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A STALWART OF ROSSMORE – GEORGE LEONARD REMEMBERED

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12 Mar 2021 Comments Off on A STALWART OF ROSSMORE – GEORGE LEONARD REMEMBERED
A STALWART OF ROSSMORE – GEORGE LEONARD REMEMBERED

The sadness but warmth of recollection current in the minds and hearts of the members of Rossmore Golf Club following the passing of their friend and club stalwart George Leonard is encapsulated in the following tribute from VINCENT GILHAWLEY… A stalwart of Rossmore -George Leonard remembered George Leonard was a man I was extremely honoured to call a staunch loyal friend ever since I first met him through golf at Rossmore Golf Club in the early 1980s. George was the quintessential loyal club member, the one who believed in totally ...

MONAGHAN GAA GOLF CLASSIC TEES OFF JULY 24TH-25TH

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3 Jul 2020 Comments Off on MONAGHAN GAA GOLF CLASSIC TEES OFF JULY 24TH-25TH
MONAGHAN GAA GOLF CLASSIC TEES OFF JULY 24TH-25TH

COLM SHALVEY Monaghan GAA Golf Classic tees off July 24th-25th The Monaghan GAA Perpetual Golf Classic, sponsored by McAree Engineering, tees off this year at Rossmore Golf Club on July 24 and 25. This event is running for the seventh year in a row, with Monaghan County Board Chairman Michael Owen McMahon (CIRCLED) saying: “while a lot of things this year have been delayed, our committee and McAree Engineering have been working away in the background to ensure this year’s Golf Classic would go ahead”. “This is going to be ...

GOLF COURSES GET THE GREEN LIGHT TO REOPEN

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22 May 2020 Comments Off on GOLF COURSES GET THE GREEN LIGHT TO REOPEN
GOLF COURSES GET THE GREEN LIGHT TO REOPEN

COLM SHALVEY Golf courses in Monaghan and across the country have reopened this week, under protocols and restrictions issued by the Government and the sport’s national governing bodies. Rossmore Golf Club captain Tom Cully has welcomed the return to play, while reminding members of the need to continue to be cautious in observing the guidelines. Speaking to The Northern Standard this week, Cully said: “We’re delighted to be back playing golf and delighted to welcome the members back onto the course. I would like to thank the management, the staff and ...

COVID CONCERNS

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22 May 2020 Comments Off on COVID CONCERNS
COVID CONCERNS

Colm Shalvey reports Athletics clubs around the country have returned to “limited activity” in accordance with government guidelines, but local groups have understandably continued to err on the side of caution amid the ongoing restrictions. Athletics Ireland announced late last week that they were delighted that clubs would be permitted to return to limited activity from Monday past (May 18), as part of Phase 1 of the Government roadmap, which allows people to engage in outdoor sporting and fitness activities, either individually or in very small groups (maximum four people), where ...

MONAGHAN U18 BOYS OPEN GOLF COMPETITION APPLICATION FORM

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25 Jun 2018 Comments Off on MONAGHAN U18 BOYS OPEN GOLF COMPETITION APPLICATION FORM
MONAGHAN U18 BOYS OPEN GOLF COMPETITION APPLICATION FORM

CONCRA WOOD WILL HOST EUROPEAN CHALLENGE

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29 Mar 2018 Comments Off on CONCRA WOOD WILL HOST EUROPEAN CHALLENGE
CONCRA WOOD WILL HOST EUROPEAN CHALLENGE

Golf MICHAEL FISHER Concra Wood Golf Club beside Lough Muckno will play host to the European Challenge Tour in October. Concra Wood Golf Club has landed the most prestigious event so far in its ten year history. The best international professional young golfers will be coming to Castleblayney in October. The par-72 course on the shore of Lough Muckno will provide a tough test for them when they take part in the Irish Challenge leg of the European Challenge Tour from October 4th to 7th. There will be a prize ...

CARRICKMACROSS MAN MAKING GOLFERS BETTER IN DROGHEDA!

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8 Sep 2017 Comments Off on CARRICKMACROSS MAN MAKING GOLFERS BETTER IN DROGHEDA!
CARRICKMACROSS MAN MAKING GOLFERS BETTER IN DROGHEDA!

Aman exceedingly well known to golfers in county Monaghan has his fingerprints all over the upcoming re-launch of what is reputed to be the largest retail golf shop in the north-east of Ireland. Donegal-native Bobby Fallon spent many a happy year in the proshops of both Rossmore Golf Club and Nuremore Hotel and Country Club where he made many friends and admirers between the years, 1999 to 2015. These days, Bobby is engaged in the golf retail business and in the coming weeks he will preside over the re-launch of ...

15-YEAR OLD STAR RYAN KEEPS IT IN THE FAMILY!

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8 Jul 2017 Comments Off on 15-YEAR OLD STAR RYAN KEEPS IT IN THE FAMILY!
15-YEAR OLD STAR RYAN KEEPS IT IN THE FAMILY!

Northern Standard Under-18 Boys Open Golf Championship Typically, the cream rose to the top for the 2017 Northern Standard Under 18 Boys Golf Championship on Monday, July 3rd last. With ice in his veins, Fintona golfing starlet Ryan McNelis held off the stiff challenge of some of the best teenage talent in south Ulster to scoop the glittering prize. In 2016, the hugely talented Ryan finished runner-up in the event. The increasingly prestigious competition which each year pits the luminous skills of the major minor players from South Ulster against one ...

GOLF CLASSIC AND MALLON’S BREAKFAST FUND-RAISER – TASTY STUFF

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1 Jun 2017 Comments Off on GOLF CLASSIC AND MALLON’S BREAKFAST FUND-RAISER – TASTY STUFF
GOLF CLASSIC AND MALLON’S BREAKFAST FUND-RAISER – TASTY STUFF

This weekend Rossmore Golf Club, in Monaghan, will be a very busy spot as it hosts the Monaghan GAA Annual Golf Classic from early on Friday afternoon until lights out on Saturday night. The organising committee which is fronted by Brendan Casey and Eugene McGinnity is delighted with the response to the event this year which sees a record number of 70 teams taking part with all Tees and Greens and other aspects of this fundraiser attracting sponsorship that boosts that of the main sponsor McAree Engineering of Ballinode. Brendan ...

MANNAN’S SUPERMACS SERVE UP A RARE TREAT AT LUTTRELLSTOWN CASTLE GOLF COURSE

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15 Sep 2016 Comments Off on MANNAN’S SUPERMACS SERVE UP A RARE TREAT AT LUTTRELLSTOWN CASTLE GOLF COURSE
MANNAN’S SUPERMACS SERVE UP A RARE TREAT AT LUTTRELLSTOWN CASTLE GOLF COURSE

History was made last Thursday when Mannan Castle scooped the Golfplan Insurance PGA Pro-Captain Challenge title for the very first time, winning the Irish qualifying event with a fantastic finishing run after a stuttering start! In a real rollercoaster round of 18 holes, Mannan’s current Captain Lenny McKitterick and the club’s resident Professional, Kevin McGivern, tamed the course at Luttrellstown Castle Golf and Country Club (near Castleknock) while also seeing off the challenge of 54 other pairings from around the country to take the title two shots clear of their nearest ...