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UPMC announces sponsorship of Ashbourne Cup Weekend

UPMC announces sponsorship of Ashbourne Cup Weekend

12 November 2019 — Players from UCD, WIT, IT Carlow, CIT, UCC, DCU, Garda College, UCD, MIC Thurles, Maynooth and Trinity who attended the teams’ draw for the UPMC Ashbourne Cup Weekend, which takes place at WIT Arena in February 2020.

UPMC announces sponsorship of Ashbourne Cup Weekend

UPMC has been announced as the 2020 sponsor of the CCAO (Cumann Camogaoichta Ard Oideachais) Third Level Camogie Ashbourne Cup Weekend, which takes place in conjunction with the WIT Vikings GAA Club on 14th– 16th February 2020 at the WIT Arena.

The UPMC Ashbourne Cup Weekend will involve fourteen Third Level college teams from across the country competing in the Ashbourne, Purcell, Fr. Meaghair and O’ Maolagain Cup competitions.

UPMC’s sponsorship of the Ashbourne Cup Weekend is part of our ongoing commitment to building healthier communities across Ireland, according to David Beirne, managing director of UPMC in Ireland and senior vice president of UPMC International.

 “UPMC is already the main sponsor of the WIT Vikings GAA Club and this collaboration with the CCAO will further strengthen our support for Gaelic players across the country. With WIT a current member of the 20×20 Women in Sport campaign, I am especially delighted that UPMC, the CCAO and WIT are working together to support women’s participation in sport. We look forward to welcoming some of the country’s top camogie players to Waterford next February for the UPMC Ashbourne Cup Weekend and to being part of the inclusive movement to encourage and accelerate progress for women’s sport in Ireland.”

Speaking on behalf of WIT Vikings GAA Club, Development Officer and CCAO Treasurer Katie Redmond said:

“The Club and the WIT Arena are delighted to have the opportunity to host this year’s event and welcome all teams and spectators to our wonderful facilities here in the WIT Arena, for what I am sure will be an exciting weekend, showcasing some of Camogie’s greats. Having worked closely with UPMC over the last year in our Club sponsorship, the partnering of the CCAO Third Level Camogie with UPMC Whitfield – a world class health care provider – is a natural fit for the Ashbourne Cup Weekend in 2020.”