Inter Club

Best of luck to our Provincial Town’s team and their manager Seamas Breen in their match against Tullamore next Saturday. Our Central Towns and South Leinster teams came up against superior opposition last weekend. Better luck next time out.

For your diary

Open 3 ball.  Any Combination. Ongoing.

Open Tuesday Stableford. All welcome.

Thurs. 5 May  10.15. Seniors.

Sat.7 May.  Societies.

Sat.7 May.  4pm   Provincial Towns Cup. Birr v Tullamore.

Sat/Sun.  7/8 May.   O’Dowd Trophy. GOY.


Mini Classic 24/25 April. 1st Pat Madden Carina Gleeson Darren Madden Pat Gleeson 101 pts. 2nd Tony McTague (President) Bernadette McTague John Grehan Colm McTague 99pts. 3rd Gerry Bell Patrice Delaney Denise Delaney Emer Delaney 98pts. 4th Tony McCormack Nicky Nugent Peter Hoare Tom Higgins 98pts. 5th John Irwin Andy Masterson Nicky Nugent Tom Higgins 97pts. Longest Drive: Vera Smyth. Nearest pin: Eddie Nevin.

Men’s Open Singles. 1st Peter Keane  (9) 40 pts. 2nd Sean Stone ( 9) 39pts. Gross:John Dwyer 34pts. 3rd Conor Stone (6) 38 pts.

Sun.1 May Stableford 18h. 1st Declan Gath (3) 42pts. 2nd Christy Loughnane (17) 40pts. Gross: Joe Lyons 33pts. 3rd Matt Dudley (18) 40pts.

Community School Classic: 1st Brid Guinan Caroline Guinan Patricia Kennedy Catherine Tooher 100pts. 2nd Angie Hough Mary Bolger Mary Lonergan Kay Kelly 99pts. 3rd Simon Hogan Brendan Hogan Leilagh Hogan Liz Nolan 97pts. 4th Martin Bohan Shauna Carroll Amy Spain Pat Delaney 92pts. 5th Seamas Breen Benny Beale Tony McCormack Des Mannion 89pts. 6th Pat Hogan John Fleury Brendan O’Carroll Frank Kenny 89pts. 7th John Kennedy Shane Lonergan Darragh Molloy Tommy Hannon 87pts. 8th Ron Sothern Alan Franks Michael Lyons Pat Kennedy 85pts. Men’s Longest Drive: John Kennedy. Ladies’ Longest Drive:Tori Baker. Nearest Pin (men).  Michael Lyons. (women) Deirdre McCarthy.

Seniors. Bernard Wilks Tom Nestor Brian Guinan 41;  Christy Mc Garry Dick Quinn Arthur Joyce 41


Ladies’ Golf

Lady Members Prize. The second Golfer of the Year Competition very kindly sponsored by A & A Hair Studio, Portlaoise takes place on Sunday 8th May – the list for entries are available and please ensure you have your name down for the draw for partners which will take place on Thursday, 5th May.

Open Week. Open Week is fixed from Sunday 15th – 22nd May this year.   The Ladies Open Day will take place on the Wednesday, 18th May with Monaincha Health and Spa, Roscrea sponsoring the Ladies Day.   An ideal opportunity to invite your playing friends from neighbouring clubs to play in the Glenns and the chance of winning a pampering session in Monaincha!

Details of all competitions for Open Week will be available shortly.

A.A. Team News. As promised we hope to keep you up to date on upcoming fixtures in the A.A. Club Matches.

Junior and Senior Foursomes were held over the weekend and the results will be posted next week when results become available.

The Minor Cup team play Athy in Tullamore on Saturday, 7th May – Team Captain Colette O’Brien

The Challenge Cup team play Athy in Roscrea on Monday, 9th May – Team Captain Liz Pardy.

Best of luck to all our team members and captains. Further updates on the teams will be included each week as fixtures and results come to hand.


The members of Birr Golf Club extend sincere sympathy to Joanne Loughnane and her family on the recent death of her mother Linda O’Gara, Ballysodare, Co. Sligo.