Place: Rosses Point
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Galway’s Ronan Mullarney will take a healthy four-shot lead into today’s second round at the Flogas Irish Amateur Open Championship after setting the pace with a course-record and career-low 62 in Sligo.
Fri, 17 May, 2019
Conor Purcell leads the Irish charge on home turf at Co Sligo as the Flogas Irish Amateur Open gets underway at Rosses Point tomorrow.
Wed, 15 May, 2019
Ireland international James Sugrue will fly to England on Saturday confident he is in the best possible shape to impress Walker Cup selectors and kick-start a special season amongst the game’s amateur elite.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
Unsafe levels have been found in drinking water samples in more than 30 areas since 2017.
Mon, 15 Apr, 2019
Happiness for some is a long walk with a putter. But for West of Ireland champion Robert Brazill, few things match the thrill of ripping a drive a mile — especially if he’s trying to beat a souped-up track car down the straight at Mondello Park.
Fri, 08 Mar, 2019
The death has occurred, at the age of 89, of Loyal Goulding, Ardmahon House, Well Road, Cork, and one of the great characters of Cork and Irish golf for many years.
Wed, 21 Nov, 2018
The Minneapolis Tribune called it a masterpiece. Thirteen-year-old me couldn’t but agree.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2018
Kilkenny teenager Mark Power is gunning to become the youngest winner of the West of Ireland since Rory McIlroy in 2006 after he completed two impressive wins on the opening day of matchplay combat at Rosses Point.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2018
Tramore’s Robin Dawson stamped his authority on the Radisson Blu sponsored West of Ireland Amateur Open when he fired a championship record equalling 64 to take a three-stroke lead after the first qualifying round at Rosses Point yesterday.
Sat, 31 Mar, 2018
Robin Dawson might be the world No 98 and a recent star performer in the Bonallack Trophy but he admits he’d love to add an amateur “major” to his trophy cabinet should he eventually make the move into the professional ranks.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2018
A coursing club has attracted huge negative reaction on social media after witnesses say the club were searching for hares while a nearby village was out searching for a missing person.
Wed, 03 Jan, 2018
A golf club in the West of Ireland has suffered extensive damage to its course.
Tue, 28 Nov, 2017
Tramore’s Robin Dawson remains on course for his maiden championship success after he battled winds gusting up to 40km/h to reach the last 16 of the AIG Irish Amateur Close at Galway.
Fri, 25 Aug, 2017
Coming hot on the heels of last week’s staging of a modern classic sailing trophy at Kinsale, another 40-year old design is experiencing renewal and re-growth in Ireland after a successful national championship in Sligo.
Thu, 24 Aug, 2017
Three popular beaches have been forced to lower their coveted Blue Flag.
Mon, 22 May, 2017
Conor O’Rourke, Naas, put a stuttering start to the season behind him by scorching to a stunning five under par 66 to grab a two-stroke lead after the first qualifying round of the Radisson Blu sponsored West of Ireland Amateur Open Championship at Co Sligo.
Sat, 15 Apr, 2017
Another successful and dramatic week at the GUI Cups and Shields finals ended in style last Saturday at Carton House when Co Sligo were crowned AIG Senior Cup champions for the fifth time.
Tue, 20 Sep, 2016
The AIG Senior Cup returned to Rosses Point on Saturday night as Co Sligo reclaimed Irish club golf’s blue riband title with a dramatic final victory over Leinster’s Castle at Carton House.
Mon, 19 Sep, 2016
Mon, 20 Jun, 2016
Co Sligo’s Sean Flanagan coped with southerly winds gusting up to 48mph to take a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Radisson Blu sponsored West of Ireland Amateur Open at Rosses Point.
Sat, 26 Mar, 2016
Thu, 24 Mar, 2016
Eleven influential US golf writers, broadcasters, and online media — with a combined audience reach of almost 90m — will play golf courses along the Wild Atlantic Way next week.
Sat, 18 Jul, 2015
Peter Cowen’s coaching academy near Sheffield has been broken into 25 times including seven break-ins this year alone, but fortunately tapes of Graeme McDowell’s golf swing in 2010 remain secure.
Fri, 10 Jul, 2015
The spelling might be different but the result was the same as Ballymena’s Dermot McElroy joined Rory McIlroy on a prestigious list of winners of the Radisson West of Ireland Championship at Rosses Point yesterday.
Wed, 08 Apr, 2015
Coach Michael Bannon has been a driving force on Rory McIlroy’s road to stardom.
Tue, 07 Apr, 2015
There will be a new name on the cup at the Radisson-sponsored West of Ireland Golf Championship in Rosses Point this year.
Mon, 06 Apr, 2015
Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty claimed the bragging rights after the first round of strokeplay at the Radisson West of Ireland Golf Championship at a windswept Rosses Point yesterday.
Sat, 04 Apr, 2015
Defending champion Jack Hume is the bookies’ favourite and Rosses Point’s Gary McDermott the home hope but young Dubliner Kevin LeBlanc could surprise some in the Radisson Blu-sponsored West of Ireland Amateur Open at County Sligo.
Fri, 03 Apr, 2015
A converted coach house in Northern Ireland has been rated the second-best bed and breakfast in the world after receiving top online ratings from guests.
Thu, 22 Jan, 2015
Des O’Driscoll highlights some television highlights for the week ahead.
Sat, 03 Jan, 2015
From Lahinch to Inchydoney and Fenit to Garretstown, thousands of people around the country braved the cold winter seas for the traditional Christmas Day swims.
Sat, 27 Dec, 2014
PORTLAW WITH CURRAGHMORE ESTATE, COUNTY WATERFORD
Mon, 01 Dec, 2014
The West is officially awake as a major international golf venue with Carne Golf Links and County Sligo Golf Club deep in negotiations to host a revived Irish Seniors Open in 2015 and 2016.
Tue, 21 Oct, 2014
Thu, 02 Oct, 2014
The joy etched on the faces of Muskerry’s Dave O’Donovan and Niall Gorey said it all. Their wait for an All-Ireland title was over, they had won a Barton Shield and ended their club’s 61-year wait for glory in the national senior foursomes competition.
Tue, 23 Sep, 2014
Tramore crowned a remarkable week for Munster golf clubs at the AIG Cups and Shields national finals when they claimed the Senior Cup at Carton House.
Mon, 22 Sep, 2014
Munster champions Tramore needed all their fighting spirit after six years of campaigning together to reach today’s AIG Senior Cup final at Carton House.
Sat, 20 Sep, 2014
The 97,000 fans who thronged the magnificent Fota Island Resort over the last four days had it all. The weather, the big names, the course looking better than an airbrushed postcard.
Mon, 23 Jun, 2014
Jack Hume sets out at Royal Portrush today in the 119th Amateur Championship determined to continue his summer of consistency and book his place in the St Andrews Trophy team to take on the Continent of Europe later in the year.
Mon, 16 Jun, 2014
Dermot McElroy is determined to break his championship duck when the Irish Amateur Open gets under way at The Royal Dublin today.
Thu, 08 May, 2014
Kieran McCarthy defends his title against another high-class field in the Munster Stroke Play Championship at Cork Golf Club tomorrow and Sunday.
Fri, 02 May, 2014
Naas ace Jack Hume produced a strongman finish to beat his fitness coach and capture the Radisson Blu sponsored West of Ireland at Rosses Point yesterday.
Wed, 23 Apr, 2014