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8 August 2008

Ballymacelligott, Co. Kerry

Ballymacelligott, Co. Kerry

Information provided by HERITAGE WEEK postcards
Main Wall, Side Walls and Back Wall date from 1950, as does Seating. Roof dates from 1970.

Land was donated vt Mr. Jimmy McEllistrim

Ongoing imporvements take place, and handball is still going strong.

Walls and Floor built from concrete, Roof corrugated iron, Seating is wooden (originally concrete). The alley also has a kitchen and changing rooms.

Main Wall is 30' high
The alley dimension is 60'x28'
Wall thickness 100mm

The alley was erected in 1950 through voluntary labour organised by Fr. Denis Griffin C.C.

2007 All-Ireland ladies senior final. Ashley Prenderville V Maria Daly, both from Ballymacelligott and played in Ballymacelligott. 1975 Al Ireland club champions R. and Murty McEllistrim, Nicholas Kerins, J.P. and Kellly Leen.


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