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Support the Ciara Burns Gala Pairs on 5th August

See notice for IBU Trials for Mixed Teams

Autumn Congress CityHotel Derry Fri14th Sept to Sun 16th.

Note: Book by 1st August for reduced Congress Rate 73 single, 103 Double/twin B&B per night Telephone +44 (0)2871365800 Mon –Fri 9am – 5pm, Quoting – ‘Bridge Congress Block Booking’

Event Start Venue
Ballina Congress Fri Jul 13 7.15  
Dublin Congress Fri Jul 27 7.15  
Gala Intermediate Pairs A,B, Novice Sun Aug 5 La Mon
Sonya Britton Trophy, NIBU v CBAI Sat Aug 18 1.30 Dublin

The EBL have a women's bridge iniative including a meeting in Ostend and a letter to all NBOs

Our Seniors at the Teltscher


General Data Protection Regulations came into effect from 25th May 2018.
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Some winners at the NIBU Spring Congress
There was a very large turnout for the Northern Pairs held in Derry on Sunday 29th April where the Bergins gave prizes and Eric McNicholl, the Director, managed to overcome difficult seating issues to allow the event to complete. Details below.
Cass O'Donnell and Ian Hamilton win the Northern Pairs. Click for full results

Our Spring Congress will be held on the 5th and 6th May this year at La Mon. Early entry is appreciated.

Please note that the 2018 AGM will now take place on Sunday June 3rd at La Mon from 2.30pm.

A buffet lunch will be provided from 1.30pm. for those attending.

Nominations from affiliated clubs for the posts of Secretary, Master Points Secretary, Treasurer, Competitions Secretary should be submitted to me no later than midnight on Friday May 25th.
Nominations from affiliated clubs for the role of Councillor should be submitted to me no later than midnight on Friday May 25th. Michael McFaul, Hon. Secretary

The Helm Cup will not be held this year.

Elbha and Stan win the North Down Pairs. Click for full results
Well done Bill Scott and Drew Lindsay, winners of the East Down Pairs. Click for full results
Robin Burns and Ian Hamilton win the MidUlster Pairs. Click for full results
Peggy Bayer Team
Xander Todd, Molly O’Donnell, Lauren Colville, Lucy O’Kane, Conor Gallagher, Luke McGarvey, Sandie Millership NPC
Junior Camrose Team
Wayne Somerville NPC, Gavin Irvine, Phil Adams, Craig Smylie, Ridwan Farouki, John-William Carey , Ryan Lightowler
Peggy Bayer team 2017

Fancy Rome in June? Click here for details of a tournament in sunny Italy.

Its sad to say that Jill Kulchycky passed away earlier this week after a short illness. It is just Sunday week last that Jill won the Ladies Trials with Teresa Rigney and took home the new Ciara Burns & Mary Finn Trophy. May she rest in peace.

A very successful Robb Cup for Intermediate Pairs was organised by Pat Johnson. See full results here

Anne Turkington & Geraldine Markey, winners of the Robb Cup, with Anne Hassan.

NEWS A successful EBL biannual meeting was hosted by the IBU in the Europa Hotel Belfast 1st to 4th Feb. Click here for details.

Kelvin&Malone have asked that team captains please do not arrange Cup matches for a Tuesday night - this is a club night in both rooms and the availability of free tables cannot be guaranteed.

Cass O'Donnell and Ian Hamilton win the Provincial Mixed Pairs. Click for full results
Winners of the N.I. Teams. Click for full results

Please see the Notice of Trials for the Teltcher Trophy.

The Moylan Cup will be held at Malahide Bridge Centre on April 7th and 8th 2018.

After a slow start in the Camrose the weekend picked up with wins against Wales, Scotland and Ireland.The NIBU team

Overall result on our Results Website and full details on Fearghal's site

Winners of the N.I. Pairs. Click for full results

See results of Inter Pros on Fearghal's site

Winners of the Belfast Swiss Pairs. Click for full results
swiss pairs

The Robb Cup has been rescheduled, will now be on Monday 19th Feb 2018.

Click to see our Interprovincial teams

Winners of the East Down Teams. Click for full results Winners of the Senior/InterB Cup Elbha Walmsley and Judy Young, click for full results

The Lady Milne team has been selected and there will be no trials.

The 54th European Bridge Team Championships will be held at
Kursaal Oostende (Sea Promenade) Ostend, Belgium 6th to 16th June 2018

EBL Senior age limits are changing

Details updated for clubs please check and query by email to greer

See the latest NIBU Announcing and Alerting Policy

NIBU win Sonya Britton Trophy
Results are on our Results site

Photos of some of our Gala Pairs prize winners with Harold Curran


Inter Bs
Inter As

See details of 2018 IBU trials

Photos of some of our prize winners with Anne Hassan at our AGM
Inter B league:John Forsythe, Richard Coulter and Tom McGarry Premier 2 league: Drew Lindsay, May Brennan and Margaret Bleakley Premier 1 league: David Greenwood, Rex Anderson and Paul Tranmer
Millership Cup: Tom McKeever, Anne was also on the team Mackinnon Cup; Ian Hamilton Kelvin Cup: David Greenwood, Paul Tranmer and Rex Anderson
Lady Milne team in Wrexham have us on the edge of our seats. We could have won up until the very last set.
Full results here
From left; Helen Hall,Helen Cole,Rosarie Heatherington,Sandie Millership,Norma Irwin,Clare Watson,Diane Greenwood,Heather Hill

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