2018 Annual Prize Giving Dinner

The 2018 Annual Prize Giving Dinner was held in the Killiney Room of the Graduate last night the 16th November.  An excellent meal was enjoyed by all who attended and this was followed by the presentation of trophies etc by our President Rita.  You can see photos of the event in the “Gallery”.  A number of prize winners were unable to attend.

In her closing speech our President thanked Anne Brophy, Hazel Higgins, and Greg Mulhall for the excellent job they did in running the competitions.


Ladies & Gentlemen,

It’s still not too late to book your place at our Annual Dinner next
Friday 16 November at 7:30pm in a private room in the Graduate Bar &
Restaurant, Killiney Shopping Centre.

Cost this year is €25 per person. All members and their guests are
most welcome. Do come along and help to make it a very enjoyable social

If you have not already booked your place booking forms are available in the club house.

Please let me know of any dietary requirements.

Looking forward to seeing you there.



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Club Finals 2018

Schedule Club Finals 22/23 September

22nd Sept Sat morning 10.30am

Men’s Pairs (18 ends) P.Kingston/F. O’Conor v M. Cusack/P. Hatton
Ladies H’cap Pairs (18 ends) E. deVilliers/C. Groarke v G. Greene/H. Higgins
2 Bowl Pairs (5 sets) D. Maguire/G. Mulhall v R. Saunders/J. Higgins

22nd Sept Sat afternoon 2.30pm

Ladies H’cap Singles (21 shots) R. Saunders v V. Beattie or M. Corrigan
Men’s H’cap Singles (21 shots) C. Scott v M. Cusack or G. Mulhall
Mixed Pairs H’cap (18 ends) P. Kingston/C. Groarke v J. Higgins/E. Brady

23rd Sept Sun afternoon 2.30pm

Men’s C’ship Singles (21 shots) M. Donohoe v G. McGinley
Ladies C’ships Singles (21 shots) G. Greene v R. Saunders
Men’s Junior Singles (21 shots) D. O’Brien v D. Hart
Ladies Junior Singles (21 shots) C. Groarke v E. Deasy
2 Bowls Singles (21 shots) G. Mulhall v A. Gray

Club colours to be worn for all matches
Good luck to all participants
Spectators are very welcome to attend and support the finalists in all 3 sessions

LBLI Championships

Well done to Rita, Anne, Pat, and Margaret on reaching the final of the LBLI Senior Fours. We wish them all the best in the final which will be in CYM at 2.30pm on Thursday the 16th of August.

IBA 5 Man Event

Congratulations to Mark Brown on his selection for the BLI team in the IBA 5 Man Event in Belmont on Sunday the 12th August. Mark will play in the pairs and the rinks. We wish him all the best.

International Representation

Congratulations to Rosie Brown on being selected again for the Irish Ladies International team to play in Belmont BC in June and in the International Test Series in Wales in July

IBA Presidency 2018

One of our members, Mike Brophy, is the Vice-President of the Irish Bowling Association this year and next year in 2018 he will be the President of the IBA.

The IBA is the governing body of the sport of men’s outdoors bowls in Ireland (32 counties) and it is a great honour for Mike and Dun Laoghaire Bowling Club that he will be President next year. During 2018 there will be two events held at the club, the IBA flag unfurling on 7 April and the IBA National Bowling Championship Finals on Friday 31 August and Saturday 1 September.

The National Bowling Championships Finals in 2018 is a major event for the club and the Dun Laoghaire area.