Acol Bridge Club – Monday 24th September 2018

Section A


Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

Section B


Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records – Both Sections Combined.


Interesting Boards


Beginners Classes and Improvers Classes

Classes for beginners and improvers start this coming Thursday 27th September in the Southern Hotel Sligo (7.30 to 9.30).  All welcome.  The improvers class is aimed at those moving out of beginner classes or those wishing to come right back to learn the basics again.


Advanced Game (Monday Nights)

We will be organising a side game on Monday nights (starting next Monday 1st October) for those members interested in playing a more competitive game.  It will be ideally suited to those who might be thinking of playing in Congresses or travelling to Regional or National events.    The only requirement is that you be able to play fast – 24 boards in 3 hours.  All welcome.


Foxford Bridge Club

Foxford Bridge Club are organising a charity bridge drive in aid of the Foxford Brass and Reed Band. This will be held on Sunday, 7th October 2018 at 17:00 in the Foxford Sports Centre.  All are welcome


Acol-Phoenix Summer Dinner – Wednesday 27th June 2018

A big thank you to the organisers of last night’s wonderful evening especially Mary Lyons, Gladys Sheridan, Eva Giblin and Mairead.  A big thanks also to the management and staff of Sligo Southern Hotel.  Game Resumes on Wednesday 5th September

Major Prizewinners during the 2017-2018 Season

Section A

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records


Section B

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records


Results, Hand Records and Personal Records – Sections A and B Combined


Section C

1st  Sandie McCanny and Breda Roche

2nd  Iggy Hegarty and Joe Henry

3rd  Teresa Devins and Maura Healy



Carrie Moroney, Paddy Crowley and Joan Coleman RIP

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of one of the most endearing ladies of Bridge – Carrie Moroney – a great supporter of bridge all over the country.   She tried her best to keep Delia on the straight and narrow but….

Carrie will be missed by all of us who had the pleasure to meet her.



We are also sad to hear of the passing of our own Paddy Crowley – a gentleman who played the game as it was meant to be played – with the right mix of competitiveness, laughter and kindness.  We extend our deepest sympathies to his wife Mary and all his family and friends.  May he Rest in Peace.


Mary Crowley and her family are overwhelmed by the goodwill and kindness from Paddy’s Bridge family who came from all over to offer condolences and they would like to express their sincere gratitude and appreciation to the Bridge Community for their support.



We are very sorry to hear of the passing of Joan Coleman – another kind and gentle lady taken from us in her prime.  As well as being one of our top players, Joan was one of our founding members back in the late 80’s.  May she Rest in Peace.