A LITTLE BIT OF HISTORY (O’NEILL FAMILY TREE)
W O Neill, Hon Sec of The Riverside Club in 1911 and Lord Mayor of Dublin Laurence O
Neill also a member of the Riverside Club are the oldest known golfing members of the
Gerald and Kevin O Neill were Grand Father and Grand Uncle respectively of Eoin
O’Neill and both joined Malahide Golf Club and are pictured with Eoin’s Grandmother
Julia and Grandaunt Kitty. KKevin was to become Captain of Malahide golf club in 1924
& 1925 and Gerald followed as Captain in 1926.
Kitty was a successful golfer and attached is a picture of her with the Hardon cup from
the 1920’s. Julia was also a keen golfer and won several trophies.
Sean O Neil, Eoin’s father won the captain’s prize in 1966. Sean’s son Eoin married Kay,
only daughter of Bob and the late Mona McAdoo. Bob was President in 1992 and
Captain twice - in 1982 and Centenary Year 1992. Mona was Lady Captain in 1995
Currently the O’Neill’s are represented in the club’s membership with Eoin, Kay McAdoo,
Shane and Gavin all active members.