Coolmine Bridge Club
Release 2.19n



Bernie Fagan 0873677832.

Mon or Tue only.




Welcome to Coolmine Bridge Club
IBU Sims Pairs National Result

The national results for Tuesday night's Sims Pairs can be viewed by clicking here.

Autumn Pairs Winners
Autumn Pairs Winners

Congratulations to Breda Mulvany and Ger Maher on their great success. They are seen here with President Marianne who must be thanked for all the time and effort she invested in the successful execution of her first major competition.

Waiting List (Chronological order)

Waiting List

1. Aisling Conway

2. Lillie Ferris

3. Anne O'Sainin

4. Anne Marie McDonnell

5. Anne Marie Murphy

6. Niamh Wallace

7. Corrine O'Hare

8. Eithne MacDaeid

9. Eileen O'Donnell

10. Frances Daly

11. Joan McAndrew

12. Claire Shannon

13. Ann Carr

14. Tony Smyth

15. David Melody

16. Noreen Smyth

17. Paul Dunne


CBC Recommended Bridge Classes

Three Club Members will be delivering Classes 2019 -2020.

Mary Greene, John Crimmins and Brendan Doyle (all CBAI accredited teachers).

Click John for more information.

Mary will be conducting Bridge beginner classes on an ongoing basis (private groups if required) Tel.  0871354095.

Brendan can be contacted on 0858701023



Club Pairs Presentation 2019
Club Pairs Presentation 2019

Bernard O'Byrne and Brendan Doyle being presented with the Champions Cup by President Graham. Brendan played without glasses to set himself more of a challenge on the night. Congratulations.

Silver Salver Champions
Silver Salver Champions

Hardworking Treasurer Paddy Cooney and Mags Kelly being presented the Silver Salver for best B by President Graham. Well done. A team to watch for the future! Photos courtesy of JMC.

New Year 2019 - 2020

President Marianne and her committee welcome all members back after the Summer break. The membership fee €40 is now due and must be paid to treasurer Paddy Cooney by October 1st. Thank you.

Laws of Duplicate Bridge 2017

Want to view the updated Laws of Duplicate Bridge? Click here.

For a brief summary of the major changes, click here.

President's Charity Presentation
President's Charity Presentation

President Graham presents Alone representative Mireya with a cheque for €1750.

New Members

Membership is now closed. New applicants will be placed on a waiting list (See menu bar on left home page). Contact

To keep up to date with events in the MLR (Mid Leinster Region) including the Cunningham League Website please click here.

40th Anniversary Celebrations 2018

This historic occasion was commemorated on Tue 24th April. A sumptuous buffet supper was accompanied by a champagne toast to all past and present menbers of CBC. Congratulations to President Brigid and her committee for the splendid organisation of this event.Thanks to former Presidents (no longer members) who came from far and near to grace us with their prescence. Click here to view a musical video memory of the celebration of this great event, courtesy of JCM productions. Stills can be viewed in Photo Gallery.


Tournament Directors & Steward

The rota of TD's and will be posted in the calendar below as appropriate. If you can not be present please try to secure a substitute. CBC is very grateful to all it's volunteer TD's and Bridgematers.

Current grade profile for CBC

26 Masters, 19 A1s, 51 A2s, 25 B1s, 20 B2s, 7 N1s & 5 N2s, We also have 8 "Parked" Members. Total 161.


IBU Sims Pairs Comp 1
Director: John Macnamara
IBU Sims Pairs Comp 2
Director: Marie Dunne
President's Charity Night Comp 1
Director: Michael Fitzgerald
President's Charity Night Comp 2
Director: Teresa Farrell
Competition 1
Director: John Crimmins
12th Nov 2019
Regular Bridge
Director: Brendan Doyle_1, Isla Rogerson_2
19th Nov 2019
Regular Bridge
Director: Sue Streek_1, Anne McCartney_2
26th Nov 2019
Turkey (Draw)
Director: Geraldine Maher_1, Graham Smithers_2
3rd Dec 2019
Turkey (Partner)