Thom's Irish Who's Who/Toomey, William


TOOMEY, William, B.A. (T.C.D.), Barrister King's Inns, 1900. Educ.: King William College, Isle of Man, and Trinity College, Dublin; won a number of races, both at athletics and swimming, while at school; won hurdle race and a number cycle races, T.C.D., and represented Trinity College in Athletics v. Oxford and Cambridge, 1896; was member of T.C.D. cycling team, 1897; Master of Bray Harriers, 1902-7; and from 1909; has been three times judge of the Irish Red Setter Field trials, and has won a number of silver cups at point-to-point races. Recns.: hunting, football, swimming and golf, fishing and shooting: son of William G. Toomey, M.D., LL.D., of Ardmore, Bray, Co. Wicklow; b. 1877; m. 1915, Olive Hope, dau. of Capt. Hugh Massy. Res.: Annacrevy, Bray. Co. Wicklow.