The Contract Bridge Association was founded in 1932. It is the official regulator for the recognized game of Contract Duplicate Bridge in the Republic of Ireland. This website contains information on how to get involved in playing bridge, on local events, competitions, and more. We hope that you enjoy using it. For comments, queries or to enter competitions, you can email us at info@cbai.ie or call 01 4929666.

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Christmas Greetings

                             Season's Greeting

                                Happy Christmas and a peaceful new year to all

 

Office and shop will close December 23rd, and re-open on January 5th

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Master Pairs Results

Click here for the results of the Master Pairs 2014.

 

Congratulations to the winners:

1st - Donal Garvey and Pat Quinn

2nd - Padraig and Micheal O'Briain

3rd- Karel De Raeymaker and Anna Onishuk

 

1st Session- John Phelan and Diarmuid Reddan

2nd Session - Liam Gaynor and David Redmond

3rd Session - Niamh Gormally and Joy Akpe-Moses

 

 

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Members Upgraded for December 2014

Congratulations to all who were recently upgraded.  A special congratulations must go to Dundalk Junior Joy Akpe-Moses, who played all through her Leaving Certificate year last year and has been rewarded for her efforts.

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Joy Akpe-Moses is on the  left.  Michaela Begley, another Junior Bridge Player from Dundalk is also in picture on the top right.

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Former Irish Times Bridge Correspondent presented with The President's Prize 2014-15

George Ryan, Bridge author (The Bones of Bridge) and long-standing Irish Times Bridge correspondent was presented with this years President's Prize.  The presentation took place during a retirement function which was hosted by the Irish Times for George, who stepped down this year as their correspondent for Bridge.

Fearghal O'Boyle, 2014-15 CBAI President presented George with the prize, which can be seen in the pictures on our homepage.

Paul Porteous, Chief Executive of the C.B.A.I. and Seamus Dowling were in attendance.  Seamus is taking over George's role as Irish Times Bridge correspondent.

The press release of George Ryan's Prizegiving can be found here.

 

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Photo L-R: C.B.A.I. President 2014-15 Fearghal O'Boyle, George Ryan, President's Prize 2014-15, and Seamus Dowling, incoming Irish Times Bridge correspondent

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National Pairs Competitions 2015

The results from the  Regional Pairs Competitions, from which the representatives for the National Pairs Competitions will be taken, can be found here.

The National Pairs Competitions are:  The Davidson Cup (Master), The Civil Service (Inter B) and The Laird Trophy (Inter A).

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