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Committee Members

President  Margaret Winters

Hon Sec. Kay Goldsworthy
 
Hon Treasurer  May Wherity
Members:
Brian Carroll
Vivienne Donnelly
Bernadette Keane
Simon Healy 
Peter Howard (Tournament Director)
Maureen Walsh
Club E mail Address :skerriesbridgeclub@gmail.com
 
Welcome to Skerries Bridge Club

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

When: Thursdays

Time: 19.45

Cost: €6.00

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. Reveipts/acknowledgements will be issued in September.

 

2018 :Drogheda Congress: Club Success

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)

2018 CBAI Presidents Prize
2018 CBAI Presidents Prize

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).

2018 NIBU Inter "B" Winners
2018 NIBU Inter

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

2018 Presidents Prize Winner
2018 Presidents Prize Winner

Well done to Peter Howard on winning the 2018 Presidents Prize at Skerries Bridge Club . Presentation was made by Margaret Winters (Club President )

2018: National Area Masters Championships -Winners
2018: National Area Masters Championships -Winners

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 .

2018 John Lane Cup
2018 John Lane Cup

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

2018 McQuillan Cup Winners
2018 McQuillan Cup Winners

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 )

2018 Red Island Cup Winner
2018 Red Island Cup Winner

Congratulations to Deirdre Tuckey  & Seamus Costello on winning The Skerries Bridge Club : Red Island Cup in their recent competition . Presentation was made by Margaret Winters (Club President )

2018 North Eastern Regional Teams-Winners

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

 

2017 Skerries Pairs -Winners
2017 Skerries Pairs -Winners

Congratulations go to Catherine Clarke & Vivienne Donnelly who were the Winners of the "Skerries Club Pairs" held in November . Presentation by Margaret Winters (Club President.)

2017 East of Ireland Congress : Success
2017 East of Ireland Congress : Success

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.

2017 Drogheda Congress

Over the recent weekend the Drogheda Congess took place at the Westcourt Hotel & the Barbican Centre in Drogheda .Balbriggn & Skerries members who achieved notable prizes were as follows ;

Congress Pairs : Peter Howard & Brian Carroll: Best Regional Pairs .

Confined Pairs : Kay Goldsworthy & Maeve Carroll : Best Regional Pairs

Confined Pairs  Noel Fanning & Tim Carroll : Confined Pairs 1st Session Winners .

Mixed Pairs : Sean & FRancis Newcomen : : Best Local

Inter "B " Pairs : Kat Hynes & Camilla Mc Loughlin: 2nd Overall

Inter "B " : Phyllis Crew & Joe Bissett : Best Local

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016: John Keane: RNLI Charity Event
2016: John Keane: RNLI Charity Event

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.

 

2018 Tom Sheridan Trophy -Winners
2018 Tom Sheridan Trophy -Winners

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

 

 

KIRWAN LEAGUE MALAHIDE

Congratulations to Clare Clarke, May Wherity, Maureen Walsh, Margaret Winters and Helen & Brendan Sheridan on winning the KIRWAN League in Malahide for the second year running,  the league runs from October to May each year .  Well done. 

2018 REgional Ladies Pairs -Winners
2018 REgional Ladies Pairs -Winners

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)

2018 Balbriggan Skerries Final
2018 Balbriggan Skerries Final

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 )

Results
Club Pairs 2018 - 2nd session
Scorer: Mary Wherity
Club Paris 2018 - Combined Sessions
Scorer: Mary Wherity
Club Paris 2018 - 1st session
Scorer: Mary Wherity
Scorer: Mary Wherity