Carton House hosts 2013 Irish Open

The Montgomerie Course at the Carton House Golf Club, located in County Kildare about 15 miles from Ireland’s capital city, Dublin, is once again the host this year’s Irish Open, June 27th-30th.  It previously hosted the event when Stephen Dodd won in 2005 and Thomas Bjørn won 2006.   The Irish Open proudly enjoys one of the largest galleries on the European Tour.  For more details about the Irish Open visit the European Tour’s website.

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Top 10 Things to Do in Dublin, Ireland

Dublin, IrelandDublin, Ireland’s capital, has fast become one of Europe’s most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities. The city has always had a reputation as a great historical city, and its strong links with world literature and the arts are readily apparent. It certainly has a lot to offer visitors – not least it’s diverse attractions.

There is a wealth of architectural detail with the medieval core of the city surrounded by elegant Georgian squares. A great way to see Dublin is on foot and be sure to take a break from your sightseeing by stopping into one of Dublin’s many pubs and bars, or after a long, busy day get yourself a quiet pint, and enjoy the craic.

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Merrion Hotel in Dublin Receives Top Ranking

The Merrion Hotel in Dublin has recently been ranked in the Top 10 2011 for “World’s Best Service” by Travel & Leisure Magazine.  The hotel is a firm favourite of our clients when staying in Dublin City as it’s in an excellent location.  The Spa & the renowned Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud are a must while in Dublin.

By Denise McKee.  Denise has been with PerryGolf for over 10 years and is a member of our admin team.


Irish Lessons

Lessons of Ireland’s Pat Ruddy
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Here’s a New-Year thought, courtesy of Pat Ruddy at The European Club: A recent study found that the average golfer walks about 900 miles a year. Another study found that golfers drink, on average, 22 gallons of alcohol a year. Which means that your typical golfer gets about 41 miles to the gallon.

The Independent, Jan. 9, 2011

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Dublin and The Merrion Hotel

Dublin city is the place to be!!  With so many things to do and see, a few days are never enough.  The Temple Bar area has everything from live music and a vibrant atmosphere, to great food and excellent pubs.

If you love food, you’ll probably know that the city has many excellent restaurants that come highly recommended; one of the most talked about and award-wining premises is Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud, Ireland’s only Two-Star Michelin Restaurant at The Merrion Hotel.  The hotel itself is located in heart of Dublin city and also boasts the Tethra Spa which has made the Merrion one of the most luxurious spa hotels in Dublin. The hotel has won many awards over the years for service and high standard of accommodation.  One of the recently acquired awards was the ‘Top 15 Large City Hotels in Europe’ by Travel & Leisure in July 2010, ‘Readers’ Choice Awards 2010’.  The Merrion was also voted ‘No 1 hotel in Dublin’ Conde Nast Traveler, October 2009.

It is a great 5 star property and certainly will add to the memories of your vacation.

By Denise McKee.  Denise has been with PerryGolf for over 10 years and is a member of our admin team.