2011 Irish Open

The Irish Open will be held in October 29, 2011 in Percy French Hotel, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon


IRISH DRAUGHTS ASSOCIATION NEWSLETTER
SEPTEMBER 2011 ( Vol 5 No 2)

EDITORIAL
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2011 IRISH OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP Report by Sean Phillips

The Irish Open will be held from Saturday, 29.10.11, to Tuesday, 1.11.11, inclusive.
It will be held at the Percy French Hotel, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon.
Room rates at the Percy French, including breakfast, are EUR30 per person sharing
per night, and EUR35 for a single room per night.
The phone number for the Percy French Hotel is (071)9633300 or
(00353)(71)9633300 from the United Kingdom.
There will be nine rounds as follows:
Two rounds on Saturday, 29.10.11.
Two rounds on Sunday, 30.10.11.
Three rounds on Bank Holiday Monday, 31.10.11.
Two rounds on Tuesday, 1.11.11.
Play each day will start at 10 am.
Entry fee is EUR40 for the Masters, EUR30 for the Seniors,
and EUR25 for the Intermediates. This includes free Membership of the IDA.
Further details available from Sean Phillips, email: seanphil@gofree.indigo.ie


2011 International Tournament Dates