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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


Keating, Hogg and Murphy win 2020 Underage Orders of Merit

Dylan Keating (Seapoint) on the fourth tee during round one of the Munster Stroke Play Championship 2020, Cork Golf Club, Cork, Co. Cork, Ireland. 05/09/2020. Picture © Golffile | Thos Caffrey Seapoint’s Dylan Keating, Belvoir Park’s Darcy Hogg and Douglas’ Jack Murphy have been confirmed as winners of the Boys Underage Orders of Merit for 2020.Keati...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Belfast, Leinster, Connacht, Douglas, Murphy, Warrenpoint, Jack Murphy, Keating, Hogg, Alex King, Malahide, Merit, Amateur golf, Faithlegg


Double up for Portumna as McLoughlin wins Irish Mid-Amateur by two

James McLoughlin (Portumna) playing his second shot to the 18th greenin the final round of the 2020 Irish Mid Amateur Open Championship at Nenagh Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman James McLoughlin gave Portumna its second national title this year when he closed with a level par 72 at Nenagh Golf Club to win the Irish Mid-Amateur Championship on level ...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Campbell, Murphy, Warrenpoint, McLoughlin, Thurles, Amateur golf, Colm Campbell, Pat Cashman, Colm Campbell Warrenpoint, Lyons Galway, Powerscourt, Hogan Nenagh, Neenan Lahinch, Kennedy The Island


Murphy and Egan set the pace as young guns lurk in Munster Stroke Play

Eoin Murphy (Dundalk) on the 2nd tee during Round 1 of the Munster Stroke Play Championship 2020, Cork Golf Club, Cork, Co. Cork, Ireland. 05/09/2020 Picture: Golffile | Thos Caffrey Some of Ireland's up and coming young players are starting to strut their stuff at senior level and a new face may join the championship winners and claim the Munster Str...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Connacht, Murphy, Ryan, Warrenpoint, Enniscorthy, Keating, Whelan, Lahinch, Keith Egan, Egan, Portmarnock, Geraghty, Dun Laoghaire


Countdown to One Finance Dundalk Scratch Cup - entries open on Thursday

Pictured at the launch of the One Finance sponsored Dundalk Scratch Cup were (from left): Martin McDonnell, Managing Director, One Finance; Caolan Rafferty, defending champion and Trevor Giff, Captain, Dundalk Golf Club. Ireland’s top amateurs will be heading to Dundalk on Sunday, September 13 to stop local hero Caolan Rafferty winning his third succ...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Dublin, Padraig Harrington, Warrenpoint, Dundalk, Peter Rogers, Rafferty, David Gibson, Pro Shop, James Fox, Downpatrick, Amateur golf, Colm Campbell, STEPHEN GRANT, Michael McGeady


Keating wins Ulster Boys as Storm Francis forces abandonment of day two

Seapoint’s Dylan Keating Picture by Pat Cashman Seapoint’s Dylan Keating captured the Ulster Boys Championship at Warrenpoint when the second day was abandoned due to structural damage to the course.The Co Louth man (18) opened with a five-under-par 66 to lead by five strokes from Balmoral’s Conor Clarke and by six from a six-man group on one-over fea...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Francis, Balmoral, Warrenpoint, Louth, Keating, Conor Clarke, Amateur golf, Ulster Boys, Ulster Branch, Dylan Keating, Mel Deasy, Pat Cashman Seapoint, Ulster Boys Championship


Wilson pips Murphy for Leinster Under 14 title at Ashbourne

Michael Wilson (Massereene) driving at the 18th tee during the 2020 Leinster Under 14 Boys Amateur Open at Ashbourne Golf Club today (24/08/2020). Picture by Pat Cashman Massereene’s Michael Wilson captured the Leinster Boys Under 14 Amateur Open when he edged out Douglas’ Jack Murphy on the break of a tie at Ashbourne.The pair shot one-over-par round...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Belfast, Douglas, Wilson, Murphy, Cooper, Coleman, Warrenpoint, Jack Murphy, Hogg, Michael Wilson, Ashbourne, Dun Laoghaire, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman


Keating heads strong field for Irish Boys at Thurles

Dylan Keating (Leinster) driving at the 11th tee during the Boys (Under 18) Interprovincial Championship matches at Athlone Golf Club today (25/07/2019). Picture by Pat Cashman Seapoint’s Dylan Keating heads the field for the Irish Boys Amateur Championship which gets underway at Thurles on Monday.Playing off plus three, the 18-year-old will be lookin...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Limerick, Galway, Wilson, Ulster, Flanagan, Warrenpoint, Keating, Lyons, Lisburn, Ballybunion, Sligo, Thurles, Athlone, Kinsale


Brexit: Warrenpoint Harbour 'needs 40,000sq ft facility for goods checks'

MP says Warrenpoint facility includes HGV parking and offices but harbour boss calls for "clarity".
Tags: News, Warrenpoint, Warrenpoint Harbour


Lee Duffy: 'I could no longer breathe on my own' says former Warrenpoint player after coronavirus recovery

Former Warrenpoint striker Lee Duffy spends eight days in hospital "hooked up to oxygen" with coronavirus before making a recovery.
Tags: Football, Warrenpoint, Lee Duffy


Ex-Warrenpoint striker was 'hooked up to oxygen'

Former Warrenpoint striker Lee Duffy spends eight days in hospital "hooked up to oxygen" with coronavirus before making a recovery.
Tags: News, Warrenpoint, Lee Duffy


Ballymena supporter buses won't run to Warrenpoint game after 'unproven sectarian chanting allegations'

Six Ballymena United supporter club buses for Saturday's trip to Warrenpoint Town are cancelled after "unproven allegations of sectarian chanting".
Tags: News, Warrenpoint, Warrenpoint Town, Ballymena, Ballymena United


Lester joined by Griffin and McClean in last 32 at Spanish Amateur

Hermitage’s Rowan Lester. Picture: Ernest Blignault Hermitage's Rowan Lester led a trio of Irish qualifiers into the matchplay stages of the Spanish Amateur Championship for the Copa del Rey in Seville.The former North of Ireland champion followed a 70 with a level par 72 at Real Club de Golf Sevilla to tie for eighth on two-under par, just three strokes behind leading qualifier J...
Tags: Spain, Sport, Ireland, Italy, Golf, Sergio Garcia, Portugal, Switzerland, Griffin, Darren Clarke, Seville, Robert Foley, Warrenpoint, Malone, Lester, Netherland


McKibbin one off the pace in Spanish Amateur in Seville

Holywood’s Tom McKibbin Holywood’s Tim McKibbin continued his superb start to the season by opening with a three-under 69 that left him just a shot off the lead after the first qualifying round of Spanish Amateur for the Copa del Rey in Sevllle.Currently ranked 109th in the World Amateur Golf Ranking, the 17-year-old from Newtownabbey was runner-up in the Australian Amateur Champi...
Tags: Sport, Netherlands, Golf, Sergio Garcia, Dublin, Darren Clarke, Seville, Jerez, Warrenpoint, Malone, Newtownabbey, Joost Luiten, Holywood, McKibbin, Waterford, Hermitage


Ballymena United say brawl verdict 'totally exonerated' fans of sectarianism claim

Ballymena United say the Irish FA's verdict into the recent Warrenpoint brawl "totally exonerated" the club's fans of sectarianism claims.
Tags: News, Fa, Warrenpoint, Ballymena United


Warrenpoint keeper Byrne banned for three months after brawl

Warrenpoint Town goalkeeper Mark Byrne is banned for three months while his club and Ballymena United are fined after a melee at their Irish Cup game.
Tags: News, Warrenpoint, Warrenpoint Town, Byrne, Mark Byrne, Ballymena United


Irish Premiership: Glens go top with comeback win over 10-man Warrenpoint

Glentoran clinch a 2-1 home victory over 10-man Warrenpoint to top the Premiership standings while Glenavon fight back for a 2-2 draw with Institute.
Tags: News, Warrenpoint, Glenavon, Glens


Body found in search for missing teenager John Paul Smyth

Tributes are being paid to John Paul Smyth, who was last seen in Warrenpoint on New Year's Eve.
Tags: News, Warrenpoint, John Paul Smyth


Warrenpoint play park damaged in arson

The damage at the play park in Warrenpoint, County Down, occurred on Sunday night.
Tags: News, Warrenpoint, Warrenpoint County Down


McElroy and Gribben tops in Nicklaus Series at Killeen Castle

Ryan Gribben (Warrenpoint). Picture by Pat Cashman Ballymena’s Dermot McElroy and Warrenpoint’s Ryan Gribben took the top prizes in the latest Nicklaus Series outing at Killeen Castle.After a delayed start due to sub zero temperatures at the Jack Nicklaus’ signature course in Co. Meath, McElroy chiseled out a two under par 70, dropping just one shot to top the leaderboard. ...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Jack Nicklaus, Warrenpoint, Ballymena, McElroy, Amateur golf, PGA Irish Region, Killeen Castle, Dermot McElroy, Gribben, Ryan Gribben, Stephen Tierney, Pat Cashman Ballymena, Meath McElroy


GUI releases 2020 schedule

The Sand Hills Links at Rosapenna will host the AIG Irish Amateur Close from 9-13 May 2020 The Golfing Union of Ireland has released the 2020 fixtures calendar.The West of Ireland Championship will be the traditional curtain raiser though it has yet to be decided whether it will be a 72-hole stroke event or revert to matchplay from April 8-14.The Munster Stroke Play Championship w...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Westport, Cork, Galway, Inter, Sutton, Warrenpoint, Malone, Shannon, Louth, Tipperary, Lisburn, Clare


Warrenpoint and Tullamore retain titles at Castle Dargan

Warrenpoint retained Irish Junior Foursomes at Castle Dargan. Picture: Pat Cashman Warrenpoint retained Irish Junior Foursomes when they beat a brave Blainroe by five holes in the All Ireland final at Castle Dargan.John Dunne and Bailey Wilson put in a strong finish to beat David Lally and Conor Leonard by three holes as Rian Carvill and Jack Murtagh were also forced to dig deep ...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Westport, Ulster, Warrenpoint, Sligo, Jonathan Ryan, All Ireland, Tramore, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Faithlegg, Tullamore, Pat Cashman Warrenpoint, Tandragee


O'Keeffe triumphs in Irish Mid-Amateur at Royal Belfast

Peter O’Keeffe (Douglas) won the Irish Mid-Amateur title at Royal Belfast. Picture: Golffile Douglas’ Peter O’Keeffe carded a one-over 71 to win his first Irish Mid-Amateur Championship title at Royal Belfast on Sunday. Leading by a stroke on two-under par overnight after carding rounds of 68 and 70 , the former Irish Amateur Open champion finished one stroke clear of France’s Chr...
Tags: France, Sport, Golf, Belfast, Warrenpoint, Lagan, Keeffe, Portmarnock, Amateur golf, Colm Campbell, Stackstown, Brian Keogh, Peter O'Keeffe, Peter O'Keeffe Douglas, Flynn Tramore, Keeffe Douglas


Irish golf claims 18 places in strong Amateur Championship field

Conor Purcell (Portmarnock) driving from the 5th tee in the final round of the 2019 Flogas Irish Amateur Open Championship at County Sligo. (19/05/2019). Picture by Pat Cashman One of the strongest fields assembled in recent years will contest next month's Amateur Championship at The Island and Portmarnock with 18 Irish players making the 288 strong line up for 36-hole qualifying....
Tags: Australia, US, Sport, Ireland, Golf, Island, The Island, Taipei, Galway, Douglas, 288, John Murphy, Warrenpoint, Eugene Smith, Mallow, Holywood


Jan Browne wins Ulster Girls' Championship

Kilkenny’s Jan Browne won the Ulster Girls' Championship at Warrenpoint. Picture via ILGU Kilkenny's Jan Browne won the Ulster Girls’ Championship and the Fred Daly Trophy thanks to a 3&2 win over Elm Park's Anna Foster at Warrenpoint.She led the qualifiers with a two-over 74, edging out Foster on a countback before beating Nicole Joyce Moreno (2&1) and Caoimhe O'Grady (6&5) to re...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Bush, Foster, Warrenpoint, Kilkenny, Lahinch, Ballina, Tara, Grady, Handicap, Royal Portrush, Elm Park, Amateur golf, Fred Daly, Massereene


Narrow Water wreaths vandal Robert McKeegan has sentence reduced

Robert James McKeegan previously admitted wrecking the Narrow Water memorial near Warrenpoint last year.
Tags: News, Warrenpoint, Robert McKeegan, Robert James McKeegan


Rafferty joins Kennedy atop packed West leaderboard

Caolan Rafferty, picture in action at Laytown and Bettystown recently, co-leads the West of Ireland Championship after a second round 66 Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty produced a breathtaking display of iron-play to join teenager Max Kennedy in the halfway lead in the Radisson Blu sponsored West of Ireland Championship at a sun-kissed County Sligo.Ranked 41st in the world, the internat...
Tags: Amateur golf


Irish Premiership: Jeffrey seeks repeat from Sky Blues against Warrenpoint

David Jeffrey wants his title-chasing Ballymena team to emulate their impressive display against Institute when they take on Warrenpoint.
Tags: News, Institute, JEFFREY, Warrenpoint, Ballymena, David Jeffrey


Newry and Warrenpoint roadworks moves forward

A link is planned between the A1 Belfast-Dublin Road and the A2 Newry-Warrenpoint dual carriageway,
Tags: News, Warrenpoint, Newry, Belfast Dublin Road


Irish Premiership: Ballymena rout Institute to cut gap as Crues beat Warrenpoint

Ballymena United hammer Institute 6-1 to cut the gap on leaders Linfield to six points while Crusaders fight back to beat Warrenpoint Town 3-1.
Tags: News, Crues, Linfield, Institute, Warrenpoint, Warrenpoint Town, Ballymena, Ballymena United