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Monthly Archives: June 2016

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New Ross

New Ross Celebrating 111 years of golf  New Ross celebrated its centenary in 2005.  It’s a course in two halves; the old and the new.   The club was created after  a group of businessmen from New Ross visited Scotland in 1904 and stumbled across several golf courses. They returned home unable to talk of [...]

By | June 24th, 2016|Ireland Golf Courses|0 Comments

The Dunbrody

Driving through New Ross the SS Dunbrody catches your eye. It lies hard against the main road moored on the river.   She is a fine tall ship with part furled top gallants and tidy lines.  Immediately the thoughts fly by- why is she here? The answer brings chilling stories of Irish migrants fleeing to America [...]

By | June 20th, 2016|Places to visit|1 Comment

Dunmore East Golf Course

Playing the course The golf course begins rather prosaically with parallel fairways running up, down. Hit, walk, hit walk with not a lot to trap a ball until you reach the 6th when the ground drops away.  It is a dress rehearsal for the 14th after more tramline holes.  The fourteenth is fun, impressive; [...]

By | June 20th, 2016|Ireland Golf Courses|0 Comments

Rosslare

Rosslare Golf Club premises are long and low with a pediment porch.  They welcome you with wide tempting glass doors. They look  recent build which is misleading because the course was established 111 years ago. This links course is out one way and back the other with one cross over hole through a line of [...]

By | June 20th, 2016|Ireland Golf Courses|0 Comments