The Marie Keating Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic proudly supported by its4women.ie


The 2019 Marie Keating Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic supported by its4women.ie took place on the Ryder Cup Course at the K Club on Thursday 1st August 2019 raising much needed funds for the Foundation’s free cancer awareness programmes and support services.

Now in its 21st year, the highly-anticipated flagship event which takes place on one of Europe’s finest championship courses has become recognised as one of the most prestigious Irish charity golf tournaments.


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Proudly supported by its4women.ie, the highly respected event saw more than 29 teams participate in the festivities with guests getting to play with an array of sporting heroes and high-profile international celebrities such as Mike Tindall. The stars descended on the renowned K Club golf course in Kildare to enjoy a fantastic day of golf followed by a gala dinner, prize giving ceremony, charity auction and entertainment.

This event takes place to raise much needed funds for the Marie Keating Foundation which provides free cancer awareness programmes and support services for men and women in Ireland. The Marie Keating Foundation’s nursing team and Mobile Information Units engage with over 29,000 people a year to talk about cancer prevention and early detection, while the Foundation’s Comfort Fund provides financial assistance to families that are struggling as a result of cancer.

As a son of Marie Keating and Patron of the Foundation, Boyzone frontman Ronan Keating hosts this event every year and was also on hand with wife Storm to play a few rounds.

Speaking at the event, Ronan Keating commented: “The Foundation relies almost entirely on the support and generosity of organisations, businesses and individuals to provide it’s free cancer awareness and support services to communities across Ireland. So, I’m delighted to see the support from so many great friends from the world of music, entertainment and sport as well as our corporate sponsors and people who have taken teams, we cannot thank you enough for your continued support.”

Gary McClarty, Managing Director at MCL Insurance Services, operator of its4women.ie said: “its4women.ie is honoured to support the Marie Keating Foundation. The celebrity golf classic was a fantastic way to raise much needed funds to sustain the services the Foundation provides and help fight cancer. Over the last three years its4women.ie has raised €112,630 to support the life changing work of the Marie Keating Foundation. I’m already looking forward to next year’s event.”


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