Athlone's Kelan McDonagh will make his debut in the European Individual Championship at Chantilly in France from 19-22 August.

The Athlone ace will join Paul Cutler (Portstewart), Alan Dunbar (Rathmore), Niall Kearney (Royal Dublin). Paul O'Kane (Moyola Park) and Simon Ward (Co. Louth) on the plane.

Rory McIlroy became the fourth Irishman to win the title in 2006, following in the footsteps of Brian McElhinney (2003), Stephen Browne (2001) and Paddy Gribben (1998).