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Galway backs out of 2021 Irish Amateur Open

Galway Golf Club. Picture: Galway GC Golf Ireland will soon begin searching for a new venue for this year’s Irish Amateur Open Championship after Galway Golf Club voted on Monday to turn down its chance to host the event from August 12-15. Three years ago, the huge Salthill club, which had 1,292 members on its books at the start of last year, was awar...
Tags: England, Sport, Golf, Galway, Warrenpoint, Salthill, James Newton, Development Committee, Amateur golf, Jamie Fletcher, Galway Golf Club, Island Golf Club, Golf Ireland, Ken Kearney, Donabate, Mackenzie Ebert


Radio News Hub moves to new home in Leeds

UK news provider Radio News Hub is preparing to move to a new home in West Yorkshire. Until now the company has been operating out of a serviced office block near Leeds. The move marks the latest milestone in the company’s progression – which began in a small backroom in a shared office space late in 2014. It has also recently appointed ex-talkRADIO newsreader Carl Hartley as a new senior journalist with plans to introduce a new Content Manager role early in 2021. The team at Broadcast Radio ...
Tags: Business, UK, Radio, Radio industry, North, Leeds, Jamie Fletcher, Broadcast Radio, Radio News Hub, Stephanie Otty, Carl Hartley, West Yorkshire Until


UK radio stations set to cover US Election 2020

The biggest event of the year in US politics is set to be covered live by a number of radio stations in the UK this Tuesday. LBC, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 Live and News Radio UK will all pause regular programmes for non-stop coverage from America. LBC’s special show starts at 10pm and will be in video as well as audio with Iain Dale and Shelagh Fogarty live from LBC’s new studios in Westminster. Tom Swarbrick will be live from the Election Hub at Global’s news centre in Leicester Square and ...
Tags: Usa, UK, Top, Washington, Global, US, America, Radio, Wisconsin, Radio industry, States, LBC, Biden, Trump, Bbc Radio 4, Iain Dale


Free daily coronavirus news round-up available

Radio News Hub is producing a daily 10-minute audio news round-up focussing on the current coronavirus pandemic. The broadcast-ready production will be available after 7pm each weekday and any station around the world, including non-Radio News Hub clients, can air it for free. The round-up will include all of the days’ developments, including audio from senior government figures including Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Stations just need to email [email protected] to gain access. Director ...
Tags: UK, Top, Industry, Radio, Boris Johnson, Leeds, Alerts, Jamie Fletcher, Radio News Hub, Stephanie Otty, Coronavirus


McLarnon wins in a canter at Lee Valley

Tiarnan McLarnon. Picture by Pat Cashman Massereene’s Tiarnan McLarnon galloped to an impressive seven-stroke win in the Lee Valley Senior Scratch Cup.Second to Gary O’Flaherty last year, the reigning Mullingar Scratch Trophy holder followed an opening 73 with rounds of 66 and 69 to win on eight-under par 208 from fellow international Ronan Mullarney from Galway.County Louth’s Ger...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Lee Valley, Riordan, Kilkenny, Paul Buckley, Christopher Taylor, John O Brien, Shane Kenneally, Stephen O Neill, James Murray, Kevin Collins, Amateur golf, Colm Campbell, Jamie Fletcher, Jack McDonnell


History beckons as Irish Close heads for The European Club

The fourth at The European Club Ireland's amateur championship season moves into its highest gear in the coming weeks with the staging of the AIG Irish Amateur Close Championship at The European Club, the World Amateur Teams Championships at Carton House and the Home Internationals.The Close, as it is fondly known, takes place on August 4 -8 over a links which is in remarkably fin...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Shane Lowry, South, McIlroy, Ewing, Sligo, Portrush, Reece, Royal County Down, Tom Egan, European Club, The


Radio News Hub team celebrates milestone

A radio news service set up four years ago has just celebrated delivering one million bulletins to subscribers. Radio News Hub was created by a small team of four journalists and an accountant to provide an alternative news service to community, ex-pat and small commercial radio stations. The service is now heard on two hundred radio stations including Chris Country, Power on Lanzarote and Nation Radio. Jamie Fletcher, one of the directors of Radio News Hub, says, “This is a fantastic achieve...
Tags: Industry, Radio, Lanzarote, Jon Francis, Jamie Fletcher, Radio News Hub, Chris Country Power, Stephanie Otty, Dave Utley


Mullarney wins NI Open spot

Galway’s Ronan Mullarney receiving the Northern Ireland Amateur Open trophy from Peter Daly, Captain Galgorm Castle, and Valerie Penney from Specsavers Ballymena Ronan Mullarney booked his place in next month’s NI Open when he came out on top in the Modest! Golf Northern Ireland Amateur Open at Galgorm Castle.The Galway international was in sensational form, carding rounds of 67 ...
Tags: France, Sport, United States, Ireland, Golf, Northern Ireland, Jordan, Galway, Reid, Ballymena, Barton, Mulhall, Amateur golf, Dermot McElroy, Maynooth University, Jamie Fletcher


North: Strong Portrush presence in last 16

Christopher Moulds (Lisburn) driving at the 16th tee in the final round of the 2017 Irish Mid Amateur Open Championship at Clandeboye. Picture by Pat Cashman Rosslare might have two players in the last 16 but there's a great chance of a home winner in the North of Ireland Amateur Open at Royal Portrush.Royal Portrush's Richard and Patrick McCrudden, Tyrone Clarke and Matt McAlpin ...
Tags: Florida, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Paul Mcginley, Clarke, Castle, Richard, Galway, Portadown, Darren, Warrenpoint, Lisburn, Portrush, Royal Portrush, David Ross


Paddy Gribben rolls back the years with Warrenpoint Scratch Cup win

Paddy Gribben (Warrenpoint) during the AIG Senior Cup at Kindle in 2012. Picture; Pat Cashman Former Walker Cup star and European Amateur champion Paddy Gribben showed the young guns he can still play a bit when he fired a pair of three-under 68s to win the Warrenpoint Senior Scratch Cup by three shots.While international Colm Campbell did not feel ready to tee it up as he battles...
Tags: Asia, US, Sport, Aig, Britain, Ireland, Golf, South America, Eisenhower, Ryan, Warrenpoint, Nairn, Jonathan Byrd, Amateur golf, Colm Campbell, Pat Cashman


Campbell set for return in Warrenpoint Scratch Cup

Colm Campbell holes a crucial putt for Warrenpoint. Picture: Pat Cashman International Colm Campbell hopes to make his long-awaited comeback from injury by defending the Warrenpoint Senior Scratch Cup on Sunday The 31-year old has been out of the game for six months after general wear and tear led to him developing a Hook of Hamate injury in his left hand.Winner of the East of Ire...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Jack, Campbell, Ryan, Warrenpoint, Royal County, Amateur golf, Colm Campbell, Royal Dublin, Jamie Fletcher, William Small, Marc McKinstry, Cairndhu


Power progresses at Rosses Point

Mark Power. Picture: Pat Cashman Photography 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.Winner of the Irish Boys title in 2016 and 2017, the 17-year old beat Carton House’s Paul O’Hanlon 7&6 in the first round be...
Tags: Sport, Power, Aig, West, Ireland, Ford, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Dublin, Collins, Anderson, Douglas, Barry Anderson, McDermott, PAUL, Flanagan


McCarron leads West of Ireland qualifiers

Kyle McCarron en route to his Irish Youths win at Ardglass in 2014. Picture by Pat Cashman North West's Kyle McCarron added a two-under 69 to his opening 68 to lead the qualifiers for the matchplay stages of the West of Ireland Championship at Rosses Point.The 2014 Irish Youths champion mixed an eagle and four birdies with two bogeys and a double-bogey at the seventh to finish on ...
Tags: Sport, West, Ireland, Heritage, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, North West, Castle, Kennedy, Anderson, Douglas, Barry Anderson, Warrenpoint, McCarron, Yates, Naas


Hope springs eternal out West

Gary McDermott gets ready for another crack at the West of Ireland title Reputations count for nothing when the wind whips across County Sligo for the annual West of Ireland Championship.While eight members of the international panel are teeing it up in the first of two strokeplay qualifying rounds today, hoping to make the top 64 who will match Sunday's first matchplay round, las...
Tags: Qatar, Sport, West, Ireland, South Africa, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Sydney, Argentina, Dublin, Alex, Anderson, Robin, Great Britain, Gary, Barry Anderson


West of Ireland tee-times

The 17th at County Sligo Royal Dublin's Barry Anderson will tee off his defence of the West of Ireland Championship on the fearsome 17th at Rosses Point.The Sligo native will be joined on the tee for the 9 am shotgun start Rosslare's John Brady and Castle's Alex Gleeson while last year's runner-up, Jack Pierse, is out in the afternoon wave for the 2 pm start.The Portmarnock man is...
Tags: Sport, West, Ireland, Heritage, Golf, North West, Dublin, The Island, Barry Anderson, Sligo, Portrush, John Brady, Portmarnock, Amateur golf, Alex Gleeson, Jamie Fletcher


Domestic bliss? GUI reveals selection criteria for 2018

GUI National Panel member and Flogas Irish Amateur Open Champion Peter O’Keeffe who will be looking to build on the success he had in 2017. Picture: Pat Cashman Photography. Ireland's top amateurs may be encouraged to play more at home following the GUI's decision to announce "new selection criteria" for its senior men's teams in 2018.In what the GUI says is part of its strategy t...
Tags: Wales, Berlin, Sport, Ireland, Golf, North West, GUI, Galway, Barry Anderson, Warrenpoint, Athlone, Conwy, Portmarnock, Amateur golf, John Ross Galbraith, Pat Cashman


Mullarney and Fletcher among new faces on Irish Senior panel

Galway's Ronan Mullarney. Picture: Pat Cashman Ronan Mullarney and  AIG Irish Close Champion Jamie Fletcher are two of five new faces on 2018 Senior panel named by the GUI on Thursday.They are joined by West of Ireland champion Barry Anderson (The Royal Dublin), South of Ireland champion James Sugrue (Mallow) and former Boys international John Murphy (Kinsale).A former Mullingar S...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Galway, Barry Anderson, Murphy, John Murphy, Warrenpoint, University of Louisville, Fletcher, Rafferty, InterVarsity, Royal County Down, Kinsale, Amateur golf


Motivated Galway ready for Warrenpoint; Grange seek end to 71-year drought

Adrian Walsh (Ballybunion) holes the winning putt on the 20th green in the AIG Junior Cup at semi-final win over Loughrea at Carton House (20/09/2017). Picture by Pat Cashman An inspirational speech from All Ireland Hurling title winner Joe Canning could prove prophetic when Galway try to make it third time lucky in the AIG Barton Shield Final at Carton House today.The Connacht ch...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Paul Mcginley, Kerry, JAmes millar, Jack, Galway, Walsh, Campbell, Ryan, Warrenpoint, Malone, Lyons, Ballybunion


Galway have point to prove in AIG Cups and Shields

Galway's Joe Lyons. Picture by Pat Cashman Galway insist they have a point to prove as they bid for the first leg of a dream double in the AIG Barton Shield semi-finals at Carton House today.The elite foursomes event will be the curtain-raiser for All-Ireland finals of the biggest annual amateur golfing competition in Europe with the Connacht champions taking on Tralee and reignin...
Tags: Europe, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Lowry, Limerick, Galway, Connacht, Thompson, Walsh, Fleming, Warrenpoint, Malone, Donnell, McMahon, Lyons


Top class field assembled for Dundalk Scratch Cup

Pictured at the launch of the 2017 Dundalk Scratch Cup sponsored by One Finance were (from left): Leslie Walker (Club Professional), Niall McDonnell (One Finance), Caolan Rafferty (Current Holder) and Dundalk Golf Club Captain Mickey Coburn. A top class field has been assembled for the One Finance sponsored Dundalk Scratch Cup which takes place over 36 holes at Dundalk Golf Club t...
Tags: Sport, Colombia, Prague, Ireland, Golf, Grant, Warrenpoint, Dundalk, Peter Rogers, Rafferty, Amateur golf, Colm Campbell, Leslie Walker, Maynooth University, Jamie Fletcher, Geoff Lenehan


Leinster AIG Senior Cup for Carton House; Warrenpoint retain AIG Barton Shield in Ulster

Paul O'Hanlon (Carton House). Picture by Pat Cashman Carton House beat Laytown and Bettystown 3.5-1.5 to claim the Leinster title in the AIG Senior Cup and qualify for next month's All Ireland Finals on home turf.The Kildare men beat Kilkenny 4-1 in Saturday morning's quarter-finals at Malahide, then defeated Newlands 3.5-1.5 in the semi-finals before going on to take the Leinster...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Leinster, Limerick, Galway, Connacht, Newlands, Ulster, Warrenpoint, Kilkenny, St Patrick, Eugene Smith, Tralee, Royal Portrush


Fletcher holds off combative Kitt to win Irish Close

Jamie Fletcher (Warrenpoint) winner of the AIG 2017 Irish Amateur Close Championship at Galway Golf Club today (26/08/2017) pictured on the diving board at Salthill beach front. Picture by Pat Cashman Warrenpoint’s Jamie Fletcher kept a cool head to hold off a late rally from Athenry teenager David Kitt and win the AIG Irish Amateur Close by one hole at Galway.The 21-year old form...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Galway, Warrenpoint, Fletcher, Barton, Salthill, Kitt, Amateur golf, Colm Campbell, Pat Cashman, Jamie Fletcher Warrenpoint, Pat Cashman Warrenpoint, Jamie Fletcher


Schoolboy Kitt remains on course for Irish Close glory

David Kitt (Athenry) driving at the 18th tee during the day four of the AIG Irish Amateur Close Championship at Galway Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman Athenry schoolboy David Kitt could become the youngest winner of the AIG Irish Amateur Close since Rory McIlroy in 2006 after cruising into the semi-finals in impressive style on a day of shocks at Galway Golf Club.The diminutive ...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Galway, Connacht, Norton, Flanagan, Ryan, McIlroy, Warrenpoint, Dundalk, Fletcher, Rafferty, Sligo, Dawson


Fletcher aiming high as Mullarney ousts Gleeson on home turf

Jamie Fletcher (Warrenpoint) jumping to see the flag on the 8th green during the third day of the AIG 2017 Irish Amateur Close Championship at Galway Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman Warrenpoint's Jamie Fletcher is looking forward to dipping his toes in at the deep end again after he beat clubmate Colm Campbell to reach the last 16 of the AIG Irish Amateur Close at wind-lashed Ga...
Tags: Sport, Aig, West, Ireland, Golf, Jack, Galway, East, Campbell, Arthur, Dundalk, Fletcher, Rafferty, Sligo, Robbie, Gleeson


Northern Ireland Amateur offers two spots in NI Open

Cormac Sharvin, former Northern Ireland Amateur Open winner (2012) and now full time touring professional, who will compete in the 2017 NI Open The winner and the leading Under 18 finisher in the Northern Ireland Amateur Open will qualify for the NI Open, presented by Modest! Golf at Galgorm Castle from August 10-13.The Northern Ireland Amateur Open, sponsored by Specsavers Bally...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Northern Ireland, Oman, Warrenpoint, Ballymena, McElroy, Tom McKibbin, Amateur golf, Challenge Tour, Cormac Sharvin, Dermot McElroy, Sharvin, Reeve Whitson, Jamie Fletcher


Radio NewsHub celebrates birthday milestone

Radio news providers Radio NewsHub is celebrating two years of service, welcoming its 100th client station. The company provides hourly news updates for English speaking radio stations in the UK and around the world from its base in Leeds. It boasts delivery via Dropbox, email and FTP, saying there’s no need for a satellite dish to use the service. Director Jamie Fletcher says: “It’s been a fantastic two years watching the business grow. We now serve over 100 radio stations both at home and ab...
Tags: UK, Radio, Leeds, Industry News, Jamie Fletcher, Thames Radio, Radio Newshub, Chris Country Chris Stevens Chris Country


Radio NewsHub team report from US Election

Director Jamie Fletcher and reporter Rachel Richter will be delivering bulletins throughout the day on Tuesday and through the night, with a result expected in the early hours of Wednesday UK time.
Tags: UK, US, Radio, Industry News, Jamie Fletcher


Long wait over for Warrenpoint and Castle

Colm Campbell (Warrenpoint) holes the putt on the 16th green in the final of the AIG Barton Shield at Carton House today (15/09/2016). Picture by Pat Cashman Warrenpoint end a five-year wait for the AIG Barton Shield as Castle put an equally difficult wait behind them to capture the AIG Junior Cup for the first time.For Castle, it fell to 15 year old Tommy Smyth to clinch a 3-2 win over Lurgan by sweetly coaxing home a 15-footer for birdie at the par-five ...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Galway, Gary Lucas, Brady, Campbell, Warrenpoint, Fletcher, Whelan, Moran, Coulter, Lurgan, Castletroy, Gleeson


Fantastic Fox shoots 62 to win at Galgorm

Winner Ryan Fox. Picture: Golffile Olympics-bound New Zealander Ryan Fox equalled the Galgorm Castle Golf Club course record as he stormed to victory at the Tayto Northern Ireland Open in partnership with Ulster Bank.His nine under par 62 equalled Joakim Lagergren’s score in the 2014 edition of the Northern Ireland Open, but Fox threatened to go one better down the closing stretch as he secured his second European Challenge Tour title.Starting the day on t...
Tags: Sport, Fox, Golf, New Zealand, Ulster Bank, Rio, Soderberg, Nir, Dylan Frittelli, Tom Lewis, Gavin Moynihan, Ryan Fox, Joe Dillon, Michael Hoey, David Carey, Challenge Tour


Hoey lurking at Galgorm Castle

Dylan Frittelli. Picture: Golffile Tournament ambassador Michael Hoey is just three shots behind leader Dylan Frittelli heading into the final round of the Tayto Northern Ireland Open in partnership with Ulster Bank.As South African Frittellii shot a bogey-free 65 at Galgorm Castle Golf Club to lead by one from Wil Besseling of the Netherlands on 13 under par, Hoe’s 68 leaves him tied for fourth.Frittelli, a former European Challenge Tour winner, had to co...
Tags: Sport, Netherlands, Golf, New Zealand, Holland, Lima, Soderberg, Maddy, Hoey, Nir, Dylan Frittelli, Gavin Moynihan, Ryan Fox, Joe Dillon, Michael Hoey, David Carey