Caolan Rafferty (Dundalk) winner of The West of Ireland Open Championship in Co. Sligo Golf Club, Rosses Point. Photo: Thos Caffrey/www.golffile.ie

Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty held off a stellar chasing pack to win the first strokeplay staging of the West of Ireland Championship by four shots at a s(...)

Robert Brazil, of Naas Golf Club, celebrates his victory over Alex Gleeson in the final of  the West of Ireland Championship at Rosses’s Point.

Robert Brazill bravely matched Alex Gleeson’s 18th hole birdie to give Naas Golf Club its third West of Ireland Championship in just five years. The (...)

 Robin Dawson: Tramore man is one of the favourites for the West of Ireland title. Photograph:  Patrick Bolger/Getty Images

Reputations count for nothing when the wind whips across County Sligo for the annual West of Ireland Championship. While eight members of the intern(...)

Fog delayed teenager David Brady’s Radisson Blu-sponsored West of Ireland Championship debut by two and a hal(...)