I.B.O.A House Stephen Street Upper Dublin 8



Congress 2016

Monthly Competition

January Winners

Mary Stanley

Overall Winner :-
Mary Stanley

Mairead Ni Oistin Pat Egan
Area Master Winner :-
Mairead Ni Oistin
Intermediate Winner :-
Pat Egan

This competition is presented to the most successful player during the month. Points are awarded to all members
who play on Tuesday and Thursday night and the player with the most points at the end of the month win €50

Upcoming Events

Thurs 18th Feb Charity Night

Bankers Congress 5th - 13th March 2016

Thursday 11th February

Thursdays Game 

Winners North/South

Noel Minogue & Gerry Kelly from
Fionnuala O Hanlon & Kay Russell second
Patricia Kelly & Colm O Driscoll third

Winners East/West
Ita Fahy & Liam Maher from
Mick Lynch & Conor Moore second

Ronan McMaugh & Marcin Rudzinski third

Noel + Gerry Ita + Liam
Winners North South :-
Noel Minogue & Gerry Kelly
Winners East West :-
Ita Fahy & Liam Maher

Full Result

Tuesday 9th February

Winners North/South

Mary Lindopp & Ita Fahy from
Joe Dolan & Elizabeth Dolan second
Bettina Stefanini & Noel Minogue third

Winners East/West
David Dunne & Paul Delaney from
Maura Lawlor & Gerry Lawlor second
Michael McAuliffe & Peeter Brehhov third

Full Result

Thursday 4th February

Thursdays Game 
Butler I.M.P. Pairs

Winners North/South

David Dunne & Sheila Kelly from
Paul Williams & Sheila Williams second
John O Mara & Michael Smyth third

Winners East/West
Michael McInerney & Kate Daultrey from
Peter Stewart & Maureen O'Hara second

Ronan McMaugh & Marcin Rudzinski third

Sheila + Dave Kate + Michael
Winners North South :-
David Dunne & Sheila Kelly
Winners East West :-
Michael McInerney & Kate Daultrey

Full Result

Tuesday 2nd February

CBAI Simultaneous Pairs

Winners North/South

Gerry Murtagh & Bernie Lynch from
Joe Walsh & Dave Mulhall and
Paul Delaney & Martin Brady joint second

Winners East/West
Mary Lindopp & Betty Murphy from
Richard Hartheimer & David Dunne second
John O Mara & Fionnuala O Hanlon third

Full Result

Thursday 28th January

Monthly Teams

This week we had our monthly teams competition
An excellent entry of fifteen teams took part
run smoothly by Maurice O Leary

The Winners :-
Terry Walsh & Brid Kemple Mary Stanley & Sandra Newell from
Liam Maher & Ita Fahy Mary Lindopp & Noel Minogue second
Blathnaid Trayer & Maurice O Leary Hilary Moran & Michael Gowie third

Terry Brid Mary Sandra
Winning Team:-

Brid Kemple Mary Stanley Terry Walsh Sandra Newell

Final Results

Tuesday 26th January

Winners North/South

Sheila Kelly & Maura Lawlor from
Hugh McDermott & Sean Moynihan second
Hilary Moran & Martin Brady third

Winners East/West
Krzysztof Sekula & Kate Daultrey from
Paul Delaney & David Dunne second
Gerry Lawlor & Liam Maher third

Full Result

Thursday 21st January

Ladies and Mens Pairs

The final week of the Ladies and Men's pairs was a disappointing night for our leading
Mairead Ni Oistin & Fionnuala O'Hanlon but no problem to our leading men
Peter Stewart & Joe Walsh who easily held on to win
A great result in the Ladies for Siobhan Part & Leisa Part
who won their first major competition in the club

The Winners Ladies Pairs :-
Siobhan Part & Leisa Part from
Mary Stanley & Kate Daultrey second

1st Session
Mairead Ni Oistin & Fionnuala O'Hanlon

2nd Session
Frances Kelly & Breda Synnott

Area Master
Hilary Moran & Patricia Blaney

Lisa + Siobhan

Siobhan Part & Leisa Part

Mary + Kate Mairead + Fionnuala
2nd Place :-
Kate Daultrey Mary Stanley
Ist Session :-
Fionnuala O Hanlon, Mairead Ni Oistin
Breda + Frances
2nd Session :-
Breda Synnott Frances Kelly

2nd Session Result Ladies plus personal records

Full Result

The Winners Mens Pairs :-
Peter Stewart & Joe Walsh from
Noel Minogue & John Kelly second

1st Session Liam Maher & Christy Tierney
2nd Session Ronan McMaugh & Michael McAuliffe

Area Master John O'Mara & John Reilly

Intermediate Prize Pat Egan & Kasimir Noga

Peter + Joe

Peter Stewart & Joe Walsh

jOHN + Noel Pat + Kaz
2nd Place :-
John Kelly & Noel Minogue
Best Inter :-
Kasimir Noga & Pat Egan

2nd Session Result Men plus personal records

Full Result

Tuesday 19th January

Winners North/South

Aidan Hodgers & Mairead Ni Oistin from
Gerry Murtagh & Bernie Lynch second
Pat Egan & Maura Lawlor third

Winners East/West
Mary Stanley & Michael Rowan from
Sheila Howard & Joe Walsh second
Piotr Pietraszek & Kasimir Noga third

Full Result

Thursday 14th January

Ladies and Mens Pairs

This week we have the first session of the Ladies and Men's pairs.
Some excellent hands made for some exciting bridge.
Very well done to Mairead Ni Oistin & Fionnuala O'Hanlon who are
mounting a superb defence to the title they won last year
and lead the field again.
Our thanks to our tournament director Bian Lawlor who
kept the night moving smoothly

The Leaders Ladies Pairs :-
Mairead Ni Oistin & Fionnuala O'Hanlon from
Siobhan Part & Leisa Part second

Mary Stanley & Kate Daultrey third

Mairead + Fionnuala

Mairead Ni Oistin & Fionnuala O'Hanlon

Full Result

The Leaders Mens Pairs :-
Peter Stewart & Joe Walsh from
John Reilly & John O Mara second
Liam Maher & Christy Tierney third

Peter + Joe

Peter Stewart & Joe Walsh

Full Result

Tuesday 12th January

Winners North/South

Liam Maher & Gerry Lawlor from
Conor Moore & Mick Lynch second
Brendan Curran & Mary Stanley third

Winners East/West
Maura Lawlor & Deirdre Reid from
Donal Dunne & Joe Walsh second
Michael McAuliffe & Marcin Rudzinski third

Full Result

Thursday 7th January

Thursdays Game          

Winners North/South

Pat Egan & John Cantwell from
Blathnaid Trayer & Maurice O Leary second
Brendan Curran & Marie Slattery third

Winners East/West
Maura Lawlor & Gerry Lawlor from
Michael Smyth & Alfie Sexton and

Michael McInerney & Keith McDonald joint second

Full Result

Tuesday 5th January

Winners North/South

Donal Dunne & Joe Walsh from
Mairead Ni Oistin & Jackie McBride second
Liam Maher & Gerry Lawlor third

Winners East/West
Deirdre Reid & Maura Lawlor from
Dave Mulhall & John Kelly second
Mareeda Tracey & Krzysztof Sekula third

Full Result
Thursday 26th November

Noreen O Connor Teams

This week we had the final of the Noreen O Connor teams, and what an exciting finish
with the final destination of the trophy only decided in the last round when
our leading team finally suffered a crushing defeat. to
finally allow their pursuers to overtake them
Our Tournament director John Royds again did so proud Thank you John.

The Winners :-
Christy Tierney & Deirdre Reid Liam Maher & Ita Fahy from
Mary Lindopp, John Kelly, Joe Walsh, Donal Dunne second
David Dunne & Sheila Kelly Maura Lawlor & Gerry Lawlor third

Second Session
Paul Delaney & Ronan McMaugh, Eileen O'Donovan & Wojciech Gorczyca
Area Master
Blathnaid Trayer & Joe Dolan, Paul Kane & Grainne Courtney

Intermediate Prize
Maire O'Connor & Michelle Purcell, Martha Mulcahy & Paula Heaphy

Christy Deirdre Liam Ita
Winning Team:-
Liam Maher Ita Fahy Michael McAuliffe(President) Deirdre Reid Christy Tierney

John Mary Donal Joe David Sheila
2nd Place :-
Mary Lindopp John Kelly Donal Dunne Joe Walsh
3rd Place :-
David Dunne Sheila Kelly Gerry & Maura Lawlor
Paul Ronan Eileen Woij Area Masters
Winners 2nd Session :-
Eileen O Donovan Paul Delaney
Wojciech Gorczyca Ronan McMaugh

Winners Area Master :-
Grainne Courtney, Paul Kane Blathnaid Trayer Joe Dolan

Final Results

2nd Session Result

Thursday 19th November

Noreen O Connor Teams

This week we had the first session of the Noreen O Connor teams, an excellent entry of sixteen
teams are taking part, well done to all.
It was an very good night for our defending champions, though sadly missing
Patricia Kelly who had to withdraw at the last minute.
Get well soon Patricia from all at the club
As usual smooth running by Tournament director John Royds led to a very enjoyable event.

The Leaders :-
Mary Lindopp, John Kelly, Joe Walsh, Donal Dunne from
Christy Tierney & Deirdre Reid Liam Maher & Ita Fahy second
Ann Hanratty & Paul Hanratty Frances Kelly & Sean Moynihan and
David Dunne & Sheila Kelly Maura Lawlor & Gerry Lawlor joint third

John Mary Joe Donal
Leading Team:-
Mary Lindopp John Kelly Donal Dunne Joe Walsh

Full Results

Thursday 24th Oct

Rose Gibson Pairs

Ronan McMaugh & Thomas MacCormac are this years winners of the Rose Gibson trophy
An excellent second session propelled them to the top of the leaderboard
As usual smooth running by Tournament director John Roydsr led to a very enjoyable event.

The Winners :-
Ronan McMaugh & Thomas MacCormac from
Brid Kemple & Terry Walsh second
Marcin Rudzinski & Willem Mevius third
Martin Brady & Sean O Lubaigh fourth
First Session Wojciech Gorczyca & Michael McAuliffe
Second Session Mary Lindopp & Bettina Stefanini
Area Master Conor Moore & Mick Lynch
Best Intermediate Martha Mulcahy & Paula Heaphy

Ronan + Thomas
Winning Pair:-
Thomas MacCormac
& Ronan McMaugh

Brid + Terry Marcin + Willem
2nd Place :-
Brid Kemple Terry Walsh
3rd Place :-
Marcin Rudzinski, Willem Mevius

Final Result

2nd Session Result

Thursday 15th Oct

Rose Gibson Pairs

An excellent entry of thirty three pairs are taking
part in this years Rose Gibson pairs.
Some excellent scoring from all our leaders with the top six pairs
all scoring above 60%
Still its all to play for its just half time !!!!!!

The Leaders :-
Michael McAuliffe & Wojciech Gorczyca from
Ann Hanratty & Paul Hanratty secon
Terry Walsh & Brid Kemple third
Conor Moore & Mick Lynch fourth

Wojciech + Michael
Leading Pair:-
Michael McAuliffe & Wojciech Gorczyca

Full Result

Thursday 17th Sept

Mixed Pairs

The final night of the Mixed Pairs competition was an excellent night for our leaders
which saw them hold off all challengers and ease to victory.
Very well done to
Joe Dolan & Blathnaid Trayer who took the honours.

The Winners :-
Joe Dolan & Blathnaid Trayer from
Joe Walsh & Breda Synnott second
Liam Maher & Ursula Devine

First Session
Ita Fahy & Martin Brady
Second Session

Sean O Lubaigh & Bernie Lynch
Area Master
Mairead Ni Oistin & Aidan Hodgers
Best Intermediate
Kate Daultrey & Kasimir Noga

Joe + Blathnaid
Winning Pair:-
Blathnaid Trayer & Joe Doolan with Bankers President Michael McAuliffe

Joe Breda Liam Ursuka
2nd Place :-
Breda Synnott & Joe Walsh
2nd Session :-
Liam Maher & Ursula Devine

Aidan Mairead Kazamir Kate
Area Master :-
Mairead Ni Oistin & Aidan Hodgers
Best Intermediate
Kate Daultrey & Kasimir Noga

Full Results

2nd Session Result

Thursday 10th Sept

Mixed Pairs

The Leaders :-
Joe Dolan & Blathnaid Trayer from
Martin Brady & Ita Fahy second
Ursula Devine & Liam Maher

jOE + Blathnaid

Leading Pair:-
Joe Dolan & Blathnaid Trayer

Full Result

Thursday 3rd September

Thursdays Game 
Butler I.M.P. Pairs

Winners North/South

Stefan Ekman & Martin Brady from
Mary Stanley & Michael McInerney second
Alfie Sexton & Maurice O Leary third

Winners East/West
Grainne Courtney & Paul Kane from
Mick Lynch & Ruth O Dea and

David Dunne & Sheila Kelly joint second

Stefan + Martin Grainne + PAUL
Winners North South :-
Stefan Ekman & Martin Brady
Winners East West :-
Grainne Courtney & Paul Kane

Full Result
Thursday 27th Aug

Nolan Memorial Teams
The first major competition of the season the Nolan Memorial Teams
was a great success for our leaders and defending champions Denis and Frances Gill
this year playing with our president Michael McAuliffe and Bernie Lynch
Thanks to our tournament director Brian Lawlor for a very well run event

The Winners :-
Michael McAuliffe, Bernie Lynch, Frances Gill & Denis Gill from
Peter Stewart, Joe Walsh, Betty Cody, Ann Marie Heavey second
Ann Hanratty, Paul Hanratty, Ann Fitzgerald, Kieran McGarry third

2nd Session :-
Tony O'Gallagher, Brigid Shearman, Sheila Horkan, John Kelly


Winning Team:-
Michael McAuliffe Bernie Lynch Denis Gill & Frances Gill
Nolan15 Nolan15
2nd Place :-
Peter Stewart, Betty Cody
Ann Marie Heavey, Joe Walsh

3rd Place:-
Kieran McGarry, Paul Hanratty
Ann Hanratty, Ann Fitzgerald

2nd Session:-
Brigid Shearman, Tony O'Gallagher, Sheila Horkan, John Kelly

Full Result

Score Cards


Thursday 2nd July

Bankers A.G.M night

The Bankers bridge held it's A.G.M. this week.
Our President Michael McAuliffe thanked his officers and committee for
their excellent work and commitment throughout the year and looked forward to another
successful year ahead

Incoming Committee
Michael McAuliffe
Treasurer             Mareeda Tracey
Secretary             John Cantwell

Mary Lindopp
Máiréad Ní Oistín
Gerry Kelly
Jackie McBride
Krzysztof Sekula

                Michael McAuliffe   
Bankers President Michael McAuliffe

We had twelve and a half tables for our thursday game.
Very well done to Ita Fahy and Paul Hanratty who produced
a very rare 71% score to win as North/South

Winners North/South

Ita Fahy & Paul Hanratty from
Ron Tacchi & Mary Stanley second
Gerry Lawlor & Maura Lawlor third

Winners East/West
John Kelly & Mary Lindopp from
Philina Dowd & Blathnaid Trayer second
Karel DeRaeymaker & Aisling Considine third

Paul + Ita John + Mary
Winners North South :-
Paul Hanratty & Ita Fahy
Winners East West :-
John Kelly & Mary Lindopp

Full Result

Bankers Golf Outing Fri 26th June
Beech Park Golf Club

The annual golf outing this year took place at Beech Park G.C.
The weather was excellent which added greatly to our enjoyment
The scores were tied for first place, but winning on the back nine this
years winner is Virginia McGreal who held her nerve around Amen corner
to pip last year's winner Dave Ryan

Individual Winners

Virginiaa McGreal from
Dave Ryan second
Daphne Kaye third

Team Winners

Virginiaa McGreal Liam Maher Betty Murphy Ann Hanratty from
Daphne Kaye Gerry Lawlor Noel Minogue Kieran McGarry second

Golf 15

Overall Winner :-
Virginia McGreal receives her prize from Paul Hanratty

Golft team

Winning Team:-
Betty Murphy Liam Maher Ann Hanratty
Virginia McGreal

Thursday 4th June

Presidents Prize

Overall winner, Peter Goodman

2nd place, Wojciech Gorczyca

3rd place, Marcin Rudzinski

Rory Egan

Best Area Master, Rory Egan

Intermediate Winner :-
Paul Kane

Winners at the bar .. Alan, Kieran, Terry and John O (just)

Final Leaderboard

Thursday 16th April

Joe MacHale Memorial
Mixed teams

The final of the Joe MacHale Memorial mixed teams turned out to be a very interesting affair with
leading teams caught and overtaken.
A late surge by the holders guided no doubt by the late Helen Carroll saw them snatch victory
in the very last match

The Winners :-
Ann Hanratty, Paul Hanratty Ann Fitzgerald Liam Maher & Ita Fahy from
Christy Tierney & Deirdre Reid David Dunne & Sheila Kelly second
Michael McAuliffe & Sandra Newell, Aoife MacHale & Peter Goodman third

Second Session
Steve Bearpark & Cathy Bearpark Brigid Shearman & Tony O'Gallagher
Area Master
Aidan Hodgers & Mairead Ni Oistin. John O Mara & Fionnuala O Hanlon

MacHale Winners
Winning Team:-
Ann Fitzgerald Liam Maher, Paul Hanratty
Bankers President Michael McAuliffe
Ann Hanratty(missing Ita Fahy)

Christy Deirdre Dave Sheila Steve Cathy Bridgid Tony
2nd Place :-
David Dunne, Sheila Kelly
Christy Tierney, Deirdre Reid

2nd Session :-
Steve Bearpark, Cathy Bearpark
Bridget Shearman, Tony O Gallagher

Full Results

2nd Session Result plus personal records

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