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Committee

 President:

 Fionnuala Duddy,

Vice President

Deirdre Gill,

Hon. Secretary

 Nicole Kennan,

Hon. Treasurer:

Dorothy Collins,

Hon. Tournament Director:

Philip O Dwyer,

Hon Membership Secretary 

Janet O Huiginn,

Committee Members:

Ciaran O'Huiginn, 

Ursula O'Connell, 

Vera McCague, 

Oliver Rye,

Joan Valkenburg,

Mary Sheerin

Trustees:

Roy Ball

Mary Dillon

Moira McGettrick

Welcome to Blackrock College Bridge Club

 

Return to live Bridge

 A wonderful  turnout of 18 tables for our first Monday night back in Stradbrook.  great to see old and new friends. We will have a new tournament director next Monday. 

 

   Please arrive by 7.00 for game to start at 7.15PM. 

 

 

New Applicants

   

Contact:

secretary@blackrockcollegebridgeclub.ie

 

 

Results
Window Side
Director: Jason Doyle
Scorer: Jason Doyle
Bar Side
Director: Carol-Ann Cummins
Scorer: Phiip 0'Dwyer
Bar Side
Director: Nathan Doyle
Scorer: Nathan Doyle

All Competitions commence at 7.15 pm. Sharp. 

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

Results
Window Side
Director: Jason Doyle
Scorer: Jason Doyle
Bar Side
Director: Carol-Ann Cummins
Scorer: Phiip 0'Dwyer
Bar Side
Director: Nathan Doyle
Scorer: Nathan Doyle