Passion Lives Here - Beacon Hospital Becomes the New Club Sponsor for Kilmacud Crokes

A combined passion for physical health, teamwork and the wellbeing of the local community’s hearts and minds sees Beacon Hospital and Kilmacud Crokes join forces in a major new sponsorship announced.

The deal sees Beacon Hospital become the main Club sponsor of the largest GAA club in Ireland for a period of three years, with the Kilmacud Crokes club jersey undergoing its first redesign in a decade. 

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Watch out for more photo's and coverage to follow on the clubs social media channels and web site. 

Full Press Release :

Passion Lives at Beacon Hospital and Kilmacud Crokes as new sponsorship deal is announced

Kilmacud Crokes iconic purple and gold jersey redesigned for first time in a decade

31st March 2022: A combined passion for physical health, teamwork and the wellbeing of the local community’s hearts and minds sees Beacon Hospital and Kilmacud Crokes join forces in a major new sponsorship announced today.

The deal sees Beacon Hospital become the main Club sponsor of the largest GAA club in Ireland for a period of three years, with the Kilmacud Crokes club jersey undergoing its first redesign in over a decade.

As the teams at Beacon Hospital and Kilmacud Crokes come together, the sponsorship will be brought to life through Passion Lives Here, which is about fostering and supporting the determination, dedication and support it takes to develop and bring local teams to greatness not just on the pitch, but also off it.

A proud part of the South Dublin community, Beacon Hospital is passionate about providing exceptional patient care.  It’s state-of-the-art Sports Lab, Physiotherapists, Sports Physiologists and Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine specialists are ideally located to support the club.

With 140 teams, 5,700 players and members, as well as many local schools and groups all part of Kilmacud Crokes, Beacon Hospital will support the further development of teamwork and wellbeing in the club.

Michael Cullen Chief Executive of Beacon Hospital said:

“This sponsorship is all about passion. A passion for health and wellbeing. A passion for teamwork. A passion for our local community along with a passion for fostering greatness. We share this passion with Kilmacud Crokes, making joining forces with them an easy and exciting decision for us.

We have been delighted to meet and work with so many dedicated professionals volunteering their time and skillset to give back to the club at the heart of their community.

Passion Lives Here will see us using our position as one of Ireland’s leading and most technologically advanced hospitals to share our expertise and knowledge in health and wellbeing. In sport and in medicine, it is passion that keeps us focused and dedicated to the cause.

Kilmacud Crokes offers so many great community initiatives. These include health and wellness information for their members. With over 300 Consultants on our team, Beacon Hospital can offer a vast array of expertise to Crokes members in our community.

Kevin Foley, Chair of Kilmacud Crokes said:

“The relationship we are celebrating today is such a fitting one. Kilmacud Crokes GAA, Camogie and Ladies Football Club is a community volunteer organisation focused on health and wellbeing through sport. With our grass roots in the community of Kilmacud, Stillorgan, Mount Merrion, Dundrum and surrounding areas, Beacon Hospital was a truly perfect fit for us to partner up with. Passion lives here in our club. Passion for health and wellbeing is a key agenda we share with our friends, and now sponsors, Beacon Hospital.

We look forward to the support of Beacon Hospital as we continue our passion to support people, including people with particular or special needs, to be the best they can be.  That same passion is in the DNA of our new sponsors, Beacon Hospital.

As Beacon Hospital is a world leader across many aspects of healthcare, we look forward to welcoming their input into our work groups, conferences, webinars, events and festival of football, hurling and camogie. We are already drawing on their expertise to enhance our decision making in our club gym project. This is only the beginning of what is sure to be a multi layered integration of Kilmacud Crokes and Beacon Hospital.

Beacon Hospital’s support is a critical show of commitment to our community. This sponsorship will allow us to continue providing facilities and volunteer delivered coaching to adults and children from 5 years of age. No matter the result on game-day, our club always delivers the passion of our players volunteer coaches and members to be the best we all can be. Beacon Hospital’s support will ensure that this passion will live on in Kilmacud Crokes for many years to come.”

Shane Cunningham, Kilmacud Crokes Senior Football Team Captain said:

“As a Senior footballer in the club, it is really exciting to see the announcement of this sponsorship deal between the club and Beacon Hospital. I think it’s a great partnership, given Beacon Hospital’s focus on overall health and wellbeing which is very much aligned with the goals and aspirations of our club.  Beacon Hospital were great supporters of our senior footballers in our recent All Ireland Club campaign, and I am delighted to see this now progress into a more longer-term formal partnership “ 

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Images by Sportsfile, Paul Collins and Diarmuid Ó Gallchobhair