Minister warns against cashing in on Ryder Cup

As Minister for Arts, Sports and Tourism, John O’Donoghue has more interest than most in the Ryder Cup, which will start at the K Club in Kildare on Friday.

16th September, 2006

As Minister for Arts, Sports and Tourism, John O’Donoghue has more interest than most in the Ryder Cup, which will start at the K Club in Kildare on Friday.

With European and US golfers starting to arrive tomorrow and practice rounds due to begin in two days time, O’Donoghue has called on the tourism and hospitality sector not to exploit the event for short-term financial gain. He described sports tourism, and in particular...

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