THE IRISH BRIDGE UNION (I.B.U.)
The Irish Bridge Union is a confederation of the Contract Bridge Association Of Ireland and the Northern Irish Bridge Union. All members of the constituent bodies are automatically members of the IBU. The IBU organises participation in European and World Championships on behalf of all Ireland.
|President:||Mr Liam Hanratty|
|Vice President:||Mr John Bergin|
|Joint Hon Secretaries:||Mr Gordon Lessells|
|8 Fielbrook, Parteen, Co. Limerick|
|Tel No 061-340489 email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mr Harold Curran|
|28 Laganvale Manor, Lockview Road, Stranmillis, Belfast BT9 5BE|
|Tel No (0044) 7718392819 email:email@example.com|
|Hon Treasurer:||Mr Gordon Lessells|
(awarded to the winners of the Open Trials).
European Championships 2012
IBU Jubilee – History of the I.B.U.
Back Row (L-R): Michael O’Kane, Jeff Millership, Kay Molloy, Kay Murphy, Seamus Dowling, David Hannon, Joe Moran, Jackie Sheeran
Middle Row (L-R):Sonya Britton, Sandie Millership, Rita McNamara & Una Walsh
Front Row (L-R): Alan Hill, Ian Lindsay & Greer MacKenzie
IBU Grand Masters
Back Row (L-R): Ian Lindsay (NIBU), Nick FitzGibbon (CBAI), Pat Walshe, RIP, (CBAI), Tom Hanlon, (CBAI), Green MacKenzie (NIBU)
Front Row (L-R): Ann Montwill, RIP (CBAI), Ruth Giddings (CBAI)
Absent from Photo: Gay Keaveney (CBAI) & Rory Timlin (CBAI)
Within Ireland, in addition to Trials for International Events, the IBU organises the following competitions:
- IBU Simultaneous Pairs
- Inter Provincial Championships
- IBU Inter County Teams Championships – Burke Trophy
- IBU Inter County Teams Intermediate A Championships – O’Connor Trophy
- IBU Senior Trials
- All Ireland Pairs Championship – Moylan Cup
- IBU Inter Club Championship Pairs
- Competitions are also organised at Schools level – Pairs, Teams & Inter Provincials.
- All Ireland Pairs Championship – Moylan Cup, results from 2016
- All Ireland Teams Championship – Egan Trophy.
- IBU Inter County Teams Burke Trophy (Masters) Results,
- IBU Inter County Teams O’Connor Trophy (Inter A) Results
- Inter Provincial Championships, – Results
- IBU Club Pairs Results
- IBU Senior Trials
IBU Competitions – Archived Results