Adare is up-beat about the positive spin-offs and opportunities for Adare when it will host the Ryder Cup in 2026. The name of Adare will go out around the world as a billion viewers watch the live TV coverage, “that is the potential television viewing audience for the Ryder Cup” according to Maeve Martin Kelly, the manager of the Adare Heritage Centre. Numbers expected to attend the event could exceed the 270,000 at the 2014 in Paris.
“This is a great opportunity for all of us to show the world the unique tourism offerings of the Mid-West of Ireland”, said Minister Patrick O’Donovan TD.
Dan Neville, chairman of the Adare Community Trust (ACT), said of the news “We are absolutely thrilled and congratulate everybody who succeeded in obtaining the competition for here, with special thanks and congratulations to JP and Noreen McManus and the management and staff in the hotel and grounds; Adare will be regarded as the Augusta of Europe.”
To celebrate this announcement Adare Manor has created a special Ryder Cup 2026 stay and play experience where you can play the championship course at Adare Manor ahead of the 2026 tournament. The package includes:
Two night’s luxurious accommodation for two people in the Manor House
Breakfast each morning in The Gallery
One round of golf per person
For information email: INFO@ADAREMANOR.COM

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