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Latest News

Results and Pictures: National Mens and Womens Teams 2015

The National Mens and Womens Pairs and Teams were held last weekend in Westmanstown Sport and Conference Centre, near Lucan.


Click below to see the results:

Jackson Cup- Ladies Pairs

Revington Cup - Mens Pairs

Geraldine Trophy- Mens Teams

MacMenamin Bowl - Ladies Teams



MacMenamin Winners 2015: Eileen McCann, Ann Fitzpatrick,Mary Kelly Rogers, Hilary Ferguson.


Geraldine Trophy Winners 2015: Gay Keaveney, Terry Walsh, Martin Jones, BJ OBrien.


Jackson Cup Winners 2015: Deirdre Tuckey and Helen Sheridan



Revington Cup Winners  2015: Martin Jones and Gay Keaveney



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Ann Montwill R.I.P.

We are saddened to announce that the death has occurred of Ann Montwill, known to us all as a Bridge Grand Master and the wife of the late Prof. Alex Montwill.  Her funeral Mass is on Wednesday morning at 10am in the Church of the Holy Family, Kill O’ the Grange.

Details of arrangements can be found here 

In the picture below, Ann is front left.  The picture was taken at the I.B.U. 50th anniversary in 2005.  It is a picture of the I.B.U.'s Grand Masters at the time.


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Garvey and Carroll are 2nd in Copenhagen

Congratulations to Tommy Garvey and John Carroll, for their performance at the 3rd Annual Copenhagen Invitational Pairs. They placed 2nd overall.


They were among 20 of the worlds top players invited to participate for their skill and their "sparkling personalities," according to the official website.  You can read more here.

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Camrose 2015: Official Website and Results

The Camrose Competition first weekend was held in Edinburgh over the 9-11 January.

You can view the current rankings here.

Ireland is being represented by Tom Hanlon, Hugh McGann, Tommy Garvey, John Carroll, Mark Moran, and Rory Boland, with NPC Grainne Barton.

The battle for the Camrose Trophy is being waged first in Edinburgh  (9-11th Jan) and is being concluded in Northern Ireland for the second weekend (6-8 Mar).

For further details on the event you can view the website here.

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Master Pairs Results

Click here for the results of the Master Pairs 2014.


Congratulations to the winners:

1st - Donal Garvey and Pat Quinn

2nd - Padraig and Micheal O'Briain

3rd- Karel De Raeymaker and Anna Onishuk


1st Session- John Phelan and Diarmuid Reddan

2nd Session - Liam Gaynor and David Redmond

3rd Session - Niamh Gormally and Joy Akpe-Moses






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