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Irish Open

# 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

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

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.

Irish Open: Harrington in contention

The 2007 winner is the best of the Irish heading into Day 3 at Royal Portrush.

# irish-open - Friday 29 June, 2012

Bourdy storms into Irish Open halfway lead

Rory McIlroy — who again had his girlfriend, Danish tennis star Caroline Wozinacki, out supporting him — added a 69 to his opening 70 to move to five under par.

Irish Open: McIlroy goes one better on day two

The world number two shot 69 today, but Gregory Bourdy is still in control.

Don’t touch that dial… here’s the sport on TV this weekend

If that rain doesn’t stop, let’s build a fort and watch this lot together. Deal?

# irish-open - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Irish Open: Singh takes early lead as Harrington in the hunt

“It keeps me well in position,” said Harrington after he shot a five-under-par 67 at a rain-hit Royal Portrush.

Pádraig Harrington enjoys fine first round at the Irish Open

The three-times Major winner is only one shot off clubhouse leader Mark Foster, while Graeme McDowell had an inconsistent opening round.

# irish-open - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

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In Pictures: The Portrush pro-am

The stars were out on Ireland’s northern coast today as Royal Portrush played host to its celebrity pro-am.

McIlroy aiming to find form at Irish Open

With the British Open less than a month away, gaining form is vital for the field at Royal Portrush this weekend.

# irish-open - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Hoey to follow McIlroy, McDowell on the PGA Tour

The Northern Irish player says the “timing is right for me” in relation to his upcoming move.

In the swing: The Irish Open is finally upon us

Neil Cullen analyses the upcoming event and suggests it has the potential to be an even greater spectacle.

# irish-open - Monday 25 June, 2012

Luke Donald still top of the pile as Rory McIlroy remains second in rankings

McIlroy will attract crowds to Royal Portrush for the Irish Open this week.

# irish-open - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Sold out: Unprecedented demand for Irish Open at Royal Portrush

The tournament is being held in Northern Ireland for the first time since 1953, and the sport’s popularity is self evident.

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