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Jacko beats it into CityWest semi

Local hero Jacko Barry has reached the semi-finals of the Skybet World Grand Prix darts championship after a dramatic quarter-final encounter with Steve Beaton.

He will now face five-time world champion Raymond van Barneveld in the last four this evening (Friday).

“It’s a dream come true. I’m absolutely delighted and I’m speechless,” said Barry after the quarter-final.


Power returns to Citywest for World Grand Prix

taylorskybetPhil “The Power” Taylor has set his sights on continuing his darting dominance in Dublin when the Skybet World Grand Prix returns to Citywest in October.

The next major tournament sees 32 stars head to the Citywest Hotel for the £350,000 Skybet event from October 5 to 11, where Taylor is bidding to claim his ninth victory in the event.

“I’m having a great year but my focus is to carry this form on now into the autumn, and that starts at Citywest,” said Taylor.

Tickets for the Skybet World Grand Prix are on sale now from the Citywest Hotel Box Office on 00353 1 401 0505 or through

Ticket prices range from €15 to €45, with a season ticket for all sessions costing €150.