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Traffic management plan for Women’s Irish Open at Dromoland

A TRAFFIC management plan is to be put in place for the duration of the upcoming KPMG Women’s Irish Open Golf Tournament at Dromoland Castle gardaí have confirmed. The KPMG sponsored Women’s Irish Open golf tournament is scheduled to take place at Dromoland Castle from Thursday, September 22 to Sunday, September 25. The Pro-Am event will take place on Wednesday, September 21. Car parking for the event is free and is located at the Inn at Dromoland. It is open from 7am to 7pm each day and will be manned by parking stewards. The public are being asked to follow the directional signs from the motorway and the directions of Gardaí and parking stewards to assist them in reaching the car park swiftly. “From here patrons can access the golf course with ease. Parking is provided for inside the grounds of the Inn at Dromoland and we are asking that all drivers avail of this,” said Sergeant Triona Brooks, Crime Prevention …

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Open helping to drive Dromoland’s golf ambitions

AS someone who has been a member of Dromoland Castle Golf Club for over 30 years, Mark Reynolds is well placed to judge the significance of the club hosting the KPMG Women’s Irish Open from September 22-25. The Quin native has seen the club expand from humble beginnings in to a picturesque course that continues to be improve upon with Reynolds playing an important role in the continuous enhancing of the players’ experience. Since becoming a member in 1988, he has a keen understanding of the importance of golf as part of the overall Dromoland Castle experience as he hopes to see a large crowd turn out to watch the world’s best women’s golfers in action from September 22-25. “I was 10 years of age when I joined Dromoland Castle. I was hitting a few shots when I was approached about joining and the rest is history. I’ve been a golf member since 1988 and I joined the golf team …

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Eamonn’s quest for Dromoland legacy with Women’s Open teed up

It cannot be attributed to luck. Everywhere Eamonn O’Donnell goes, success follows. The Dungarvan man holds the role of Director of Golf at Dromoland Castle Golf Club as he continues to leave a lasting impression. He has spent over three and a half years in his current role, helping to plant the seeds for Dromoland Castle hosting the KPMG Women’s Irish Open, which he hopes will leave a lasting legacy behind. Despite trying to spread the praise, O’Donnell’s role in ensuring the venue will host this event, which is being held for the first time since 2012, cannot be understated. “I first met Mark Nolan (Managing Director at Dromoland Castle) three and a half years ago. Himself and the Board of Directors were eager to host a major golf event and roughly six to nine months after that I mentioned the possibility of hosting this event. “We held discussions behind the scenes and the next stop was contacting the Ladies …

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Shannon Airport to sponsor Women’s Irish Open

IN 2019 there was some criticism of Shannon Group after the Irish Open in Lahinch, with claims it had missed an opportunity to market Shannon Airport to an international audience. If that was a mistake it’s not going to be repeated this year, as on Tuesday it announced a partnership with the Women’s Irish Open, which is being played at Dromoland from September 22-25. It will be the first time for a Ladies European Tour event to be played in Ireland since 2012. The competition will see 126 of the best professionals on the Ladies European Tour and leading Irish Amateurs take to the 18-hole Championship Course, including selected star players from the LPGA Money List. Shannon Group CEO Mary Considine said, “We are delighted to become an official partner of the KPMG Women’s Irish Open, which is being held on our doorstep, at the acclaimed Dromoland Castle, providing an opportunity to highlight the fantastic golfing talent we have here …

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