Congratulations and well done to all the ladies involved in the recent successful Glenns Trophy Competition 2016. Thirty visiting teams from far and near clubs played in the annual event now running for fourteen years. A sincere thank you to Peter Fox Pharmacy Birr for his continued commitment to sponsoring this event and is much appreciated by all. Apart from sponsoring the main event Peter also sponsors the raffle with a very generous donation going to the local Hospice Unit in Birr. At the presentation of prizes Lady Captain Margaret Feehan paid tribute to Peter Fox, Mona Collins who instigated the Glenns Trophy and Lady Vice Captain Therese and her sub-committee and all the ladies who volunteered their help on the day to make it a resounding success.
The results were as follows:
1st Place – Slievenamon – 73 points – Mary Kerrick, Ann Delahunty, May O’Brien & Kathleen Shanley.
2nd Place – Roscrea – 73 points –Kathleen Phelan, Maura Killackey, Joanne Mann & Chris McDonnell.
3rd Place – Royal Curragh – 71 points – Ann Delaney, Marie Egan, Ann Griffin & Vourneen McGeough.
1st Pair – Ennis – 39 points – Mary McMahon & Kathleen Frehill.
2nd Pair – Mullingar – 38 points – Breda Conlon & Betty Sleator.
The Birr Team on the day comprised of Mary O’Gorman, Yvonne Boland, Martina O’Brien & Vera Smyth.
Raffle Prize winners were Bridie Nolan Newbridge and Therese Fealy Birr.
Picture shows Lady Captain Margaret Feehan presenting the prizes to the victorious Slievenamon team. More photographs are available in the Gallery
The first meeting of the new development committee chaired by Tom Rigney was held on 28th September last. This committee has been formed to look to the future of Birr Golf Club over the next 3-5 years and ensuring it is a vibrant and successful club into the future. Four subgroups were formed and leaders appointed as listed below
Juvenile Girls Festival of Fun
The Irish Girls team are inviting Junior Girls from across the country to join them for a fun festival of girl's golf in Birr Golf Club on Saturday October 22nd from 1 to 5 pm. There will be a range of activities for all girls of all ages and abilities
The format will be a 6 hole Scramble with a Provincial or International girl on each team. There will also be activities for those who may not wish or are as yet unable to play Scramble eg pitching and putting competitions with Face painting etc for the younger girls.
This is a unique opportunity for our Junior Girls to meet our Elite Players. Places are limited as it is open to all of Ireland. Please book as soon as possible. Please click on image to view the poster showing all details.
To book a place please contact Siobhan 087-6437006 or Bernie 087-2102846
Standing Order Application Forms
Standing order forms for 2016 are now available for download
Welcome to Birr Golf Club
Welcome to the official website of Birr Golf Club. The club was founded in 1893 and is situated in County Offaly, in the heart of Ireland.
The course has been carved out of natural woodland and eskers and provides a strong challenge for even the most accomplished golfers. Undulating fairways, ridges, hills and hollows represent the nearest inland equivalent to the links courses around our coast.
You are sure of a warm welcome from both the staff and members as our Golf club is noted for it's hospitality. We are an ideal choice for societies and visitors alike. Our clubhouse has an excellent restaurant and bar and can cater for any occasion.
As we are located in the heart of Ireland you are never too far away to drop in for a game or a relaxing meal. We are within a short drive of all major air and sea terminals. A well stocked golf shop and a driving range are located adjacent to the entrance.There are a number of fine hotels and guest houses in the locality, details of which can be found on our visitors page
We look forward to your visit and are sure you will enjoy your time with us
Birr Golf Club Awarded National Standard
Birr Golf Club is delighted to be one of 32 golf clubs who are the first to be awarded under the new Failte Ireland National Standards Framework which was developed in conjunction with the Golf Quality Assurance Group. These standards are the first of their kind for golf clubs in Ireland.
By choosing our golf course, you can be assured of high standards in facilities and customer services. Introduced by Fáilte Ireland in 2010, Ireland is the first country to undertake a nationwide quality assurance scheme of this type for golf courses. If you’re searching for a golf club that will have great services and facilities for visitors, you’ll be glad to know that Birr Golf Club is quality assured by Fáilte Ireland. It’s an independent assessment of what you can expect to find when choosing a golf course. The scheme is based on the overall quality, but also takes facilities into account.
18 October 2016
AIB Competion Results.
1st. Aileen Watkins (22) 35 pts
2nd. Vera Smyth (10) 35 pts
L.F.M. Competition Results.
3 Ball Scramble .
E. Pardy. (20)
R. Delaney. (17)
V. Smyth. (9)
1st Emer Hannify.
2nd Agnes Doolan.
Wednesday 19th. 16 Hole Competition.