Sponsorship & donations

In December 2021 also sees the launch of our Sponsorship Pack, details of which will be circulated to Businesses in the weeks ahead.
Sponsorship Packages offering a range of features & benefits are:
° Diamond – Price on Application
° Platinum – €5,000
° Gold – €2,500
° Silver – €1,000
° Bronze – €500
For further details, please message us and we will get in contact.
Exciting times ahead and we really look forward to this journey to fulfill a long term dream of having this marvellous facility in West Cork. For anyone who would like to assist, financially or otherwise we would love to speak with you.
We are hugely appreciative of all assistance received and look forward to your continued support into 2022 and beyond.
If you would like to discuss any of the above options, please email the club at info@bandonac.org and someone will contact you to discuss further

** Location **

The all-weather track and indoor training facility will be located at Clancool beg, Kilbrittain Road, Bandon. This is just under 2km from Bandon Town.

 ** Components of the Development **


The project involves two major phases as outlined below.
Phase 1. Development of Track, Field Events, and Walkway Phase 1 of the commenced in late 2021 and is expected to take 2 years in total to fully complete. This Phase has commenced with groundworks already at an advanced stage and currently in a settling period. Our target is to complete Phase 1 in 2023, funding permitting.
Phase1 Includes:
6/8-lane synthetic 400m track – 6 lane 400m and 8 lane straight
Throwing area for javelin, shot, hammer and discus
Jumps areas for high, triple, long jump & pole vault
Cross country running/walk route
Phase 2 Includes:
A 20m x 80m x 14m building containing:
3-m x 20m Astro Amenity
An upper level 2-track 175m track circuit
Toilets, Kitchen, Community room, Gymnasium, Treatment Room
High jump, Pole vault, Long jump & Indoor Throws area Car Park Finish & Landscaping Phase 2. Development of Indoor Training Facilities Phase 2 is expected to commence in early 2024 and run for approx. 4 years to completion.

** Progress to Date **

Received planning permission – Dec 2020;
Land purchase completed – Mar 2021;
Works Commence – Dec 2021
Fencing & Entrance Completed – Feb 2022
Groundworks Underway – Summer 2022
Main Groundworks Completed Ready for Winter Settling – October 2022;
The remaining elements of the development are funding permitting!!!
Groundworks Complete – Plan June 2023;
Lighting Installation Complete – Plan June 2023;
Track in Place – Plan September 2023;
Field Events in Place – Plan September 2023;
Cross Country Running Walking Route – Plan December 2023;

** Sponsors & donations **

It wouldn’t have been possible to get where we are today without the generous support of these fantastic local businesses who have come on board to sponsor our Track Development. Bandon AC very gratefully acknowledges the vital financial support of our Sponsors. Please support these local businesses that have so generously supported us!


A huge thanks to Weldon O’Brien Ltd., who have sponsored TWO very generous €5,000 donations for the Bandon AC Track Development. Weldon O’Brien Ltd. is a firm of patent attorneys based in Bandon, Cork. Their business involves working with technology company clients, to secure IP protection for their new products. Please support this very generous local business for your or your company’s patent requirements!!
A huge thank you Michael, Sinead and Weldon O’Brien Ltd.
https://weldonobrien.ie/ 023-8852144 mail@weldonobrien.ie
In December of 2023 Weldon O’Brien Ltd donated another €5,000, bringing the total of donations to €15,000
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A huge shout out to MSD, Brinny, who have generously come on board to become a platinum sponsor of the Bandon AC Track Development. MSD in Brinny, is one of the region’s largest employers, and has been a vibrant part of the pharmaceutical sector in the South-East region for over 35 years. With a successful legacy of developing and commercially supplying biotech products including some of MSD’s most successful treatments for Oncology, Hepatitis C, and Rheumatoid Arthritis, Brinny is now specialising in the development and manufacture of innovative novel vaccines and testing of immuno-oncology medicines.
Thank you MSD, Brinny! https://msd-ireland.com/


With 21 stores located throughout Ireland, Paco’s Head Office, Design & Distribution Centre is located at Bandon Business Centre, Laragh Ind. Est. Bandon. Paco and Imelda Graves are at the helm of this national brand. One of their iconic stores is located in Riverview Shopping Centre, Bandon. We are most grateful that they came on board with such a generous donation of €2,500 towards our goal. Thank you Paco! Paco makes great quality clothes for women who want to dress smart, be comfortable in their clothes, and want both style and value. Please support this fabulous local business for all of your fashion needs!
https://paco.ie/ is your one stop shot for women’s clothing online.

OS Agrimotion * GOLD SPONSOR *

A huge thank you to OS Agrimotion for Sponsoring our Track Development. Founded in 2017 by Gearoid O’Sullivan, Agrimotion’s mission is to provide Agricultural operators with the products and services that they require at the best value. With services that include remapping of tractors and supply of agricultural parts Agrimotion aim to be your first stop for sourcing quality Agri parts and solutions. Always looking for innovative new ways to get customers the best product for the best value. Please support OS Agrimotion for your agri parts and solutions!!
087 6459051
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Bandon Rewinds Ltd * SILVER SPONSOR *

A huge thanks to Bandon Rewinds Ltd for their very kind €1,000 sponsorship of our Track Development. Founded in 1980, Bandon Rewinds Ltd. Is a family run business with a team of passionate and determined people to help any customer no matter what the size of the problem. Bandon Rewinds professionally restore, rewind and sell the most industrial Electric Motors, Pumps, Generators, Gearboxes, Fan Units, Air Compressors, Pressure Vessels and more. Please support Bandon Rewinds, a great local business with a big heart! Location: Unit 9 Cloughmacsimon Industrial Park, Bandon, Co. Cork, P72 W528
023 884 2299
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Barryroe Co-Op *SILVER SPONSOR *

A sincere thanks to Barryroe Co-Op for becoming a silver sponsor of Bandon AC Track. Barryroe Co-op is a farmer owned multi-purpose agribusiness. Its range of business includes purchasing milk, grain and pigs from its farmer shareholders, manufacturing animal feedstuffs, supplying farm inputs, building materials and hardware, as well as grocery retailing. Through its Staunton Foods subsidiary, it is involved in pork processing. Founded in 1925, its goal is to service the needs of the Co-op’s owners, providing goods and services to the rural communities stretching from Ring, Clonakilty on the west to the Old Head of Kinsale on the east. The Co-op services this coastal area of west Cork through its network of five branches Please support this great local business!!
023 8840000

MacSweeney & Co. *BRONZE SPONSOR *

A huge thank you to MacSweeney & Co. for their generous €500 Sponsorship of our Track Development. MacSweeney & Co. are an independent firm of accountants in Cork who provide comprehensive accounting, taxation and business consultancy services to small and medium sized businesses & personal clients. As each business is unique, they are dedicated to getting to know you and your business and to providing a personalised service to help you meet your business needs and objectives. Please look no further than MacSweeney & Co for your accountancy, taxation and business advisory needs!!
021 4356062
In December 2023 MacSweeney & Co kindly donated another 500 euro towards the track development.


Munster Arms Hotel *BRONZE SPONSOR *

A huge thank you to the Munster Arms Hotel for becoming a Bronze Sponsor of Bandon AC Track. The Munster Arms Hotel welcomes guests into its rich and vibrant atmosphere, catering for those who appreciate the comfort and class of an intimate setting. With exemplary hospitality, the hotel staff extend every kindness to each guest, reflective of our desire to provide an open and relaxing environment for the individual. Please support this fantastic local establishment for all of your food, beverage and function needs. http://munsterarmshotel.ie/ 023 8841562 info@munsterarmshotel.ie


A big thank you to Lilly for their kind sponsorship of our Track Development. Lilly was founded in 1876 by Colonel Eli Lilly, a man committed to creating high-quality medicines that met real needs in an era of unreliable elixirs peddled by questionable characters. His charge to the generations of employees who have followed was this: “Take what you find here and make it better and better.” More than 145 years later, Lilly remain committed to his vision through every aspect of the business and the people it serves starting with those who take its medicines, and extending to health care professionals, employees and the local communities. Thank you Lilly!!!


A huge thanks to Bandon Vintage Club for their generous donation of €900 towards the track development! This was part of the proceeds of their very successful Vintage Motor Display held on the 23rd of April. Thank you Bandon Vintage Club for supporting our local project! Your support is very much appreciated!


Massive thank you from the Club to Laragh National School for there kind donation of €855 which was raised by 6th class of 2023 through a jumble sale and cake sale.
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