbry, Co. Waterford

Photographed August 2022, with permission of private owner of former school house.
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Pullaheeney Pier, Co. Sligo

Pullaheeney Pier, Co. Sligo Photographed by R.Ryan, August 2021
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8 June 2022

Attymachugh, County Mayo

On grounds of Attymachugh Primary School, County Mayo. The school is now used as a church. Photograph provided in June 2022 by T.O'Malley
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30 May 2022

Listellick, near Tralee, Co. Kerry

Listellick, near Tralee, Co. Kerry
Photographed by E.Timoney, May 2022. Information from B. Falvey.
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6 May 2022

Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

Mullingar Handball Club, Co. Westmeath Photographs and information by E.TImoney, May 2021. Interior photographs by E. Timoney in October 2022 This alley is situated beside Mullingar Shamrocks GAA grounds. It is the home club of All Ireland Champion Robbie Mc Carthy Jnr, winner of multiple All Ireland titles in all codes, 60x30, 40x20 and Wall Ball (1 Wall) There is a 40x20 court along side the 60x30 court . 
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St. Mary's Park, King's Island, Limerick City

St. Mary's Park, King's Island, Limerick City Photographed by E. Timoney, April 2022, with assistance from M. O'Regan. A campaigne has been launch to roof this alley in May 2022. See: https://www.limerickpost.ie/2022/04/10/roof-needed-for-limerick-city-handball-alleys/ This alley also featured in a public art project in 2005, entitled, The Banshee Lives in the Hnadball Alley. See. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X764d7yCQFs and. https://www.publicart.ie/main/directory/directory/view/the-banshee-lives-in-the-handball-alley/c35de62609b01c1eeeb980c42be4215a/
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30 April 2022

Barrack Street, off Rush Street, Castlebar, Co. Mayo

Barrack Street, off Rush Street, Castlebar, Co. Mayo Photographs and information provided by M. Coady, February 2022 The alley was built after the Famine and was donated by Lord Lucan to the people of Castlebar and previously faced the opposite way. It was roofed and upgraded in 1975 and is still owned by the Parish. Great handballers played there, Mayo's Paddy Bollingbroke, Mickey Walsh, Peter McGee among others.
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28 April 2022

Lecarrow, Co. Roscommon

Lecarrow, Co. Roscommon
Lecarrow, Co. Roscommon Photographs provided by G. Loughran in 2013. This alley is mentioned in book Old Handball Alleys. History, Player's Stories,Co.Roscommon (1999) by Pakie Hoare. Permission to include page from book provided by Hoare family.
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Templeludigan, Co. Wexford

Templeludigan, Co. Wexford. Photographs provided by O'Reilly family in April 2022. Handball club established 1931
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Collins Barracks, Cork City

Collins Barracks, Cork City, Co. Cork. Photographed April 2022. Information about alley provided by C.Roche.
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