79th Tara Golf Trophy (updated)

Please note that the date of the Tara Trophy has moved from that previously shown here.

The Tara Trophy is now confirmed for Karen Club on Monday March 21st. Rina Hanrahan is taking reservations for the event – golf plus dinner is 2500 and non-golfing members of the society are welcome to join dinner for 1500KSh. Please contact Rina Hanrahan or Tom Hopkins if you want to have any more information:



Entries close Wednesday the 16th March ‘16


Karen C Club – Monday 21st March 2016 (PM)

1. An 18 hole Stableford Competition open to all golfers holding a valid CONGU or other internationally recognised handicap.

2. Yellow Tees for men and Green Tees for women

3. Two separate competitions for KIS members and Guests. Only paid up members of KIS are eligible to win the Tara Trophy.

4. No player may win more than 1 prize (Other than Nearest the Pin & Longest Drive)

5. Prizes:

KIS Members First, Second, Third,

Guests First, Second, Third

Best 9’s

Nearest the Pin – ladies and men

Longest Drive – ladies and men

6. Entry Fee: Ksh 2,500, which includes Golf, Dinner

Competition Committee:

Rosemary Dolan, Tom Hopkins, Rina Hanrahan


Annual Irish Ball

Plans are well underway for the Annual Irish Ball to be held at the Hilton Hotel on Saturday, March 19th  and the date is approaching quickly. We are pleased to offer tickets for the Ball to members of the Irish Community from today with first priority over the next week. From Feb 20th, tickets will be on sale to the wider community. The Ball is our biggest fund raising event so tickets will be 7500KSh once again this year. Please contact Sharon Gordon at skegordon(at)gmail.com  to reserve tickets. We have round tables which can accommodate 10 guests or 11 at a squeeze and you are welcome to book a whole table or to just book as a couple or a group and we will combine you with others to complete the table of 10. Ticket payments can be made to our KIS Society MPESA Account through the Till Number 89665 or via cheque to a member of the committee. Please note that demand for tickets is high and  your Ball tickets will only be confirmed once payment has been made. If you are interested in helping with the Ball please get in touch.