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Punchestown News: Dooley Insurance Group Have Punchestown Covered with Double Sponsorship.

Posted: 18th Apr 2017

Dooley Insurance Group Have Punchestown Covered with Double Sponsorship


Dooley Insurance Group are the latest market leader to sign up as race sponsors ahead of the upcoming 2017 Punchestown Festival, Tuesday 25th to Saturday 29th April.

One of Ireland’s largest independent insurance brokers, The Dooley Insurance Group  has signed up as sponsor for two races at this year’s jump racing grand finale. The first is the €15,000 Dooley Insurance Flat race on the opening day Tuesday 25th April. The race was won last year by the Willie Mullins trained Cilaos Emery who has gone on to compete at Grade 1 level this season. The €15,000 Dooley Insurance Steeplechase over the banks course will open proceedings on the concluding day of the Festival, Saturday 29th April.

Established, grown and based in Naas,  the Dooley Insurance Group has been a thriving Kildare business for over 50 years. Looking forward to their sponsorship at Punchestown Tim Dooley, Managing Director of Dooley Insurance Group said “The Punchestown Festival is the largest annual event hosted in Kildare each year and brings huge footfall to the county. We are delighted to be a sponsor at the festival as it is a great commercial opportunity to build awareness of all the services on offer at the Dooley Insurance Group. The festival is a fantastic social event but be in no doubt with over 800 companies involved there is a lot of business done over the five days also”.

Richie Galway, Punchestown Racing and Operations Manager “ We are delighted to have local business such as Dooley Insurance Group on board as a sponsor with us. Local support is paramount to the success of the festival. We always endeavour to use local suppliers and service providers wherever possible and we are delighted to have recently appointed Dooley Insurance as the broker for the racecourse”.

The 2017 Punchestown Festival takes place from Tuesday 25th to Saturday 29th April. Tickets from €25pp and hospitality from €99pp along with full event details available from www.punchestown.com or call +353 (0)45 897704.


For further information please contact:


Shona Dreaper 

Punchestown Racecourse |Naas | Co Kildare | Ireland

+ 353 (0) 45 897704 sdreaper@punchestown.com


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