12 August 2008

Tinahealy, Co. Wicklow

Tinahealy, Co. Wicklow
Photographs and updated information from R. Cleary 2013.
The alley was refurbished between 2008 - 2013 (new lighting system 2008, painted inside and new roof 2009, plastered outside 2012). In 2013 the handball club was up and running with 40 members and used every night for both handball and racquetball

The club was founded by Billy Pollard in 1950. Initially, it was a 3-wall alley built in late 1800's. It was roofed in 1972.

August 2008
Information from HERITAGE WEEK postcard
Billy Pollard was the founder.
The land was provided by Tim Cleary

Back Wall Roof and Seating from 1976
1957 Joe Cleary 2 minor All Irelands; 1958-1959 Senior, 1969; Pat Quaile under 21 All Ireland 1989


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