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Wednesday 20 March 2019

Apollo Bridge Club celebrates its golden anniversary

Members of Apollo Bridge Club celebrating the club’s 50th birthday at Arklow Golf Club
Members of Apollo Bridge Club celebrating the club’s 50th birthday at Arklow Golf Club

Deborah Coleman

Past and present members of Apollo Bridge Club, Arklow came together in celebration of the club's 50th anniversary recently.

The social gathering took place at Arklow Golf Club and guests were welcomed by Lady President Marie Lee who extended a particular welcome to founder members Beatrice Duffy and Anne Howlin. A bouquet of flowers was presented to each of the founder members in recognition of their contribution.

The celebrations commenced with a game of bridge before guests enjoyed a meal.

During the evening, club secretary Lucy Hynes read out the names of all the Apollo Bridge Club presidents who have served over the past 50 years.

Apollo Bridge Club meets weekly at the Presbyterian Church Hall, Arklow.

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