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6 September 2017

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Tuesday 12th September 2017.  7.15 p.m.

Note Tuesday NOT Wednesday as Library not available.  Draw for Partners.

20 September 2017

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4 October 2017.  7.15 p.m.

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11 October 2017.  7.15 p.m.

Marie Owens

18 October 2017

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25 October 2017

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1 November 2017

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15 November 2017

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6 December 2017 

Turkey Drive. Usual 7.30 p.m. start.

13 December 2017.  6.00 p.m.

Christmas Party

20 December 2017

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27 December 2017

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3 January 2018

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17 January 2018.  7.15 p.m.

RDS Perpetual Trophy

24 January 2018.  7.15 p.m.

RDS Perpetual Trophy

31 January 2018

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7 February 2018.  7.15 p.m.

CBAI Sim. Pairs

14 February 2018

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21 February 2018.  7.15 p.m.

Team of Four

28 February 2018

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President's Prize

14 March 2018.  7.15 p.m.

President's Prize

21 March 2018

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28 March 2018

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4 April 2018

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11 April 2018

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18 April 2018.  7.00 p.m.

Charity Night

25 April 2018

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2 May 2018.  

Spring Lamb Drive

9 May 2018

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16 May 2018.  7.00 p.m.

A.G.M. followed by Bridge

23 May 2018

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This page has information and news of interest to the members. For a full list of forthcoming events, see "Calendar" on the menu and for a list of results see "Results".
Prize Winners 2015 - 2016

 

President's Prize

Betty Cody & Michael Fitzgibbon

Gwen Morgan Trophy

Sheila Horkan

R.D.S. Perpetual Trophy

Betty Cody and Sheila Horkan

Marie Owens Trophy

Kathleen & Se O'Connor

Player of the Year

Josephine Fitzpatrick

Last updated : 17th Sep 2016 17:52 BST
Charity Event April 2016
Charity Event April 2016

My sincere  thanks to all those who contributed to or supported our Chaity event on the 6th April 2016 in aid of the Royal Hospital Donnybrook. My thanks to the members of the RDS Bridge Club,  to the Committee members,  to our Tournament Directior and to the staff of the RDS who all worked so hard to ensure that everything was in place on the day.  It was a very successful night attended by 220 bridge players,  and it raised over 8,000 euro for the Friends of the Royal Hospital. The money will go towards the purchase of a second ambulance for the Hospital.  More pictures to follow....

Last updated : 18th Sep 2016 13:00 BST
Charity Event April 2016 (2)
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  • Charity 2016 - 6-1
  • Charity 2016 - 8-1
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  • Rsz charity 2016 - 7
Last updated : 18th Sep 2016 13:01 BST
Perpetual Trophy 2015 - 2016
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The winners of the Perpetual Trophy 2016,  Betty Cody and Sheila Horkan,  receiving the Trophy from Mr Matthew Dempsey,  President of the Royal Dublin Society.

Last updated : 18th Sep 2016 13:01 BST
Christmas Party - Dec 2015
Christmas Party - Dec 2015

Christmas is the Season of Joy and Goodwill and a time for celebration.  Our Christmas Party was held on the 16th December 2015 in the members section of  the RDS. 66 members attended.  On arrival,  members were greeted with a glass of mulled wine (or soft drink),  before taking their seats for  the chrismas dinner in the Thomas Prior Room -  a fitting venue for the warm, vibrant and festive atmosphere of the evening.  Once again Nick Frewin made the knitted creations that decorated each table and which were raffled at the end of the dinner. From all reports received,  the evening was a resounding success.  Sincere thanks to all the members who attended,  to the catering staff, to Susan Cox and Gerard Whelan and to the Bridge Committee who worked so hard to make the evening enjoyable for us all...... More pictures to follow

Last updated : 18th Sep 2016 13:02 BST
Christmas Party Dec 2015 (2)
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Last updated : 18th Sep 2016 13:03 BST
Gwen Morgan 2015 - 2016
Gwen Morgan 2015 - 2016

Sheila Horkan, winner 2015,  receiving the Gwen Morgan Trophy from Sheila Hillis who donated the trophy in memory of her mother,  one of the founders of the RDS Bridge Club

Last updated : 18th Sep 2016 13:03 BST
Marie Owen 2015 - 2016
  • Marie Owen 2015 (1)
  • Marie Owen 2015 (2)

The winners of the competition held 7th and 14th October for the Marie Owen Trophy were Kathleen and Se O'Connor.

Last updated : 18th Sep 2016 13:03 BST
Player Of The Year 2014-2015
Player Of The Year 2014-2015

Vivien Wallis,  Player Of The Year 2014-2015 with Liz-Anne O'Reilly

(Trophy donated by Paul & Liz-Anne O'Reilly)

Last updated : 18th Sep 2016 13:04 BST
Charity Night April 2015

Our Charity Night held on the 15th April raised €6,600 for the Royal Hospital Donnybrook.  Our sincere thanks to all those members and friends who worked tirelessly on the day to make it such a success.  Our thanks also to the RDS,  to the sponsors and all those who donated prizes on the night and finally to everyone who attended and supported the occasion in any way.  

 

A letter of thanks was received from Josephine Fitzpatrick,  on behalf of the Friends of The Royal Hospital Donnybrook...."As you know,  our aim was to cover the cost of one of two "Functional Electrical Stimulators" required by the Hospital.  In fact,  we  raised sufficient funds to purchase the two units which was a brilliant result and very much appreciated by the Hospital Board....... May I extend heartfelt thanks to the committee for all their work,  to our sponsors,  and to the members who gave prizes,  helped with the morning preparations and supported the evening so wholeheartedly.  It was a job very well done'.... More pictures to follow...

Last updated : 18th Sep 2016 13:04 BST
Charity Night April 2015 (2)
  • Bridge Raffle Prizes
  • Bridge Raffle Prizes
  • Cakes donated by Barbara McKenzie-3
  • Charity Night Bridge Players-3
  • Hampers donated by Ruby Fanning
  • Jerry Kelly President of the Royal Dublin Hospital Donnybrook with Bridge Partner
  • Preparation Group
  • Prize donated by President RDS
  • Prize winners with our President Mary McCarthy
  • Some of the prize winners with our President Mary McCarthy Nancy Malone Kathleen O Connor Eoin Moloney and sister Barbara-3
Last updated : 18th Sep 2016 13:05 BST
Success in the Fanagan League 2014 - 2015
Success in the Fanagan League 2014 - 2015

Members of our Intermediate A team receiving  the Fanagan League Trophy,  which they have won for 4 consecutive years,  and the Marie Cummins Salver for the highest scoring team from all grades in the competition, from Mr Brendan J O'Brien,  President of the Dublin South Region of the CBAI

The team:-  Roger Jupp (Captain),  Terry Dolan,  Sheila Hillis,  Elsa Ranalow,  Graeme Williams,  Robin Donovan and  Se O'Connor.

 

 

Last updated : 18th Sep 2016 13:06 BST
Winner Perpetual Trophy 2014 - 2015
Winner Perpetual Trophy 2014 - 2015

Mr Pat Downes, Chairman of the Membership Committee of the RDS, presenting the Perpetual Trophy to the winner Betty Cody, who accepted it on behalf of herself and Sheila Horkan. More pictures to follow.....

Last updated : 18th Sep 2016 13:06 BST
Perpetual Trophy Presentation 2014 - 2015
  • Denis Byrne and Pat Downes
  • Elsa Ranalow and Mary McCarthy
  • Mary McCarthy and Betty Cody
  • Mary McCarthy and Denis Byrne listening to Pat Downes of the RDS
  • Mr Pat Downes of the RDS
  • Sheila Hillis and Roger Jupp - First Runners Up
  • Vivienne Wallis Creeda Fitzgibbon and Mary McCarthy
Last updated : 18th Sep 2016 13:07 BST
Charity Night 2014
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  • Players at the RDS for our Charity Night 2014
  • Some of the prizes

Our Charity night was held on Wednesday 30th April 2014.  Almost 6,200 euro was donated in aid of the Royal Hospital Donnybrook.

Our sincere thanks to all who attended or contributed in any way.

A few pictures taken on the night.

Last updated : 18th Sep 2016 13:08 BST
Winners of the Fanagan League Shield 2013 -2014 - Intermediate Section
Winners of the Fanagan League Shield 2013 -2014 - Intermediate  Section

Seen being presented with the shield by Rory Egan,  President,  Dublin South Region CBAI are (L-R) Se O'Connor,  Graeme Williams,  Roger Jupp,  Elsa Ranalow,  Monica Ryan and Sheila Hillis

Last updated : 18th Sep 2016 13:08 BST
Christmas Party Dec 2016
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Our Christmas party,  held on the 14th December,  was a resounding success.  60 people attended.  On arrival,  guests were greeted by the President and members of the Committee and offered a choice of refreshments from the bar in the Samuel Madden room.  Dinner was held in the beautifully decorated Thomas Prior room in a very convivial and happy atmosphere and the attentiveness of the catering staff,  especially Brian,  Paul.  Linda and Tara added to the enjoyment of the evening.  Dinner was followed by bridge and a Christmas raffle in the Library,  which for the first time was decorated with a large Christmas tree that contributed to the festive spirit of the evening.   Sincere thanks to all who attended,  to the catering staff and to the President and Committee members for a most enjoyable evening..  

Last updated : 15th Feb 2017 13:44 GMT
President's Prize 2016
President's Prize 2016

Anne-Marie Feeney  presenting the President's Prize to the 2016 winner, Betty Cody who won with Michael Fitzgibbon

Last updated : 18th Apr 2017 15:13 BST
Player Of The Year 2015 - 2016
Player Of The Year 2015 - 2016

Josephine Fitzpatrick,  Player of the Year 2015 - 2016,  receiving the trophy from Roger Jupp

Last updated : 19th May 2017 15:16 BST
Summary of New Laws of Bridge 2017