• Waterford Scrabble Tournament – Oct 2024

    Waterford Scrabble Tournament – Oct 2024

    The 2024 Waterford Scrabble Tournament will take place on 5th & 6th October in a beautiful new venue – Dooley’s Hotel, right opposite Waterford bus station. There will be 14 games, open format, free challenge, and entry is €40. Click the flier to see full details. There will also be …Read More »
  • Irish Independent Article – 21st May 2024

    Irish Independent Article – 21st May 2024

      Great article by Chris Broderick in the Irish Independent – well done Chris! Click the link above or the image to open the full article in PDF.    Read More »

Irish Independent Article, May 2024

Chris Broderick did an interview with the Irish Independent where she gave a great overview of what Scrabble means to her, and how valuable she has found it in terms of making new friends, traveling, learning, and just generally having the craic.

Read the article here.

Competitive Scrabble

Playing at home or on the internet is all well and good, but nothing can beat sitting down in a club or tournament, face to face with other Scrabble enthusiasts, and seeing if you have what it takes!

People are playing in increasing numbers in clubs, one-day events and two-day events.


Scrabble Clubs

There are Scrabble clubs all over Ireland, and they are always delighted to welcome new players. There might be a club somewhere near you, so have a look through our list.

No club nearby? Maybe think about setting one up yourself - we'll do all we can to help you!



There are lots of tools, word lists and handy resources for learning Scrabble words.

Check them out and see what sticks - you never know; one or two new words might make all the difference in your next game of Scrabble!


Scrabble in Schools

We'd love to see Scrabble becoming more mainstream in schools, and maybe even have tournaments running in and between schools...


Examiner Article

Scrabble was invented by unemployed architect Alfred Butts in 1938, so 2018 marked its 80th birthday – and it’s still going from strength to strength.

Here’s a great article written by one of our Cork players, Finbarr Long, which appeared in the 2nd January 2018 edition of the Evening Echo.