Fantastic results for Leitrim at Connacht senior Scór finals last Saturday in Tubbercurry, taking 5 of the 6 provincial titles home. Glencar-Manorhamilton won the Figure & Set Dancing titles. Aisling Maxwell of Sean O’Heslins, Ballinamore seen off stiff competition in Solo Singing. Aidan Dockery of Bornacoola won Recitation title & will be a strong contender to add to his prior All-Ireland wins.
St Marys ballad group narrowly missed out on a title this year to St Dominics of Roscommon. Always tight in this competition between the neighbouring counties. Instrumental Music was won by the Carrick club for the 2nd year running.
The All Ireland is set for Saturday May 6th in the Waterfront, Belfast. The days competition starts with the 32 county table Quiz at 11am. Leitrim will be represented by Aidan Dockery, Seoirse Reynolds, Declan Bohan & Paul Dockery of Bornacoola, winners of the Leitrim final.
Entry to this competition is free of charge to supporters. The stage competition starts at 3pm. This is a ticket only event. Priced at €20 each or a family ticket (2 adults & 2 u16) is €60.
To order tickets, please contact your club cultural officer as soon as possible or alternatively Claire at 087-6472547.
Connacht Senior Scór winners
Rince Foirne- Glencar-Manorhamilton, Leitrim
Solo-Singing- Aisling Maxwell, Sean OHeslins, Leitrim
Recitation- Aidan Dockery, Bornacoola, Leitrim
Ballad Group- St Dominics, Roscommon
Leiríu- Elphin, Roscommon
Sean Nós- Elphin, Roscommon
Set Dancing- Glencar-Manorhamilton, Leitrim
Cormac Mac Giolla Cup, Connacht County Winners 2017 – Leitrim
01-Apr-17 by Claire Crossan – Oifigeach Cultura agus Teanga