Five Irish pros are now guaranteed starts in this summer's €500,000 AIB Ladies Irish Open.

Tara Delaney, Claire Coughlan and Hazel Kavanagh won their tour cards in Spain last week and will join Martina Gillen and Rebecca Coakley at Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links from June 26-28.

Event organiser Roddy Carr is putting together a top field as Ireland prepares to host the 2011 Solheim Cup at Killeen Castle.

LPGA stars Michelle Wie, Lorena Ochoa, Paula Creamer and Natalie Gulbis are on his hit list.