Congratulations to all our competitors at the Fleadh na hEireann in Derry.
Clare achieved a number of firsts in which Kilfenora’s Jessica Nea, Aine Griffey, Eva and Ada Kenny featured.
- Inis Og U12 céilí band
- Inis Og U18 céilí band
- Burren U18 Music Group
Clare also achieved firsts in
- Concertina – Lily O’Connor (U12)
- Button accordion – Davan Livingstone (U12)
- Piano – Catriona O’Gorman (U15)
- Dancing – Rithim an Chlair U18 in both women’ and mixed set dancing
- Miscellaneous instruments – Conor Arkins (U18) and Eimear Arkins (senior)
- Singing in English – Eimear Arkins (also placed in senior lilting and composition)
- Duets – Sorcha Costello, Aisling Hunt (U18)
- Trios – Davan Livingstone, Letitia Browne, Tara O’Malley (U12)
Garry Shannon and the Meitheal Orchestra also provided a stunning performance during the Fleadh.
Don’t forget to listen to BBC Radio 4’s “The Fleadh goes North” on Friday 23 at 11 am (terrestial in UK, satellite/internet elsewhere). A description can be found at http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/proginfo/2013/34/r4-w34-fleadh-goes-north-fri.html
This features Jessica Nea – who also came second in U12 accompaniment (piano) and fiddle slow airs – and Fergal Breen, who came second in U18 flute.
Click on Fleadh na hEireann Results 2013 to download all the details.