Ireland gained €37m from Solheim Cup

The 2011 Solheim Cup, which was held at Killeen Castle in Meath last September, was worth €37 million to the economy, according to post-event analysis by Repucom International.

11th March, 2012

The 2011 Solheim Cup, which was held at Killeen Castle in Meath last September, was worth €37 million to the economy, according to new post-event analysis by Repucom International.

The event's total economic impact for Meath was €23 million, with an additional €14 million of value arising from brand exposure through international television, print and online coverage.

This included over 1,200 hours of TV coverage with 7.6 million viewers, 2,361 print media articles and 6,115 online...

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