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CBAI contact details: 

Contract Bridge Association of Ireland
Templeogue House
Templeogue Road
Dublin 6W
Telephone 01 492 9666 
BCBC Committee 2017/18

President - Maebh Gallagher, Vice President – Janet O’Huiginn, Hon. Sec. - Paul Collery, Hon. Treasurer - Philip O’Dwyer, Hon. Membership Secretary and Hon. Tournament Director - Oliver Rye.

Committee Members: Alexandra Blair, Ciaran O'Huiginn, Fionnuala Duddy, Joan Valkenburg John Waters Nancy Malone, Dorothy Collins, Fionnuala Duddy, 


Massey League Results
Massey League Results
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Club AGM & Summer Party

Thursday 24th May.

7.30 pm Stradbrook

Competition Results


Sonya Britton Trophy - Greystones, May 20, 2018

Message from Maebh (President):

Well done to Carol Ann and John for winning the Britton trophy for the sixth year in a row. Congratulations to Mary Hodkinson‘s and Meryn Keogh for winning the first session prize in the same competition. To Philip O Dwyer and Nell McDowell who won the overall B intermediate prize. 🍾🎉♠♦♣❤

Great success for a Blackrock College bridge club!”

Sonya Britton Trophy - Greystones, May 20, 2018
Massey League Results

Congratulations to BCBC A & B teams winning the Massey League in their sections!

Massey League Results

All Competitions require pre-entry and commence at 7.15 pm. Sharp.

Members are responsible for putting their names on the competition list and MUST notify theTournament Director if unable to play in any pre-entry competition.

To be eligible to win a prize in a major Competition members must have played on 4 club nights prior to that event, during the current club year


Interesting facts

The origin of playing cards: 

The origin of playing cards was in China and dates back to around the year 1120.  

Originally, cards were used for fortune telling and gambling. 
Cards were introduced into Italy and Spain around 1370, probably coming from Egypt. 
Tarot cards, used for fortune telling, were introduced in Italy in 1440.

The origin of Bridge: 

The origin of Bridge can be traced back to a card game 1st played in the 16th century, what was the name of that game? 

= "Whist" - The 1st entirely devoted to Whist was written by Edmund Hoyle in 1742

Section A
Director: Philip Johnston
Scorer: Philip Johnston
Section B
Director: Philip Johnston
Scorer: Philip Johnston
Section B
Director: Philip Johnston
Scorer: Philip Johnston