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2013 will be a special year for the Irish Open

clock December 31, 2012 14:23 by author Charlie Mulqueen
Irish Open is following the country's best players in its rise to the top [More]

Damien McGrane moving up the rankings

clock July 31, 2011 19:24 by author Diarmuid O'Flynn
After a difficult period, Damien McGrane showed the kind of form at the Irish Open to move him up the rankings [More]

Rory not getting any shelter from the storm

clock July 21, 2011 20:50 by author Simon Lewis
As the memory of the rain-lashed Open at Royal St George's fades into the rear-view mirror, Rory McIlroy will be hoping for a better outlook for next week's Irish Open at Killarney. [More]

The true art of scoring

clock July 30, 2010 13:48 by author Irish Examiner Sports
By John McHenry
Watching some of the very best golfers in the world today at the 3 Irish Open in Killarney, I was struck by both their talent and their aggression in terms of going after pins which were often located in very difficult positions. [More]

Lowry's pro move makes sense, Padraig

clock May 21, 2009 16:06 by author Charlie Mulqueen
FAR be it from me to take issue with Padraig Harrington, one of the best intentioned people I know, but I am fully in favour of Shane Lowry’s decision to turn professional right away rather than wait until after the Walker Cup next September. There are literally tens of thousands of euro to... [More]

The morning after the night before

clock May 18, 2009 11:29 by author Charlie Mulqueen
By Charlie Mulqueen   I’VE been in many press centres covering golf and rugby over the past forty years and more but I don’t believe I’ve seen anything to rival what went on at Baltray on Sunday night. As soon as Shane Lowry had been officially presented with the Iris... [More]


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