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Yeats Country Bridge Congress – Radisson Blu Hotel Sligo Friday 7th June to Sunday 9th June 2019

Congress Secretary Frank Goodwin, Chairman Jim Sproule, Treasurer Declan Gallagher, Congress Committee, Mairead and Fearghal warmly invite you to attend our 57th Bridge Congress in just 2 weeks time.  A big friendly Sligo welcome awaits you all and we look forward once again to seeing all our friends at some point over the weekend.

Friday June 7th:  Mixed Pairs at 7.45 p.m.  Gala Open Pairs at 7.45 p.m.

Saturday June 8th:  Congress Pairs at 1.30 p.m.   Intermediate A Pairs at 1.30 p.m.   Intermediate B and Novice Pairs at 1.30 p.m.  Open Pairs at 2 p.m. and 7.15 p.m.

Sunday June 9th:  Congress Teams at 11 a.m.    Open Pairs at 11 a.m.    Open Pairs at 2.30 p.m.

If you need help with entries or accommodation then please contact either Mairead 087-9274448 or Fearghal 086-2652871

Click Here For Full Brochure

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Started: 2 days ago

CBAI Fun Teams – Saturday 25th May 2019 – Westmanstown Garda Golf Club

Session 1 starting at 12 noon,      Dinner Break 3.30 – 4.30

Session 2 starting at 4.30,      Prize giving at 7.30

Each county enters a team made up of a Novice, a Master, an Intermediate ‘A’ and an Intermediate ‘B’ player.

The Novice plays with the Master.  The Intermediate ‘A’ partners the Intermediate ‘B’ player.

At each table, the Master player sits North, The Intermediate ‘A’ player sits East, The Novice sits South and the Intermediate ‘B’ player sits in the West seat.

Both pairs must play a simple system – Stayman, Transfers, Blackwood and very little else.  Fun is the order of the day.

Copy of Simple System Allowed

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Trial Run

 

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IBU Egan Trophy – Champions Cup – 10 top teams in Ireland

Follow the progress of this Premier Event on BBO from Saturday 1.30 p.m.

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Started: 2 days ago

Acol Bridge Club – Monday 27th May 2019

 

CONGRESS  REFRESHER  CLASSES:

The last class before the Congress takes place this coming Thursday night 30th May – Loads of tips to help you improve your Bidding, Play and Defence – a must for any serious partnership hoping to better their results – All Welcome 7.30 to 9.30.

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Started: 2 days ago

Phoenix Bridge Club – Lebensohl Night – Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Started: 2 days ago

IBU Club Pairs Championship – Intermediate Pairs – Saturday 18th May 2019 (Master and Inter ‘A’ – Saturday 11th May 2019)

Started: 2 weeks ago

Phoenix Club Championship – (Wednesday 8th and 15th May 2019)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records – First Session

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records – Second Session

Overall Result and Second Session Hand Records and Personal Records

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Ann O’Beirne RIP

It is with great sadness that we report the sudden passing of our dear friend Ann O’Beirne – a lady who enjoyed life and saw the funny side in every situation – we extend our deepest sympathies to her family.  We extend our deepest sympathies to her husband Frank, her children Aoife, Niamh, Michael and Francis as well as her sisters Mary MacEneaney (Kilkenny), Pat (Ballyhaunis) and Ned (Sligo), sadly missed by her family, sister-in-law Dr Catherine Raftery, brother-in-law Rory O’Beirne, grandchildren Darragh, Chloe, Grainne, Amber, Oisin, Conor and Donagh, nephews, nieces, relatives and many friends.  May she Rest in Peace.

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Started: 2 weeks ago

Yeats Country Bridge Congress 8th – 10th June 2018

A big ‘Thank You’ to all of you who came and played in our congress or supported us in any way.  As well as being the last Congress in the CBAI season it was once again the biggest Congress of the year. It was our pleasure to have you as our guests and we hope you enjoyed your stay with us.  Well done to all the prizewinners and a special thank you to our hard working committee who have already started planning next year’s 57th Annual Congress.  Hopefully we will see you all back here again next year.

Chairman:  Jim Sproule

Administration:  Mairead Basquille, Frank Goodwin, Declan Gallagher, Assumpta Kelly and Kelsey Henry.

Hospitality:  Margaret Dowd, Mary Kilfeather, Kathleen Maher and Gladys Sheridan.

Setup:  Tommy Banks, Tom Byrne, Dave Flanagan, Ronnie Kelly, Pat Lyons, Jim O’Malley, John Scanlon and Robert Wallace.

Tournament Directors:  Gillian Ballantyne, Eileen O’Connor and Diarmuid Reddan.

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Click here for list of all the Prizewinners

 

Mixed Pairs Championship (25 Tables)

Results. Hand Records a Personal Records

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Gala Open Pairs (44 Tables)

Results. Hand Records a Personal Records

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Congress Pairs Result (32.5 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records – First Session

Overall Result, and Second Session Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Intermediate A Pairs Result (23 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records – First Session

Overall Result, and Second Session Hand Records and Personal Records

Inter B & Novice Pairs Result (19.5 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records – First Session

Overall Result, and Second Session Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Congress Teams Result (38 Teams)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Open Pairs – Saturday Afternoon (15 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Open Pairs – Saturday Night (19 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

Open Pairs – Sunday Morning A (13 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Open Pairs – Sunday Morning B (13 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Open Pairs – Sunday Afternoon (20 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

 

Beginner Pairs – Saturday Night (2 Tables)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Follow our Irish Women and Men playing in the various European Championship events currently taking place in Ostend Belgium.

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Started: 12 months ago

Yeats Country Bridge Congress – Radisson Blu Hotel Sligo Friday 7th June to Sunday 9th June 2019

Congress Secretary Frank Goodwin, Chairman Jim Sproule, Treasurer Declan Gallagher, Congress Committee, Mairead and Fearghal warmly invite you to attend our 57th Bridge Congress in just 2 weeks time.  A big friendly Sligo welcome awaits you all and we look forward once again to seeing all our friends at some point over the weekend.

Friday June 7th:  Mixed Pairs at 7.45 p.m.  Gala Open Pairs at 7.45 p.m.

Saturday June 8th:  Congress Pairs at 1.30 p.m.   Intermediate A Pairs at 1.30 p.m.   Intermediate B and Novice Pairs at 1.30 p.m.  Open Pairs at 2 p.m. and 7.15 p.m.

Sunday June 9th:  Congress Teams at 11 a.m.    Open Pairs at 11 a.m.    Open Pairs at 2.30 p.m.

If you need help with entries or accommodation then please contact either Mairead 087-9274448 or Fearghal 086-2652871

Click Here For Full Brochure

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CBAI Fun Teams – Saturday 25th May 2019 – Westmanstown Garda Golf Club

Session 1 starting at 12 noon,      Dinner Break 3.30 – 4.30

Session 2 starting at 4.30,      Prize giving at 7.30

Each county enters a team made up of a Novice, a Master, an Intermediate ‘A’ and an Intermediate ‘B’ player.

The Novice plays with the Master.  The Intermediate ‘A’ partners the Intermediate ‘B’ player.

At each table, the Master player sits North, The Intermediate ‘A’ player sits East, The Novice sits South and the Intermediate ‘B’ player sits in the West seat.

Both pairs must play a simple system – Stayman, Transfers, Blackwood and very little else.  Fun is the order of the day.

Copy of Simple System Allowed

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Trial Run

 

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IBU Egan Trophy – Champions Cup – 10 top teams in Ireland

Follow the progress of this Premier Event on BBO from Saturday 1.30 p.m.

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Phoenix Club Championship – (Wednesday 8th and 15th May 2019)

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records – First Session

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records – Second Session

Overall Result and Second Session Hand Records and Personal Records

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Ann O’Beirne RIP

It is with great sadness that we report the sudden passing of our dear friend Ann O’Beirne – a lady who enjoyed life and saw the funny side in every situation – we extend our deepest sympathies to her family.  We extend our deepest sympathies to her husband Frank, her children Aoife, Niamh, Michael and Francis as well as her sisters Mary MacEneaney (Kilkenny), Pat (Ballyhaunis) and Ned (Sligo), sadly missed by her family, sister-in-law Dr Catherine Raftery, brother-in-law Rory O’Beirne, grandchildren Darragh, Chloe, Grainne, Amber, Oisin, Conor and Donagh, nephews, nieces, relatives and many friends.  May she Rest in Peace.

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Phoenix Bridge Club – Wednesday 1st May 2019 – Slam Night

Results, Hand Records and Personal Records

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Ann O’Beirne RIP

It is with great sadness that we report the sudden passing of our dear friend Ann O’Beirne – a lady who enjoyed life and saw the funny side in every situation – we extend our deepest sympathies to her family.

 

Marie Crowley RIP

We have lost another of our Bridge Family with the passing of Marie Crowley.  We extend our deepest sympathies to her husband Tom, family and wide circle of friends.

Funeral Arrangements:  Residing at her home at Cregg, Rosses Point Road, Sligo (Eircode:F91F436) today Tuesday, May 7th, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m.  Mass of the Resurrection tomorrow Wednesday, May 8th, at 12:30 pm in St. Patrick’s Church, Strandhill, Co. Sligo.  Private cremation to follow. House private to family at all other times.

 May Hickey RIP

May Hickey

We are deeply sorry to report the passing of our dear friend May Hickey.  Without doubt May was one of the best card players to ever grace a Bridge table and her helpful advice and kind words of encouragement to us all will live on forever.  We extend our heartfelt sympathies to her devoted husband Peadar, Padraig, Peter, Anne, Alaco, Sinead and Joe.  May God Bless her gentle soul.

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