The season has recommenced at the Bridge Centre

Abbey Bridge Club - Officers elected: President: May O’Neill, Vice President: Ann Murphy, Hon. Sec. Joan Cashin, Hon. Treasurer: Dor Lanigan, Committee: Ann Widger, ex officio, Hannah Byrne, Mary Morris, Mary Feighery, Mary Fawsitt, Susan Higgins, Kathleen Ferguson, Colette O’Neill, Kathleen O’Shaughnessy, Aine O’Caoimh, Ann Brennan. C.B.A.I Representatives: May O’Neill, Joan Cashin. Bridge Centre Representative: Brigid Dillon.

Abbey Bridge Club - Officers elected: President: May O’Neill, Vice President: Ann Murphy, Hon. Sec. Joan Cashin, Hon. Treasurer: Dor Lanigan, Committee: Ann Widger, ex officio, Hannah Byrne, Mary Morris, Mary Feighery, Mary Fawsitt, Susan Higgins, Kathleen Ferguson, Colette O’Neill, Kathleen O’Shaughnessy, Aine O’Caoimh, Ann Brennan. C.B.A.I Representatives: May O’Neill, Joan Cashin. Bridge Centre Representative: Brigid Dillon.

20 Sept. 8 Table Howell: 1 Agnes Dwyer, Bridget Norwood, 2 Sandra O’Driscoll, Mary Saunders, 3 Margaret Stewart, Deirdre Wilson.

Confederation ‘350’ Bridge Club - 7 Sept. 11 Table Scrambled Mitchell: 1 Maureen Sheehan, Ann Treacy, 2 Mags McQuillan, Therese Pender, 3 Rita Morrissey, Catherine Philpott.

14 Sept. 7 Table Howell: 1 Hugh Donnelly, Raymond Lannen, 2 Tom Buckley, Helen McIntyre, 3 Mary Fitzpatrick, Joan McIlwee.

6 Table Howell: 1 Jim Denby, Mary O’Reilly, 2 Kitty Roche, Rita Ryan, 3 Mags McQuillan, Therese Pender.

Club ‘97 - 22 Sept. 10 Table Howell: 1 Ann Treacy, Brid White, 2 Joan Fitzgerald, Martha Langton, 3 Margaret Drennan, Deirdre Wilson.

Kilkenny Bridge Club - 13 Sept. 7 Table Howell: 1 Hugh Donnelly, Pat Egan, 2 Jim Campbell, Jaime Martin, 3 Mary Egan Jacinta Hurley.

20 Sept. 1 Breda Deevy, Pat Egan, 2 Bobby Grace, Peter McQuillan, 3 Jacinta Hurley, Kathleen O’Neill.

Nore Bridge Club - 15 Sept. 12 Table Scrambled Mitchell: 1 Eileen Buckley, Maria Troy, 2 Paul Barrett . Jim Campbell, 3 Breda Butler-Davis, Teresa McGrath. 22 Sept. 13 Table Scrambled Mitchell: 1 Breda Butler, Michael Reynolds, 2 Teresa McGrath, Maria Troy, 3 Ann Cassin, Mary Doyle, 4 Joan Fogarty, William Fogarty.

Rothe Bridge Club - Officers elected at AGM - President, Breda Murray, Vice President, Myrtle Wellwood, Hon. Sec. Marie Broggy, Hon. Treasurer: Anne Kenny. Committee: George Barr, ex officio, Rose Walsh, Helen Wall, Mai Cantwell, Bridget Norwood, Betty Brett, Hugh Donnelly, Anna Keegan, Celine Mescall. 12 Sept. 1 George Barr, Mary Lawlor, 2 Mairead Blanchfield, Margaret Comerford, 3 Joan Cullinane, Myrtle Wellwood, 4 Marie Broggy, Rose Walsh. 19 Sept. 1 Linda Darlington, Joan Fitzgerald, 2 Aine Murphy, Maura O’Brien, 3 Margaret Mullins, Mary O’Reilly, 4 Judy Rhatigan, Siobhan Roberts.

Congratulations and all good wishes to the newly elected President of the Contract Bridge Association of Ireland, Sheila Gallagher of Carlow. Sheila represents our South Midland Region which consists of Counties Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny and Laois.

EVENTS - October: 7 to 9 - Drogheda Congress. Entries to Eileen Ferns at 041-9844344. October 7 to 9: Limerick Congress. Entries to Gordon Lessells at 061-202018.

Bridge results and news from city and county affiliated bridge clubs to Kay Molloy please by Friday each week for inclusion in ‘kilkenny people’ 056-7721639, 086-1638643. email:menahouse@ eircom.net.