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AIG Summer Splash Press Release

Date Published 20.07.2015
Topic Press Releases

AIG Summer Splash Press Release

 

UPDATED: See the Multi-Sports Skills Challenge video from the Summer Splash here.

 

 

Media Release

Monday, 20th July

 

Sports Stars Launch Special Offer at the AIG Insurance Summer Splash in Grand Canal Dock

 

AIG Insurance offer up to 15% discounts to members of sporting clubs in Ireland*

 

AIG Insurance today re-launched their special promotional discounts on their car, home and travel insurance products available to members of sporting clubs* in Ireland. This special offer is to celebrate the international insurance organisation’s sponsorships across Dublin GAA, Tennis Ireland, New Zealand Rugby, the Golfing Union of Ireland and Irish Ladies Golf Union.

All of the AIG Summer Splash participants
All of the AIG Summer Splash participants.

The discount was launched today at an exciting event in Grand Canal Dock, the AIG Insurance Summer Splash. A specially designed skills challenge saw renowned sports stars test themselves across the sports of GAA football and hurling, golf, tennis and rugby, as they aimed to hit set targets out in the dock from a specially commissioned shooting area.

Dublin GAA stars, Bernard Brogan, Johnny McCaffrey, Cian Boland, Sinéad Goldrick and Ali Twomey were joined by former Munster and New Zealand rugby legend Doug Howlett, Irish amateur golfing twins, Leona and Lisa Maguire, and Irish tennis player Jenny Claffey for the challenge.

RTÉ Sunday Game host and Dublin GAA fan, Des Cahill, MC’d the event and passers-by witnessed the stars venture out of their comfort zone as they took part in the AIG Insurance Summer Splash skills challenge. 

Sinead Goldrick trying her hand at Camogie
Sinead Goldrick trying her hand at Camogie

Declan O’Rourke, General Manager, AIG Ireland commented; “We are delighted to be in Grand Canal Dock today to celebrate AIG Insurance’s sponsorships across GAA, tennis and golf in Ireland, and the New Zealand All Blacks. AIG Insurance recognize the importance sport has to play in Irish society and are thrilled to be associated with so many sporting organisations, both male and female.”

“Today, AIG Insurance also announces up to 15% discounts on its car, home and travel insurance products to members of sporting clubs within our sponsorship partners all over Ireland. Again this highlights our commitment to grass roots sport in Ireland.”

“AIG Insurance would also like to wish all the participants the very best of luck in their respective sports campaigns for the remainder of the year.”

 

Further information on this special offer can be found on the AIG Ireland website at www.aig.ie/dubs or call 1890 50 27 27.

* ‘Up to 15% discount’ applies to Dublin GAA supporters, Tennis Ireland members, and members of Golfing Union of Ireland and Irish ladies Golfing Union, on car, home  and travel insurance.

**ENDS**

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