3rd June 2010 :  The Gleneagle Hotel and INEC has announced a major sponsorship deal with Kerry’s leading GAA club, Dr Crokes. Gleneagle Hotel / INEC will be the sponsor of the Crokes Senior football team over the next 3 years and will be investing significantly in the sponsorship, which will see the Gleneagle / INEC brand name appearing on the front of the team jerseys, on the website, as well as in the club grounds in Lewis Road.


The new jerseys were launched in the Gleneagle Hotel Killarney on Wednesday night June 2, by Managing Director of the Gleneagle Hotel, Patrick O’ Donoghue, Officers of the Dr Crokes club and members of the current squad including one of Irelands most high profile sportsmen Colm “Gooch” Cooper.

 MD of The Gleneagle Hotel Patrick O’ Donoghue “We are delighted to be associated with Dr. Crokes GAA club, which has such a strong reputation for generating All Ireland champions.

 Dr. Crokes has over 3,000 supporters and is one of the most popular clubs in the region. 800 members, both male and female, play football and hurling on a regular basis from the age of 6 onwards. The club enjoys a huge profile in the county and currently has Colm Cooper and Kieren O’ Leary in the senior panel and have had a large representation at senior, under 21, and minor level over the past few years.

 Dr. Crokes Club Chairman Vincent Casey says “We are delighted to confirm a three year sponsorship deal with Glenaegle Hotel and INEC. The O’ Donoghue family have long associations with the club and have been very generous sponsors in the past. This will go a long way in helping us to continue as one of the most successful clubs in Kerry. We are extremely proud of our achievements to date and look forward to continued success in the future, as we look forward to our 125th anniversary next year where we will be hosting a banquet in the INEC on Saturday 5th February, where guest of honour will be Uachtarain Cumann Luth Chleas Gael, Christy Cooney”.