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Michael ‘Ducksie’ Walsh (1966-2016) – All-Ireland Gaelic Handball Champion

Michael ‘Ducksie’ Walsh, the brilliant Irish handball champion from Kilkenny, died aged fifty in 2016. Just a couple of weeks earlier he had defeated the then No. 1 ranked Eoin Kennedy in the final of the open singles at his home court of Talbot’s Inch. He was probably Ireland’s greatest ever handballer.