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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

News Page

This page has information and news of interest to the members. For a full list of forthcoming events, see "Calendar" on the menu and for a list of results see "Results".

Bring your friends. Thursdays in Stradbrook are open to non members. Hope to see as many as possible down in the club. Please arrive by 7.15 for game to start at 7.30pm.  

 

Last updated : 21st Jun 2022 15:25 BST
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

 Our condolences go out to the families and friends of members who have passed away in recent times.

Marian Laing

Joan Walsh

Carmel Gunning,

Merryn Keogh,

Nancy Malone

Barbara McGrath

Seamus Meade,

Grace Mullaly,

Tom Haughey

Last updated : 22nd Dec 2021 21:33 GMT
Members' News

Congratulations

Congratulations to the following Members who did well in the Donegal Congress.

Sarann Doyle & Kay Falkner Sheridan.         Winners Sunday morning pairs

 Chantal McCabe & Cass O Donnell.           Winners Saturday night Pairs

Mary E Dillon & Carolyn McCarthy.               Winners Friday Nigt Gala Pairs

 

Last updated : 22nd Dec 2021 21:30 GMT

Golf. 

BCBC Annual Golf Outing.

We had a great day on Saturday for the golf outing at Foxrock golf club. 27 took part in the afternoon and the weather was very kind to us apart from one short shower. The course was in fantastic condition with very fast greens catching many players out. In the evening 36 members met for dinner in the clubhouse. Everyone was delighted to see one another after so long. We had a lovely meal and a memorable night.  Here is a list of the prize winners.

Ladies 9 Hole Competition: Joint winners    Deirdre Paffrath, Joyce Maguire

Ladies  18 Hole Competition:

Winner Mary Halpenny 33 points, Runner up Brid Bunbury  29 Points

Mens 9 hole Competition Winner Dominic Broughan,    Runner Up Roy Ball

Mens 18 Hole Competition Winner Ciaran O Huiginn 36 points,      Runner Up  Ken Halpenny 33 points

Last updated : 3rd Oct 2021 11:18 BST
***Upgrades***

In my new role as Membership Secretary I am delighted my first task is to announce that the following have all been promoted a grade - particularly delighted to see all the new Masters we have in the club. Please join with me in congratulating everyone.

Yvonne  

Masters 

Maura Byrne,   Aine Doyle,   Margaret Houlihan,  Mary Murray,   Don O’Donovon

A1 

Declan Doyle ,   Liz Hurley ,   Katherine Verso 

A2 

Alexandra Blair,  David Blair,  Moyra Kinlay,  Ciaran O’Huiginn,  Janet O’Huiginn 

B2 

Chris Davenport,  George Kavanagh,  Cora Ryan,  Moya Walsh 

Last updated : 29th Sep 2021 08:32 BST

***Congratulations Carol Ann***

Lady Milne Trials – Results

The weekend of 17/18 September saw four teams do battle for the honour of representing Ireland in the Lady Milne Trophy (women’s home international championship), to be held in Wales on 22-24 April next. Incredibly, it was also the first live bridge event hosted by the CBAI since March 2020!

The playing conditions were amended considerably to ensure the necessary precautions against COVID-19.    

 

 Everything would appear to have gone smoothly, with the only medical issue being one of the participants being stung whilst outside on a break.

Congratulations to the winning Phelan team, Lucy Phelan, Dolores Gilliland, Valarie Burke-Moran, Ann O’Connell, Sandra Newell, and Carol-Ann Cummins. We are sure you’ll join us in wishing them good luck for the Lady Milne event.

Going into the last round 8 points behind and the team had a fabulous last round to succeed overall.

Last updated : 24th Sep 2021 10:31 BST