Thursday 13th December, 2012

Thanks to all participants and congratulations to prize winners who made the recent Regional Pairs Competition such a success.

REMINDER - the Regional Teams is on 26
th Jan.  As always, timely notice of participation ensures smooth running of the event.  

Thomas MacCormac’s half-day Workshop/Seminars have proved very popular and demand is strong for the next one on 19th January.

Best wishes for your Club Christmas festivities, a joyous Christmas and a Happy New Year to all. On behalf of the Dublin North Region Committee

Kay McDonald

Thursday 15
th November, 2012

Last weekend, the IBU Interprovincials Bridge Championship took place, with teams from Leinster, Munster, Connaught and Ulster competing.  One of the three Leinster Teams was from the CRC - Frances Gill, Denis Gill, Patricia Quigley and Anne Duffy. By the end of the weekend, Leinster emerged as champions.  Well done to our players on a wonderful performance.  

Monday 29
th October, 2012

The Dublin North Region Kirwan League kicked off on Friday night 26th October for the Novice teams in Malahide Regional Bridge Club under the guidance of Mary Reid.

Intermediate A, and B Teams played in Whitehall Regional Bridge Club, where Philip Dowling very kindly organised the movement of boards.  

Kay McDonald

Monday 22
nd October, 2012

There was an excellent attendance for another successful Workshop delivered by Thomas McCormack for the Region on Saturday 20
th October at Glasnevin Bridge Club. Feedback from attendees was extremely positive and it is planned that these workshops will continue into the future.

Kay McDonald

Monday 2
nd July, 2012

Dublin North Region fielded 14 teams in the M50 Tournament played on Saturday 30th June in the Bridge centre in Templeogue. In the five categories, DNR teams came 2nd in the novice section, 1st and 2nd in the Inter B section, 2nd and 4th in the A section and 2nd in the Area

This resulted in Dublin North winning the
Gerry Murtagh Trophy for the best overall performance in the competition. Well done to everyone who played.

Mary Reid

Monday 21
st May, 2012 - DNR players Upgraded

Congratulations to the following players in DNR who have been upgraded as a result of winning national points at recent events

  • Margaret Coyle (Malahide) - Area Master
  • Patricia Evers (Malahide) - Intermediate A1
  • Denis Gill (C.R.C.) - Intermediate A1
  • Frances Gill (C.R.C.) - Intermediate A1
  • Thomas Heary (Glasnevin) - Intermediate A2
  • Helen Heelan (Malahide) - Intermediate A1
  • Michael Heelan (Malahide) - Intermediate A1
  • John Muldowney (Malahide) - Intermediate A1
  • Fionnuala O'Hanlon (Sutton) - Intermediate A1
  • Brendan Redmond (Malahide) - Area Master
  • Bernadette Sweeney (Glasnevin) - Intermediate B1
  • Aidan Synnott (Glasnevin) - Intermediate A2

Kay McDonald

Wednesday 2
nd May, 2012

The 25th Annual Bridge Morning and Lunch raised €4,600.00 in aid of St. Francis Hospice.

Phil Brohoon.

Saturday 28
th April, 2012 - Novice Teams Competition

The Novice teams competition was held in Malahide Regional Bridge Club on Saturday 28th of April. It was a great success. Eleven enthusiastic and competitive teams from all over the region took part. The standard of Bridge was high and the results were very close. Congratulations to all who participated and made it such an enjoyable occasion. 

This was the first time a competition of this nature was held in the region and it is hoped it will become an annual event. With so many enthusiastic novice players the future of Bridge in D.N.R. looks very bright.

Mary Reid.

Saturday 23rd March, 2012 - ‘The Gathering of Beginners’

The ‘Gathering’ is an annual event which celebrates the completion of beginner lessons and the graduation of players from bridge classes all over the Dublin North Region.

This year’s hugely successful ‘Gathering’ took place on Saturday 23
rd March in Malahide Regional Bridge Club. Eighty-eight bridge beginners attended. Many of their teachers were there to welcome them and run the competition. It was a most enjoyable and sociable occasion. As well as playing Bridge, information was available regarding progressing in bridge and joining Bridge Clubs in their local areas. A great afternoon was had by all.

Congratulations to learners and teachers alike. Long may they enjoy the wonderful game of Bridge.

Mary Reid.