Skerries Chess Club

Welcome to Skerries Chess Club

Club Night

Our club is currently in St. Patrick's Senior National School, behind the Community Centre, Skerries, every Tuesday including school holidays from September to mid-July inclusive, from 7 pm to 8:30 pm for juniors and from 7 pm on for adults. It is closed on Christmas Day and New Year`s Day. Home matches are usually on Tuesdays but some may be on Saturdays. We would like to thank Joe May's for hosting the club for many years and more recently the Black Raven, Church St.

harbour

Harbour Road, Skerries

Calendar

The following is a Google calendar of events in the club, including league matches and results and tournaments for adults and juniors. Anyone wishing to have the calendar please e-mail the club - see Contact.
 

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Directions

Car

From Dublin take the M50 around to the exit for the M1. Turn off the M1 at junction 4 which is signposted for Skerries and follow the signs. When you come into Skerries under the railway bridge turn left and follow the road down the town. After the first pedetstrian lights, we are in behind the Community Centre on the right. From where you turn off the M50 this takes less than 30 minutes.

From north of Skerries, take the M1 and turn off at junction 6 which is signposted for Balbriggan and the Naul and follow the signs into Balbriggan. In Balbriggan when the road ends in a T-junction turn right and take one of the next left hand turns which is signposted for Skerries. When you come into Skerries you will come to a T-junction. Turn right. Just before the first pedetstrian lights, we are in behind the Community Centre on the left. From where you turn off the M1 this takes less than 15 minutes.

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Train

Take the train to Skerries. On exiting the station road turn left down the town. After the first pedetstrian lights, we are in behind the Community Centre on the right. By foot this takes about 15 minutes.

Bus

From Dublin take the 33 bus to the monument. This can take 1 hour and 50 minutes. The 33X takes less time. From the monument follow Thomas Hand St. around to the left and we are in behind the Community Centre on the left after a 5 minute walk.

Bike

From Dublin take the old Santry road before the start of the M1. Follow the road to Blake`s Cross service station, turn right for Skerries and follow the signs. When you come into Skerries under the railway bridge turn left and follow the road down the town. After the first pedetstrian lights, we are in behind the Community Centre on the right. Depending on the wind, your bike and level of fitness this takes from 1 to 2 hours from central Dublin.

Boat

Sail to Skerries harbour, keeping the Perch light to port, Walk up the harbour road to the monument. From the monument follow Thomas Hand St. around to the left and we are in behind the Community Centre on the left after a 15 minute walk.

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