Monday, February 3, 2014

Harry Boland, 1948 Olympian, RIP


Harry Boland,  a member of the Irish basketball  team at the 1948 Olympics,  died on 18 December 2013.
Apart from making the Olympic team, Boland was an outstanding player throughout the 1940s and 1950s. As an administrator, he served as treasurer of UCD Basketball Club for more than 50 years after first taking up the position in the mid-1940s.  He was president of Basketball Ireland from 1965 to 1968.
* See more on Harry from an RTE Capital D programme at  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYoatTq1SvQ

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