12 August 2008

Ballisodare, Co. Sligo






Ballisodare, Co. Sligo
August 2008
Folowing information provided on HERITAGE WEEK postcard:
This alley has been the venue for Irish One-Wall National Finals from 1999-2008 (weather permitting)
Tournaments took place in 1930s and 1940s. Jim o'Rourke and Jim Bergin were All-Ireland senior doubles winners1947, 1949, 1950.

Main Wall built 1929
Side Wall built 1928
Source of Land: Partly funded by workforce of sloor mills
New floor and railings added in 1997

Walls and Floor from concrete

Height of Main Wall: 20' 0"
Length of Court:60' 3"
Width of Main Wall: 29' 0"
Thickness of Walls:1'1"

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