12 August 2008

Fenagh, Co.Leitrim




Fenagh, Co.Leitrim
Photographed August 2008 by S. Ryan

Information from HERITAGE WEEK postcard

Main Wall 1911; Side Walls 1954; Back Wall 1991; Roof 2006; Seating 2008
Land donated by Jack Ellis
3 walls 60x30 1954
Handball is still going strong

Walls constructed in 1954 made from handb-made blocks
Floor material is concrete
Roof is Kingspan insulated panels
Seating is wooden
Glass back wall added in 2008

Height of main wall 30'
Lenght of alley 60'
Length of main wall 30'
Thickness of walls 12"

Pat Heeran & Mick Casserly were Leitrim champions in 20s
John Tom Bland Leitrim champion 1967
Duxie Walsh exhibition 1996

Open air dances were held in alley in 1950s

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