Republic of Ireland Open

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Republic of Ireland Open
Tournament information
Venue Citywest
Location Dublin
Country Republic of Ireland
Established1998
Organisation(s) PDC (1998–2003)
BDO (2004–2008)
Format Sets
Final best of 11
Prize fund£2,800 (2008)
Final Year2008
Current champion(s)
Flag of Ireland.svg Martin McCloskey

The Republic of Ireland Open was an Irish darts tournament. In 2008 it was won by Martin McCloskey. [1]

Results

YearChampionScoreRunner-UpTotal
Prize Money
ChampionRunner-Up
1998 Flag of England.svg Phil Taylor 6–1 Flag of England.svg Shayne Burgess £15,000£10,000£5,000
1999 Flag of England.svg Phil Taylor 6–4 Flag of England.svg Peter Manley £15,000£10,000£5,000
2000 Flag of England.svg Phil Taylor 7–3 Flag of England.svg Dennis Priestley £70,000£15,000£7,500
2001 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Roland Scholten 7–6 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg John Part £70,000£15,000£7,500
2002 Flag of England.svg Phil Taylor 7–5 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg John Part £70,000£14,000£7,000
2003 Flag of England.svg Phil Taylor 7–3 Flag of England.svg Colin Lloyd £70,000£15,000£7,000
2004 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Raymond van Barneveld 6–2 Flag of England.svg Mervyn King £20,000£10,000£5,000
2005 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Raymond van Barneveld 6–4 Flag of England.svg Martin Adams £30,000£15,000£3,000
2006 Flag of England.svg Martin Adams 7–6 Flag of Ireland.svg Martin McCloskey £30,000£15,000£3,000
2007 Flag of Scotland.svg Gary Anderson 7–4 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Mark Webster £50,000£25,000£10,000
2008 Flag of Ireland.svg Martin McCloskey 6–5 Flag of Ireland.svg Damien O'Driscoll €2,800€1,000€500
2019 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Mike Warburton Flag of Ireland.svg Keane Barry €12,100€3,000

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References

  1. "Republic of Ireland Open Winners". Darts Database. Retrieved 8 September 2018.