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12/08/2022 - Donegal County Council Welcomes the Irish Legends Tour

Cllr Donal Coyle, Cllr Michael McBride, Liam Ward, Deputy Chief Executive DCC, John Casey, Director Rosapenna Hotel and Golf Resort, Cllr Liam Blaney, Cathaoirleach of DCC, Peter Adams, Legends Tour, Joan Crawford, Fáilte Ireland, Garry Martin, Director of Economic Development, Information Systems and Emergency Services DCC, Cllr Ciaran Brogan.


Donegal County Council welcomes the Irish Legends Golf Tour, hosted by the McGinley Foundation, to Donegal on The Old Tom Morris Links at the stunning Rosapenna Hotel and Golf Resort from 16th August – 20th August 2022.


As a part of this exciting festival of golf, fans will have the chance to soak up the atmosphere of the Celebrity Series, where famous names from the world of sport and entertainment will take part in their own pro-am tournament such as Steve Staunton, Brendan O Carroll and Keith Duffy to name but a few. Additionally, amateur golfers will have the opportunity to play as a ‘Legend’ in the Alliance Series under full tournament conditions, while experiencing the lifestyle of a professional golfer against the stunning backdrop of Donegal.


Spectator tickets are now on sale, with adult season and daily tickets starting at just €15 and €10 respectively, while children under the age of 16 will gain free admittance to all three events. Tickets will be available at the gate on the day, but spectators are recommended to book in advance to guarantee admission at


Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council, Cllr. Liam Blaney stated “Donegal County Council are proud sponsors of this tournament which will make an important contribution to the local economy as well as a fantastic showcase for the important lucrative golf sector in Donegal. The event will be tracked by a number of TV stations which will bring the event to a global audience, with all eyes on Donegal.”


In addition to the golfing event,  Donegal County Council are hosting a number of musical events to coincide with the conclusion of golf in the grounds of the Na Dunaibh GAA pitch in front of an expected audience of 3,000 in what promises to be an unforgettable event with Na Mooneys headlining on Friday 19th and Nathan Carter on the 20Th August. Tickets for Nathan Carter are now sold out but tickets for Na Mooneys are still available and can be availed of free of charge on this link

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