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At the AGM on 8th May our esteemed president Aileen Millane stepped down and Christine Kirwan was selected as Incoming President.

The positions of Secretary -  Mary Prendergast and Treasurer - Anne Biddulph remain unchanged.

Anne Howard continues as Tournament Director

We are delighted to welcome new members to the committee who bring ideas and energy to assist in running the club. 

All suggestions and comments are welcome . See below the full list of committee members. 


Committee members

Chrisine Kirwan  - President

Mary Prendergast - Secretary

Anne Biddulph - Treasurer

Aileen Millane         

Brid Rogan           

Brendan Dooley 

Geraldine Yendole   

Joan Walsh             

Lynn McNamara   

Margaret Dunne       

Mary Brady           

Mary King 

Maura Bridegman   

Tom Loftus


Parking information

Free parking is available on surface car park (Woodies) and also in the undergound car park .

When using the underground car park please use only the designated Hotel spaces.

Cars parked in other spaces may be clamped: if in doubt check with the security staff. 


Entrance to Maldron Hotel

If you are entering the hotel through the mall from the surface car park please note the door may be locked.

Please press the  buzzer once to alert reception who will then release the door

Honorary Club President

Christine Kirwan our incoming Club President.

Christine has been an active and supportive member

of the club for many years and

has served as club Treasurer for over 4 years.

We are delighted to have her as Club President

and look forward to the year ahead under her leadership.

Welcome to Bridge for all
Welcome to Bridge for all

We are a friendly and social bridge club, affiliated to the C.B.A.I. in Dublin South Region.  

We meet every Tuesday in The Maldron Hotel, Whitestown Way,  Tallaght.

Please arrive by 7.15p.m  to allow our tournament director to organise the competition and ensure a prompt start and timely conclusion.  

We usually finish by 10.30p.m.  

There is a 10 minute break for tea/coffee and biscuits 

New members and visitors at all levels, are always welcome.

Free parking is available. 


October Bridge Break
October Bridge Break

Aileen and Lynn - our social secretaries - have organised a break in the Bridge Hotel in Tullamore from Sunday 14th to Tuesday 16th October.  

The break -  two nights B and B and two dinners - costs €124 per person sharing.   

Please contact them to reserve your place for what is always a very enjoyable few days. Deposit of €20 should be paid by 30th August.   

These stalworth  members - both ex presidents of the club - also organise the lotto and our Christmas party and help us to continue as a friendly and welcoming club. 

SIMS success for the two Marys
SIMS success for the two Marys

Congratulations to Mary Prendergast and Mary O’Flaherty

They were 6th overall in the SIMS competition on Tuesday 6th February: 

1567 pairs competed on that night and once again our club members have scored very well in this all Ireland competition . 




On Tuesday 1st May following refreshments in the Maldron Hotel our outgoing President Aileen Millane presented the Presidents Prize to Maura Bridgeman and Maeve Ryan. Congratulations to both Maura and Maeve and to the other members who received prizes on the night. 


SIMS Success for Hugh and Tony
SIMS Success for Hugh and Tony

  Congratulations to  Hugh O'Neill and Tony McGowan who were 1st in the all Ireland SIMS pairs played on 7th November

  This is a fantastic personal achievement and a huge boost for the reputation of the club!!

John McGrath Trophy
John McGrath Trophy


Presentation of the John McGrath Trophy

by Club President Aileen to 2017 winners

Bridie Maher and Pat McGrath 

Weekend in Wexford
Weekend in Wexford

Over 40 members recently enjoyed a break at the Tablot Hotel in Wexford where we ate, drank and made merry with the help of our "travelling band" members Hank and Pat and our talented singers. Of course we managed to squeeze in a game or two of bridge while we were there!


Presentation to Fanagan League Winners
Presentation to Fanagan League Winners


Dermot O'Brien President Dublin South Region with Tony and Hugh our Fanagan League Winners 

Membership Subs

Membership Subs of €20 are now due. Please make sure to fill in a membership form to comply with new GDPR 

Schedule 2018/2019

23rd October - John McGrath Trophy 

6th November- SIMS Competition

8th December - Christmas Party

5th February -   SIMS Competition 

5th and 12th March -  Cuhulainn Cup

9th and 16th April-  Presidents Prize 

7th May-AGM


Tallaght Bridge Club was founded in 2000 with the kind assistance and help of Seamus Dowling (Secretary of the Dublin South Region) Anne Howard and Paul Hanratty.  

The first meeting took place on 22nd August 2000. Classes for beginners started the following Tuesday 29th August 2000.  

The Club has gone from strength to strength with over 80 members.  Anne Howard continues to act as Tournament Director. 

Tallaght Yellow
23rd Oct 2018
John McGrath Trophy
Maldron Hotel 7.30pm
Director: Anne Howard
6th Nov 2018
SIMS Competition
Maldron Hotel 7.30pm
Director: Anne Howard
5th Feb 2019
SIMS Competition
Maldron Hotel 7.30pm
Director: Anne Howard