FOOTBALL/GOLF: Dublin’s Sinéad Aherne helps launch 2022 Men’s and Women’s AIG Cups & Shields and AIG Irish Close Championship
- AIG Insurance launches the 2022 Men’s and Women’s AIG Cups & Shields and AIG Irish Close Championship with Exclusive Discounts on Car & Home insurance for Golf Ireland members
- Dublin’s Sinéad Aherne putts, watched by golfers Louise Mernagh, left, and Rachael McDonell at the launch of this year’s AIG Men’s and Women’s Cups and Shields and AIG Men’s and Women’s Irish Amateur Close Championships at Elm Park Golf Club in Dublin. (Image: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile)
AIG Insurance, proud sponsor of Golf Ireland, today officially launched this year’s AIG Men’s and Women’s Cups & Shields and AIG Men’s and Women’s Irish Amateur Close Championships at Elm Park Golf Club in Dublin. AIG also revealed online discounted offers on new car and home insurance policies for Golf Ireland members.
On hand to help the launch were Dublin GAA stars Sinéad Aherne and Cormac Costello, as well as Elm Park’s Louise Mernagh and Rachael McDonnell, James Kelly and John Cleary, who were part of their Barton Shield (men) and Senior Cup (women) winning teamS.
To celebrate the start of the competitions across Ireland, AIG Insurance also revealed that Golf Ireland members who take out car or home insurance with AIG will not only be able to avail of discounted rates but will also be able to claim further benefits including:
- Free Protected No Claims Bonus
- Free golf club equipment cover up to €2k if stolen from locked car boot
- Save 10% On Car Insurance and 25% on Home Insurance
This year’s AIG Men’s and Women’s Cups and Shields are already underway with the finals in Tramore (September 1st-4th), Slieve Russell (September 7th-11th) and Knightsbrook (September 15th-18th).
This year’s AIG Men’s & Women’s Irish Amateur Close Championships are due to take place in Headford, Co. Meath between August 13th-17th (men) and Grange between June 11th-14th (women).
Speaking about the launch today, Aidan Connaughton, General Manager at AIG Ireland commented;
“We’re delighted to be in the beautiful surroundings of Elm Park today to officially launch this year’s AIG Men’s and Women’s Cups & Shields and AIG Men’s and Women’s Irish Amateur Close Championships.
“We’re very proud of the relationship we have built with Golf Ireland over the years and we’re sure that their members have benefited from our commitment to them. We have been proudly sponsoring and supporting Irish Amateur golf for more than a quarter of a century now and it’s hugely important for us that we have always supported the men’s and women’s games equally. This reflects and aligns with core AIG brand, diversity, equity and inclusion values along with supporting the communities and people we serve.
“Today we say a special thanks to Sinéad Aherne and Cormac Costello, as well as Elm Park’s Louise Mernagh Rachael McDonnell, James Kelly and John Cleary for taking the time to be with us at our launch. We’re very much looking forward to the golf action getting underway and we to wish everyone involved the very best of luck in their respective competitions.”
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