Arts club

3 Upper Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin 2


Deirdre Reid

Bankers President Deirdre Reid


T.D Roster
February

Tue Feb 5. Fergus O’Rafferty

Thurs Feb 7. B J O’Brien

Tue January 12th   Bernard Higgins

Thurs Feb 14. B J O’Brien
Tue Feb 19. A N Other

Thurs Feb 21. Ronan McMaugh
Tue Feb 26. Bernard Higgins

Thurs Feb 28 Fiona O’Gorman


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N.B.
Thursday nights will now be pre-entry nights.
  Pre-booking for Thursdays will start for the game on Thursday 14th February. Booking will open on Thursday 7th February 2019 at 00:01.


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


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Feb 26th Monthly Teams

Thursday 21st February

Thursdays Game


 Winners North/South
Sean Moynihan & Kieran Crowley from
Brid Kemple & A.N Other second
Paul Delaney & David Dunne
third


Winners East/West

Mary Lindopp & Patricia Blaney from
Donal Dunne & John O Mara second
Michael McInerney & Brendan Curran third


Full Result


Tuesday 19th February

Tuesday's Game
Section A (upstairs)

 Winners North/South

Blathnaid Trayer & Maurice O Leary from
Mairead Ni Oistin & Sheila Horkan second
Gerry Lawlor
& Jim Mullally third

Winners East/West
Patricia Blaney & Barbara Walsh from
Ann Marie Heavey & Betty Cody second
Sheila Kelly & David Dunne third

Blathnaid Barbara
Winners North/South :-
Blathnaid Trayer Maurice O Leary
Winners East West :-
Barbara Walsh & Patricia Blaney

Full Result

Section B (Downstairs)

 Winners North/South
Siobhan Part & BJ O Brien from
Mary Stanley & Paul Kane second
Peter Stewart & Gilda Pender third


Winners East/West

Maire O Connor & Noel Minogue from
Grainne Dunne & Gerry Kelly second
Kieran Crowley & Fergus O Rafferty third

Siobhan Noel Maire
Winners North/South :-
Siobhan Part BJ O Brien
Winners East West :-
Maire O Connor & Noel Minogue


Full Result


Thursday 14th February

Thursdays Game


 Winners North/South
Ronan McMaugh & BJ O Brien from
David Dunne & Terry Walsh second
Ronan Nolan & Sean Casey
third


Winners East/West

Maura Lawlor & Gerry Lawlor from
Tomas Roche & Sean Moynihan second
Mamie MacCormac & Sheila Kelly third


Full Result


Tuesday 12th February

Tuesday's Game
Charity Night in aid of
Our Lady's Hospice Harolds Cross

This week we held our annual charity night which this year was in aid of
Our Lady's Hospice Harolds Cross
Ann Julian
from the hospice told us briefly about the wonderful work they do
All money raised on the night goes directly to the charity

Charity Night
Ann Julian with Deirdre Reid

Section A (upstairs)


 Winners North/South

Pat Egan & Catherine Egan from
Blathnaid Trayer & Maurice O Leary second
Maire O Connor
& Eibhlin Counihan third

Winners East/West
Ronan McMaugh & Mary Lindopp from
Bernie Lynch & Kate Daultrey second
Carmel Armstrong Daphne Kaye &
Joe Walsh Noel Minogue joint third

Charity night
Michael McAuliffe Marcin Rudzinski & Mary Lindopp

Full Result

Section B (Downstairs)

 Winners North/South
Brendan Curran & Marie Slattery from
John Kelly & Liam Maher second
Kazimierz Noga & Grainne Dunne third


Winners East/West

Michael McAuliffe & Marcin Rudzinski from
Aoife McHale & Peter Goodman second
Elaine Fitzpatrick & Mary Gleeson third


Charity night
Pat Egan & Catherine Egan

Full Result


Thursday 7th February

Thursdays Game


 Winners North/South
David Dunne & Dave Ryan from
Mary Lindopp & John Kelly second
Ronan McMaugh & BJ O Brien
third


Winners East/West

Mareeds Tracey & Mairead Ni Oistin from
Michael McAuliffe & Sean Moynihan second
Donal Dunne & Joe Walsh third


Full Result


Tuesday 5th February

Tuesday's Game
CBAI Simultaneous Pairs
Section A (upstairs)


 Winners North/South

Kevin O Dea & Liam Maher from
Deirdre Reid & Christy Tierney second
Blathnaid Trayer
& Maurice O Leary third

Winners East/West
Gerry Lawlor & Maura Lawlor from
Adrienne Purdy & Marie James second
Sheila Horkan
& Siobhan Part third

Kevin + Liam Eilenn + Wo
Winners North/South :-
Kevin O Dea Liam Maher
Winners East West :-
Wojciech Gorczyca & Eileen O Donovan

Full Result

Section B (Downstairs)

 Winners North/South
David Dunne & Sheila Kelly from
Maire O Connor & Niamh Harty second
Michael McAuliffe & Ita Fahy third


Winners East/West

Wojciech Gorczyca & Eileen O Donovan from
Paul Delaney & Marcin Rudzinski second
Grainne Dunne & Gerry Kelly third


Gerry Maura David
Gerry Lawlor Maura Lawlor Sheila Kelly David Dunne

Full Result

Thursday 31st January

Thursdays Game


 Winners North/South
Paul Delaney & Conor Boland from
Conor Moore & Mick Lynch second
Patricia Blaney & Marie Slattery
third


Winners East/West

Michael McAuliffe & Bernie Lynch from
Paul Williams & Sean Moynihan second
Sheila Horkan & Mary Lindopp third


Full Result


Tuesday 29th January

Monthly Teams
 Winners
Carol Hawkins & Sheila Howard . Pat Blaney & Betty Murphy from
Liam Maher & Ita Fahy John Kelly & Mary Lindopp second
Maeve Delaney & Joe Walsh Ruh O'Dea & Marie Sttery third

Carol Betty


Full Result

Carol Hawkins Betty Murphy Pat Blaney & Sheila Howard with
life coach Noel Minogue

Thursday 24th January

Thursdays Game


 Winners North/South
Colette Allen & Helen McCormack from
Noel Minogue & Rosiland O Brien second
Mary Lindopp & Grainne Dunne
third


Winners East/West

Paul Kane & Mary Stanley from
Kevin O Dea & Mick Lynch second
Bernie Lynch & Sean Moynihan third


Full Result


Tuesday 22nd 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 Deirdre and Maura who held their place to win this years competition.
Very well done madam President.
Not so in the mens where Gerry and Liam had to give way to
Michael McAuliffe and David Synnott who had a superb second session to
take this years crown
Many thanks again to our
Tournament Director Bernard Higgins

The Winners Ladies Pairs :-
Deirdre Reid & Maura Lawlor from
Fiona O Gorman & Niamh Harty second

Philina Dowd & Bláthnaid Trayer third



1st Session
Aisling Considine & Evgenia Gladysheva

2nd Session Mary Stanley & Rita O'Neill

Area Master
Jackie McBride , Clare O’Donoghue

Intermediate Sheila Williams & Colette Allen


Ladies


Winners:-
Deirdre Reid & Maura Lawlor

Fiona Niamh Inter
2nd Place :-
Niamh Harty Fiona O Gorman
Best Inter :-
Collette Allen, Sheila Williams



Full Result

The Winners Mens Pairs :-

Michael McAuliffe & David Synnott from

Fergus O'Rafferty & Martin Purdy second

1st Session Gerry Lawlor & Liam Maher

2nd Session Ronan McMaugh & Thomas MacCormac

Area Master
Pat Egan & Michael Gowie

Intermediate Prize Giles Murnin & David Connolly

Mens Pairs
Winners:-
David Synnott & Michael McAuliffe

Fergus = Martin Mike Pat
2nd Place :-
Martin Purdy & Fergus O'Rafferty
Best AM :-
Mike Gowie Pat Egan


Full Result


Thursday 17th January

Thursdays Game


 Winners North/South
Paul Delaney & David Dunne from
Denis Mortell & Suzanne Crowley second
Mike Gowie & T
omas Roche third


Winners East/West

Teresa Gavin & Pat Egan from
Sean Moynihan & Conor Moore second
Niamh Harty & Maire O Connor third


Full Result


Tuesday 15th January


Ladies and Mens Pairs

This week we have the Ladies and Men's pairs competition
We have a full house with the ladies having thirteen and a half tables
and the men with eight and a half
A very busy night for our
Tournament Director Bernard Higgins

Ladies Pairs :-

Deirdre Reid & Maura Lawlor from
Aisling Considine & Evgenia Gladysheva second

Mairead Ni Oistin & Fionnuala O Hanlon third


Deirdre Maura


Leaders:-
Deirdre Reid & Maura Lawlor

Full Result


Mens Pairs :-

Gerry Lawlor & Liam Maher from
Fergus O Rafferty & Martin Purdy second
Pat Egan & Mike Gowie third


Gerry Liam
Winners:-
Liam Maher & Gerry Lawlor


Full Result


Thursday 10th January

Thursdays Game


 Winners North/South
Michael McAuliffe & Sheila Horkan from
Brendan Curran & Caroline Crowley second
Paul Kane &
Hilary Moran third


Winners East/West

John Kelly & Michael McInerney from
Paul Delaney & Tomas Roche second
Ann Hannratty & Breda Synnott third


Full Result


Tuesday 8th January

Tuesday's Game
Butler IMPs
Section A (upstairs)


 Winners North/South

Deirdre Reid & Maura Lawlor from
Ronan McMaugh & BJ O Brian second
Niamh Harty
& Seamus Bradley third

Winners East/West
Kevin O Dea & Liam Maher from
David Ryan & Peter Pigot second
Christy Tierney & Gerry Kelly third


Maura + Deirdre Kevin + Liam
Winners North/South :-
Maura Lawlor Deirdre Reid
Winners East West :-
Kevin O Dea Liam Maher


Full Result

Section B (Downstairs)

 Winners North/South
Fionnuala McInerney & Sarah Gilmartin from
Maire O Connor & Mareeda Tracey second
Wojciech Gorczyca & Eileen O Donovan third


Winners East/West

Ann Hanratty & Paul Hanratty from
Caroline Crowley & Ronan Nolan second
Helen Friel & Colette Allen third


Ann + Paul
Ann Hanratty & Paul Hanratty

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

Noreen 18 noreen18
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 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

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