There were two big nights of Scór na mBunscoileanna in Carrick on Shannon and Ballinamore last Thursday and Friday night. Fourteen schools took part between the two nights and there is a further night in Manorhamilton on this coming Friday night starting at 6.30pm.
There were 50 different items on stage on the Thursday night in Carrick and 49 in Ballinamore and the winners in each event on both nights were presented with medals. On the two nights the halls were packed to capacity and some wonderful entertainment was provided.
The winners on Thursday night were
Trath na gCeisteanna: Fenagh
Rince Foirne: Bornacoola
Amhranaíocht Aonair: Elisa Bruen, Leitrim
Grúpa Ceoil: Leitrim
Rince Aonair: Clara Reid. Bornacoola
Aithriseoireacht: Sive Sweeney, Leitrim
Ceol Aonair: Cian Wrynn, Fenagh
Bailéid Ghrúpa: Mohill
Rince Seit: Aughnasheelin
On the Friday night the standard was equally good and both events were a credit to the teachers who prepared their students for the various events. The winners in Ballinamore were as follows:
Trath na gCeisteanna: Drumlea
Rince Foirne: Drumlea
Amhranaíocht Aonair: Paula Kiernan, Carrigallen
Grúpa Ceoil: Carrigallen
Rince Aonair: Julie Reynolds, Aughnasheelin
Aithriseoireacht: Aaron ODonnell, Aughnasheelin
Ceol Aonair: John FinnÓgan, Carrigallen
Bailéid Ghrúpa: Ballinamore Girls N.S
Rince Seit: Ballinamore Girls N.S.
Bhronnadh Sciath Chormaic Mhic Ghiolla ar Scoil Charraig Álainn mar an Scoil ab fhearr ins na comórtais.
09-Nov-08 by Sean O Suilleabhain