The Golf Club has been very supportive and have provided facilities and coaching on a weekly basis, lead by Barry Harrington, member of the Berehaven Golf Club.
This year has been a successful year for all, bringing home 11 medals and rosettes from the Munster Special Olympic event that took place in Charleville in May 2012.
This includes two gold, one silver, four bronze and four rosettes.
The Beara team included, Captain John Sheehan, Castletownbere; Wilson Lowes, Allihies; Aine McCarthy, Urhan; Barry Power, MillCove; David Heffernan, Castletownbere; Mary Dennehy, Bere Island; Catherine O’Sullivan, Adrigole; Colette O’Leary, Castletownbere; Patrick Harrington, Killmacowen; Noel Murphy, Aughabrack, Eyeries and Francis Lowney, Garnish.
A further victory has been celebrated since the trip to Charleville in May, with a notification that three of the team’s golfers in CoAction Beara have been nominated to take part in the Golf Munster Olympics in 2014.