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Yeats Country Bridge Congress – Friday 10th June

Just over two weeks to go to the last congress of the season – Yeats Country Bridge Congress – in the beautiful Radisson Blu Hotel in Sligo – Friday 10th to Sunday 12th June.

Frank Goodwin, Mairéad Basquille, FOB and all your Sligo friends invite you to come to Sligo for another big celebration congress – a big ‘Sligo Welcome’ awaits old friends and new visitors.   Events start with the Gala Pairs and Mixed Pairs on Friday night 7.30 pm, then Congress Pairs and Intermediate Pairs on Saturday 1.30 pm,  Novice Pairs on Saturday night 7.15 pm, and finishing up with Congress Teams on Sunday starting at 11 am and finishing at 5.15 on Sunday.

For information  contact Mairéad 087-9274448.     Click here for full Congress Brochure

Invitational Premier Pairs

The Second Session of the Invitational Premier Pairs takes place this coming Friday 27th May in the Regent Bridge Club starting at 2 O’Clock.  We have 8 of the top pairs in action playing 8 board matches against one another and you can follow all the action on BBO.

Click here for Full Schedule.

Patsy McTeggart RIP

It is with a heavy heart that we report the passing of Patsy McTeggart – one of the most cheerful and most pleasant players ever to grace a Bridge table.  Patsy was one of our founding members and as well as taking on the role of secretary she took on the even more important role of ‘social secretary’ and indeed there was no ‘party’ like a ‘Patsy Party’.  Her renditions of such party pieces as ‘Rindercella’ have left lasting memories on those of us who were fortunate enough to hear her in full flight.  When God meets Patsy he will wonder why it took him so long to call her – the ‘craic’ will be that good!  May she rest in peace.

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Sue McCrory RIP

We are sorry to report the death of one of our great Bridge supporters Sue McCrory (Ballisodare).  Sue was one of those rare people – who as nice and beautiful at the table as she was away from the table.  We extend our deepest sympathies to her sisters Nan Dykes and Terry Martyn and her extended family.  May she rest in peace.

You are asked to keep Moira Moylan in your thoughts as Moira needs our prayers at this time too.  We send our best wishes to Joan Coleman.