Racquetball in Ireland
- Racquetball was introduced
to Ireland in the 1970`s and is played now in almost all parts
of the country.
- The Racquetball Association
of Ireland is the body that administers the sport in Ireland.
It was formed in 1979.
- Along with the various tournaments
sanctioned by the Association, it also hosts National Championships(AII
Ireland`s) in various skill levels from Novice , D, C, B to Open
and also age groups from Under 12 years to over 55 years.
- Sanctioned tournaments from
a important part of the Tournament Calendar and the most popular
of these are the Irish
Open in Arklow Co Wicklow , Castlebar Open and
the Irish Junior Open for
- Affiliated Racquetball Clubs
in Ireland number about 40 and racquetball is played in these
venues, here is a list of some of the venues;
Co Cork, Macroom, Co Cork
Mary's Sligo, Co Sligo
Co Mayo, Castlebar, Co Mayo, Ballina Co Mayo,
Galway City , University College, Galway, Athenry, Co Galway
Co Galway. Loughrea, Co Galway
Co Meath, Oldcastle, Co Meath
, Kingscourt, Co Cavan,
Co Tipperary, Fethard, Co Tipperary, Golden, Co Tipperary