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History

History of Handball

We are in the process of developing a new & continuous "History Archive" section on our award winning website www.gaahandball.ie and we are welcoming all support and submissions from you the Handball public. 

The purpose of the History section is to offer an array of articles about previous great champions / coaches / figureheads of the game, be it at national, provincial, county or even club level. We at GAA Handball will be continually adding to the section ourselves, reminiscing about great tales & feats of years gone by, but strongly encourage enthusiasts around the country to submit articles to help us grow a comprehensive collection.

It may only be newspaper clippings, iconic photos, or new articles, but we would love your cooperation with this new project whatever your submission.

Please email development.handball@gaa.ie with any submissions or for further information on this project.  

ArticleAuthorDate
Handball links to boxing, Hollywood and even NASA
Paul Fitzpatrick23/8/16
Fantastic community spirit brings historic Taghmon HC back into the fold
Tony Breen23/8/16
A Wexford tribute to a master craftsman
Tony Breen23/8/16
Irish Handball Milestones (1884 - 2016)
GAA Handball18/8/16
Michael ‘Ducksie’ Walsh was a champion to his fingertipsPaul Fitzpatrick12/8/16
Ducksy Walsh Reaped a Golden Harvest
Lorcan O'Rourke11/8/16
Cullentown Strand, Wexford
Tony Breen11/8/16
Joey Maher: A moment in his time was a moment to savour
Paul Fitzpatrick27/5/16
Handball used to be widely played in South Africa
Paul Fitzpatrick
3/5/16
Mike Tyson Playing Handball
Paul Fitzpatrick3/5/16
Handball fans purring as greatest Cat Carey returns to the court
Paul Fitzpatrick20/4/16
The Role of Handball in 1916
Paul Fitzpatrick
1/4/16
Willie Delaney - Wexford
Paul Fitzpatrick23/1/16
The greatest All-Ireland final of all time?
Paul Fitzpatrick9/11/15
Wexford's Martin O'Neill - A forgotten legend of Irish Handball
Paul Fitzpatrick
7/9/15
Irish Handball Outdoors - 1920 - 1950
Paul Fitzpatrick19/2/15
History of Handball
Tom O'Connor28/9/10