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Following on from our meeting last week, here are the bank account details for those of you who wish to pay  your registration fee of €40 by bank transfer. Ensure you include your Name in the transfer info.
Bank : AIB, Bishopstown.
Account Name : Ballineaspaig Bridge Club.

IBAN - IE74 AIBK 9343 2100 4090 88
For those of you who are paying by cash please have the exact amount tomorrow in notes, no coins please. 
Come early to avoid any delay. 
 

Welcome to Ballineaspaig Bridge Club
Web Site

Welcome to Ballineaspaig Bridge Club Cork, Website. We hold our weekly Bridge events at our new location in Scoil An Spioraid Naoimh (Boys). (Allendale Ave, Entrance, off Melbourne Road), Bishopstown.  Monday evenings 7.30pm from September to May. New members welcome (all grades from Novices to Seniors). Contact our Club Secretary Tim McCarthy at tmccarthy@eircom.net

 

Weekly Results

Monday 26th September 2022 

1st - Helen and Michael Carroll 64.2%

2nd - Eithne O'Leary and Patsy Fitzgerald 63.33%

3rd -Carmel Flynn and Dan Murray 60.49%

4th - Stuart Egner and Aileen Fitzgerald 58.33%

5th - Ann Twomey and Kathleen O'Connell 58.33%

6th - Joe Lane and John Moynihan 56.79%

A hard copy of the full list of placings will be available next Monday Night. I will also put a photo of the results up on WhatsApp for your information. This is an interim arrangement until we decide what to do with procuring an automatic scoring method which will eliminate  the manual calculation of results. 

Regards,

Your Committee

 

New Bridge Season 2022-23

Thank you to those who attended the Meeting last Monday in the GAA Bar.

There was a great turnout and we had a great exchange of ideas and viewppoints,

It would seem that there is a large number of people who wish to return to face-to-face bridge and some who are still nervous.

The number returning would indicate that the Bar in the GAA is too small for our needs.

We also have a number of people enquiring about joining and we are open to new members.

I have liaised with the Principal of Scoil an Spioraid Naoimh (Boys) and we have been afforded the use of the Halla on MOnday nights up until 11:00 p m.

The entry to the school will be through Allendale Avenue and this gate will be opened from 7:00 p,m, 

There will be adequate parking for about 30 - 40 cars by using both sides of the entrance. Please ensure that you are not blocking in anyone when you park.

At the conclusion of the Bridge you are asked to take your chairs back to the storeroom and the table to the storage area which will be shown to you,

For the first week I will open early so that we can register before play.. ( Gate will be open at 6:45 pm)

Cards have not been finalised yet so bring a notebook for bookings.

We will finish each night not later than 10:30 but hopefully by 10:15 if possible so please help the TDs on the night by playing reasonably quickly, Seven minutes per board should be the maximum. The TDs will have to average if people are slow.

I hope that this venue suits, I know that it is much more comfortable than the old Bar in the GAA.

I look forward to seeing as many of you as feel comfortable by returning on Monday.

Yours in Bridge.

Joe

PS:-  Pease bring this to the attention of any member who may not have Email

 

Weekly Bridge Updates

Date Pairing Placing Pairing Placing
 19/9/2022 Imelda Murphy and Ann Flynn 1st Clare Creedon and Kay Doyle 2nd
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         


Notes ; 1. Please be sure to be connected to BBO at Start Time.

             2. Frozen Screen - log off/on again. If you need the Tournament Dir, click on Blue Box with 3 white lines.

            3. Login and stay online - so that you do not experiencee congestion.

I would ask you all to encourage those members who have as yet failed to play online to do. 

Regards and Stay Safe,

Your committee

 

Michael O'Shea Cup Winners 2020
Michael O'Shea Cup Winners 2020

Patsy Fitzgerald and Brid O'Brien being presented with the Cup by Berna O'Shea, also in the picture is Joe Lane, President     

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Berna's husband Michael was a founder member of the club and joined with us tonight for the Presentation of the cup in his name. She was partnered by another welcome visitor Theresa O'Connor who along with her husband Declan virtually ran the club for many years. Declan was also our longstanding Tournament Director. We wish to thank them both for their company tonight and wish them all the very best for the future.

          

 

 

 

Calendar
3rd Oct 2022
Weekly Bridge
7.15pm
10th Oct 2022
Weekly Bridge
7.15pm
17th Oct 2022
Chris Begley Trophy
7.15pm
Results
Online Bridge 7.15pm
Director: Tim McCarthy
Scorer: Tim McCarthy
Weekly Bridge
Scorer: maura lane
Weekly Bridge
Director: Tim McCarthy
Scorer: Tim McCarthy