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Ireland Win The Gateway Cup 2016 – Ireland v US Business Golf Event

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Ireland were victorius in the inaugural Gateway Cup golf tournament, which took place just before the Aer Lingus American Football Classic in Dublin in the first weekend in September.

 

This “business version of the Ryder Cup” welcomed over 100 US and Irish business leaders, politicians, and representatives from Boston College and Georgia Tech to Woodbrook Golf Club in Co. Wicklow, which has hosted of 18 major international championship events. The tournament was followed by dinner which attended by distinguished guests including Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and Boston Consul General, Fionnuala Quinlan, among many sports and media personalities.

 

Newstalk broadcaster George Hook captained team Ireland to victory, with help from All Ireland winner Alan Kerins who serving as vice captain. Robert Mauro, Director of the Irish Institute from Boston College and Jeff Laue, CEO of N3, co-captained the US team.

 

The event was run by Ireland Gateway To Europe, a not-for-profit collective of Irish service providers who promote Ireland as Europe’s premier investment location to US executives. Sigmar is a founding company of this initiative. Find out more at www.gatewaytoeurope.org.

 

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L-R: Dessie Farrell, Alan Kerins, Boston Consul General Fionnuala Quinlan, Bernard Brogan, Adie McGennis

 

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The Golfers at Woodbrook Golf Club, Co. Wicklow

 

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L-R: Adie McGennis, George Hook (Ireland Captain), Alan Kerins (Ireland Vice Captain), Jeff Laue (US Captain)

Posted by Jamie Harnett, Associate Director Marketing & People Engagement on 7 December 2017

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