A more modern marketing campaign is needed to promote Shannon Airport for when the aviation sector begins to picking up the pieces, Clare councillors have said.
*Crowds at the DDF Irish Open in Lahinch last July. Photograph: Brian Arthur The staging of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open (DDFIO) last year contributed to Lahinch Golf Club recording a ‘not unexpected’ operating loss of €564,148.
*Paul O’Connell. Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images Having The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open in Lahinch is the sporting event the Mid-West has needed according to former Irish rugby captain, Paul O’Connell.
*Shane O’Donnell. Photograph: Martin Connolly Clare’s Shane O’Donnell and former Irish rugby captain Paul O’Connell are the first names to sign up for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open pro-am.