Thursday 31st December 2015

The DNR Committee was saddened to learn of the death on Christmas day of Jim Reid, husband of Mary Reid, County Development Officer. We offer our deepest condolences to Mary and to her family at this sad time.


Tuesday 13
th October 2015.

We on the DNR Committee offer our deepest condolences to Martin McMahon, DNR President on the recent death, following a short illness, of his father Andrew. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam.

Monday 28
th September 2015.

Congratulations to the following prize-winners in the 2015 Duais an Uachtaran;

  • David Synnott & Hugh Gormally - Best Regional Master
  • Catherine Deegan & Nora Weafer - Best Intermediate A2

Friday 18th September 2015.

DNR Committee is saddened to learn of the death of Margaret Kelly of Naul Bridge Club. Margaret was County Development Officer for the Fingal area of the Region from 2008 to 2010. She was a pleasure to deal with, she enjoyed her Bridge and was keen to spread that joy. The DNR Committee wishes to offer their condolences to Margaret’s family.

Monday 15
th June 2015.

The AGM of Dublin North Region took place last Friday. To view a list of the Regional Officers for 2015-16, click here.

Monday 25
th May 2015.

Congratulations to the following Dublin North Region members who have been upgraded during the current season:
Upgraded to A2
Breda McPhillips
Arthur McGrail
Upgraded to A1
Marie Dalton
Sean Whelan
Upgraded to Regional Master
Con Doherty
Mary Linehan
Mary Reid
Frances Ronan

Sunday 29
th March 2015.

Congratulations to all who participated in this years gathering. This is an annual event at which bridge teachers from the region introduce their newest graduates to the world of open competitive bridge. For photos of the event, and all the winners, click here.

Tuesday 24
th March 2015.

Congratulations to Mary Deane & Jeanne Colvin on winning the 3rd Session in the Civil Service Cup.

Thursday 19
th March 2015.

A Dublin Summer Bridge Congress will take place from Friday 3rd July to Sunday 5th July in City West Hotel. Click here for details.

Tuesday 27th January 2015.

A number of members of DNR were in action over the weekend in the National Teams and Pairs Competitions. Special congratulations to Eileen McCann, Mary Kelly Rogers, Ann Fitzpatrick & Hilary Ferguson who were overall winners in the National Ladies Teams Competition. They are pictured below with CBAI President Fearghal O’Boyle.


Other notable DNR results included;

National Mens Teams Best Area Master Prize: Aidan Synnott, Tom Heary, Richard Trehy & John Moyles.

National Ladies Teams Best Intermediate A Prize: Lilian Foley, Rosemary Matthews, Marie Cronin & Nora Potter.

National Mens Pairs Best Intermediate A Prize: Martin Walsh & Jimmy Given.

National Ladies Pairs Best Intermediate A Prize: Catherine Quinn & Nora Wayte.

Tuesday 20th January 2015.

Congratulations to all who took part in the McLoughlin Trophy. This pairs competition, confined to Inter B players and Novice players, took place in Malahide Bridge Club on Saturday last. 24 pairs from 7 different clubs in the region took part. Malahide Regional, Foxhall, Glasnevin, Lusk, St.Anthony’s, Teacher’s Club and Swords were represented. All participants deserve to be congratulated for making it such an enjoyable event. A big thank you as always to Malahide Bridge Club for providing the venue and to our tournament director Anne Doyle for running the competition so smoothly and efficiently. Congratulations to the winners, photographed below with our President.

1st Place: Maria Concannon & Carol Madden (Malahide)

2nd Place: Ciaran Mulhall & Tony Stafford (Malahide)

3rd Place: Kitty & Michael Kelly (Malahide)

4th Place: Donat & Anne O’Brien (Malahide)

5th Place: Linda Garland & Patricia Brennan (Malahide)

6th Place: Mary Deane & Jeanne Colvin (Malahide)

Thursday 8
th January, 2015.

It is with regret that we report the death of Nora Foley. Nora was secretary of DNR for a number of years during the early 90s. To see funeral arrangements, click