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
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
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
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.
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
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.
Special rates for Galway Congress residents have been negotiated at the Ardilaun Hotel as follows:
Be sure to quote booking Ref. No. 188208
Contact the Ardilaun Hotel:
Phone: +353 (0) 91 521433
♠ Mixed Pairs - Results
♥ Novice Pairs - Results
♦ Intermediate Pairs - 1st Session Results
♦ Intermediate Pairs - 2nd Session Results
♦ Intermediate Pairs - Final Ranking
♣ Congress Pairs - 1st Session Results
♣ Congress Pairs - 2nd Session Results and FINAL Ranking
♠ Swiss Pairs - Results
♥ Restricted Teams - Results
♦ Congress Teams - Results
Section 1 Section 2
Section 3 Section 4
Section 7 Section 8
Section 9 Section 10
Section A Section B
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.