Ballina Bridge Congress Results 2005

Mixed Pairs Championship (Kane Perpetual Trophy)

1st Margarite Kilfeather and Connell McLoone Sligo/Donegal


Cait Flavin and Tim Summerfield


3rd Frances Walkin and Lindsay Scandrett Ballina/London

4th Cynthia Heffron and Ciaran Coyne Cork/Galway

Best 'Out of State' Martha Grimes and Charlie Grimes Bangor

Best Regional Pat Kilfeather and John Macdonald Sligo

Best Mayo Brid Kenny and Michael Walkin Ballina

Best Intermediate Maureen Barrett and Jim Clear Mayo/Donegal

Intermediate Pairs Championship (Ireland West Perpetual Trophy)


Rita Lundon and Marion O’Connor


2nd Michael Crawley and Brigid Shearman Drogheda

3rd Margo Fitzgerald and Kathleen Stewart Castlebar

4th Carmel Costello and Ita Langan Ballinrobe

Best Regional Dorothy Durkan and Brid Kenny Ballina

Best Mayo Josie Cawley and Vincent McMahon Ballina

Best 'B' Geraldine Carroll and Bernie Forde Galway

First Session

Flavia Cafolla and Nessa Patten


Second Session Neil Hunt and George Brennan Sligo

Congress Pairs Championship (John Lowry Perpetual Trophy)

1st Fiona Brown and Hugh McGann Australia/Fermoy

2nd Laur Sheeran and Patsy Gibney Meath

3rd John McGinley and Jim Gallagher Donegal

4th Anne Burns and Hugh Burns Belfast

Best 'Out of


Martha Grimes and Charlie Grimes Bangor

Best Mayo Paul Waldron and Richard Conway

First Session Bernie Rafferty and Jerome Lodewijks Galway

Second Session Fionnuala Sweeney and Brian O’Farrell DonegalWexford

Congress Team of Four Championship (Sponsored by CocaCola)

1st Èna Cleary, Aidan Cleary, Liz Taffe and Michael



2nd Sandra McGinley, Cass O'Donnell,

John McGinley and Jim Gallagher


3rd (Tie) Tim Summerfield, Linsday Scandrett,

Paschal Buckley and Donald Saville


Best Regional


May Hickey, Michael Morrison,

Frances Sproule and Jim Sproule

Best Mayo Team Ita Langan, Carmel Costello,

Marion O’Connor and Rita Lundon

Best Intermediate


Jackie Burke, Maire McHugh, Joe Lavelle and Joe

Rabbitte Galway