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Templeogue House
Templeogue Road
Dublin 6W
Telephone 01 492 9666 
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DATES TO REMEMBER

 

 

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


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17th Oct 2014 10:57 BST
SVP Charity Night

A lovely evening was had by all on Thursday 17 Oct at the annual charity night in Blackrock Bridge Club. €1,000 was raised for St Vincent De Paul. Many thanks to all who attended. 

Memorial Trophy Winners
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Congratulations to the following Memorial Trophy Winners

Terry Corcoran Trophy – 1st Mary Murphy and Maura Byrne, 2nd Mary and Eoin Hodkinson, 3rd Nance O'Mahony and Dolores Kavanagh, 4th Breda Flood an Kay Lynch

Harry Devine Trophy – Phil Moloney and Liam Ryan

Jim O’Byrne Trophy – Ann Murphy Leahy and Paul Collery

 

Annual Golf Outing

Annual Golf Outing will take place on Tuesday 7 Oct at Elm Park Golf Club.  Golf and Dinner will cost €45. Please check your email for more details

Congratulatuions!
Congratulatuions!

Congratulations to two of our novices, Connie Collins and Oliver Rye, who came 2nd in the Drogheda Congress Novice Pairs! Well Done!

2014-2015

Committee:President –David Blair, Vice President – Kay Falkner, Hon Secretary – Paul Collery,  Hon. Treasurer – Joe Kelly, Hon Tour Director Noel Glennon, Hon Mem Sec- Moira McInerney. Committee – Eileen Dolan, Ann Murphy-Leahy, Roisin Seymour, Mary Murray, Connie Collins.

BCBC Membership NOVICE application form

By clicking on "BCBC membership application form" title, you can download the form. 

RESULTS

RESULTS CAN NOW BE VIEWED BY CLICKING ON THE RESULTS TAB ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF YOUR SCREEN

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED..........

We need volunteers for the 2014/15 committee. The club needs members to assist in the smooth running of bridge evenings and competitions etc.

Anybody who has not previously served on the committee or anybody who would like to help please contact David Blair (08628309325 or dpmblair@gmail.com)

Simultaneous Pairs Competition

Congratulations to Biddy O'Leary who with her partner was 3rd in Ireland in the last simultaneous pairs competition and 35th globally. A fantastic achievement! Well done Biddy.

NEW NOVICE SECTION

The new novice section is now up and running. We hope all the novices enjoy playing and have a great year!

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Competitions
Competitions

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

  

 
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Results
30th October 2014
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Scorer: Carol-Ann Cummins
30th October 2014
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23rd October 2014
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