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Committee Members

President   Maureen Walsh

President Elect  Simon Healy

Hon Sec. Kay Goldsworthy

Hon Treasurer  May Wherity
 
Members:
Bernie Bissett
Helena Browner
Brian Carroll
Vivienne Donnelly
Bernadette Keane
Margaret Winters
Club E mail Address :skerriesbridgeclub@gmail.com
 
Welcome to Skerries Bridge Club
New Bridge Building : Update

 

HALLELUJAH

We finally received the keys to our new clubhouse last Thursday.

A very special thanks to Simon for all his hard work to date and congrats on having the builder on site on Tuesday to commence work,.

HALLELUJAH

Skerries Bridge Club was founded in the 1940's, unfortunately records have been lost so we do not have exact dates, however, we have The Red Island Cup which was presented in 1948 by the owner of Red Island Holiday Camp Mr Eamonn Quinn, Fergal Quinn's father. 

Venue: Skerries Sailing Club

When: Thursdays

Time: 19.45

Cost: €6.00

Open to Non Members during Summer Months. Visitors are welcome to play with a Member during the year except when special competitions are on. 

Need a partner, I'll do my best to get one for you.

"Bridge Classes for Beginners"   Dates will be published at the start of the new season.

Contact Margaret Winters.

Ph 01 8490056  Mobile 086 3558191

The Committee wish to thank everyone for their contribution to the Building Fund. 

 

President's Prize-Winner

This year there was a tie for 1st place based on  points, but with 3 wins out of 4 Ray  Ryan was deemed overall winner

2019 Ulster Bank Cup : Teams of 4 : Ardee
2019 Ulster Bank Cup : Teams of 4 : Ardee

The Ulster Bank Cup ( Teams of 4)  event was hosted by Ardee Bridge Club and held in the ABCD Club Drogheda at the weekend .

Congratultions got to the Winners : Simon & Mary Healy ,Kay Goldsworthy & Ray Ryan .

Presentation was made by Anna Keenan ( President of Ardee Bridge Club.

The event was well supported by Skerries& Balbriggan with the following:

2nd: Seamus Costello,Deirdre Tuckey ,Maeve & Brian Carroll

3rd : Frances & SEan Newcomen,Brendan & Helen Sheridan 

4th : Clare & Catherine Clarke ,Margaret Winters & Maureen Walsh 

Regional Ladies Pairs 2019
Regional Ladies Pairs 2019

Congratulations to 

Margaret Winters & Maureen Walsh with Margaret Hanlon

Regional President

winners for the second succesive year

Regional Mens Pairs 2019
Regional Mens Pairs 2019

Congratulations to winners 

 Sean Newcomen & Frank Davey with Regional President Margaret Hanlon

National Pair B Finals 2019
National  Pair B Finals 2019

Congratulations

Camilla Mc Loughln & Kath Hynes receiving runner up prize from the CBAI president

National A Finals 2019
National A Finals 2019

Congratulations

Pat Mulholland & Carol Sheridan receiving 4th place prize from the CBAI President

2019 Star & Crescent Cup Winners
2019 Star & Crescent Cup Winners

Congratulations go to Kay Goldsworthy & Ray Ryan on Winning the Star& Crescent Cup  held at the Drogheda ABCD Venue on Sunday March 3. (Presentation was made by Dr .Frank Davy )

2018 Life Member: FR. John Fitzgibbon
2018 Life Member: FR. John Fitzgibbon

Congratulations to FR .John Fitzgibbon recieving the "Life Membership" award from Skerries President( Margaret Winters) on achieving the young age of 90.

2019 : Wexford Congress : Inter "B" winners

Well done to Helena Browner & Veronica Buttimer who won the "Inter B " prize  within the Intermediate Section of the Wexford Congress  on Saturday February 2 2019.

2019 John Lane Trophy

The  "John Lane Trophy " was held in the Bracken Court on Sunday 3 February 2019 . Congratulations go to the Winners : Tom Gilligan & Billy Ronan . Presentation was made by Aileen Lane .Prizes were also awarded to the following :

2nd : Deirdre Tuckey & Seamus Costello

3rd : Rosemarie Mathews & Lilian Foley

Best Club : FRances Newcomen & Sean Newcomen

Winners 1st Session : Mary Kelly Rogers & Frances Kelly 

Winners Second Session : Mary Timoney & Donek Szenejko

Best Intermediate : Rita McGoey & Mary Shevlin

 

2019 Red Island Cup Winners
2019 Red Island Cup Winners

Congratulations go to Kay Goldsworthy  & Ray Ryan in winning  the recent  Skeries Bridge  Club :" Red Island Cup ". Presentation was made by Margaret Winters ( Club Preident )

2019: Jackson Cup: McMenamie Bowl : Geraldine Trophy

Last weekend (January 12-13 )  in Clane the following people deserve congratulations for their achievements  in the Rankings for the following : 

1. Jackson Cup (National Womens Pairs ) : Margaret Winters & Maureen Walsh achieved 4th position out of 94.

2. Mc Menami Bowl : Womens Teams : Helen Sheriden & Deirdre Tuckey( with Mary Kelly Rogers & Anne Fitzgerald ) achieved 3rd  position.

3. The Geraldine Trophy ( Mens Teams ): Sean Newcomen & Ray Ryan ( with Tom Lawlor& FRank Davey) achieved 3rd position from 39 .

2019 Regional Teams-Success

The Regional Teams  Competition was held at the Ardboyne Hotel in Navan this weekend (Sunday 6 2019 .)

Congratulations go to the  folllowing :

Winners : Joan Kieran Shield: Masters : Sean Newcomen,Francis Newcomen ,Brenden & Helen Sheridan

Runners up : Joan Kieran Shield: Masters : Seamus Costello ,Deirdre Tuckey ,Brian Carroll & Peter Howard .

Winners Inter "B": Helena Browner ,Veronica Buttimer,Martina Ward & Marie Kenny.

Presentaion was made by Margaret Hanlon (Regional President)

2018: Skerries Club: Pairs- Winners

Congratulations to Seamus Costello & Deirdre Tuckey ,winners of the Skerries Club Pairs Competition. They received the John Keane Trophy presented by his wife, BernadetteKeane and daughter Sarah Keane. The Trophy was presented to the Club by John 's family in his honour. John was President and long standing member of the Club ans is still sorely missed by all club Members.

2018 Duais au Uachtaraun- Winners
2018 Duais au Uachtaraun- Winners

Congratulations go to Deirdre Tuckey & Seamus Costello  on winning the CBAI President's  Prize held at the Radisson  in Athlone last weekend .(Sept 22/23). Presentation was made by Peter O'Meara (CBAI  President).

2018 :Drogheda Congress: Club Success

Congratulations go to the following after their success in the 2018 Drogheda Congress over the last weekend: (Oct 5-7).

Congress Pairs: Best Local : Sean & FRancis Newcomen

Inter "A " Pairs :(2nd Session) : Mary Mulholland & Mary Roy 

Congress Teams : (Best Local ): Deirdre Tuckey ,Seamus Costello ,Brian Carroll. Ray Ryan

Inter " B " Pairs Winners : Veronica Buttimer & Helena Browner

Inter "B" Pairs : 2nd : Marie Kenny & Martina Ward

Inter " B " Teams Winners : Veronica Buttimer ,Helena Browner ,Martina Ward ,Marie Kenny

Grand Prix Winners : Inte B Section : Helena Browner *&Veronica Buttimer

Presentation made by Peter O'Meara  (CBAI President) & Heather KilKelly(Congress President)

2018 NIBU Inter "B" Winners
2018 NIBU Inter

Congratulations go to Veronica Buttimer & Helena Browner on winning the NIBU McKenzie Trophy "Inter B"  at the La Mons Hotel in Belfast this weekend. This was part of the Ciara  Burns Memorial Pairs Gala

2018 Presidents Prize Winner
2018 Presidents Prize Winner

Well done to Peter Howard on winning the 2018 Presidents Prize at Skerries Bridge Club . Presentation was made by Margaret Winters (Club President )

2016: John Keane: RNLI Charity Event
2016: John Keane: RNLI Charity Event

The three Skerries Bridge Clubs (Skerries,John Lane & Holmpatrick) would like to thank all who helped and took part in this Charity event in memory of John Keane and the raising of €4500.00 for the local RNLI. Presentation took place at the Sailing Club in Skerries on August 25 with the presentation being made to the RNLI by John's wife  Bernadette.

 

2019 Visit of CBAI President Peter O'Meara -Skerries BC.
2019 Visit of CBAI President Peter O'Meara -Skerries BC.

Skerries Bridge Club were delighted to welcome the National President of the CBAIMr. Peter O'Meara to their Club on Thursday 9 May .He is seen here with Margaret Winters(Club President), & Mr Seamus Costello (Regional Secretary) and some members of the Club .

The passing of Rhona Ivory

Our deepest sympathy to the family & friends  of  Rhona Ivory,a past member  of Skerries Bridge Club ..who passed away last week.

 

2018 Tom Sheridan Trophy -Winners
2018 Tom Sheridan Trophy -Winners

The Tom Sheridan Trophy (Run by Balbriggan Bridge Club) was held in the Bracken Court on Sunday 4 November 2018

Congratulations to : The Winners  Noel Fanning & Tim Carroll: Presentaion  was made by Carol Sheridan & Maria McGrath ( Club President).

2nd :Peter Howard & Brian Carroll

2nd Session Winner : Margaret Winters & Ray Ryan

Best Local : Sean Newcomer & FRancis Newcomen

 

 

 

Results
Scorer: Mary Wherity
Scorer: Mary Wherity
Scorer: Mary Wherity
Scorer: Margaret Winters