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CBAI contact details: 

Contract Bridge Association of Ireland
Templeogue House
Templeogue Road
Dublin 6W
Telephone 01 492 9666 
BCBC Committee 2018/19

President – Dorothy Collins, VP - Joan Valkenburg, Hon. Sec. - Fionnuala Duddy, Hon. Treasurer - Philip O’Dwyer, Hon. Membership Sec. -Oliver Rye, Hon. Tournament Dir.- Janet O'Huiginn.  Committee Members: Ciaran O'Huiginn, Ursula O'Connell, Vera McCague, George Kavanagh, Yvonne Sheerin.


Massey League Results
Massey League Results

Congratulations to the BCBC  Team  - Winners of the Massey League A section! 

For the 3rd year running.

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BCBC GDPR Data Protection Policy

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Team of 4 Championship Winners 2019
  • 1st session team 4
  • 2 team of 4
  • 5th team of 4
  • Ist team of 4
  • 2nd session team 4
  • 3rd Team of 4
  • 4th team of 4


Intermediate Pairs Winners Bray Congress August 2019
Intermediate Pairs Winners Bray Congress August 2019

Well done Philip O'Dwyer and Ciaran O'Huiginn winners of the Intermediate Pairs in Bray recently!


All Competitions require pre-entry and commence at 7.15 pm. Sharp.

Members are responsible for putting their names on the competition list and MUST notify theTournament Director if unable to play in any pre-entry competition.

To be eligible to win a prize in a major Competition members must have played on 4 club nights prior to that event, during the current club year


Interesting facts

The origin of playing cards: 

The origin of playing cards was in China and dates back to around the year 1120.  

Originally, cards were used for fortune telling and gambling. 
Cards were introduced into Italy and Spain around 1370, probably coming from Egypt. 
Tarot cards, used for fortune telling, were introduced in Italy in 1440.

The origin of Bridge: 

The origin of Bridge can be traced back to a card game 1st played in the 16th century, what was the name of that game? 

= "Whist" - The 1st entirely devoted to Whist was written by Edmund Hoyle in 1742

New Member Applicants 2021

Applicant          Proposer 1          Proposer 2

Kate Coleman       Jean Hennebry       Margaret Penny

Cathal Drohan      Margaret Leonard    Katharine Verso

Adrienne Lord      Maebh Gallagher     Anne Donnelly

Ruth Shiel           Bernie Crosbie      Jane Murphy

Fiona Timlin       Philip O’Dwyer      Claire O’Dwyer

Vonny Kelly        Niamh Hogan       Fionnuala Duddy

#64467 Pairs .BCBC Thursday Game
Scorer: Carol-Ann Cummins
#51112 Pairs BCBC Monday Night Tournament
Scorer: Luca Crone
#25228 Pairs BCBC Window Side
Scorer: Carol-Ann Cummins