Charity

Darren Clarke Foundation to support "Play in Pink" days for Breast Cancer Research in 2016-17

The Darren Clarke Foundation has confirmed that it will provide sponsorship and financial support to Breast Cancer Research for 2016 and 2017 as it continues to run its "Play in Pink" Golf Days in clubs all over the country. 

Darren Clarke Foundation to support "Play in Pink" days for Breast Cancer Research in 2016-17

G-Mac Foundation raises another $600,000 for the Children’s Medical Research Foundation

Over $600,000 was raised to benefit sick children at the 5th Annual Best of Ireland Dinner held at the New York Athletic Club on February 9.

G-Mac Foundation raises another $600,000 for the Children’s Medical Research Foundation

Round up: McIlroy and Lawrie at Yas Links, South East Alliance

Rory McIlroy shot a 70 to finish 25th as Peter Lawrie's 66 gave him a $15,000 payday in the Abu Dhabi Invitational at Yas Links Abu Dhabi.

Round up: McIlroy and Lawrie at Yas Links, South East Alliance

Concra conquer all for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital

Defending champions Concra Wood came out on top again in the recent All Ireland final of the Musgrave Crumlin Hospital Club Challenge in Portugal. 

Concra conquer all for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital

Golden boy McIlroy to host and sprinkle The Irish Open with stardust

His mere presence is a gilt-edged guarantee but the news that the Rory McIlroy Foundation is to host the Irish Open at Royal County Down next May coverts the golden boy into the King Midas of Irish golf.

Golden boy McIlroy to host and sprinkle The Irish Open with stardust

McGinley Foundation added to Ryder Cup charity drive

From left to right: Richard Hills, European Ryder Cup Director; Paul Moore, Chief Executive – Quarriers; Kathleen Smith, Vice Chairperson - Perth & Kinross Disability Sport; Paul McGinley, European Ryder Cup Captain; Dr James Grant, Chairman - Friends Of St Margaret’s Hospital; Dan Moore, Trustee – The McGinley Foundation. © Getty ImagesThe McGinley Foundation, a registered charity launched today by European Ryder Cup Captain Paul McGinley, has been announced as the fourth and final Official Charity of The 2014 Ryder Cup, writes the European Tour.

Joe's marathon round

Joe Lyons plan to play nine courses on his charity cycle. Former West of Ireland champion and Irish international Joe Lyons will be swapping the green jersey for a yellow one next week as he attempts a three-day cycle from Galway to Mullingar in aid of the Irish Heart Foundation.

RESPECT is official Irish Open charity

From left, Lee Mallaghan, Director of both Carton House and RESPECT Ireland, Sr Marie Harte, Sr Zoe Killeen, Director of RESPECT, Roger Hynes, Director of Finance with the Daughters of Charity, and Peter Lawrie, European Tour champion, in attendance at the launch of the official charity of the Irish Open. RESPECT Ireland’s St Louise’s Centre, Glenmaroon, Chapelizod, Dublin. Picture credit: Matt Browne / SPORTSFILEEuropean Tour champion Peter Lawrie today visited St Louise’s Centre in Glenmaroon to help launch RESPECT Ireland as the Official Charity of the 2013 Irish Open, to be played at Carton House Golf Club in Co. Kildare from June 27-30.