Our team work tirelessly on everything from finding the causes we support, through to creating and managing the unique events we stage to raise the money that changes lives.
Gary worked in the US for ten years in the construction industry, the service industry and finally in the golf industry. Gary excelled as a Caddie in some of the top Country Clubs in the North East of America. Gary then got involved in the organisation of many club events and gained invaluable experience in Golf Event Management.
In 1994 Gary enrolled, as a mature student, in college and qualified with a degree in International Business from Iona College, New York. After graduation he returned to Ireland and began working as PA to his brother Ronan Keating.
In that time he developed a vast network of friends and business partners in the corporate and music industries. He also gained immense experience in the world of Event Management looking after private and public events for his brother and his associates.
In 2003 Gary decided to utilise both his contacts and experience and launched GK Events and PR. Over the past 16 years the company has organised a vast array of events from golf events to gala balls to family fun days working with corporate clients celebrity clients and private clients in Ireland, the UK and the US. Each and every event is organised and run with the same dedication and precision that is expected from a leading Event Management company.
In 1998 Gary and his family set up the Marie Keating Foundation, a charity dedicated to fighting cancer, in memory of their Mum Marie. Today the charity is one of the best known charities in the country and continues to help people and families in their fight against cancer.
Nick, 45, is a qualified accountant and a director of multiple businesses in diverse sectors. As a father himself, Nick has been very active in helping fundraising for many causes that support young people over the years. Nick now looks forward to formalising this role as a trustee of the Foundation.