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Par 72, yardage 7,139. Adare Golf Club was designed by legendary golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Sr. and offers a magnificent parkland layout. From his first perception of Adare Manor as having all the flavor of Augusta National, he has created a true masterpiece and one of the leading parkland courses in Ireland. The Maigue River comes into play on three holes with a dramatic finish at the par-5 18th hole. And, if you are struggling a bit with your game, then don't worry as the beautiful surroundings will ensure that you still enjoy a visit here. The ruins of the Desmond Castle, built in 1200, are a magnificent backdrop to the 1st and 15th greens, while the ruins of the Franciscan Abbey, built in 1464, dominate the centre of the course.
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Ballybunion Cashen

Par 72, yardage 6,306. The 'second' course at Ballybunion was designed by Robert Trent Jones and is every bit as good as its big brother. There are some who go as far to say that the Cashen Course is even more dramatic and challenging than the Old Course. It certainly has higher dunes than the Old and some of the carries from the tee are demanding, to say the least. The Cashen Course finishes with two par-5s, the second of which stretches to a whopping 612 yards. The two courses share the same clubhouse and, as you'd expect at a place which is so well known all over the world, you can expect the warmest of welcomes at Ballybunion.
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Ballybunion Old

Sandhill Road
Kerry, Kerry, IE
Par 71, yardage 6,651. The Old Course at Ballybunion is one of the most popular courses in the whole of Ireland. American visitors in particular just love the course and five-time Open Champion Tom Watson is a self-confessed fan of Ballybunion. Established in 1893, the course was extended to 18 holes in 1926. Due to the threat of coastal erosion - it is set in sandhills alongside the Atlantic Ocean - the order of the holes was changed in the early 1970s and you now actually start on the old 14th. Visitors to Ballybunion will undergo a stiff test from start to finish, with the 11th hole in particular being a potential card-wrecker. Visitors are welcome on weekdays, while a state-of-the-art clubhouse offers first-class facilities.
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Cork (Little Island)

Par 72, yardage 6,695. Cork Golf Club is widely regarded as being one of the finest inland courses in the whole of Ireland. Dr. Alister Mackenzie was handed the task of re-designing the Cork course in the 1920s and he did a splendid job. The course has staged a whole host of tournaments over the years, both amateur and professional, and it's no surprise that Cork is near the top of many a list when people visit this delightful part of the Emerald Isle. One of the best holes on the course is the sixth, a 330-yard par-4 where the green is surrounded by quarry walls.
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Par 72, yardage 6,737. Situated nine miles northwest of Dingle in County Kerry, Dingle (Ceann Sibeal) Golf Club is home to the most westerly golf course in the whole of Europe. When he redesigned Dingle in 1988, Christy O'Connor Jr. declared: "It has everything St. Andrews has to offer...and more!" As the comment indicates, it is a traditional championship links course, having been carved out of the natural landscape. A burn snakes its way through the entire course while there's an even bigger expanse of water nearby in the shape of the Atlantic Ocean. Visitors are always welcome and the club has excellent clubhouse facilities.
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Par 70, yardage 6,010. Dooks Golf Club is the oldest golf club in Kerry, having been founded way back in 1889, when the game was introduced to locals by Army officers who were visiting a nearby artillery range. The links course is located on the Ring of Kerry road and sits on three stretches of sand dunes at the head of Dingle Bay. At every turn you'll be treated to a stunning view, the sights on offer including the Slieve Mish and Dingle mountains and the fishing village of Cromane. Many visitors to Dooks pick out the 13th as their favorite hole and that's probably because the saucer-shaped green makes putting a real adventure. Visitors are welcome on every day except a Sunday.
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Doonbeg Golf Club

Par 72, yardage 6,885. Doonbeg Golf Club plays along 1.5 miles of beach and dunes. The ocean is visible from the green, fairway or tee of 16 of the 18 holes. "This is a course I want to be identified with, one I will be able to say with pride - I did that one. I am the luckiest designer in the world...because of the uniqueness of the site. I have designed the course around the 15th hole, a magnificant par-4 of 440 yards to a funnel-shaped green surrounded by the highest dunes on the course. Landing a ball on the front edge of the 150-foot-long green and wondering if it will stop before running off the far end (into perdition), is far more of a challenge to me than the target golf of hitting behind the flagstick from 187 yards and spinning it back six inches." --- Greg Norman
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Par 72, yardage 6,845. Dromoland Castle Golf & Country Club has been in existence since 1962 and golf has been played over the lush rolling tree lined landscape that drains into Dromoland Lough with the Castle as a backdrop. The course has been entirely revamped over the past two years at a cost of over 5 million euros. The course architects, Ron Kirby and J.B. Carr teamed up again following their success at the Old Head of Kinsale. The result is nothing short of spectacular and places Dromoland at the vanguard of "must play" golf destinations on the island of Ireland. Already, the course has earned a reputation equalling that of Adare and Mount Juliet and the quality of the greens and tees is compared very favorably to the very best worldwide.
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Fota Island

Par 71, yardage 6,927. This traditional parkland tract is one of the most popular courses in the Emerald Isle - and rightly so. It was co-designed by well-known Irish professional Christy O'Connor Jr. and Peter McEvoy, the former amateur star who captained the winning Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup teams in 1999 and 2001. The pair have come up with an absolute gem and, since 1995, Fota Island has hosted a number of top tournaments, most notably the Irish Open in 2001 and 2002. There's not a weak hole on the course and it ends with a great par-5, where the green is protected on three sides by water! Visitors are welcome seven days a week and, as you'd expect, the facilities here more than match the quality of the course.
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Killarney G.C. - Killeen

Par 72, yardage 7,123. The flagship of the three courses, Killeen is truly one of the greatest courses in the country. It will certainly challenge the longest of hitters and with water on almost every hole accuracy is essential. Killeen played host to the Carroll's Irish Open in both 1991 and 1992, and proved to be a stern test for the pros. For the 1991 Carroll's Irish Open, only three players finished under par for the tournament. Killarney also hosted the Curtis Cup in 1996, when Great Britain & Ireland defeated the USA. With an impressive list of international tournaments such as these, you will not be disappointed with what Killeen has to offer.
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Killarney G.C. - Mahony's Point

Par 72, yardage 6,744. Golf has been played in Killarney since 1891, originally on a nine hole inland course. Then in 1939 it was expanded to an 18-hole course. The expansion brought the course to the lakeside and added outstanding beauty. This superb course, situated beside the famous lakes of Killarney, is a good test for golfers of all skill levels. Mahony's Point is the shortest of the three courses, but with a combination of well undulated greens, well positioned bunkers and water hazards, wayward shots will often find big trouble. The 18th, the signature hole, is a stunning par-3 over the lake which measures 196 yards from the back tees, and with the wind coming in from the lake usually playes even longer. The par-5 13th is a great hole with an approach shot to an elevated green, which is very difficult to hold.
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Par 72, yardage 6,699. Lahinch has often been described as the 'St. Andrews of Ireland'. It's a traditional out and back links course which sits on the Atlantic coast and is a favorite with many of the thousands upon thousands of golfing visitors who flock to the Emerald Isle year after year. Phil Mickelson, for one, is a big fan of the Lahinch Old Course, which was originally designed by Old Tom Morris before being tweaked by Dr. Alister Mackenzie. The holes are memorable from start to finish, though many single out the fifth as their favorite. A par-5 that measures 483 yeards, the second shot is played over a sand dune and anything better than a par here is a real bonus.
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Old Head Golf Links

Par 72, yardage 7,121. The incredible Old Head Golf Links, which is situated approx. 25 miles south of Kinsale in Co. Cork, is built on a 220-acre diamond of land which juts out over two miles into the Atlantic. The promontory is almost an island with numerous caves running beneath your feet as you play the course. The links and practice area occupy 180 acres and the remaining 40 acres of unspoiled cliff frame the course and rise in places to over 300 feet. With a minimum of six tees on every hole, the course provides a stern test to the touring pro and high handicapper alike. Nine holes play along the cliff tops, and all 18 holes provide stunning ocean views.
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Ring of Kerry

Par 72, yardage 6,814. Ring of Kerry is located in the village of Templenoe, four miles west of the town of Kenmare in South Kerry on the 'Ring of Kerry' route. As Kerry's foremost golfing experience, the course sits majestically overlooking spectacular Kenmare Bay. The architectural brief for designer Eddie Hackett was to create a world-class golf course that's flexible to challenge experienced players, yet be capable of being played and enjoyed by the average handicapper. As with any good golf course there are holes that require wits and a good deal of deliberation - get it right and it's an experience you won't forget in a hurry.
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Par 71, yardage 6,799. The great Arnold Palmer was involved in designing Tralee Golf Club and, boy, is it a gem! Palmer had always wanted to design a course on the Emerald Isle and that chance came in the early 1980s, the American star working with Ed Seay to create this links masterpiece. There are some great holes on the course, notably the second, which runs along the clifftops, and the third, which has been likened to the famous seventh hole at Pebble Beach. Visitors can play at Tralee without restrictions during the week. On Saturday, they can only start between 11 AM and 1:30 PM while Sunday is out altogether.
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Par 72, yardage 7,225. It is hard to believe that Waterville Golf Club was only built in 1973. It's the type of place you feel that has been there forever. Jack Mulcahy, an Irish-born American, had the vision for this links gem and, after returning to Ireland to live, he handed the task of designing the course to the legendary Eddie Hackett. His creation is widely regarded as one of the top links courses in the world and Americans in particular flock to Waterville in the thousands every year. While the front nine is good, the inward half is even better and make sure you take a minute or two to enjoy the view of Mulcahy's Peak at the par-3 17th. Yes, it is easy to see why this place is so popular.
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Acton's Hotel

Pier Road
Kinsale, Cork, Ireland
Actons Hotel is spectacularly located overlooking Kinsale Harbour. It boasts 73 tastefully furnished bedrooms, gourmet dining at the Captain's Table Restaurant, contemporary Waterfront Bar, relaxing lounges, health & fitness leisure club and landscaped gardens. Actons Hotel is ideally situated for a vacation in the historic and gourmet capital of Ireland - Kinsale, Co. Cork. Nearby activities include some of Ireland's best golf, sailing, fishing and other sporting activities.
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Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort

Main Street
Adare, Limerick, Ireland
Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort is one of Ireland's leading 5-star castle properties tucked into the natural seclusion of its 840 acre estate and set beside the picturesque village of Adare in Co. Limerick. It is only a 40 minute drive from Shannon International Airport. Manor House is a highly impressive hotel and the course is one of Ireland's best secrets. The hotel offers world class facilities which include a variety of accommodations to suit your needs: 63 elegantly decorated bedrooms, two first class restaurants, 3 entertaining bars. Other facilities include an indoor heated swimming pool, spa, fitness room etc.
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Cliff House Hotel

Cliff Road
Kerry, Kerry, IE
The Cliff House Hotel is a five-star, privately owned luxury hotel located close to Cork and Waterford. The building seems to cling to a cliff on the south side of Ardmore Bay where there has long been a fishing village, and a Christian settlement that pre-dates St. Patrick. From sun-drenched terraces and private balconies it is possible to see Ardmore's sands, lobster pots and dolphins that play out on the water. All our luxury rooms and suites are sea facing while many are interconnected to provide family-friendly configurations.

From this dramatic coastal location in Ireland's gourmet heartland you can enjoy some of the country's best restaurants - including our own Michelin-starred House Restaurant from Martijn Kajuiter. We also have a bar with an outdoor terrace for summer dining. Our intimate destination spa, The Well, is a key attraction. We are close to a number of Ireland's championship golf courses, and encourage outdoor adventures to support your wellness goals, your Cliff House experience always enriched by accurate, old world service that's warm and true to the Irish spirit.
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Dromoland Castle Hotel

Newmarket on Fergus, , Ireland
Dromoland Castle is a 5-star luxury hotel located minutes from Shannon Airport. On the Castle's 375-acre estate, guests can hunt, fish, golf, ride horseback, play tennis and more. Through your bedroom window, the grounds of the Estate are spread magnificently before your eyes. Each guest room enjoys its own individual personality, blending period decoration with today's modern amenities. The hotel also features a state-of-the-art health and leisure centre. The Castle is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the finest things in life.
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Dunloe Castle Hotel

The Dunloe is a beautiful 5 Star hotel, overlooking the famous Gap of Dunloe, set on its own 64 acre estate leading to the ruins of the 12th century castle and River Laune. The dog-friendly The Dunloe is one of the finest luxury hotels Ireland has, boasting magnificent 5 star hotel accommodation in Kerry, only 5 miles from Killarney town. The estate manicured pathways lead to the ruins of the old castle which lies hidden within the grounds. Enjoy a range of complimentary onsite leisure activities including swimming, sauna, steam room, technogym, fishing, horse riding, and tennis. A kids club and movie night programme runs for children throughout the summer months. Golf, tours, walks can also be arranged locally. You can also bring your dog to this dog friendly hotel. For fine dining Killarney, visit The Garden Cafe or the Oak Restaurant and enjoy the best of local produce. Our 5 star hotel in Kerry Ireland also boasts new treatment rooms for luxurious Spa therapies & massages. Space, Grace and Elegance on a grand scale.
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Hayfield Manor Hotel

Perrott Avenue
Cork, , Ireland
Hayfield Manor is a luxurious hotel, located just 15 minutes from Cork International Airport and 5 minutes from Cork City Centre. Hayfield Manor combines grandeur and opulence with the comforts and facilities found only in the most modern establishments. The hotel's guests can expect the charm and character of an inviting manor house, while enjoying 5-star amenities in Cork's first 5-star hotel. Its location is convenient to fine dining, shopping, entertainment venues and golfing.
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Hotel Europe

The Europe Hotel & Resort is a Five Star Hotel in Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland. It is in the beautiful grounds of this 5 Star spa resort in Killarney that the waters of Killarney's largest lake, Lough Lein, reflect the wilderness of Kerry's magnificent McGillycuddy Reeks Mountain range in the scenic South West of Ireland. Enjoy luxury accommodation in Killarney, Co. Kerry & let relaxation envelop you as you enjoy one of Ireland's finest views from your own private balcony overlooking Killarney Golf & Fishing Club or the Lakes of Killarney. The Europe Hotel is regarded as one of the most luxurious Killarney Hotels and is ranked as one of the top 5 Star hotels in Ireland.
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Killarney Avenue Hotel

East Avenue
Killarney, Kerry, Ireland
The Killarney Avenue Hotel has an idyllic setting. It overlooks our famous National Park and is situated in the heart of downtown Killarney. Whether you are golfing, sightseeing, touring or just shopping, we have without a doubt, the perfect holiday location. The hotel offers all the modern comforts that you would expect in a superior hotel and a little more.
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Killarney Lodge (Guest House)

Countess Road
Killarney, Kerry, Ireland
Killarney Lodge is a large 4-star guesthouse conveniently located in one of Ireland's most popular and beautiful areas. It is within walking distance of the Town Centre, Killarney Lakes and world renowned National Park. We take pride in the fact that we are golf enthusiasts. With wonderful golf courses on our doorstep, we ensure that golfers are particulaly well catered for. The Lodge provides private parking, spacious ensuite air-conditioned bedrooms with all modern amenities. The Lodge has justifiably earned an outstanding reputation for quality of service, relaxed atmosphere and friendliness.
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Killarney Plaza Hotel And Spa

Kenmare Place
Killarney, Kerry, Ireland
The Killarney Plaza Hotel reigns over the town of Killarney with grace and glamour. Incomparable location adjacent to Killarney's National Park and within 10 minutes of some of Ireland's renowned golf courses, and famous lakes of Killarney. Each of the 198 guestrooms offers a rewarding union of timeless elegance and up to the moment convenience, luxurious comfort and classic sophistication. The Molton Brown Spa is unique, an award winning Spa concept, exclusive to this hotel. Leisure facility guests can enjoy exclusive use of the pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna and state of the art gymnasium.
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Killarney Towers Hotel

College Street
Killarney, Kerry, Ireland
The modern Killarney Towers Hotel is located in the Center of Killarney. The Southwest region of Ireland has drawn visitors from all over the world since the mid 18th century. Its majestic scenery and beauty is second to none. The rooms are comfortable and include satellite TV and video facilities. There is a leisure center where guests can enjoy a strenuous workout followed by a dip in the pool, or a session in the sauna. In the morning, the restaurant offers full Irish breakfast with an extensive buffet and in the evening a carvery offers a wide selection of delicious roasts and vegetables as well as table service.
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Moy House

Lehinch, An Leacht
IE, Ireland
Moy House was originally built in the mid 18th century as home to Sir Augustine Fitzgerald. In its majestic splendor, the house prevails over the breathtaking Lahinch Bay, set on 15 acres of grounds adorned by mature woodland and a picturesque river. Major restoration has transformed this Country House in keeping with present day expectations of superior standards, yet preserving its unique character, style and ambiance.
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Old Head Lodge

Cork, Cork, IE
The Old Head of Kinsale is home to a World-Class Golf Course and Luxury Members' Accommodation located in County Cork on the Southwest Coast of Ireland. The brainchild of John and Patrick O'Connor, the Club has developed into one of the most recognised and sought after golf experiences anywhere on earth. It is a sanctuary for those seeking the finest in personalized service. We look forward to welcoming you to the `Old Head Experience' in the very near future. The Old Head Seaview Suites feature the perfect blend of opulence and comfort. Offering magnificent balcony views, all Suites are adorned in a style that evokes a feeling of pure indulgence, stunningly furnished and spaciously created.
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Park Inn By Radisson Shannon Airport

Shannon International Airport
Shannon, Clare, Ireland
The Park Inn Hotel Shannon Airport is formerly The Great Southern Hotel. Directly accessible from the main terminal building at Shannon Airport, the Park Inn is in an unexpectedly lovely location overlooking the estuary and, with its views and rather gracious atmosphere, it retains a little of the old romance of flight. On the practical side it also offers unbeatable convenience for travellers recovering from or preparing for international flights. The hotel is fully sound-proofed and bedrooms are spacious and comfortable, with all the amenities expected of a good modern hotel, including ISDN lines. Activities available include snooker and a mini-gym for guests, and there is golf and horse riding nearby.
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The Lodge at Doonbeg Golf Club

Doonbeg Golf Club, Co. Clare
Doonbeg, Clare, Ireland
The Lodge at Doonbeg Golf Club completes Doonbeg's unique offering of spectacular links golf, beautiful seaside accommodations and unparalleled service. This combination, unrivaled in Ireland, will make Doonbeg the ultimate links experience. Located adjacent to the course with sweeping views of the Atlantic, the Lodge houses the Clubhouse, 15 Lodge Suites, the formal dining room, the Members' bar, the spa and both men's and women's locker rooms. The adjoining Garden House Suites, Norman Suites, Courtyard Suites and Golf Shop complete the current phase of the development. An atmosphere of genuine warmth and comfort with casual furniture and furnishings will envelop visitors upon entering the Lodge.
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The Malton

Kerry, Kerry, IE
From its distinctive architecture to its effortless service and genuine hospitality, The Malton - formerly the Great Southern Hotel - has been afavourite retreat for over 150 years. Where else are you going to find 6 acresof gardens in the centre of a bustling town? We are located in Killarney towncentre. Complimentary car parking is provided for all guests and for addedconvenience we are right beside the railway station. The hotel providescomplimentary Broadband internet access in the public areas, meeting rooms andin the conference and banqueting centre.
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Tides Guest House

Tides Guest House
Ballybunion, Kerry, Ireland
David and Doreen Walsh of the Tides Guesthouse warmly welcome all visitors, golfers, non golfers, as the rewarding Ballybunion scenery is wonderfully exhilarating and beautiful. The Tides is a very modern fully equipped Guesthouse. Each bedroom has colour TV and direct-dial telephone with ISDN internet access. Truly one of the most idyllic accommodations in Ireland.
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Vaughan Lodge

Ennistymon Rd
Lahinch, Clare, Ireland
Ideally nestled on the shore of Liscannor Bay, Vaughan Lodge is situated 45 minutes drive from Shannon Airport and within striking distance of the fine championship links of Doonbeg and Ballybunion. Each of its bedrooms is contemporary in style, offering the spaciousness and comfort of a hotel with the intimacy and atmosphere of a country lodge. The leisure complex by the seaside has an indoor pool, aquarium and visitor facilities. Visitors to the village can enjoy a wide selection of pubs, cafes, and restaurants.
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Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Resort

The Island
Waterford, Waterford, Ireland
Waterford Castle Hotel offers luxury accommodation in Waterford, Southeast Ireland. The distinguished Irish Castle hotel comprises 19 spacious and luxurious guest rooms. Recognized as one of Ireland's most luxurious hotels, the Castle is located on its own private island, making it the perfect resort hotel. While at Waterford Castle, why not enjoy the award winning restaurant and the world famous Waterford Crystal factory close by. The 19 rooms are bright and airy with stunning views of the surrounding estate, your escape, home and paradise. The Castle's facilities have been designed for guests to live, rather than stay, in a luxury world class hotel. Welcome to an island dream!
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