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An Tóstal (meaning "The Pageant") was the name for a series of festivals held in Ireland in the 20th Century.
The Armstrong Cup is the oldest Irish team league competition and has been played every year since 1888, perhaps giving it a claim on the longest running chess competition in the world.
Ballina is a town in north County Mayo, Ireland.
Ballinasloe is a town in the easternmost part of County Galway Ireland.
Belfast (is the capital city of Northern Ireland, located on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland.
The Branagan Cup is a chess cup competition, played between the teams made up of players from clubs that played in the Armstrong Cup and Heidenfeld Trophy, the top two leagues of the Leinster leagues, in Ireland.
Castlebar is the county town of County Mayo, Ireland.
Cavan is the county town of County Cavan in Ireland.
Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.
A chess rating system is a system used in chess to calculate an estimate of the strength of the player, based on his or her performance versus other players.
A chess tournament is a series of chess games played competitively to determine a winning individual or team.
Aldi Community Games is an Irish independent voluntary organisation and National Governing Body providing opportunities for children and young people to grow and develop in a positive and healthy way while experiencing a wide range of sporting and cultural activities.
ConnachtPage five of An tOrdú Logainmneacha (Contaetha agus Cúigí) 2003 clearly lists the official spellings of the names of the four provinces of the country with Connacht listed for both languages; when used without the term 'The province of' / 'Cúige'.
Cork (from corcach, meaning "marsh") is a city in south-west Ireland, in the province of Munster, which had a population of 125,622 in 2016.
Correspondence chess is chess or variant chess played by various forms of long-distance correspondence, often through a correspondence chess server, a public internet chess forum, email, or the postal system.
Derry, officially Londonderry, is the second-largest city in Northern Ireland and the fourth-largest city on the island of Ireland.
Drogheda is one of the oldest towns in Ireland.
Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.
Dublin City University (abbreviated as DCU) (Ollscoil Chathair Bhaile Átha Cliath) is a university in the Republic of Ireland based in Northside, Dublin.
Dungarvan is a coastal town and harbour in County Waterford, on the south coast of Ireland.
Ennis is the county town of County Clare, Ireland.
The Ennis Shield is the third division of the Leinster Chess Leagues run by the Leinster Chess Union.
Enniscorthy, is the second-largest town in County Wexford, Ireland.
The European Chess Union (ECU) is an independent association for the interests of European chess.
The Fédération Internationale des Échecs or World Chess Federation is an international organization that connects the various national chess federations around the world and acts as the governing body of international chess competition.
Galway (Gaillimh) is a city in the West of Ireland, in the province of Connacht.
The Heidenfeld Trophy is chess league competition in Leinster, Ireland, it is the second division of the Leinster Chess Union.
The International Braille Chess Association (IBCA) is organization for blind and visually impaired chess players.
International Correspondence Chess Federation (ICCF) was founded in 1951 as a new appearance of the International Correspondence Chess Association (ICCA), which was founded in 1945, as successor of the Internationaler Fernschachbund (IFSB), founded in 1928.
The Irish Chess Championship is the national Championship of Ireland as run by the Irish Chess Union (ICU), the FIDE governing body for the sport.
Jessica Laura Cory Gilbert known as "Jessie" Gilbert (30 January 1987 – 26 July 2006) was a British chess player.
Leinster (— Laighin / Cúige Laighean — /) is one of the Provinces of Ireland situated in the east of Ireland.
Limerick (Luimneach) is a city in County Limerick, Ireland.
Manorhamilton is the second largest town in County Leitrim, Ireland.
Michael Daniel Higgins (Mícheál Dónal Ó hUiginn; born 18 April 1941) is an Irish politician who has served as the 9th President of Ireland since November 2011.
Munster (an Mhumhain / Cúige Mumhan,.
The National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI), in Drumcondra, Dublin, is a charitable organisation which provides support and services to people experiencing sight loss in Ireland Established in 1931 to promote the full independence of people who are blind or vision impaired the NCBI now employs over 150 staff and many volunteers, providing services to more than 14,0000 people.
Nigel David Short (born 1 June 1965) is an English chess grandmaster, chess columnist, chess coach and chess commentator.
Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.
The National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway; OÉ Gaillimh) is located in the city of Galway in the Ireland.
Sir Patrick Alfred Caldwell-Moore (4 March 19239 December 2012) was an English amateur astronomer who attained prominent status in that field as a writer, researcher, radio commentator and television presenter.
Portadown is a town in County Armagh, Northern Ireland.
Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.
Shannon or Shannon Town (Baile na Sionnainne), named after the river near which it stands, is a town in County Clare, Ireland.
The Tailteann Games or Aonach Tailteann was an Irish sporting and cultural festival held in the Irish Free State in 1924, 1928, and 1932.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
Tralee is the county town of County Kerry in the south-west of Ireland.
Ulster (Ulaidh or Cúige Uladh, Ulster Scots: Ulstèr or Ulster) is a province in the north of the island of Ireland.
The Ulster Chess Championship is an annual chess tournament organised by the Ulster Chess Union which has been held since 1892.
Wicklow is the county town of County Wicklow and the capital of the Mid-East Region in Ireland.