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Congratulations to the winners

1st     John McClenaghan and James McLaughlin

2nd     Anne Friel and Mairead Morrison

3rd     Gerry O'Keeffe and Atholl Stewart




AT 7.30PM




Congratulation to all of our members who were successful in this year's congress over the weekend 2nd - 4th November 2018, it was another very successful weekend for our players featuring in most of the competitions over the weekend.

Intermediate B Pairs 

1st - Christine Bell and Una Morrison

2nd Session - James Cavanagh and Atholl Stewart

Best Donegal - Liam and Margaret Doherty

Gala Pairs

3rd - John McClenaghan and James McLaughlin

5th - Rita Harvey and John F Lafferty

Mixed Pairs

1st- Patricia O'Sullivan with Dermot

3rd - Anna Carr with Tom

5th - John Francis Lafferty and Kathleen McCay

Congress Teams 

Best Donegal - Jim O' Sullivan with Mary, Shaun and Grace

Intermediate Teams 

3rd Place - Eugene O'Sullivan with Muriel,  Patsy and Connell

Open Pairs -

Friday Night

2nd North/South - Mary McClenaghan and Mary Doherty

2nd East/West - Mary Doherty and Kathleen McCay

Saturday Afternoon 

1st East West - Rita Harvey and John Francis Lafferty

3rd East West - Mary Doherty and Kathleen McCay

Sunday Night 

3rd - Colette McCool and Cliff Wade









  12 October 2018 - James Cavanagh Perpetual Trophy - Charity Night

A huge thank you to all of our sponsors on the night -

Aldi, Buncrana, Ballyiffin Hotel, Biddy’s Takeaway,  Boyce Paints, Byrne Seafoods, Cavanagh Nets Ltd,  Cavankee Fishing Co Ltd, Neal Doherty, Jewellers, Donegal Fixings, Faulkners Service Station, Eamonn Gillen & Sons Ltd, Greencastle Golf Club, G & S Doherty, Costcutters, Foyle Hotel, Inish Fusion Restaurant, Inish Pharmacy, Carndonagh, Inishowen Frozen Food Ltd, Kellys Service Station Carndonagh, Seamus Kelly’s Department Store, Malin Head, Co-Op, Moville Tool Hire, McCauley Butchers,  McDaid’s Superstore, Cockhill, Adrian, John and Patrick McClenaghan, Greencastle, McLaughlins Homevalue, Carndonagh,  North Cape Seafoods Limited, Rodden’s, Rosato’s, Patsy (Alec) McLaughlin, Seamus (Pat) McLaughlin, So-Lo, Carndonagh, Strand Hotel, Ballyliffin, SuperValu, Carndonagh

 In addition to the above, in excess of €900 in personal donations were received.


Another very successful charity competition was hosted by the club, thank you to all who helped in any way to make this popular event so effective and enjoyable, to all who attended and participated, to the sponsors as listed above and to all who donated so generously.  The total monies raised was €2,750 and shared between the RNLI and the Hospice Ward at Carndonagh Hospital.


Congratulation to all of the winners.

In first place, Fr Jim McGonagle and Pat Walsh, being presented with the James Cavanagh Perpetual Trophy by James Cavanagh, with President Liam Doherty


In second place, Betty O' Loughlin and Paddy Doran, with President Liam Doherty and James Cavanagh


In third place, Frances Lake and Sadie Kelly (missing from photograph) with President Liam Doherty and James Cavanagh



Members from Lough Swilly RNLI being presented with a cheque for €1800, proceeds of the James Cavanagh Perpetual Trophy - Charity Event.

L-R - Mark Barnett, Eunan McConnell, Paddy Murphy, Liam Doherty (President Moville Bridge Club), Fr Pat O'Hagan, James Cavanagh (Event Co-Ordinator) John McClenaghan (Committee Member) and John McCarter Station Manager Lough Swilly RNLI.