Kearys Motor Group Launches Year Two of Cork Camogie Sponsorship with a Private Motivation Session with Keith Barry
Kearys Motor Group launched their second season as title sponsors of Cork Camogie, one of the largest sponsorships in women’s sport.
The launch took place at Pairc Ui Chaoimh with a private coaching and motivational session for the Senior and Intermediate squads with mentalist and brain hacker, Keith Barry who is also a Brand Ambassador for Kearys.
Kearys’ sponsorship supports the Cork Senior, Intermediate, Minor and U16 camogie teams for the next two years, as well as getting involved with both Under 16 and Under 14 Club Championships.
Paul O’Halloran, Chief Operations Officer, Kearys Motor Group said: “We are proud to partner with Cork Camogie again this season, with this significant sponsorship that reflects Kearys’ culture, values and team spirit. We are delighted that Keith Barry is working with the teams for this motivational session and wish all teams the best of luck this year. They truly are a committed group of athletes.
“We look forward to a great relationship with all the teams and promoting camogie in the community in Cork and women’s sport in general throughout the county.” he added.
In 2022, the Cork Senior and Intermediate teams won Munster titles, and the Minor and Under 16 teams won All-Ireland and Munster titles. Cork Camogie were beaten by a point by Kilkenny in the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Final and by Galway in the All-Ireland Intermediate Final. Cork Camogie are out of the blocks, training harder than ever and with much mental resilience, as they aim for League and Championship wins in 2023.
“The Cork Camogie teams are an amazing group of talented sportswomen and fantastic ambassadors for Cork as we have a great talent pool and determination to succeed. We look forward to working with Kearys Motor Group again and strive to bring home more silverware this year,” said Mairead Donovan, Chairperson, Cork Camogie.
The Cork Senior Camogie team have since the turn of the century competed annually at the Senior semi-final stage [22 appearances], went on to compete in 17 finals and winning 9 Senior titles - bringing the tally to 28 senior All Ireland titles, making Cork the most decorated camogie team of all time.
The Cork Camogie Senior Team is managed by Matthew Twomey [Douglas] and coached by Liam Cronin.
The Intermediate team is Managed by Trevor Coleman [Na Piarsaigh] and coached by Ken Bulman. The Minor team is Managed by Jerry Wallace [Midleton] and coached by Michael Boland and Mossie O’Sullivan.
The Under 16 team is Managed by John Moloney [Newtownshandrum] and coached by Mark Kavanagh, John Brosnan and Brendan O’Driscoll.
Kearys is Ireland’s largest family-owned Motor Group representing BMW, Mini, Motorrad, Hyundai, Renault, Dacia and Nissan franchises across 13 dealerships in Dublin and Cork as well as, Kearys Carstore used car supermarkets in Dublin, Cork and Limerick and We Buy Cars, a national car buying business. Kearys currently employ over 450 people and is accredited as one of Ireland’s Great Places to Work ™