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President Margaret Winters
Skerries Bridge Club was founded in the 1940's, unfortunately records have been lost so we do not have exact dates, however, we have The Red Island Cup which was presented in 1948 by the owner of Red Island Holiday Camp Mr Eamonn Quinn, Fergal Quinn's father.
Venue: Skerries Sailing Club
Open to Non Members during Summer Months. Visitors are welcome to play with a Member during the year except when special competitions are on.
Need a partner, I'll do my best to get one for you.
"Bridge Classes for Beginners" will commence on Thursday 27 September 2018 at 11.00-13.00 in the Sailing Club .
Contact Margaret Winters.
Ph 01 8490056 Mobile 086 3558191
The Committee wish to thank everyone for their contribution to the Building Fund.
Well done to Helena Browner & Veronica Buttimer who won the "Inter B " prize within the Intermediate Section of the Wexford Congress on Saturday February 2 2019.
The "John Lane Trophy " was held in the Bracken Court on Sunday 3 February 2019 . Congratulations go to the Winners : Tom Gilligan & Billy Ronan . Presentation was made by Aileen Lane .Prizes were also awarded to the following :
2nd : Deirdre Tuckey & Seamus Costello
3rd : Rosemarie Mathews & Lilian Foley
Best Club : FRances Newcomen & Sean Newcomen
Winners 1st Session : Mary Kelly Rogers & Frances Kelly
Winners Second Session : Mary Timoney & Donek Szenejko
Best Intermediate : Rita McGoey & Mary Shevlin
Congratulations go to Kay Goldsworthy & Ray Ryan in winning the recent Skeries Bridge Club :" Red Island Cup ". Presentation was made by Margaret Winters ( Club Preident )
Last weekend (January 12-13 ) in Clane the following people deserve congratulations for their achievements in the Rankings for the following :
1. Jackson Cup (National Womens Pairs ) : Margaret Winters & Maureen Walsh achieved 4th position out of 94.
2. Mc Menami Bowl : Womens Teams : Helen Sheriden & Deirdre Tuckey( with Mary Kelly Rogers & Anne Fitzgerald ) achieved 3rd position.
3. The Geraldine Trophy ( Mens Teams ): Sean Newcomen & Ray Ryan ( with Tom Lawlor& FRank Davey) achieved 3rd position from 39 .
The Regional Teams Competition was held at the Ardboyne Hotel in Navan this weekend (Sunday 6 2019 .)
Congratulations go to the folllowing :
Winners : Joan Kieran Shield: Masters : Sean Newcomen,Francis Newcomen ,Brenden & Helen Sheridan
Runners up : Joan Kieran Shield: Masters : Seamus Costello ,Deirdre Tuckey ,Brian Carroll & Peter Howard .
Winners Inter "B": Helena Browner ,Veronica Buttimer,Martina Ward & Marie Kenny.
Presentaion was made by Margaret Hanlon (Regional President)
Congratulations to Seamus Costello & Deirdre Tuckey ,winners of the Skerries Club Pairs Competition. They received the John Keane Trophy presented by his wife, BernadetteKeane and daughter Sarah Keane. The Trophy was presented to the Club by John 's family in his honour. John was President and long standing member of the Club ans is still sorely missed by all club Members.
Congratulations go to Deirdre Tuckey & Seamus Costello on winning the CBAI President's Prize held at the Radisson in Athlone last weekend .(Sept 22/23). Presentation was made by Peter O'Meara (CBAI President).
Congratulations go to the following after their success in the 2018 Drogheda Congress over the last weekend: (Oct 5-7).
Congress Pairs: Best Local : Sean & FRancis Newcomen
Inter "A " Pairs :(2nd Session) : Mary Mulholland & Mary Roy
Congress Teams : (Best Local ): Deirdre Tuckey ,Seamus Costello ,Brian Carroll. Ray Ryan
Inter " B " Pairs Winners : Veronica Buttimer & Helena Browner
Inter "B" Pairs : 2nd : Marie Kenny & Martina Ward
Inter " B " Teams Winners : Veronica Buttimer ,Helena Browner ,Martina Ward ,Marie Kenny
Grand Prix Winners : Inte B Section : Helena Browner *&Veronica Buttimer
Presentation made by Peter O'Meara (CBAI President) & Heather KilKelly(Congress President)
Congratulations go to Veronica Buttimer & Helena Browner on winning the NIBU McKenzie Trophy "Inter B" at the La Mons Hotel in Belfast this weekend. This was part of the Ciara Burns Memorial Pairs Gala
Well done to Peter Howard on winning the 2018 Presidents Prize at Skerries Bridge Club . Presentation was made by Margaret Winters (Club President )
Congratulations to : Caroline Howard ,Bernie Bissett ,Vivienne Donnelly & Tim Carroll(currently A1 & A2) in winning the Cooper Cup in the above Area Maters Team Championships ,held in Carrickmacross at the weekend.As a result of this significant win all have been upgraded to Area Masters .
Congratulations to Gerry Murtagh & John Fagan on retaining the John Lane Cup.held in the Bracken Court on Sunday Feb 4.Pictured receiving the Cup from Aileen Lane and Club President (Margaret Winters).
Well done to all the other prize winners and thank you all for your support .
2nd : Helen Sheridan & Brendan Sheridan
3rd : Frank Davey & Tom Lawlor
1st Session : Mary Timoney & Donek Szenejko
Best A :Vivienne Donnelly & Tim Carroll
Best B : Phyllis Carew & Joe Bissett
Best Club : Peter Howard & Brian Carroll
Congratulations go to Seamus Costello & Deirdre Tuckey on winning the 2018 McQuillan Cup hosted bythe Gate club on Sunday Jan 28 . Presentation by Pat Brennan (Gate Club President )
Congratulations go to the following teams from Skerries & Balbriggan who took top honours in the 3 sections of the North Eastern Regional Teams (of4) Competition ,held in Navan on Sunday January 7 2018. .
Winners _Masters : Brian Carroll ,Peter Howard ,Deirdre Tuckey ,Seamus Costello
Winners : Inter "A" s : Caroline Howard & Carol Sheridan ,Tim Carroll & Vivienne Donelly
Winners : Inter "B" : Helena Browner & Veronica Buttimer ,Martina Ward & Marie Kenny
The Presentation was made by the President of the North Eastern Region : Phil Geoghegan.
The above go forward to the National Finals in April
Congratulations go to Vivienne Donnelly & Tim Carroll on Winning the East of Ireland Congress Intermediate "A" Section .this weekend .Presentaion was made by : Phil Geoghegan ( REgional President ), Eoin Manning ( Congress President & Bernadette Brennan( Dundalk Bridge Club President .
Congratulations also go to Camiila McLoughlin & Kat Hynes as Runners up in the Congress Intermediate "B" Section.
The three Skerries Bridge Clubs (Skerries,John Lane & Holmpatrick) would like to thank all who helped and took part in this Charity event in memory of John Keane and the raising of €4500.00 for the local RNLI. Presentation took place at the Sailing Club in Skerries on August 25 with the presentation being made to the RNLI by John's wife Bernadette.
Congratulations go to FR. John Fitzgibbon who received the "Life Membership " award from Skerries Club President (Margaret Winters),on achieving the ever young age of 90.
The Tom Sheridan Trophy (Run by Balbriggan Bridge Club) was held in the Bracken Court on Sunday 4 November 2018
Congratulations to : The Winners Noel Fanning & Tim Carroll: Presentaion was made by Carol Sheridan & Maria McGrath ( Club President).
2nd :Peter Howard & Brian Carroll
2nd Session Winner : Margaret Winters & Ray Ryan
Best Local : Sean Newcomer & FRancis Newcomen
Congrations to Maureen Walsh & Margaret Winters on winning the N.E. REgional Ladies Pairs ,held in the Gate Club on Sunday 18 March. Presentation was made by Seamus Costello(Regional Secretary)
Congratulations to Maureen Walsh & Margaret Winters on winning the Balbriggan -Skerries final held in Balbriggan on Friday April 6 . Presentation was made by Sean Newcomen ( Balbriggan Club Chairman )