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Snooker - Irish Masters (Invitational)

Next to The Masters, this was the most prestigious non-ranking event on the snooker calendar for many seasons. Spawned from the Ireland Tournament held from 1975-77, the Irish masters pitted an elite field in an atmospheric arena at the Goffs bloodstock centre in County Kildare. It was moved to Dublin for its final tpournament two runs as an invitational event in 2001 & 2002.
It was turned into a ranking event in 2003, but was last played in 2005.

YEAR
WINNER
RUNNER-UP
1978
JOHN SPENCER (Eng)
Doug Mountjoy (Wal)
1979
DOUG MOUNTJOY (Wal)
Ray Reardon (Wal)
1980
TERRY GRIFFITHS (Wal)
Doug Mountjoy (Wal)
1981
TERRY GRIFFITHS (Wal)
Ray Reardon (Wal)
1982
TERRY GRIFFITHS (Wal)
Steve Davis (Eng)
1983
STEVE DAVIS (Eng)
Ray Reardon (Wal)
1984
STEVE DAVIS (Eng)
Terry Griffiths (Wal)
1985
JIMMY WHITE (Eng)
Alex Higgins (Nir)
1986
JIMMY WHITE (Eng)
Willie Thorne (Eng)
1987
STEVE DAVIS (Eng)
Willie Thorne (Eng)
1988
STEVE DAVIS (Eng)
Neal Foulds (Eng)
1989
ALEX HIGGINS (Nir)
Stephen Hendry (Sco)
1990
STEVE DAVIS (Eng)
Dennis Taylor (Nir)
1991
STEVE DAVIS (Eng)
John Parrott (Eng)
1992
STEPHEN HENDRY (Sco) 
Ken Doherty (Irl)
1993
STEVE DAVIS (Eng)
Alan McManus (Sco)
1994
STEVE DAVIS (Eng)
Alan McManus (Sco)
1995
PETER EBDON (Eng)
Stephen Hendry (Sco)
1996
DARREN MORGAN (Wal)
Steve Davis (Eng)
1997
STEPHEN HENDRY (Sco) 
Darren Morgan (Wal)
1998
KEN DOHERTY (Irl)
R'nie O'Sullivan (Eng)*
1999
STEPHEN HENDRY (Sco) 
Stephen Lee (Eng)
2000
JOHN HIGGINS (Sco)
Stephen Hendry (Sco)
2001
R'NIE O'SULLIVAN (Eng)
Stephen Hendry (Sco)
2002
JOHN HIGGINS (Sco)
Peter Ebdon (Eng)

*
O'Sullivan won the final but was subsequently disqualified due to failing a drugs test

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