3, Ireland’s largest high speed network, has today announced the details of the 3 Irish Open Tented Village, which will be set up at the Killarney Golf and Fishing Club for next week’s 3 Irish Open from the 29th July to 1st August.

There will be something to cater for all ages and tastes at the event over the Bank holiday weekend.  For the children there will be the 3 Irish Kids Zone to keep all those junior golf fans entertained.  It will feature giant slides, zorbing, a bouncing castle, a climbing wall and for those who dare, an extreme trampoline.  The 3 Irish Open Kids Zone will be €2 for a children’s day pass with €1 of that going to the 3 Irish Open chosen charity, the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

While there will be plenty of on course action at the 3 Irish Open there will be more than enough to keep the fans entertained in the downtime at the Tented Village.  The ProVision Interactive Golf Zone is a must-see for all golf fans, while official tournament partner, Heineken will have their sports bar open for the event.

Music lovers will also be well catered for with the Live @ The 3 Irish Open stage set for musical performances at1pm,3:30pmand6pmevery day.  Those who like their cutting edge technology can dip into the 3Store in the Tented Village or have a browse around the Samsung Interactive Zone to have a look at all the new gadgets on show.

If you are peckish at the 3 Irish Open this year there will be no lack of options for the foodies out there.  Along with the 3 Clubhouse that will be serving food all day there will be the 3 Irish Open food Court which will have an international feel to match one of Europe’s top golf events.  There will be a Tapas and Wine Bar, along with gourmet sausage and gourmet burger bars and a noodle bar.  There will also be a genuine hog-roast in the3 Irish Open Food Court, while Bewley’s will have a Sit and Sip Café.

Elaine Carey, Sales and Marketing Director, 3 said; “We at 3 see the Irish Open as more than just a sports event for sports fans.  The 3 Irish Open will have something for everyone to enjoy.  This is going to be a fantastic week of events and entertainment in Killarney and the 3 Irish Open Tented Village is going to be the epicentre of all the fun for the event.  Whether you like music, or food, or want to catch up with what’s going on, on the course then you can do that in the Tented Village.  There is also the 3 Irish Open Kids Zone which will keep all the children entertained for the day.  It also gives us a chance to give something back to our chosen charity, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, as half of every entry fee for the Kids Zone will go to Make-A-Wish.  As promised, this year’s 3 Irish Open is going to be bigger and better!”

Irish Major winners Graeme McDowell and Padraig Harrington will be joined by Rory McIlroy, at the 3 Irish Open. Fans hoping to see some of the world’s greatest golfers in action can still purchase discounted tickets to the 3 Irish Open, which are available at all 3Stores,  at www.europeantour.com/tickets and at www.ticketmaster.ie as well as through Ticketmaster booths across Ireland.