Spa win All Ireland Scór title
SENIOR SCÓR ALL-IRELAND RESULTS:
(i) The Brothers Pearse Club (Cnoc na hEaglaise) Quiz Team finished in 2nd place in the Senior Scór All-Ireland final in ‘The Gleneagle’ on Saturday last. The Churchill lads scored 68 out of 80. They were pipped by the Offaly team that lost out to them last year! The dedicated and hardworking Churchill quiz men: Mícheál Mag Fhionnbhair (Gaynor), Pól Ó Cullota, Seán Ó Flaithearta’, Alex Ó Dónaill. So close…but a great achievement. This team has now has brought two ‘firsts’ (2014, 2015) and a ‘second’ to Kerry!
(ii) Congratulations to the Spa (Cill Airne) Figure Dancers who won another national title in Figure Dancing in the INEC on Saturday. Rinceoirí an Spá: Sinéad Ní Chróinín, Pádraigín Ní Mhurchú, Clár Ní Mhuimhneacháin, Céití Ní Chonchúir, Fiona Ní Cheallaigh, Ciara Ní Shé, Áine Máire Ní Niallagáin, Máire Masún, Mairéad Ní Mhongáin. Mairéad has now won 12 All-Ireland medals for dancing! A remarkable achievement! And those 8 girls worked hard for their victory…gym work, running, walking, diet and, ní nach ionadh, dancing! Great commitment! Deserved result!
(iii) ‘Amhrán na bhFiann’ was ably sung by Aoife Ní Choileáin-Uí Dhonnchú, Club Aibhistín de Staic, who has won in Kerry Scór on four occasions.
SCÓR NA bPÁISTÍ SEMI-FINALS:
(i) The County Semi-finals of Scór na bPáistí will be held at 4pm on Saturday next (9th) in Filemore for the South Kerry clubs and at 2pm on Sunday (10th) in the ‘Tinteán’ Theatre, Ballybunion, for the North Kerry participants. (ii) The County Finals will take place on 17th April. (iii) Every single GAA club in Kerry is entitled to send a 4-person table quiz team to the county final on Sunday 17th April.
FULL RESULTS OF SENIOR SCÓR ALL-IRELANDs:
Figure Dancing - Spa (Cill Airne); Solo Singing - Galway; Recitation - Westmeath; Ceol Uirlise - Tír Eoghain; Ballad Group - Down; Sketch - Monahan; Set - Westmeath; Quiz - Offaly.
SENIOR SCÓR ALL-IRELAND - Two Clubs Seeking Glory for The Kingdom:
Best wishes to the Spa Club (Cill Airne) Figure Dancers and to the Brothers Pearse Club (Churchill) Quiz Team in their All-Irelands in the INEC on Saturday next (2nd).
Peadar Ó Cearnaigh's ‘Amhrán na bhFiann’ will be sung by Aoife Ní Choileáin-Uí Dhonnchú (Club Aibhistín de Staic) who has been Scór champion singer of Kerry on four occasions.
Rinceoirí an Spá: Sinéad Ní Chróinín, Pádraigín Ní Mhurchú, Clár Ní Mhuimhneacháin, Céití Ní Chonchúir, Fiona Ní Cheallaigh, Ciara Ní Shé, Mairéad Ní Mhongáin, Áine Máire Ní Niallagáin, Máire Masún.
The Brothers Pearse Club (Cnoc na hEaglaise) Quiz Team: Alex Ó Dónaill, Seán Ó Flaithearta’, Pól Ó Cullota, Mícheál Mag Fhionnbhair (Gaynor). Go n-éirí go geal leo uilig