FAI Continental Tyres Womens National League side Galway WFC is delighted to announce Lough Rea Hotel & Spa as their official club sponsors.  The three year deal will see the hotel name as main shirt sponsors on the front and back of the clubs jerseys.  Galway WFC are also announcing that Papa Johns Pizza will become platinum partners of the club.

Commenting on the announcement Stephen Moran, Chair of Galway WFC said, we are really thrilled to announce Lough Rea Hotel & Spa as our official club sponsors.  The resources and support they are putting behind their sponsorship will ensure that the club will grow and thrive for the coming years.  The hotel name will adorn our jerseys and leisurewear and it will be our duty to ensure our performances live up to the high standards maintained by the hotel.  We also welcome on board a global brand Papa Johns Pizza whose name will appear on our jersey and shorts.

Speaking at the launch in the hotels Roof Top Garden Pat McDonagh owner of the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa said we are proud to be able to sponsor Galway WFC and support women in sport.  We look forward to having the Galway Team as regular visitors to the hotel along with other teams from across the country. We wish the team the very best of luck in the season ahead.

Galway WFCs first game of the season will be in the FAI Continental Tyres Womens Senior Cup away to Dublin side St Catherines on Sunday 30th August with their first home game the following weekend against Shelbourne who merged with Raheny United over the summer.



For more information contact Padraic De Búrca, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 086 6089511

Notes to the Editors

Lough Rea Hotel and Spa

With an impressive location overlooking the majestic Loughrea Lake, this 4-star hotel offers superb state-of-the-art facilities and stylish, modern accommodation in contemporary surroundings.

The Lough Rea Hotel & Spa has a beautiful, peaceful, and yet convenient location, just 20 minutes from the city of Galway, on the N6. With the hotel as a comfortable and luxurious base, you can explore the areas superb golfing facilities, great fishing and wonderful historic sights.

The hotels spa is a luxurious haven of tranquility and boasts 10 treatment rooms, experience showers, an ice fountain, a sanarium and a relaxation room

The Lough Rea Hotel and Spa is one of the most highly recommended and well know wedding venues in Galway. The De Dannan Suite is the hotels beautiful ballroom with its own bar. This newly refurbished room boasts Murano glass chandeliers, luxurious velvet drapery, and interchangeable lighting to suite the theme of our wedding. Banqueting tables are dressed in crisp white linen and choose from white or ivory chair covers and coloured bows to suit your theme.

Private ceremonies and blessings can take place in the Slieve Aughty.

The Roof Top Garden which was recently selected as a finalist in the prestigious Sky Bar Awards for Connacht bar of the year, boasts panoramic views of Loughrea lake and the Galway country side. The perfect place to watch the sun set while sipping a cocktail. This is also a great space for BBQs and gatherings.

The Lough Rea Hotel and Spa hosts many well know acts and concerts, visit www.loughreahotelandspa.com for more information


Supermacs is one of Irelands largest indigenous fast food chains.  The franchise currently has over 100 outlets across the Republic and Northern Ireland.  Supermacs also operates the Papa Johns Pizza brand, SuperSubs and Macs Place which provide Supermacs customers with additional healthy options.  Over the coming year Supermacs has plans to open a further number of restaurants.  This in turn will generate employment on a national level adding to its existing 3,000 plus employees. 

As owners of 11 Claddagh Irish Restaurants and Pubs in the US Pat & Una McDonagh, Directors of Supermacs, have also expanded their hospitality business interests through the purchase and development of the Castletroy Park Hotel, Limerick, Loughrea Hotel & Spa, Galway and most recently Charleville Park Hotel, Cork and The Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise.

When completed Junction 16 Kiltullagh Plaza will join The Barack Obama Plaza (M7), Tipperary Town Plaza (Limerick Road) and Mallow N20 Plaza (Limerick Road) as part of the destination motor services businesses developed on key national roads by Pat & Una McDonagh.


Supermacs has a long and proud history of supporting arts, culture and sport within the communities it operates.  Their proud association with Galway hurling is the longest running inter-county GAA sponsorship in the country, currently in its twenty fifth year.  In 2013 a new deal was signed seeing both hurling and football in Galway sponsored by one organisation for the first time. The new deal includes sponsorship of Galway football and hurling across all age groups from under age through to minor, U21 and Senior. Supermacs is intrinsically linked with GAA in Galway and has always assisted and facilitated the development of young players. To date, Supermacs has invested over 2 million into Galway Hurling.

Engaging with other high profile sports sponsorships such as rugby, soccer, international rules and horseracing, Supermacs believes in the positive values sport contributes on both a national and local level. 

Other national Supermacs sponsorships include The Ray Foley Show Programme (Today FM) Sponsorship from 2010 to 2012. Through RTÉ2FM Supermacs sponsored The Will Leahy Show from 2012 to 2014. 

On an international level Supermacs sponsored the Volvo Ocean Race 2009 & 2012 during the Galway leg of the race.  Supermacs was also a key sponsor of Cannonball Ireland in 2012 and 2014.


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