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Dublin: 19 °C Tuesday 30 September, 2014

#Irish Open

# irish-open - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Fancy watching the second oldest tennis tournament in the world in Dublin this week?

The Irish Open proper gets underway on Tuesday, with admission at Fitzwilliam free.

# irish-open - Saturday 21 June, 2014

McDowell finds form at the death but Ilonen clings to Irish Open lead

Sheffield’s Danny Willet went Full Monty to smash the Fota Island course record.

‘I will get stronger and stronger as the weekend goes on’ declares McDowell

The Portrush native is two off the lead and on course for his best ever Irish Open finish.

# irish-open - Friday 20 June, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: England crash out, McDowell in the mix and today’s sport

Also features a funny meeting between Paul Rudd and Seamus Coleman’s dad and news from the Junior World Championship in New Zealand.

McIlroy and Lowry miss Irish Open cut as McDowell plots weekend charge

Finland’s Mikko Ilonen leads Graeme McDowell by two, however, after carding a three under par round of 68 at Fota Island.

# irish-open - Thursday 19 June, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: McIlroy stumbles, failed drugs test in Irish athletics and today’s sport

Also featuring Colombia’s success, swapping of shorts and a championship debut in Cork.

# irish-open - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Nash and Davy swapped hurleys for golf clubs to play in the Irish Open Pro-Am today

The Cork goalkeeper and Clare manager were in action at Fota Island.

# irish-open - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Rory McIlroy’s golf clubs have gone missing somewhere between Newark and Dublin

The clock is ticking for United Airlines to get this piece of baggage to McIlroy in time for the Irish Open at Fota Island.

# irish-open - Friday 30 May, 2014

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Fota’s Tiger Forest hopes to attract thousands with new €6m development

The first part of the Wildlife Park’s new Asian Sanctuary will open to the publc

‘Devastated’ Harrington looks to Fota Island after missing first US Open since 1999

The Dubliner is hoping to resurrect his career by finding some momentum this summer.

# irish-open - Monday 12 May, 2014

Donald Trump hopeful of bringing Irish Open to Doonbeg as he touches down in Clare

The US tycoon began a three-day trip to Ireland this morning.

# irish-open - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

‘Wild thing’ John Daly confirmed for 2014 Irish Open at Fota Island

Crack out the crazy pants, the big swinger is coming to Cork.

# irish-open - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Irish dodgeball team set for their own Six Nations campaign

We chat to Derek English about competing for Ireland at next month’s event.

# irish-open - Sunday 17 November, 2013

# irish-open - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Paul Casey wins the Irish Open with eagle putt on the 18th

The Englishman ended a two-year dry spell by carding a 66 on the final round this afternoon.

# irish-open - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Irish challenge sinks on Day 3 at Carton House

Dutchman Joost Luiten is out in front going into tomorrow’s final round while Shane Lowry has fallen out of contention.

Rory McIlroy to stick around Carton House this weekend for golfing practice

“I just need to work on my game and try to keep doing the right things and put the work in,” he said.

# irish-open - Friday 28 June, 2013

McIlroy, Harrington, Clarke and McDowell all miss the cut at Irish Open

It was a bad day for the Irish in Maynooth.

# irish-open - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Hoey joins Lowry in 2nd as Floren sneaks lead at Carton House

Cian McNamara is in hot pursuit, but there was frustration for Ireland’s major winners further down the leaderboard.

Watch some of the top golf stars at the Irish Open try to chip in blindfolded Irish Open This post contains videos

Watch some of the top golf stars at the Irish Open try to chip in blindfolded

Or make an idiot of themselves, to quote Darren Clarke.

McIlroy blames low-key Irish Open start on driver

He had been teed-up in the 2million euros tournament as the overwhelming crowd favourite

Lowry takes early lead at Carton House, McIlroy struggling

The Offaly native holds a one shot advantage after carding a first round of 67.

Expert* guide to the 2013 Irish Open course at Carton House

*Tips from a guy about the three holes he actually recorded pars on.

# irish-open - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Captain McGinley eager for Living with Lions style Ryder Cup documentary

The Dubliner also praised Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell for turning down big appearance fees elsewhere to play the Irish Open.

Rory needs to embrace the highs and lows, advises Pádraig Harrington

The Holywood youngster will never me consistent like Nick Faldo, admits Harrington ahead of the Irish Open.

# irish-open - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Reeling in the Irish Open Years: a history in 4 minutes Irish Open 2013 This post contains videos

Reeling in the Irish Open Years: a history in 4 minutes

As we get ready to head to Carton House next week, here’s a clip of some of the tournament’s most memorable moments.

# irish-open - Thursday 30 May, 2013

‘Difficult’ to get Irish Open back if it disappears from Euro Tour schedule

The presence of the world number two, Rory McIlroy, and Irish major winners has boosted the tournament’s profile.

# irish-open - Monday 31 December, 2012

Have boots, will travel: 6 sporting trips to take in 2013

We mark your sporting calendar and give you a couple of resolutions you may actually enjoy.

# irish-open - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Hopefully I’m going to win a few Irish Opens in my career – Rory McIlroy

The world number one has targeted multiple titles in front of home crowds in Ireland.

# irish-open - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Montgomerie course announced as venue for 2013 Irish Open

The O’Meara course at Carton House had originally been tipped to host the event.

# irish-open - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Scott Evans wins Irish Open badminton title

Chloe Magee was unlucky to lose out in the Women’s Singles Final in Baldoyle this afternoon.

# irish-open - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Evans and Magee advance to the finals of Irish Open

The Olympic badminton stars will face French and Danish opponents in Sunday title deciders.

# irish-open - Friday 7 December, 2012

Badminton: Change as good as a rest for Evans

London Olympians Scott Evans and Chloe Magee both begin their singles challenge on day two of the Carlton Irish Open in Baldoyle.

# irish-open - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Fisher leads despite first tee slip-up in Portugal

The 31-year-old slipped as he made his way off the opening hole, injuring himself in the process.

# irish-open - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Second place finish for Shane Lowry at Lyoness Open

The Offaly golfer collects a cheque for almost €87,000 as Bernd Wiesberger wins by two strokes in Austria.

# irish-open - Friday 13 July, 2012

Late double bogey costs Shane Lowry chance of Scottish Open lead

The Offaly golfer got off to a superb start with a birdie blitz but scuppered a good round on the 16th.

# irish-open - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

In the Swing: A proud weekend for Donaldson – and for Ireland

Jamie Donaldson’s first Tour win was a long time coming but the Welshman did it in style, writes Neil Cullen in this week’s golf column.

# irish-open - Monday 2 July, 2012

Tiger closes in on third in the world after Congressional win

Victory in the AT+T National was Woods’ third on the PGA Tour this season.

# irish-open - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Donaldson wins Irish Open as Harrington challenge falters

In his 255th European Tour start, Jamie Donaldson was finally a winner. Harrington meanwhile, lamented his putting profligacy.

# irish-open - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Harrington only two shots off the lead at Royal Portrush

Wales’ Jamie Donaldson is at the top of the leaderboard going into Sunday’s final round.

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