Current News

13 Nov 2018 

 

Results

9 Hole Turkey: Cat 1 Jerome Molloy 22pts; Cat 2 John Kelly 24pts; Pat Madden 24pts; Cat 3 Thady Clancy 22 pts; Tom Wright 22 pts.

 

SENIORS 08 Nov. 2018 

1st: M.Ashe, T.Rosney, T.Kenny  (45.8)

2nd: D.Duffy, C.Finnerty, M.Liffey  (48.2)

 

Men’s AGM

The Men’s AGM was held in the Clubhouse on Thursday last 8th November.  A very well attended meeting were informed of the happenings over the last year and plans for the Club for the forthcoming year.  In his final address outgoing Captain Paschal thanked all for their help during his year and commented on how important it is for Birr Golf Club to begin growing its membership again and extending the different membership categories.  He introduced Albert Kelly as Captain for 2019.  In his address Albert thanked Paschal for bestowing the honour of Captaincy on him and wished him well for the future.  Albert asked for the continued support of all members to help in whatever way possible to further enhance the club primarily through volunteerism.  Captain then introduced Aidan Farrelly as Vice Captain for the forthcoming year.  Outgoing President Joe Slevin thanked all for his year and the support shown to him, he introduced Ollie Nugent as President for 2019.  The Men’s committee for 2019 is as follows:-  Captain: Albert Kelly,  President: Ollie Nugent, Vice-Captain: Aidan Farrelly Committee Members: Dermot Moylan, Enda Mulhare, Declan Gath, John Dwyer, Simon Hogan, Tom Rigney, Joe Slevin and ex-officio Paschal Troy.

 

Next Week

9 hole Turkey and 14 hole Hamper vouchers for Christmas Fare is ongoing. 

 

Bonus Ball

Winner this week is President Ollie Nugent number 31.

 

Bridge Results 

1st Henry Haverty and Paddy Deegan 2nd Tess Liffey and Mary OGorman. 

 

Ladies Notes 

The AGM of the ladies club took place on Sunday last and was well attended. Lady Captain Mary welcomed the ladies and the reports on each section were delivered. Lady President Bernadette thanked all who had helped her throughout the year especially marking 125th anniversary of the club. She then handed over to incoming President Theresa Fealy. Theresa thanked Bernadette and looks forward to the year ahead with the excellent ladies committee. Lady Captain then addressed the ladies by thanking them for their support and pointed out that membership numbers are a concern and must be addressed going forward.  She then handed over to incoming captain Caroline McCarthy.  Caroline thanked Mary for inviting her to be her vice captain and was very honoured to be lady captain. She introduced Laura Nugent as her vice captain for 2019. She promised to work hard for the club and asked all to encourage more ladies to try golf and therefore we can increase our numbers.

Ladies committee: Captain Caroline McCarthy. President Theresa Fealy. Vice Captain Laura Nugent. Committee Mary McGee Mary Lonergan Brid Guinan Denise Delaney Maura Flannery Majella Gibbons Evelyn Lynch Carina Gleeson Bernadette McTague and ex-officio Mary Bolger. 

 

9 hole competition is ongoing. 

14 hole hamper sponsored by David Corbett ongoing. 

 

Bridge Sunday

Next Sunday 18th November we have our Bridge Sunday when all bridge players are invited to The Glenns at 3pm. This is a great day for everyone and ladies are asked to promote this as it's a main fundraiser for the club. Bridge commences at 3pm.

 

Club AGM 

The AGM of Birr Golf Club takes place on Sunday 25th November in the clubhouse.  All members are invited to attend. 

 

Club monster draw

Our annual monster Christmas draw takes place on Friday 21st December 2018. €2500 in cash prizes up for grabs. Members are asked to collect their cards in the clubhouse asap and promote this draw. 

 

We wish the incoming mens and ladies committees the very best of luck in the year ahead.