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Hit the Wall

Handball is an ancient game which was once a stalwart of Irish Life. 50 years ago it was hugely popular, almost every town or village had an alley.

Today only 10,000 people still play, and many consider it a “dead game”.

In the landscape of Irish sport it is an island within an island.

However in certain parts of the country it remains a source of immense pride and fierce competition.

This Documentary peers into the underground world of handball and asks:

"Why compete in a sport that the country seems to have forgotten?"



Hit the Wall Handball