Kildare County Council made an official presentation to Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of Dubai Duty Free, Colm McLoughlin on Wednesday (26th June) for his contribution to County Kildare.
Cathaoirleach of Kildare, Councillor Suzanne Doyle, CEO of Kildare County Council, Peter Carey and members of Kildare County Council made the presentation to Colm Mcloughlin in the Council Chamber. Colm was presented with a beautiful piece of sculpture made by local artist Noel Scullion. Breeda Mcloughlin, wife of Colm, also received a beautiful bouquet of flowers.
Speaking after the presentation Colm said, “It is a great honour to receive this award from Kildare County Council. I am deeply touched that the contribution of Dubai Duty Free to the County of Kildare has been honoured in this way. I am looking forward to the beginning of the three-day Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival which takes place this weekend”.
Cathaoirleach of Kildare, Councillor Suzanne Doyle said, “I am delighted to extend this award to Colm Mcloughlin. Colm has made a fantastic and positive contribution to our county through Dubai Duty Free’s sponsorship of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh Racecourse over the last twelve years and the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open which was held in the K Club in 2016”.
The Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby is the feature event of the festival of high-octane racing and takes place this Saturday (29th June) at the Curragh Racecourse.
For tickets to the races or to book hospitality packages for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Festival (June 27th-29th) contact The Curragh Racecourse on + (0) 45 441205 or www.curragh.ie.