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Gerry Kelly   
Bankers President Gerry Kelly


President Gerry Kelly
Treasurer             David Dunne
Secretary             John Cantwell


Máiréad Ní Oistín

Competition Secretary and Christmas Party

Mary Lindopp Membership Welfare
Hilary Moran Fanagan Leagues
Jackie McBride

Club Set-up

Krzysztof Sekula

Club Stationery

Mike Gowie


Michael McInerney

Tournament Directors

Ex Officio Michael McAuliffe

Points for Presidents Prize, Player of the Year, Club Master Points, Players of the Month, Weekly Roll of Honour


T.D Roster

Tues 30 August - Gerry Kelly


Thurs 01 - JOHN ROYDS
Tues 06 - MIKE GOWIE
Thurs 08 - GERRY KELLY
Thurs 15 - JOHN ROYDS
Thurs 22 - JOHN ROYDS
Tues 27 - PAT EGAN
Thurs 29 - JOHN ROYDS

If anyone finds they have a problem during the month please contact
Gerry Kelly immediately.

Monthly Competition

July Winners

Paul Delaney

Overall Winner :-
Paul Delaney

Bettina Steffaninni Kate
Area Master Winner :-
Bettina Stefanini
Intermediate Winner :-
Kate Daultrey

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


Congratulations to Patricia Blaney on winning
the Lady Captains prize in Ashbourne golf club

Pat Blaney

Thursday 25th Aug

Nolan Memorial Teams
The first major competition of the season the Nolan Memorial Teams
has an excellent entry of sixteen teams.
Lots of excitement in the bar as the draw is made for teammates
Thanks to our tournament director John Ryods for a very well run event

The Leaders :-
Richard Hartheimer & Paul Hanratty Kasimir Noga & Frank Kennedy from
Tony O Gallagher & Brigid Shearman Sheila Williams & Michael McInerney and
Christy Tierney & Deirdre Reid Helen Friel & Paul Murphy
joint second

Leading Team:-
Kasimir Noga Paul Hanratty Richard Hartheimer (missing Frank Kennedy)

Full Result
Tuesday 23rd August

Winners North/South

Donal Dunne & Betty Murphy from
Thomas MacCormac & Ronan McMaugh second
Paul Hanratty & Dave Ryan third

Winners East/West

David Dunne & Paul Delaney from
Gerry Lawlor & Jim Mullally second
E.V. Counihan & Krzysztof Sekula third

Full Result

Thursday 18th August

Thursdays Game 

 Winners North/South

Conor Moore & Mick Lynch from
Liam Maher & Ruth O Dea second
Fionnuala O Hanlon & John O Mara third

Winners East/West
Gerry Kelly & Christy Tierney from
Sean O Lubaigh & Paul Delaney second
Ita Fahy & Siobhan Part third
Conor + Mick Christy + Gerry
Winners North South :-
Conor Moore & Mick Lynch
Winners East West :-
Christy Tierney & Gerry Kelly

Full Result

Tuesday 16th August

Winners North/South

Ronan McMaugh & Maciej Katek from
Thomas MacCormac & Rory Egan second
Brendan Curran & Marie Slattery third

Winners East/West

David Dunne & Paul Delaney from
Sarah Gilmartin & Partner second
Liam Maher & Gerry Lawlor third

Full Result

Thursday 11th August

Thursdays Game 

 Winners North/South

Mary Lindopp & Ann Fitzgerald from
Philina Dowd & Sheila Kelly second
Michael McAuliffe & Bernie Lynch third

Winners East/West
Paul Delaney & David Dunne from
John Reilly & Mairead Ni Oistin second
Gerry Lawlor & Maura Lawlor third
Ann + Mary Dave + Paul
Winners North South :-
Ann Fitzgerald & Mary Lindopp
Winners East West :-
David Dunne & Paul Delaney

Full Result

Tuesday 9th August

Winners North/South

Michael McAuliffe & Mary Lindopp from
Kasimir Noga & Piotr Pietraszek second
Fionnuala O Hanlon & Pat Egan third

Winners East/West

Sheila Howard & Carol Hawkins from
Sean O Lubaigh & Martin Brady second
Sheila Horkan & Dave Mulhall third

Full Result

Thursday 4th August

Thursdays Game 

 Winners North/South

David Dunne & Martin Brady from
Sheila Horkan & John Kelly second
Conor Moore & Carol Hawkins third

Winners East/West
Sean O Lubaigh & Paul Delaney from
Marcin Rudzinski & Wojciech Gorczyca second
Kevin O Dea & Mary Stanley third

Full Result

Tuesday 2nd August

Winners North/South

John Reilly & John O Mara from
Blathnaid Trayer & Maurice O Leary second
Paul Kane & Fionnuala O Hanlon third

Winners East/West

Paul Delaney & David Dunne from
Wojciech Gorczyca & Maciej Katek second
Siobhan Part & Peter Stewart third

Full Result

Thursday 28th July

Thursdays Game 

 Winners North/South

Brendan Curran & Marie Slattery from
Christy Tierney & Deirdre Reid second
Ann Hannratty & Partner third

Winners East/West
Bettina Stefanini & Noel Minogue from
Pat Egan & Sean O Lubaigh second
Paul Delaney & Martin Brady third
Noel + Bett Brendan + Marie
Winners North South :-
Bettina Stefanini & Noel Minogue
Winners East West :-
Marie Slattery & Brendan Curran

Full Result

Tuesday 26th July

Winners North/South

Martin Brady & Brendan Curran from
Ronan McMaugh & Partner  second
Gerry Lawlor & Maura Lawlor third

Winners East/West

Sean O Lubaigh & Paul Delaney from
Kate Daultrey & Paul Kane second
Sarah Gilmartin & Thomas MacCormac third

Full Result

Thursday 21st July

Thursdays Game 

 Winners North/South

Patricia Kelly & Frances Kelly from
Sandra Newell & Brid Kemple second
Paul Delaney & Sean O Lubaigh third

Winners East/West
John Kelly & Sheila Horkan from
Maura Lawlor & Philina Dowd second
Bettina Stefanini & Noel Minogue third

Francis + Patricia John + Sheila
Winners North South :-
Frances Kelly & Patricia Kelly
Winners East West :-
John Kelly & Sheila Horkan

Full Result

Tuesday 19th July

Winners North/South

Rita O Neill & Ann O Connell from
Conor Moore & Carol Hawkins  second
Gerry Lawlor & Paul Hanratty third

Winners East/West

Maciej Katek & Marcin Rudzinski from
Paul Delaney & David Dunne second
Ruth O Dea & Fergus O Rafferty third

Full Result

Thursday 14th July

Thursdays Game 

 Winners North/South

John Reilly & John O Mara and
Christy Tierney & Noel Minogue Joint first
Sheila Horkan & Barbara Walsh third

Winners East/West
John Kelly & Mary Lindopp from
Martin Brady & Paul Delaney second
David Dunne & Sheila Kelly third

Full Result

Tuesday 12th July

Winners North/South

Maureen Killeavey & Sheila Howard from
Caroline Crowley & Blathnaid Trayer second
Kate Daultrey & Kieran Crowley third

Winners East/West

Sheila Horkan & Bettina Stefanini from
Sarah Gilmartin & Thomas MacCormac second
Gerry Kelly & Fergus O Rafferty third

Full Result

Thursday 7th July

Bankers have a new President

The Bankers bridge club held it's A.G.M. this week.
Our outgoing President Michael McAuliffe thanked his officers and committee for
their excellent work and commitment throughout the year and wished our incoming
President and committee a very successful year ahead

Section A  

Winners North/South

Christy Tierney & Deirdre Reid from
Rita O Neill & Ann O Connell and
Donal Dunne & Joe Walsh third

Winners East/West
John Kelly & Sheila Horkan from
Ruth O Dea & Rory Egan second
Kay Russell & Kieran McGarry third

Full Result

Section B  

Winners North/South

Philina Dowd & Sheila Kelly
Frances Kelly & Breda Synnott and
Siobhan Part & Kate Daultrey third

Winners East/West
Paul Delaney & David Dunne from
Wojciech Gorczyca & Marcin Rudzinski second
Brendan Curran & Steve Bearpark third

Full Result
Thursday 23rd June

Thursdays Game 

 Winners North/South

Martin Brady & Sean O Lubaigh from
Liam Maher & Dave Mulhall second
Michael McAuliffe & Marcin Rudzinski third

Winners East/West
Pat Egan & Frank Kennedy from
Fionnuala O Hanlon & John O Mara second
John Kelly & Mairead Ni Oistin third

The Lads


Martin Brady & Sean O Lubaigh Pat Egan & Frank Kennedy

Full Result

Bankers Golf outing Fri June 3rd

The weather added immensely to the enjoyment of our annual golf outing
played this year in the Castle golf club many thanks to Captain Paul Williams
for arranging it. The course was in magnificent condition.
The big winner on the day was Mike Gowie
2nd place Sheila Williams
3rd Daphne Kaye


Overall winner Mike Gowie receives his prize from Ann Hannratty
with mind coach Noel Minogue

The team competition was won by
Betty Murphy Virginia McGreal & Mary Lindopp from
Fred Daly Ann Hanratty & Patricia Blaney second
Noel Minogue Kieran McGarry & Jim McAndrew

Winning Team:-
Virginia McGreal Mary Lindopp, Betty Murphy

Thursday 2nd June

Thursdays Game 
Presidents Prize
Week 5
The final week of our Presidents Prize attraceed an excellent entry of twenty two
tables which again meant we had two section in play
Special thanks to our Tournament Director Gerry Kelly

mARCIN Rudzinski
Overall winner Presidents Prize 2016 Marcin Rudzinski
Sean Moynihan Mary Stanley
2nd Place :-
Sean Moynihan
3rd Place :-
Mary Stanley
Bettina Pat Egan
Area Master Winner :-
Bettina Stefanini
Intermediate Winner :-
Pat Egan

Thursday 24th April

Joe MacHale Memorial
Mixed teams

The final of the Joe MacHale Memorial mixed teams was an excellent night for
the team coming in second place who surged to victory despite a heavy loss in
the last round to thwart last years winners from holding on to their trophy

Our Tournament director John Royds again did so proud Thank you John.

The Winners :-
Breda Synnott Kieran McGarry David Dunne & Sheila Kelly from
Ann Hanratty, Paul Hanratty, Liam Maher & Ita Fahy
Peter Stewart Ruth O'Dea, Siobhan Part & Joe Walsh third

Second Session
Conor Moore & Carol Hawkins Ann Marie Heavey & Mick Lynch

Area Master
John Cantwell & Mairead Ni Oistin Denis Gill & Frances Gill

Best Intermediate
Kate Daultrey & Michael McInerney Fionnuala O'Hanlon & John O'Mara

David Sheila Kieran Breda
Winning Team:-
Sheila Kelly David Dunne,
Bankers President Michael McAuliffe
Kieran McGarry Breda Synnott

Ann Paul Ita Liam Conor Ann Carol
2nd Place :-
Ita Fahy, Liam Maher,
Paul Hanratty
Ann Hanratty
2nd Session :-
Ann Marie Heavey, Carol Hawkins
Conor Moore, (missing Mick Lynch)

Full Results

2nd Session Result plus personal records

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

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 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 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 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
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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




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