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Gerry Kelly   
Bankers President Gerry Kelly

Committee

President Gerry Kelly
Treasurer             David Dunne
Secretary             John Cantwell

Committee  
Mary Lindopp
Máiréad Ní Oistín
Hilary Moran
Jackie McBride
Krzysztof Sekula

Ex Officio Michael McAuliffe


Sad Times

Tony Dooley

It is with a heavy heart I have to report the sad passing of our Ex-Presidet Tony Dooley
Tony was a much loved member by all of us lucky enough to have known him.
Our prayers and sympathies go to all his family

“Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis”


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



Happy Anniversary

This year the Bankers bridge club celebrate its 50'th anniversary
congratulations to all who have made the club what it is, as it goes from strength to strength


cake


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
from
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



Tuesday 5th July



Winners North/South

Betty Murphy & Sheila Howard from
Richard Hartheimer & Martin Brady second
Pat Egan & Hilary Moran third


Winners East/West

Kasimir Noga & Piotr Pietraszek from
Sheila Horkan & Donal Dunne second
Noel Minogue & Bettina Stefanini third

Full Result


Thursday 31st March


Monthly Teams

This week we had our final monthly teams competition of the season
Thanks to our Tournament director Gerry Kelly

The Winners :-
Donal Dunne & Sheila Horkan John Kelly & Mary Lindopp from
Martin Brady & Sean O Lubaigh Michael Gowie & Noel Minogue second
Blathnaid Trayer & Maurice O Leary Hilary Moran & Pat Blaney third

John Mary Donal Sheila
Winning Team:-

Mary Lindopp
John Kelly Sheila Horkan & Donal Dunne



Final Results


Tuesday 28th June



Winners North/South

Angela O Neill & Michael McAuliffe from
Paul Delaney & Sean O Lubaigh second
Michael McInerney & Sheila Williams third


Winners East/West

Ruth O Dea & John Reilly from
Maciej Katek & Marcin Rudzinski second
Gerry Lawlor & Maura Lawlor 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

Winners:-

Martin Brady & Sean O Lubaigh Pat Egan & Frank Kennedy


Full Result


Tuesday 21st June



Winners North/South

Paul Kane & Kate Daultrey from
Pat Blaney & Sheila Kelly second
Rita O Neill & Ann O Connell third


Winners East/West

Bettina Stefanini & Noel Minogue from
Maciej Katek & Marcin Rudzinski second
Kasimir Noga & Piotr Pietraszek third

Full Result


Thursday 16th June


Thursdays Game 

 Winners North/South

Patricia Kelly & Peter Stewart from
Noel Minogue & Ita Fahy second
Liam Maher & Paul Hanratty third


Winners East/West
Martin Brady & Sean O Lubaigh from
Frances Gill & Denis Gill second
Deirdre Reid & Christy Tierney third


Peter + Particia Sean + Martin
Winners North South :-
Peter Stewart & Patricia Kelly
Winners East West :-
Martin Brady & Sean O Lubaigh


Full Result


Tuesday 14th June



Winners North/South

Paul Delaney & Sean O Lubaigh from
Jim Mullally & Gerry Lawlor second
Siobhan Part & Martin Brady third


Winners East/West

John Kelly & Michael McInerney from
Maciej Katek & Wojciech Gorczyca second
Kieran McGarry & Conor Moore third

Full Result


Thursday 9th June


Thursdays Game 

 Winners North/South

Conor Moore & Mick Lynch from
Mary Lindopp & Ita Fahy second
Donal Dunne & Sheila Horkan third


Winners East/West
Sean Moynihan & Richard Hartheimer from
Marie Slattery & Ruth O Dea second
Virginia McGreal & Jackie McBride third


Connor + Mick Richard + Sean
Winners North South :-
Mick Lynch & Conor Moore
Winners East West :-
Richard Hartheimer & Sean Moynihan


Full Result


Tuesday 7th June



Winners North/South

Donal Dunne & Joe Walsh from
Grainne Dunne & Dave Ryan second
Ann Hanratty & Ita Fahy third


Winners East/West

Sheila Horkan & John Kelly from
Hilary Moran & Sheila Kelly second
Sarah Gilmartin & Fionnuala McInerney third

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


Golf

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

golf
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



Section A  

Winners North/South

Sean O Lubaigh & Pat Egan from
Frank Kennedy & Paul Williams and
Hilary Moran & Dave Mulhall joint second


Winners East/West
Fred Daly & Evelyn O Donnell from
Noel Minogue & Bettina Stefanini second
John Kelly & Sheila Horkan third

Pat + Sean Fred Evelyn
Winners North South :-
Pat Egan & Sean O Lubaigh
Winners East West :-
Evelyn O Donnell & Fred Daly


Full Result

Section B  

Winners North/South

Deirdre Reid & Maura Lawlor
from
Gerry Murtagh & Bernie Lynch and
Christy Tierney & Jim Mullally third


Winners East/West
Marcin Rudzinski & Wojciech Gorczyca from
Terry Walsh & Brid Kemple second
Pat Cassidy & Kieran McGarry third


Maura + Deirdre Woij + Marc
Winners North South :-
Maura Lawlor & Deirdre Reid
Winners East West :-
Marcin Rudzinski & Wojciech Gorczyca

Full Result

Leaderboard


Thursday 26th May


Thursdays Game 
Presidents Prize
Week 4
      
Week four and the race for this years Presidents prize starting to take shape
nineteen and a halp tables turned up to support our President
which again meant we had two section in play
Special thanks to our Tournament Director Maurice O Leary and Blathnaid Trayer

Section A  

Winners North/South

Sean Moynihan & Joe Walsh from
Martin Brady & Sean O Lubaigh second
Stefan Ekman & Terry Walsh third


Winners East/West
Peter Stewart & Christy Tierney from
Michael McAuliffe & Ronan McMaugh and
Ann Fitzgerald & Kieran McGarry joint second


Joe + Michael Christy + Peter
Winners North South :-
Joe Walsh & Sean Moynihan
Winners East West :-
Christy Tierney & Peter Stewart


Full Result

Section B  

Winners North/South

John Reilly & Fionnuala O Hanlon
from
Sandra Newell & Mary Stanley second
Aoife MacHale & Colm O Driscoll third


Winners East/West
Gerry Kelly & Mairead Ni Oistin from
Marcin Rudzinski & Peter Goodman second
Gerry Tracey & Mick Lynch third


Fionnuala + John Gerry + Mairead
Winners North South :-
Fionnuala O Hanlon & John Reilly
Winners East West :-
Gerry Kelly & Mairead Ni Oistin

Full Result


Thursday 19th May


Thursdays Game 
Presidents Prize
Week 3
      
Week three and things are starting to thake shape eighteen tables turned up to support our President
which again meant we had two section in play
Special thanks to our Tournament Director Michael McAuliffe

Section A  

Winners North/South

Paul Delaney & David Dunne from
Mareeda Tracey & Kieran Crowley second
Martin Brady & Ronan McMaugh and
John Reilly & John Cantwell joint third



Winners East/West
Mary Stanley & Michael McInerney from
Rosalind O Brien & Pat Egan second
Betty Cody & Ann Marie Heavey third


David + Paul Mary + Michael
Winners North South :-
David Dunne & Paul Delaney
Winners East West :-
Mary Stanley & Michael McInerney


Full Result

Section B  

Winners North/South

Philina Dowd & Blathnaid Trayer
from
Siobhan Part & Liz Ann O Reilly second
E.V. Counihan & Marie Slattery third


Winners East/West
Marcin Rudzinski & Paul Kane from
Richard Hartheimer & Peter Stewart second
Kieran McGarry & Sean Moynihan third


Blathaid + Philina Marcin + Paul
Winners North South :-
Philina Dowd & Blathnaid Trayer
Winners East West :-
Marcin Rudzinski & Paul Kane

Full Result


Thursday 12th May


Thursdays Game 
Presidents Prize
Week 2
      
An exceptional twenty one and a half tables turned up to support our President on the first night of the
Presidents prize, well done to all 
Special thanks to our Tournament Director Martin Brady. 

Section A  

Winners North/South

Bettina Stefanini&
Paul Kane from
Mary Lindopp & John Kelly second
Sean Moynihan & Richard Hartheimer third


Winners East/West
Kieran McGarry & John Cantwell from
John O Mara & Hilary Moran second
Peter Goodman & Wojciech Gorczyca third


Betina + Paul Kieran + John
Winners North South :-
Bettina Stefanini & Paul Kane
Winners East West :-
Kieran McGarry & John Cantwell


Full Result

Section B  

Winners North/South

Martin Brady & Michael McInerney
from
Kate Daultrey & Mary Stanley second
Patricia Kelly & Colm O Driscoll third


Winners East/West
Denis Gill & Tony O Gallagher from
Sean O Lubaigh & David Dunne second
Michael McAuliffe & Ita Fahy third


martin + Michael denis + Tony
Winners North South :-
Martin Brady & Michael McInerney
Winners East West :-
Denis Gill &
Tony O'Gallagher

Full Result

Thursday 5th May


Thursdays Game 
Presidents Prize
Week 1
      
An unprecedented twenty tables turned up to support our President on the first night of the
Presidents prize, well done to all   

Section A  

Winners North/South

Wojciech Gorczyca & Eileen O Donovan from
Terry Walsh & Michelle Moloney second
Sheila Horkan & Barbara Walsh third


Winners East/West
Pat Egan & Mick Lynch from
Ronan McMaugh & Dave Mulhall and

Ann Hanratty & Ruth O Dea joint second

Eileen + Woij

Winners North South :-
Wojciech Gorczyca & Eileen O Donovan

Full Result

Section B  

Winners North/South

Paul Hanratty & Sean Moynihan from
Philina Dowd & Maurice O Leary second
John Reilly & Hilary Moran third


Winners East/West
Liz Ann O Reilly & Frances Kelly from
Alfie Sexton & Bettina Stefanini second

Sheila Kelly & Kieran McGarry third

Paul + Sean Frances + Liz Ann
Winners North South :-
Paul Hanratty & Sean Moynihan
Winners East West :-
Frances Kelly & Liz Ann O Reilly


Full Result
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
second
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
ladies
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

Winners:-
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

Winners:-
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
third

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

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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

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


Full Result

Score Cards

Travellers

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
President Michael McAuliffe
Treasurer             Mareeda Tracey
Secretary             John Cantwell

Committee  
Mary Lindopp
Máiréad Ní Oistín
Gerry Kelly
Jackie McBride
Krzysztof Sekula

                Michael McAuliffe   
Bankers President Michael McAuliffe










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