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APRIL LBLI Unfurling Clontarf Bowling Club

Well we were blessed with the fine weather for the unfurling and

Upcoming Presidency of LBLI

Clontarf Presidency of the Ladies Bowling League of Ireland -Newsletter 1

Our member, Catherine Hazlett took up the Presidency of the Ladies Bowling League of
Ireland in December 2021.

LBLI Unfurling will take place on Wednesday 13 April at 12 30 pm.
The unfurling will be performed by our President Catherine Hazlett of LBLI.

The guest of honor will be the Lord Mayor Councilor Alison Gilliland. President of CGBC Andy Cullen,
Bowling Captain John Hackett, President of BLI Tony O’Brien and LBLI Committee
members will attend.

Each of the 18 bowling club members of the LBLI will be represented
by 2 members.

All Clontarf Bowling Club members are invited to attend the unfurling.

Open Competition -Round Robin will take place at 11am and 2 pm on April 14.

This competition is open to members of all 18 bowling club members of the LBLI.

15 of our members have booked to take part.

This competition should be an interesting event to watch
and members are asked to help out to ensure its success.

LBLI Championships week will take place here in Clontarf August 8 to 11 inclusive
The semi-finals and finals of LBLI competitions at Senior and Junior championships will be
held each day.

Members are invited to watch the high standard of bowling which will be on
show. We anticipate some of our members would be involved in these finals.
Council Meetings are held in Clontarf .

Representative from each member club attend to discuss issues, formulate LBLI policies and
make decisions, having obtained views of their members, on issues re merger of LBLI and
BLI to form a new representative association..

Yvonne Keogh and Ann Louise Mulhall are the Clontarf representatives.

Two council meeting have been held to date.

Further Council meetings are scheduled for
9th April, 7th May, 30th July, 27th August, 24th September, and 15th October.

Other LBLI Events planned are
LBLI Presentations of Leagues and Championship winner will be presented at a lunch on
September 17th, in Clontarf.

LBLI AGM on Saturday 12th November in Clontarf.

Bowling March 22

Captain’s Unfurling 26th March 3pm  Dear Member, You are cordially invited to the official opening of our Bowling Green for the 2022 season on Saturday 26th March at 3pm.  The opening ceremony will be followed by

Bowling Club Unfurling

On Saturday afternoon the 2022 season commenced with the unfurling of the Club Flag, the EU Flag and each Captain bowled a bowl up and down the rink.  An address was given by John Hackett, our Captain.  Club members were invited into the West Wing for refreshments.  Members also filled in and paid for competition forms for the coming season.

Captain Peter’s Dinner

Captain Peter’s Dinner

will take place this year on the 19th of November 2021 in the Restaurant.

Tickets will be available from Reception.

Cost will be €35 each.


This will be a great night and we would encourage everyone to support our Captain.

There will be entertainment on the night and the prize giving ceremony for all our Club Competitions.

This is the social highlight of our Bowling year so lets make it great.


Cost will be updated as soon as we can organise it.




Bowling Committee








Bowling Finals 2021

24th Sept 11am  Lady Captains Prize: Peter Laird, Shay Keogh, Mick O Keeffe V Mick Mc Cormack, Gretta Hardy, Margaret Carberry

Rink Times Changes

Bowling rink times have changed and have reverted to the Internationally recognised times. This was necessary to allow for competitions.

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Bowlers Tales

Interesting Link:  Looking after your Bowling rink Many thanks to Amy Carruth who produced this for DEVCO. Well what can I say…. Over the past weeks I have been running a Quiz night that is now morphing into a Bingo night. Every Saturday at 8pm the elite of Clontarf Bowling Club gather to do battle.

Jan 2021

At the last AGM in 2020 it was decided to change the colour of our team Kit to A Navy Trouser and keep the same shirt.