28 May 2022

Club Longford GAA Golf Classic on Friday and Saturday

Club Longford, the county’s official GAA supporters’ club, have organised a fundraising Golf Classic at Longford Golf Club on Friday & Saturday, August 27 & 28.

The event’s principal sponsor is Michael Brewster and family, a Longford-born investment banker who heads the Brewster Financial Strategies Group of Wells Fargo Advisors in New York.

Reigning Longford champions Killoe cruise into the 2020 senior football final

Connolly Cup holders Killoe are through to the final of the Covid delayed 2020 Peter Hanley Motors Senior Football Championship after cruising to a very easy win over Mostrim at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park on Saturday evening with the razor sharp Mark Hughes firing over the impressive total of 11 points. 

Club Longford  Chairperson Mark Connellan thanked Mr Brewster for his support, Pat McCarrick (McCarricks Cash & Carry, refreshments  sponsor), Joe O'Reilly (Castlethorn Group, green fees sponsor) and Longford Golf Club for staging the event.

He added, “We have also got great support from the Longford Race Day committee in Dublin coordinated by Dromard’s Frank Kiernan of Knightstone.”

Prizes on the day are being sponsored by Vincent King (Forgney), Michael Mulleady and the Mulleady Group, Drumlish and Frank Kiernan, Knightstone Construction.   

St Brigid’s Killashee crowned the 2020 Longford Intermediate football champions

In a dramatic finish to the highly entertaining 2020 Mulleady Group Intermediate Football Championship final at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park on Sunday, Darren Carberry struck to score a couple of goals in stoppage time to clinch the capture of the Gerry Hennessy Cup for Killashee for the first time since 2016. 

Those interested in playing in the Golf Classic can contact any of the following: Albert Cooney, Mark Connellan, Derek Sheridan, Michael Mulleady, Eamon Reilly, Gary Toher, Mel Clarke or Martin Skelly. You can also email

The prizes are as follows: 1st 4 x €250 vouchers Glasson Hotel, 2nd 4 x golf Slieve Russell & dinner for 4, 3rd  4 x golf Carton House Hotel (sponsored by Knightstone Construction, Frank Kiernan), Front 9 4 x €40 vouchers Rustic Inn, Back 9  4 x golf at Bearna GC, Nearest The Pin : Putter (sponsored by Pete Duignan). 

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