The K Club had been on the market since last year.

Veteran businessman Michael Smurfit has declared it is “time to move on”, as he confirmed on Tuesday he has struck a deal to sell the five-star K Club(...)

Rory McIlroy in action at the K Club in Straffan, Co Kildare, in May 2016. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Sales last year slipped and losses widened at the K Club, the five-star golf resort in Co Kildare owned by Michael Smurfit. Accounts for 2018 filed i(...)

The five-star K Club in Co Kildare hosted the Ryder Cup golf tournament in 2006

Michael Fetherston, a low-profile Dublin nursing homes operator and hotelier, has emerged as the preferred bidder to buy the K Club golf resort, which(...)

Golfer Rory McIlroy at Adare Manor: JP McManus has invested  over €80 million  in the venue allocated the Ryder Cup for 2026.  Photograph: INPHO/Morgan Treacy

The K Club in Kildare looks set to change hands, with Michael Smurfit in talks to sell it to Dublin investor Michael Fetherston. As the nursing home(...)