Arts club

3 Upper Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin 2


Deirdre Reid

Bankers President Deirdre Reid


T.D Roster
December

Tue December 4th   Maurice O’Leary

Thurs December 6th   Fergus O Rafferty
Tue December 11th Bernard Higgins 

Thurs December 13th Teresa Gavin
Tue December 18th Blathnaid Trayer

Thurs December 20th BJ O’Brien
Tue December 25th Club closed

Thurs Jan 3rd Club reopens

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N.B.
The club is now semi open on Thursday (member with guest)

Thursday 13th December

Thursdays Game


 Winners North/South
Brendan Curran & Marie Stanley from
Bernie Lynch & Gerry Murtagh second
Kieran Crowley & Kate Daultrey third


Winners East/West

Wojciech Gorczyca & Eileen O Donovan from
Richard Hartheimer & Sean Moynihan and
Denis & Frances Gill
joint second

Full Result


Tuesday 11th December

Tuesday's Game
Christmas Party

A big thank you to our President Deirdre and her hard working committee who
gave us a wonderful christmas party this year
The wine flowed, food and music excellent and all looked well
in their party outfits

 Winners North/South

Grainne Dunne & Gerry Kelly from
Fiona O Gorman & Sue Power second
D
avid Dunne & Sheila Kelly third
Conor Moore & Christy Tierney fourth
Giles Murnin & David Connolly fifth


Winners East/West
Aisling O Grady & Collette Allen from
Krzysztof Sekula & Eibhlin Counihan second
Mary Stanley & Paul Kane third
Erica Nasickyte & Fergus O Rafferty fourth
Martin & Adrienne Purdy fifth

Grainne + Gerry Aisling + Collette
Winners North/South :-
Grainne Dunne Gerry Kelly
Winners East West :-
Collette Allen Aisling O Grady


Full Result


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Thursday 6th December

Thursdays Game


 Winners North/South
Mary Stanley & Paul Kane from
Mary Lindopp & Sheila Horkan second
Carol Hawkins & Joe Walsh third


Winners East/West

David Dunne & Paul Delaney from
Dave Ryan & Tomas Roche second
Mareeda Tracey & Bernie Lynch
third

Full Result


Tuesday 4th December

Tuesday's Game
Christmas IMPs

Upstairs
 Winners North/South

Mick Lynch & Conor Moore from
Ann Marie Heavey & Betty Coady second
Donal
Dunne & Joe Dolan third

Winners East/West
Thomas MacCormac, & BJ O’Brien from
David Dunne & Sheila Kelly second
Mary Stanley & Paul Kane third

Conor + Mick BJ + Thomas
Winners North/South :-
Mick Lynch Conor Moore
Winners East West :-
BJ O Brien & Thomas MacCormac


Full Result


Downstairs
 Winners North/South

Michael McAuliffe & Ita Fahy from
John Kelly & Liam Maher second
Frances Kelly & Ann Hanratty third

Winners East/West
Dave Ryan & Sean O Lubaigh from
Deirdre Reid & Christy Tierney second
Kazimierz Noga & Angela O Neill third

Michael + Ita Sean + Dave
Winners North/South :-
Michael McAuliffe Ita Fahy
Winners East West :-
Dave Ryan & Sean O Lubaigh


Full Result


Thursday 29th November

Thursdays Game

Section A

 Winners North/South
Ann Marie Heavey & John Kelly from
Peter Caplan & Maureen Killeavey second
Ann Hanratty & Frances Kelly third


Winners East/West

Christy Tierney & Gerry Kelly from
Sean Moynihan & Fred Barry second
Evgenia Gladysheva & Philip Robinson
third

Full Result

Section B
 Winners North/South

Ronan McMaugh & BJ O’Brien, from
Paul Delaney & Martin Brady second
Siobhan Part & Ita Fahy third

Winners East/West
Conor Moore & Mick Lynch from
Sean O Lubaigh & Pat Egan second
Grainne Dunne & Mary Lindopp third


Full Result


Tuesday 27th November


Noreen O Connor Teams

This week we had the second half of the Noreen O Connor teams.
No shocks here with the three leading teams all going further away from the field
The finishing order was as you were with only three IMPs separating the top two teams
Very well done to : -
Thomas MacCormac, Ronan McMaugh, BJ O’Brien, Siobhán Part who are this years champions
Many thanks to our excellent Tournament director Bernard Higgins


The Winners :-
Thomas MacCormac, Ronan McMaugh, BJ O’Brien, Siobhán Part from
Liam Maher, Ita Fahy, John Kelly, Mary Lindopp second
Marcin Rudzinski, Wojciech Gorczyca, Michael McAuliffe, David Synnott third

Marie Morrissey, Rita Delaney, Frank Kennedy, Krzysztof Sekula fourth

Deirdre Reid, Christy Tierney, Brendan Curran, Marie Slattery fifth


Area Master
Colette Allen, Evgenia Gladysheva, Helen Friel, Séamus Bradley
     Giles Murnin, David Connolly, Joe Dolan, Elizabeth Dolan

Noreen18

Winning Team:-
Siobhán Part Ronan McMaugh Deirdre Reid (President)Thomas MacCormac, BJ O’Brien

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2nd Place :-
John Kelly Mary Lindopp Ita Fahy & Liam Maher
3rd Place :-
David Synnott Marcin Rudzinski,
Michael McAuliffe, & Wojciech Gorczyca
Noreen Noreen
4th Place :-
Marie Morrissey, Frank Kennedy, Rita Delaney,missing Krzysztof Sekula
Winners Area Master :-
Colette Allen, Séamus Bradley,
Evgenia Gladysheva, & Helen Friel,


Full Result

Thursday 22nd November

Thursdays Game

 Winners North/South
Marcin Rudzinski & Ronan McMaugh from
Gerry Lawlor & Michael McAuliffe second
Paul Kane & Maeve Delaney third


Winners East/West

Mike Gowie & Terry Walsh from
Mary Stanley &
Ann Fitzgerald second
Kate Daultrey & Bernie Lynch
third

Full Result


Thursday 20th November


Noreen O Connor Teams

This week we have the Noreen O Connor teams.
An excellent entry of twenty one teams are taking part.


The Leaders :-
Thomas MacCormac, Ronan McMaugh, BJ O’Brien, Siobhán Part from
Liam Maher, Ita Fahy, John Kelly, Mary Lindopp second
Marcin Rudzinski, Wojciech Gorczyca, Michael McAuliffe, David Synnott third

Marie Morrissey, Rita Delaney, Frank Kennedy, Krzysztof Sekula fourth

Noreen18

Leading Team:-
Siobhán Part, Ronan McMaugh, BJ O’Brien, (absent Thomas MacCormac)

Full Result

Thursday 15th November

Thursdays Game

 Winners North/South
Grainne Dunne & Sean Moynihan from
Paul Kane & Mary Stanley second
David Dunne & Kate Daultrey third


Winners East/West

Wojciech Gorczyca & Eileen O Donovan from
Mick Lynch & Conor Moore second
Maire Slattery & Hilary Moran
third

Full Result


Tuesday 13th November

Tuesday's Game

Upstairs
 Winners North/South

Krzysztof Sekula & Mairead Ni Oistin from
Deirdre Reid & Christy Tierney second
Paul Delaney & Sean O Lubaigh third

Winners East/West
Frank Kennedy & Paul Williams from
Ann Marie Heavey & Betty Coady second
Pat Egan & Sue Power third


Full Result


Downstairs
 Winners North/South

Wojciech Gorczyca & Eileen O Donovan from
Mary Lindopp & Betty Murphy second
Gerry Lawlor & Maura Lawlor third

Winners East/West
Erica Nasickyte & Seamus Bradley from
David Connolly & Giles Murnin second
Teresa Gavin & Mike Gowie third


Full Result


Thursday 8th November

Thursdays Game

 Winners North/South
Gerry Lawlor & Alfie Sexton from
Paul Delaney & Martin Brady second
Christy Tierney & John Kelly third


Winners East/West

Mary Stanley & Ann Fitzgerald from
Mick Lynch & Conor Moore second
David Dunne & Sean Moynihan
third

Full Result


Tuesday 6th November

Tuesday's Game
Simultaneous Pairs

Upstairs
 Winners North/South

Mary Stanley & Paul Kane from
Fergus O Rafferty & Derick Mulvey second
Dav
id Dunne & Sheila Kelly third

Winners East/West
Mary Lindopp & John Kelly from
Mick Lynch & Conor Moore second
Kate Daultrey & Mike Gowie third

Mary + Paul Mary + John
Winners North/South :-
Mary Stanley Paul Kane
Winners East West :-
Mary Lindopp & John Kelly


Full Result


Downstairs
 Winners North/South

Brendan Curran & Marie Slattery from
Gerry Lawlor & Liam Maher second
Gerry Kelly & Grainne Dunne third

Winners East/West
Deirdre Reid & Christy Tierney from
Martin Purdy & Adrienne Purdy second
Anne Keating & Frances Kelly third

Brendan + Marie Deirdre + Christy
Winners North/South :-
Mary Stanley Paul Kane
Winners East West :-
Christy Tierney & Deirdre Reid


Full Result

Thursday 1st November

Thursdays Game

 Winners North/South
Paul Delaney & Tomas Roche from
Wojciech Gorczyca & Eileen O Donovan second
Mary Stanley & Ann Firzgerald third


Winners East/West

Sean Moynihan & Kieran Crowley from
Sheila Kelly &
Mamie MacCormac second
Philip Robinson & John Flavin
third


Full Result


Tuesday 30th October

Monthly Teams
 Winners
John Reilly Frank Kennedy Michael McInerney & Keith McDonald from
Michael McAuliffe Wojciech Gorczyca Marcin Rudinski & Ronan McMaugh second
Niamh Harty Seamus Bradley Colette Stokes & Sue Power third


Full Result


Thursday 25th October

Thursdays Game

 Winners North/South
Pat Egan & Richard Hartheimer from
Krzysztof Sekula & Evgenia Gladysheva second
Fionnuala O Hanlon & Ruth O Dea third


Winners East/West

David Dunne & Sean O Lubaigh from
Tomas Roche &
Sean Moynihan second
Denis Gill & Frances Gill
third


Full Result


Tuesday 22nd Oct


Rose Gibson Pairs

The second session of the Rose Gibson pairs had some excellent hands which
made life very difficult for many players with match points going in all directions.
Very well done to Martin Brady and Paul Delaney who are this years worthy winners
They were convincing winners winning both sessions.

The Winners :-
Martin Brady & Paul Delaney from
Wojciech Gorczyca & Marcin Rudzinski second
Paul Kane & Mary Stanley third
Ronan McMaugh & Thomas MacCormac fourth
B J O'Brien & Siobhán Part fifth

First Session Liam Maher & John Kelly
Second Session Bríd Kemple & Terry Walsh
Area Master Vivienne Nealon and Marie James
Best Intermediate David Connolly and Carmel Murnin

Paul + Martin
Winning Pair:-
Paul Delaney
& Martin Brady

Marcin + Wo Paul Mary
2nd Place :-
Marcin Rudzinski & Wojciech Gorczyca
3rd Place :-
Mary Stanley Paul Kane
  Brid + Terry
2nd Session :-
Tery Walsh Brid Kemple


2nd Session Result


Tuesday 16th Oct


Rose Gibson Pairs

This week we had the first session of the Rose Gibson pairs
An excellent entry of forty four pairs taking part.
Scoring is very good with five pairs exceeding 60%
Very well done to Martin Brady & Paul Delaney who lead the field with a whopping 68.56%

The Leaders :-
Martin Brady & Paul Delaney from
Marcin Rudzinski & Wojciech Gorczyca second
Paul Kane & Mary Stanley third
B J O'Brien & Siobhán Part fourth


Paul Martin

Full Result

Tuesday 25th Sept


Mixed Pairs

The final night of the Mixed Pairs competition saw a lot of change on our
leaderboard proving once again the job is only half done after the first session.
Very well done to David Dunne and Sheila Kelly who took the honours.
Special thanks to our tournamenr director Bernard Higgins
for another excellent job

The Winners :-
David Dunne & Sheila Kelly from
Wojciech Gorczyca & Eileen O'Donovan second
Siobhán Part & B J O'Brien
third
Mamie & Thomas MacCormac fourth


First Session
Colette Stokes & Ronan Nolan
Second Session

Mary Stanley & Paul Kane
Area Master
Hilary Moran & Joe Dolan
Best Intermediate
Helen Friel & Séamus Bradley

Mixed winner

Winning Pair:-
Sheila Kelly & David Dunne with Bankers President Deirdre Reid

second Area Master
2nd Place :-
Eileen O'Donovan & Wojciech Gorczyca
Area Master :-
Hilary Moran & Joe Dolan

Session1 Mary + Paul
1st Session :-
Ronan Nolan & Colette Stokes
2nd Session
Paul Kane & Mary Stanley


Full Result


Thursday 20th September

Thursdays Game

 Winners North/South
Conor Moore
& Mick Lynch from
Deirdre Reid & Barbara Walsh second
Frances Gill & Denis Gill third


Winners East/West

Niamh Harty & Helen Friel from
Blathnaid Trayer & Ma
urice O Leary second
Kazimierz Noga & Caroline Crowley
third


Full Result


Tuesday 18th Sept


Mixed Pairs

The Mixed Pairs competition has an excellent entry of thirty eight pairs.
Some very good cards to test us all.
Many thanks to our tournament director Bernard Higgins for very well run event

The Leaders :-
Thomas MacCormac & Mamie MacCormac from
Colette Stokes & Ronan Nolan second
Sheila Kelly & David Dunne
third
Ann Hanratty & Paul Hanratty fourth


Leaders
Mamie MacCormac & Thomas MacCormac

Full Result

Tuesday 28th Aug


Nolan Memorial Teams
The first major competition of the season the Nolan Memorial Teams
saw a number of changes on our leaderboard proving yet again its only half time after the first session.
However our leaders held firm to claim victory
Many thanks to our Tournament Director Bernard Higgins


The Winners :-
Brendan Curran, Marie Slattery, Betty Murphy,Sheila Howard from
Donal Dunne, Sheila Horkan, Kate Daultrey, Caroline Crowley
Patricia Kelly, Colm O Driscoll, Pat Egan, Catherine Egan
third


2nd Session :-
Mary Lindopp, Marcin Rudzinski, Niamh Harty, Seanmus Bradley
Nolan 18


Winning Team:-
Betty Murphy, Marie Slattery, Brendan Curran Sheila Howard with Bankers President Deirdre Reid

Nolan 18
2nd Place :-
Donal Dunne, Sheila Horkan, Kate Daultrey, Caroline Crowley

Nolan Session
3rd Place :-
Colm O Driscoll, Pat Egan, Catherine Egan
(Patricia Kelly)
2nd Session :-
Niamh Harty, Marcin Rudzinski Mary Lindopp
(Seamus Bradley)

Full Result


Tuesday 21st Aug


Nolan Memorial Teams
The first major competition of the season the Nolan Memorial Teams
has a very good entry of nineteen teams
We had the usual excitement with the draw for teammates before play
The field is well spread after the first night, however no need to dispair as we are only halfway
Many thanks to our Tournament Director Bernard Higgins


The Leaders :-
Brendan Curran, Marie Slattery, Betty Murphy,Sheila Howard from
Patricia Kelly, Colm O Driscoll, Pat Egan, Catherine Egan second
Gilda Pender, Ann Fitzgerald, E V Counihan, Krzysztof Sekula third

Nolan 18

Leading Team:-
Sheila Howard, Marie Slattery, Betty Murphy (Brendan Curran absent)

Full Result

 
Tuesday 3rd July

A.G.M.
Bankers have a new President

Gerry Kelly signed off his Presidency with a fine speech where he tanked all of
his outgoing committee, sub committees and the many people who helped him during
his two year term

Special thanks to a number of people stepping down from committee
our secretary Paul Williams, Mary Lindopp, Jackie McBride and Michael McInerney
Our new President Deirdre Reid thanked Gerry for his nomination and for his stewardship of the club for the last two years and promised to work hard with her committee to ensure continued success and enjoyment for all the members


Committee
President Deirdre Reid
Hon Secretary Niamh Harty
Hon Treasurer David Dunne
Fergus O Rafferty
Ronan McMaugh
Angela O Neill
Marie Slattery
Marie Morrissey
Mike Gowie
Krzysztof Sekula


President

Tuesday's Game

 Winners North/South

Mike Gowie & Pat Egan from
Liam Maher & Wojciech Gorczyca second
Martin Brady & Sean O Lubaigh third

Winners East/West
Carol Hawkins & Joe Walsh from
Peter Caplan & Roisin Troy second
Angela O Neill & Krzysztof Sekula third

Mike Pat Carol
Winners North/South :-
Mike Gowie & Pat Egan
Winners East West :-
Carol Hawkins & Joe Walsh (hiding)


Full Result

Thursday 26th June


Monthly teams


The Winners :-
Christy Tierney, Deirdre Reid, Marie Slattery,Brendan Curran from
Paul Delaney, Martin Brady, Stefan Ekman, Marcin Rudzinski second
Breda Synnott, Kevin O Dea, Ann Hanratty, Frances Kelly third
.

June Team
Winning Team:-
Christy Tierney, Deirdre Reid, Marie Slattery, Brendan Curran,


Full Result

Friday 1st June

Bankers Golf Outing
A most enjoyable day in the Castle golf club
Scoring was very good with first and second only separated on count back
Winners:-
1st Kieran Crowley
2nd Betty Murphy
3rd Liam Maher
Best Lady Sheila Williams
Best Gent Fergus O Rafferty
Winning Team Betty Murphy Fred Daly

Kieran

Overall Winner Kieran Crowley

Golf Team
Winning Team Betty Murphy Fred Daly


Tuesday 29th May

Presidents Prize Week 5
The Presidents prize this year proved to be a tremendous success
We again had a full house of twenty four tables
Congratulations to
all the winners :-

Marcin Rudzinski - 1st prize
Mary Lindopp - 2nd prize
Kevin O'Dea - 3rd prize
Bettina Stefanini* - Best Area Master
Gráinne Dunne - Best Woman
Mike Gowie** - Best Intermediate
Seán Moynihan† - Best Regional Master
Michael McInerney** - Best Man

Pres winner


Overall Leaderboard

Player of the Year
Player of the Year

Mary Lindopp

Player of the year18
Area Master Winner Kate Daultrey
Intermediate Winner Michael McInerney


Thursday 20th March


Joe MacHale Memorial
Mixed teams

The final of the Joe MacHale Memorial mixed teams saw a very exciting finish
and heartbreak for our leaders who lead all the way to the end only to be pipped
by the narrowest of margins at the end when the winners picked up a maximum
in the last round to claim the title

Our Tournament director Brian Lawlor again did so proud Thank you Brian


The Winners :-
Siobhán Part,Stefan Ekman,Kate Daultrey,Martin Brady from
Sheila Williams,Paul Williams,Caroline Crowley,Frank Kennedy second
Deirdre Reid,Christy Tierney,Marie Slattery,Brendan Curran third
.

Second Session
Aoife MacHale,Peter Goodman,Sandra Newell,Seán Ó Lúbaigh

Area Master
Rosalind O'Brien,Michael McInerney,Catherine Egan,Pat Egan


Joe Machale
Winning Team:-
Bankers President Gerry Kelly with
Stefan Ekman, Siobhán Part, Kate Daultrey,Martin Brady
Club treasurer David Dunne and Aoife MacHale

Second Place Area Master
2nd Place :-
Paul Williams Caroline Crowley
Sheila Williams Frank Kennedy

Area Master :-
,Pat Egan Rosalind O'Brien,
,Catherine Egan,
Michael McInerney



Full Results

2nd Session Result plus personal records


Tuesday 16th January


Ladies and Mens Pairs

The final week of the Ladies and Men's pairs was a very good night for the leading
Ladies pair Ita and Mary who held their place to win this years competition.
Not so in the mens where Martin and Stefan had a night to forget which allowed
the field to overtake them.
Very well done to David Dunne and Dave Ryan who are this years winners
Many thanks again to our
Tournament Director Bernard Higgins

The Winners Ladies Pairs :-
Ita Fahy & Mary Lindopp from
Ann Marie Heavey & Betty Coady second

Sheila Howard & Betty Murphy third


1st Session Collette Allen & Sheila Williams

2nd Session Mary Stanley & Ann Fitzgerald

Area Master
Caroline Crowley & Erica Nasickyte


Ita Mary


Winners:-
Ita Fahy & Mary Lindopp

Ann Marie Betty Collette Caroline
2nd Place :-
,Betty Cody Ann Marie Heavey
Ist Session :-
Collette Allen, Sheila Williams



Full Result

The Winners Mens Pairs :-
David Dunne Dave Ryan from
Marcin Rudzinski & Wojciech Gorczyca second

1st Session Martin Brady & Stefan Ekman

2nd Session John Kelly & Noel Minogue

Area Master
Michael McInerney & Pat Egan

Intermediate Prize Paul Williams & Philip Robinson

David Dave
Winners:-
Dave Ryan & David Dunne

Marcin + Woij Michael + Pat
2nd Place :-
Wojciech Gorczyca & Marcin Rudzinski
Best AM :-
Pat Egan Michael McInerney


Full Result