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Reports: The Ryder Cup Is Coming To Limerick

Reports: The Ryder Cup Is Coming To Limerick

The 2026 Ryder Cup will be held at Adare Manor in Limerick according to reports on Thursday.

The Irish Independent, Irish Times and RTÉ all report that the event, which sees a team of European golfers play a team from the US, is expected to be confirmed for the JP McManus-owned resort at some point today.

It is said that a deal between the European Tour and Irish government was agreed last week. Talks had been ongoing since last September.

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross, will present a memorandum to the Cabinet today seeking to licence the event, guaranteeing support funding for infrastructure surrounding the biennial competition.

It is said by the Irish Independent that Adare will get a badly needed bypass as part of the deal.

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The Ryder Cup was last held in Ireland in 2006 at the K Club in Kildare, a match easily won by Europe.

The 2020 Ryder Cup will be held at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin and the 2022 event at the Marco Simone Golf and Country Club in Rome.

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