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Joe Lyons is a former Irish International Golfer and founder of Irish Golf Noticeboard. Joe eats, sleeps and drinks golf, is occassionally controversial but fanatical about Irish Golf. Read his bi weekly blog published every Monday and Thursday evening!

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Weekly Review June 11

Joe's Blog Weekly Review of Amateur and Pro events Amateur - McCormack show's how it's done at Connacht Strokeplay Unashamedly, the leading review reports on my long-time comrade and rival's victory, Eddie McCormack, in The Connacht...

Connacht Strokeplay Championship Preview

Pristine Portumna attracts a high-quality field for the Connacht Strokeplay! Ireland's best golfers descend on one of the country's best parkland venue's in the small East Galway Town of Portumna. While the country's leading amateur stars...
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Weekly Review June 4, 2018

Joe's blog weekly review of amateur and pro events Amateur - The Sunshine Tour Hits Baltray for The East The sun came out to greet a sprinkling of some of the best amateurs from around the...
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Weekly Review May 28

Joe's blog weekly review of amateur and pro events Peter Sheehan goes back to back. Former South of Ireland winner Peter Sheehan added the Connacht Mid Amateur title in Oughterard yesterday to the Ballybunion Scratch Cup...
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Weekly Review May 21

Joe's Blog returns with the weekly review. Many false dawns in the past but for the next while I will commit to bringing a round up of results from the various amateur and professional events...
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Irish Golf Noticeboard As has been highlighted on several occasions recently on our Facebook Group, there is a fundamental change coming on how clubs can share posters to our Facebook Group. We have come up...
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Christmas with Mickey Mouse

Kids Play at The Orlando International Amateur For the second year running, we took a winter hiatus in Florida. A week in Orlando competing in The Orlando International Amateur and a week in St. Petersburg competing...
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Here We Go Again

A New Dawn (again) for Irish Golf Noticeboard. Ok, here we go again. My latest evolution as a Golf Blogger. Hopefully, the few false starts over the past few years will not have diminished the...
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Walking a tightrope, sour grapes, dirty linen and the rest!

Joe's Blog Returns with a stench of sour grapes! Firstly, welcome to all our recent sign ups. I look forward to entertaining, depressing, enlightening and informing you of all things golf over the coming year....
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Golf and Safari South Africa

Trip of a Lifetime Firstly, I wish to thank David McMahon of Premier Irish Golf Tours for giving me the opportunity to join him on what they call in the Travel Industry a "Familiarisation Trip"...