Well done to the Dublin South team who won the Cantor-Dowling trophy in the annual match against Liverpool over the weekend of 2/3 June - full details on the Liverpool Fixture page.
The Regent Bridge Club in Waterloo Road, Dublin 4, is holding a four-night summer festival of bridge, with lots of very attractive prizes across a number of categories.
These events, which will take place on Fridays 29 June, 20 July, 17 August, and 7 September, are open to all, with pre-entry required as places are limited. Full details, including how to enter, can be found here 2018 Regent Summer Festival
The AGM of the Dublin South region was held in Templeogue on Friday 18 May. Our thanks to all who attended.
The Dublin South officers for 2018/19 are:
President: Bríd Kemple
Deputy President: Ciara Gleeson
Honorary Secretary: Máiréad Ní Oistín
Honorary Treasurer: Kevin O'Dea
Outgoing President Sheila Horkan is pictured having handed the chain of office over to incoming President Bríd Kemple.
This concludes the bridge activities for the 2017/18 season within Dublin South. We would draw members' attention to the CBAI AGM in the Athlone Springs Hotel, Monksland, Athlone, on Saturday 2 July, at 2:00 p.m. (please note the change of venue), to the Dublin Congress in Westmanstown on the weekend of 27-29 July, and to the Regent Summer Festival (see panel above).
The incoming Dublin South committee will be hard at work putting the schedule together for the 2018/19 season. Please check back here at the end of the summer for a full listing of events.
A number of changes to the Laws of Bridge have taken effect in Ireland with effect from 1 September 2017. For anyone wishing to familiarise themselves with the changes, our National Tournament Director Fearghal O'Boyle has very kindly prepared this summary (based on a prior document prepared by New Zealand Director Murray Wiggins) 2017 Laws Changes.pdf
CBAI AGM: Saturday 2 July at 2:00 p.m., Athlone Springs Hotel, Monksland, Athlone - PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE
Regent Summer Festival: Fridays 29 June, 20 July, 17 August, and 7 September, Regent BC, Waterloo Road, Dublin 4 - see panel on the left.
Dublin Summer Congress: Friday 27 - Sunday 29 July, Westmanstown.