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Welcome to Galway Bridge Centre
The Galway Bridge Centre

Welcome to the website of The Galway Bridge Centre, home to several clubs based in Galway city.  

The Galway Bridge Centre is host to bridge clubs that play on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

Clubs that are based at The Galway Bridge Centre include those listed hereunder. Note that several clubs (highlighted with hyperlink below) have their own website.


♠  The Grattan Bridge Club

  The RTCG/GMIT Bridge Club


  The Barry Bridge Club

♣  The Claddagh Bridge Club

♠  The Salthill Bridge Club


   The Galway Bridge Club

   The KST Club


♣  The Aran Bridge Club 

♠  The Tribes Bridge Club 


More information re the clubs via the Clubs option on the Main Menu

Last updated : 19th Apr 2019 16:59 BST

Thursday, 1st March. Due to weather the Galway Bridge Centre will remain closed today.


Last updated : 1st Mar 2018 10:19 GMT
2017 Area Master Inter-Provincial Champions
2017 Area Master Inter-Provincial Champions

Congratulations to the three Connacht Teams who were crowned IBU Area Master Inter-Provincial Champions 2017 at the Cavan Crystal Hotel on Sunday, 19th November 2017.

This was the first time that this event was run and heartiest congratulations to the three teams that represented Connacht in this inaugural event.


C1: Helen & Ray Norton, Margaret Nally & Jim O'Malley

C2: Assumpta Kelly & Jim Sproule, Tommy Banks & Michael Morrisson

C3: Bob & Mary Hackett, Ann Roche & Miriam Moloney


And well done to PC Bob Hackett who gave a wonderful acceptance speech and a rousing rendition of a unique version of 'The West's Awake' which was warmly received by all present.


In the IBU Open Inter-Provincial Championships Connacht finished 2nd and thus failed to retain the trophy which they had won on the two previous occasions.

C1:  Michael MacDonagh & Henry Curran, Enda Glynn & Donal MacAonghusa

C2: Gay Keaveney & Emer Joyce, Sean Glynn & Paul Scannell

C3: Joan Kenny & Hilary mcDonagh, Louise Mitchell & David Walsh


In the IBU Intermediate Inter-Provincial Championships Conacht battled bravely.

C1: Margaret Dowd & Mary Lyons, Jim Smith & Frank Gillan

C2: Pauline Madden & John McMonagle, Mary Queenan & Carmel Keenan

C3: Geraldine Carroll & Norma O'Connell, Pat Ward & Carmel Musitano 


Last updated : 20th Nov 2017 03:00 GMT
Bridge Lessons for Beginners

Bridge Lessons for Beginners commence on Tuesday, 19th September at 7.30pm.

Venue: Galway Bridge Centre, St. Mary's Road


For further information and to book a place please contact:


Anne at: 086 879 1743


Marlene at: 087 133 5830

Last updated : 2nd Aug 2017 18:27 BST
2016 IBU Inter-Provincial Championships
2016 IBU Inter-Provincial Championships

Photo: Gordon Lessells


Over the weekend six Connacht teams battled for the Master and Intermediate IBU Inter-Provincial Championships

Indeed the Master teams were fighting to retain a title which had been won the previous year.  And when the dust had settled on Sunday afternoon Connacht were victorious in retaining the Master title but unable to deprive Ulster of the Intermediate title.

The following participated in the Connacht teams:


Team #1: David Walsh & Louise Mitchell, Michael MacDonagh & Hilary MacDonagh

Team #2: Gay Keaveney & Emer Joyce, Enda Glynn & Joan Kenny

Team #3: Paul Scannell & Sean Glynn, Henry Curran & James Heneghan

Master Competition - Final results


Team #1: Marion Coy, Deirdre McCoy, Frank Reynolds, Michael Waldron

Team #2: Mary Finneran & Mary Gunning, Oonagh Hunt & Margaret Staunton

Team #3: Mary Kilfeather & Margaret Nally, Frank Gillan & Jim Smith

Intermdiate Competition -  Final results


Detailed match results and hand records for both competitions available here.

Last updated : 14th Nov 2016 16:47 GMT
Galway Congress 2016

The 2016 Galway Bridge Congress will take place in the Ardilaun Hotel, Taylors Hill, Galway from 25th - 28th March.


Entries to Congress Hon. Secretary: Marcella Mitchell

Phone: 091-757986



Click the link below for 2016 Galway Congress brochure which includes details re Programme and Prizes:


We acknowledge the ongoing support of our major sponsors, and indeed all our sponsors, and their contribution to the continued success of the Galway Congress.

Please support our sponsors.

Last updated : 14th Nov 2016 16:06 GMT
Galway Congress 2016 - Ardilaun Hotel: Special Rates

Special rates for Galway Congress residents have been negotiated at the Ardilaun Hotel as follows:

  • 2 nights B&B + 1 dinner: €165 pps.
  • 3 nights B&B + 1 dinner: € 220 pps.
  • 4 nights B&B + 2 dinners: €310 pps.

Be sure to quote booking Ref. No. 188208


Contact the Ardilaun Hotel:

Phone: +353 (0) 91 521433


Last updated : 14th Nov 2016 16:06 GMT
Congress Open Pairs - Results (courtesy of Fearghal O'Boyle and Brian Lawlor)


Section 1     Section 2

Section 3     Section 4

Saturday Afternoon

Section 5

Saturday Evening

Section 6

Sunday Afternoon

Section 7     Section 8

Sunday Evening

Section 9     Section 10

Monday Afternoon

Section 11

Monday Evening

Section A     Section B

Last updated : 28th Mar 2016 22:03 BST
Results / Event Calendar

The latest results and the next 3 events in the Calendar will  automatically show below.  To view a result click on the relevant date.

Use the Calendar option on the Main Menu to view a list of ALL events.

Use the Calendar Month option on the Main Menu to view a monthly calendar display of events by month. 

Last updated : 26th Mar 2016 00:40 GMT
Camrose - 2nd Weekend
Camrose - 1st Weekend
Western Region Pairs Chmp'shp