Summer Break for 31Card Players in Cordal

Card players’ PRO. John O’Connell ©Photograph: John Reidy

I thought the headline might mislead some but, for devilment, I left it sit.

For people who don’t play cards this isn’t about 31 card players in Cordal – and yet, it’s exactly what it’s about.

The people who play the game of 31 in Cordal, for the local resource centre, are taking a break for the summer. They’ve been at it trick and trump since early last October and their weekly, Wednesday night game will return early in the coming October – according to the PRO John O’Connell.

The following are the results of their final card game of the season:

1st: Tom Brennan and Jerry O Donoghue. 2nd.: Ned O’Callaghan and Joe Walsh.

Ladies: Dolly McAulliffe and Norrie O’Connor. Gents: Mike and John O’Connell.

Mixed: Kathleen and Tommy O’Connor. Spots: Noreen Reidy and Helen O’Callaghan, Connie Keane and Moss Horan, Marian Prendiville and Tess Brosnan.

“Cards are now finished in Cordal for the summer and will resume in the autumn, thanks to all who supported the centre since last October and we’re looking forward to seeing you again later this year,” said the PRO.


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