1976 Benson & Hedges Ireland Tournament
The 1976 Benson & Hedges Ireland Tournament was the second edition of the professional invitational snooker tournament and took place on 21 February 1976. While the previous edition was a challenge match between John Spencer and Alex Higgins, this year the tournament was expanded to four professional players, with Graham Miles and Dennis Taylor also participating. The prize fund was £1,300, with £600 going to the winner and £300 to the runner-up.
|Dates||21 February 1976|
|Venue||National Boxing Stadium|
|Country||Republic of Ireland|
|Total prize fund||£1,300|
|Highest break||Dennis Taylor (115)|
John Spencer won the title, defeating Alex Higgins 5–0 in the final. Dennis Taylor had the highest break of 115 which earned him an extra £100 in addition to his £100 prize for finishing fourth. Graham Miles earned £200 in prize money.
Best of 7 frames
Best of 9 frames
|Graham Miles||2||John Spencer||5|
|Alex Higgins||4||Alex Higgins||0|