St Anthony's Bridge Club
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Keep up to date by checking on News Page 2019/2020

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Open to new members


Joining fee of €28 applies, which includes your CBAI affiliation fee

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For details of club opening times, location, etc, check menu panel above, under 'Information'

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General Information


On occasions you may find yourself without a partner and as an aid to help you find one, a 'WhatsApp' messaging group has been set up for SABC members only

If you have access to a Smartphone/iPhone and use the WhatsApp application, it is great news for you


Róna has agreed to act as the administrator for this group and will welcome a standard Text or a WhatsApp message from you
If you are interested in availing of this useful service send your message to: 0868423491, stating your intention to join and don't forget to include your full name, Róna will take it from there.


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For details of club opening times, location, etc, check menu panel above, under 'Information'

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Scorer: Gladys Greene
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Welcome to St Anthony's Bridge Club
Dear Reader:

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The committee has decided that in the interest of health and welfare of our members

during this pandemic outbreak of the CoronaVirus (Covid 19)

 the playing of Bridge at St. Anthony's Bridge Club (SABC) is suspended with immediate effect
(until further notice)

Please take care of yourself and others

It is advisable to follow the advice of the HSE, a link to the Website is available below and is only a click away

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 Remember - wash your hands  

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Welcome to the web pages of:

St. Anthony's Bridge Club (SABC)

SABC was established in April 1968 and has been prestigious in promoting the game of Bridge in Clontarf and surrounding areas ever since

The club's Golden Jubilee was celebrated on Saturday 1st September 2018

The playing season for 2019/20 commenced on Tuesday 3rd September 2019 and will continue until Friday 29th May 2020

Visitors are very welcome on
(partner required)

The club is open three nights per week, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays and is based in St. Anthony's House, Clontarf, Dublin 3

Members are welcome to bring a guest on no more than three occasions in the year

The club attracts a membership of approximately 170 members per annum

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A letter received recently from Mr. Rodney O'Hara President of DNR

In his message he wishes us all well during these challenging times

Letter from President DNR


Rodney refers to two Bridge related platforms, links to which I have provided below:

BBO (Bridge Base Online)


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No Fear Bridge


These sites will provide you with challenging games, during these never before experienced times

They are packed with online learning activites for Beginners, Improvers and Advancers

We thank Rodney for his very kind words to his committee and to us

Wishing you the very best for the future Rodney and remember to wash your hands 

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General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

GDPR and how does it affect me at SABC

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new EU regulation which came into effect on 25 May 2018.

GDPR updates existing data protection laws and places greater accountability and transparency obligations on organisations, when using a member's personal information. 

It gives the individual greater control over their personal information.

Important Notice

The CBAI have circulated a renewal Membership Form for each Bridge Player in Ireland to complete and these will be distributed to all Members.
This form will give both the CBAI & SABC permission to use your data (i.e. the personal details you put into the form) to contact you, should the need arise and to manage your Master Points and Grade.

Without the completion of this form, your membership cannot be recognised

For further information, please contact the Club Secretary, at:


Remembering our deceased members

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Fondly thought of and remembering our longtime and loyal members who passed away in recent times

May we extend our condolences to their families, friends and fellow club members


Mary O'Donoghue - 21st October 2019

Tim (John) Healy - 20th April 2019

Nora Downey - 9th September 2018

Pauline Gannon - 9th September 2017

Austin Moran - 20th August 2017

May they rest in peace

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Need to know

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Next Committee meeting


You are welcome to put your Comments/Proposals/Submissions/Nominations, for discussion at next meet, to the Secretary in writing or by e-mail to:

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Check under calendar of events and your club annual programme card,
for listings of other upcoming events and competitions


Don't forget to check the 'Archives' for past events, it helps to jog the memory

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CBAI registration card

This card should be kept safe as it contains vital information such as your CBAI Membership number and a new 5-digit National Bridge Identifier number (NBID)

Club Membership/Annual Programme card

Annual fee receipt (following your payment of renewal/joining fee)

The above when available may be collected at the club

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Scroll down through the 'HOME PAGE' to see details of the 'FIND-A-PARTNER' group 

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Club is open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays. Games from 7.15pm each evening
(As Fridays are open play, visitors are very welcome. A partner is required)
Check calendar of events for 'closed' periods during Christmas and Easter

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There are two sessions on Wednesdays at 7.15pm - Mixed Ability & Novice

(However depending on numbers in attendance it may be necessary to combine the two groups and run as one event)

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Do you know?

Access to event results for SABC is restricted to registered* members only

*Request club code prior to registering

Your code may be obtained by E-mailing Paul at '' and requesting code, for member registration

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This is a game primarily for N1 & N2 graded players

However there is no prohibition on other graded players playing in the Novice section but there will be no financial rewards or Master Points (MPs) awarded to a non-novice player/partnership

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Are you aware that there are new updates to the current laws, governing the game of Bridge?
These have been implemented by the World Bridge Federation (WBF) since 1st September 2017

The link below details the updates - just give it a click

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7th April 2020
Michael McKenna Cup
10th April 2020
Good Friday - Club closed
28th April 2020
President's Prize - Draw for partner - Tim Healy Trophy
11th May 2020
President's Dinner
16th May 2020
Kirwan's League Final
DNR Malahide
19th May 2020