New regulations regarding Buggies on the links.   21/05/2019

Due to new insurance requirements, it is now necessary to sign a golf buggy rental agreement before taking a buggy out on the links.

This will apply to all visitors and members, even members who have their own buggy.

The agreement is ,as below, and is available in the Golf Shop/Bar and must be signed before play.

Turasóireacht Iorraís Teo

Carne Golf Links, Carne Belmullet, Co. Mayo

Tel: 097 82292



This Golf Buggy Rental Agreement serves as documentation of the rental of the golf buggy and as a liability agreement for any damages arising from the use of the golf buggy at Carne Golf Links, Belmullet, Co. Mayo.

In consideration for the rental from Turasoireacht Iorrais Teo, the undersigned renter of the golf buggy hereby acknowledges and agrees to comply with all obligations and rules set forth herein or further provided at the time of pick-up of the buggy.

Before use of the Golf Buggy, the Renter must sign this agreement, and in doing so agrees to the terms and conditions set forth herein.

1.      Hirer and operator of Golf Buggy must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

2.      Golf Buggies must remain on the premises of Carne Golf Links at all times during rental periods, and are not allowed outside the facilities at Carne Golf Links or on public roads at any time during the rental period.

3.      Golf Buggies can carry a maximum of 2 people and all passengers must be seated at all times when the buggy is in motion.

4.      Golf Buggies must be operated safely, properly and responsibly at all times.  They must be driven in a safe, slow, and careful manner, not exceeding 5mph at any time.  At all times drivers must yield to pedestrians and other golfers.

5.      Golf Buggies must only be used on designated buggy pathways throughout Carne Golf Links. At no time must the Golf Buggy be driven off those pathways into any other area of Carne Golf Links.  To do so is dangerous, given the terrain at Carne Golf Links.  Golf Buggies can tip over on the rugged terrain of the course if not used in a proper and safe manner, following these rules at all times.  Care must be taken at all times to ensure the safety of both you and the other golfers on the course.  If you fail to follow these rules, Turasoireacht Iorrais Teo will be held harmless for any and all damages and incidents arising from the contravention of these rules.

6.      Anyone observed driving in a careless or unsafe manner, or found abusing the rules and regulations of the rental Golf Buggy will forfeit all rental privileges.  There will be no refunds made if the Buggy has to be returned because of hirer misuse including and without limitation, in violation of any provision of this Golf Buggy policy and release of liability,  the hirer may  be removed from the property and will forfeit the rental costs of the Golf Buggy.

7.      Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in any Golf Buggy.  No alcohol or drugs are to be consumed by any driver or passenger whilst responsible for the Golf Buggy.  No driver shall operate the Golf Buggy whilst under the influence of alcohol or drugs. 

8.      Turasoireacht Iorrais Teo will not be held liable for any incidents or damages arising from the improper or unsafe use of Golf Buggies at Carne Golf Links.  At all times the hirer must abide by the above rules.  Failure to do so negates this rental agreement and the hirer may become liable for any and all damages sustained in any incidents arising from the improper or unsafe use of the Golf Buggy.


The Hirer acknowledges receipt of the Golf Buggy, in excellent condition, with no damage to windscreens, or body parts. All Golf Buggies at Carne Golf Links are maintained and serviced regularly.  The Hirer further acknowledges that the Golf Buggy is rented only for the use and purpose for which it was manufactured.

The Hirer shall return the Golf Buggy to the Golf Shop office as agreed and the Golf Buggy shall be returned in the same condition as when received, ordinary wear excepted.

The Hirer shall reimburse Turasoireacht Iorrais Teo for the loss of, or any damage to, the Golf Buggy, or other property damage, while it is rented to the Hirer and for all costs and expenses incurred by Turasoireacht Iorrais Teo in the event of damage arising from actions by the Hirer outside the terms and conditions of this Agreement.  

 The Hirer shall indemnify and hold Turasoireacht Iorrais Teo harmless from and against any and all liability, including bodily injury and property damage, arising out of the use or operation of the Golf Buggy, or by anyone using or operating same with the Hirers express or implied consent, provided, however, that Turasoireacht Iorrais Teo shall be responsible for loss or damage resulting from Turasoireacht Iorrais Teo sole negligence.


I have read and understood the above terms and conditions for the rental of the Golf Buggy at Carne Golf Links, and agree to abide by all rules and terms and conditions set out herein.


Signed:            ___________________________________    Dated:            ______________



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This is a 'No exception' rule and must be adhered to at all times.

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