Annual General Meeting 2013, April 26-28th

 In 2013 the HBSA AGM will be held in the Kildare Hotel, Spa and Country Club known as the “K Club”. The hotel is about 30 minutes from Dublin airport in a place called Straffan. The website for the K Club is

The dates are Friday 26th April to Sunday Morning 28th April 2013 (The AGM will be held at 10.30am on Saturday 27th April 2013). There are also two evening dinners with entertainment, and lunch is provided on the Saturday. This is a beautiful hotel in a stunning part of the Irish countryside. The grounds are very impressive and there is a river that runs through the garden. There are two golf courses adjacent to the hotel and in 2006 the Ryder cup was hosted at the K Club.

 There is plenty to do, including a very impressive and spacious Spa with a big gym and indoor/outdoor hot tubs, fishing in the river (once you have caught your fish it can also be prepared and then cooked for you!), clay pigeon shooting, walking, cycling, falconry, and the hotel is situated only a few minutes’ drive from a couple of nearby towns: Maynooth (a university town) and Clane.

The cost for two nights including meals and entertainment is £460.00 per person in a double room and £590.00 per person in a single room. (Two bedroom apartments are available, if you are interested please let me know and I will confirm a price per head.)

The cost for attending on Saturday 27th April for one day/evening will be £265.00 per person in a double room and £320.00 per person in a single room.

If you wish to attend please confirm the following information to me as soon as you can:

  • Number of single rooms required
  • Number of double rooms required
  • Names of attendees and names where possible
  • Number of Golf places required. Tee off on the Smurfitt Course will be from 12.40 on Saturday 27th April and prices will be: Green Fee only £55.00 or Green Fee, Club Hire, Buggy £105.00

If you haven’t already booked your place and would like to attend, then please contact Mike Patey: