PJ Nolan is an official W.P.B.S.A coach and the current Irish National Coach and Development Officer. PJ is known worldwide as one of the finest snooker coaches having worked all over the world with countries such as Qatar, India, UAE, Iran, Israel and many more.
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Everyone involved in Irish snooker will be saddened to hear Paddy Merrigan the father of Stephen Merrigan from Roadstone SC Dublin passed away today. The Republic Of Ireland Billiards and Snooker Association would like to express their very deepest sympathy to Stephen and all his family at this sad time.
Following representation from Club owners RIBSA have decided to introduced one day / one event membership fee. The cost of this membership is €5.00 and is only valid for the duration of each particular event. It is hoped that this will encourage more participation in RIBSA Events.
The Republic of Ireland Billiards & Snooker Association will hold the 2017 Annual General Meeting on Saturday the 6th of May in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow.
The AGM will begin at 2pm and all members are welcomed to attend. Motions to the AGM must be received by the Secretary on or before the 22nd of April. Motions can be emailed to
Election of Officers
In accordance with amendment 5 (j) to the constitution passed at 2015 AGM
5.(j) Nominations for an officer position on the RIBSA committee must be received in writing by the Secretary 14 days before the AGM.
i. 1. The nomination must be submitted by a member of RIBSA.
ii. 2. The person being nominated must be a member of RIBSA.
iii. 3. A seconding of the nomination must also be received from another RIBSA member in writing 14 days in advance of the AGM.
iv. 4. The member being nominated must indicate in writing 14 days in advance of the AGM their willingness to stand for election.
James Bateman, Kilkenny and John Kehoe, Enniscorthy will contest the final of the Intermediate Billiards 150up Championship in May Weekend 5th - 7th May after the qualifying championship was played in the Ivy Rooms SC on Sunday the 12th of March.
RIBSA would like thank all the players and the Ivy Rooms SC for hosting the event.
Jason Dowling 2 v 1 Liam Byrne
Anthony O'Flaherty 0 v 2 James Bateman
John Kehoe 2 v 1 John O'Sullivan
Aonghus McAnally 0 v 2 Joe Doheny
Jason Dowling 0 v 2 James Bateman
John Kehoe 2 v 0 Joe Doheny