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Feast of music in the City of Culture

MORE than 430,000 people and 20,000 musicians and dancers from across the world turned up in Derry for the annual Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann last week. Clare was well represented in the various competitions.

Results
Fiddle (12-15):
2. Paul Farren, CCÉ Craobh na hInse; (15-18): 2. Sorcha Costello, CCÉ An Tulach.
Button accordion (U-12): 1. Davan Livingstone, CCÉ Inis Cathaigh Cill Róis.
Flute (U-12): 3. Stephen Kennedy, CCÉ An Tulach; (15-18): 2. Fergal Breen, CCÉ Doora Barefield.
Whistle (15-18): 2. Gearóid McNamara, CCÉ An Tulach.
Concertina (U-12): 1. Lily O’Connor, CCÉ An Tulach; 3. Shona O’Halloran, CCÉ Croisín; (O-18): 3. Aoibheann Queally, CCÉ Croisín.
Mouth organ (O-18): 2. Poilín Ní Ghabháin, CCÉ Dunsallagh, Croisín.
Mandolin (15-18): 2. Seán Kennedy, CCÉ Craobh na hInse.
Piano (12-15): 1. Caitríona O’Gorman, CCÉ St Michael’s, Kilmihil.
Miscellaneous (15-18): 1. Conor Arkins, CCÉ Cora Finne; (O-18): 1. Eimer Arkins, CCÉ Cora Finne.
Accompaniment (U-12): 2. Jessica Nea, CCÉ Cill Fhionnúrach.
Fiddle slow airs (U-12): 2. Jessica Nea, CCÉ Cill Fhionnúrach.
Whistle slow airs (12-15): Brian Gallery, CCÉ Mulligan-Quinn Branch, Queens, New York; (15-18): 2. Kieran Killeen, CCÉ Laichtín Naofa.
Duets (12-15): 2. Seán Doherty, Paul Farren, CCÉ Craobh na hInse; (15-18): 1. Sorcha Costello, Aisling Hunt, CCÉ An Tulach; (O-18): 2. Francis Cunningham, Eimear Coughlan, CCÉ Croisín/An Tulach.
Trios (U-12): 1. Davan Livingstone, Tara O’Malley, Latitia Browne, CCÉ Inis Cathaigh Cill Róis/Inis Diomáin.
Céilí band (U-12): 1. Inis Óg, CCÉ Cora Finne; (15-18): 1. Inis Óg, CCÉ Cora Finne.
Grúpaí ceoil (15-18): 1. Burren, Cora Finne.
Songs in English (Ladies) (O-18): 1. Eimear Arkins, CCÉ Cora Finne.
Lilting (O-18): 2. Eimear Arkins, CCÉ Cora Finne.
Newly composed Irish (any age): 2. Pilib Ó Braonáin, CCÉ Craobh na Sionna.
Newly composed dance tunes (any age): 3. Eimear Arkins, CCÉ Cora Finne.
Full set ladies (U-12): 2. Spiorad na hÓige, CCÉ An Tulach.
Full set ladies (15-18): 1. Rithim an Chláir, CCÉ Laichtín Naofa.
Full set mixed (15-18): 1. Rithim an Chláir, CCÉ Laichtín Naofa.
Mixed (O-18): 3. Rithim an Chláir, CCÉ Laichtín Naofa.
Full set mixed (O-35): 2. Tulla Set Dancers, CCÉ Tulla.

 

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