West of Ireland

Played from 1976 until probably 1980. It appears to  have been held always in Galway.

1976

1st West of Ireland Congress
Sponsored by Bank of Ireland
Eglington Hotel, Salthill, Galway
21-23 May

1=4. John Gibson, E. Hall, Eamon Keogh, Alan Ludgate 5.0/6
5=7. Colm Barry, J.J. Walsh, Maurice Kennefick
(50 players)

1977

West of Ireland Championship
UCG, Galway
3-6 June

1=5. Paul Delaney, Eamon Keogh, Bernard Kernan, John Gibson, Arthur Pinkerton 5.0/6
6=7. Tim Harding, Maurice Kennefick
(66 players)

1978

West of Ireland Open, Galway (part of Irish Championship Congress)
July

1. Paul Wallace 5.5/6
2. Pat McCarthy

1979

No event due to postal strike

1980

West of Ireland Open
Organised by Galway CC
St Patrick’s Primary School
May 31-June 2 (Whit holiday weekend)

1-2. Paul Delaney, Michael Littleton 5.5/6
3. Ann Delaney 5.0

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  1. Pingback: Flannery – Kennefick, West of Ireland Open 1976 | IRLchess

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