Author: General Manager

Re-convened AGM – Thursday 13th December 2018

I would like to inform you that the Annual General Meeting of the Joint Club, adjourned at 10.45pm on Thursday 6th of December 2018, will re-convene in the Clubhouse on Thursday the 13th December 2018 at 7.30pm.

The re-convened meeting will deal with the Agenda Items not completed at the adjourned meeting of Thursday 6th as follows:-

1. To discuss and decide upon remaining Motions 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18
2. To appoint auditors
3. Any other business

Terry O’Neill
Honorary Secretary
7th December 2018

Member Update , Thursday 1st November 2018

Just a few matters to make you aware of –


As previously indicated, the new Membership Development Taskforce recommended and it was subsequently endorsed by the Committee of Management to offer a special membership deal to attract new members to Skerries Golf Club.

The main details of the offer are as follows:

• Full Membership till the end of December 2019 for €895.

• 5 Day Membership till the end of December 2019 for €600.

• Discounts for new Intermediate members.

• Lessons from the Club Professional at a reduced rate for those who join before 31st December 2018.

• GUI/ILGU levies and Golfers Insurance are extra (Men €51, Ladies €55)

• This offer is available to new members or members returning after an absence of at least 5 years.

Increasing and retaining our membership numbers in the coming years will be a vital part of securing the financial wellbeing of Skerries Golf Club. Accordingly, our Chairman Tom McDonnell is asking all members to please support this initiative and to actively promote this offer in whatever way they can.

The initial response from member contacts continues to be encouraging, but I would ask all members to please keep promoting the deal amongst family and friends and to raise awareness wherever possible.

In the coming week, we are also following through with a ‘leaflet’ drop of our Membership Brochure/Offer in the local areas of Skerries/Loughshinny, Lusk, Rush, Donabate/Portrane. We would welcome an indication from members that they have received their leaflet so that we can monitor the success/effectiveness of this initiative. Members could acknowledge receipt of their leaflet on admin@skerriesgolfclub.ie indicating your location.


Please note that the following Men’s HAMPER Competitions will take place during November –

Saturday 3rd – Men’s 12 Hole Fourball Stableford
Sunday 4th – Men’s 12 Hole Singles Stableford
Sunday 11th – Men’s 12 Hole Fourball Stableford
Wednesday 14th – Men’s 12 Hole Singles Stableford
Saturday 17th – Men’s 12 Holes Singles Stableford
Saturday 24th – Men’s 12 Holes Fourball Stableford
Sunday 25th – Men’s 12 Hole Singles Stableford


Please note that the Members Remembrance Service scheduled for Monday 5th November in the Club Diary will not be going ahead. However, please note that a Parish Remembrance Mass will be taking place that evening at St. Patrick’s Church at 19.30 hours.


I am sure a lot of members are aware, but for those who are not, in both the Men’s and Ladies Locker Room a Book Swap/Library operates. Members may bring in books they have now read and swap them for ones they have possibly not read. There is no cost for this scheme and it is open to all.


*Saturday 1st December – Ladies Christmas Dinner
*Wednesday 5th December – Wednesday Club Christmas Meal
*Friday 7th December – Christmas Party Night
*Saturday 8th December – Member Christmas Party
*Saturday 15th December – Christmas Party Night
*Tuesday 1st January 2019 – Captain’s Drive In

Thank you,

Mark Gannon
General Manager

Members Update – Thursday 25th October 2018

Skerries Golf Club News –

Just a few matters to make you aware of –


My apologies, I was away unexpectedly– but belated congratulations to our Incoming Vice-Captains, namely Austin Gill and Trudy Henry.


This years End of Year Presentation, takes place this Saturday, the 27th October at 20.00 hours.

Our Caterer Tommy Fitzgerald has a fabulous three course menu followed by Tea/Coffee on offer that evening at just 25€ per person, to book your table please contact the Caterer directly on 01 849 3135.


Some of you may already be aware but a number of members have asked recently about the Members Survey Results, these are actually on the Club web site and may be viewed at your leisure.


The Dublin Marathon takes place this Sunday and our very own Izzy Ryan from the Bar is running in aid of St. Michaels House, an excellent and worthy cause. Many of you have already sponsored Izzy, but in case you haven’t or weren’t aware he was running, there are sponsorship forms displayed in the Bar and Spike Bar.

Izzy would welcome your support by way of sponsorship and your encouragement. If you are watching and see him on the day, please give him a big cheer!


Please note that the clocks go back one hour this Sunday, the 28th October at 02.00 hours; that’s Saturday night going into Sunday morning.


As from Thursday the 1st November, please note that both the Restaurant and Bar will be closed all day on Monday and Thursdays.


*Saturday 27th October – End of Year Prize Giving
*Saturday 1st December – Ladies Christmas Dinner
*Friday 7th December – Christmas Party Night
*Saturday 8th December – Member Christmas
*Saturday 15th December – Christmas Party Night
*Tuesday 1st January 2019 – Captain’s Drive In

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