Talent Shines at Kerry Scór Na bPaistí Finals

Music, song and dance were the predominant sounds in picturesque South Kerry as Foilmore Community Centre hosted the Kerry Scor na bPaistí finals recently.

More than 137 competitors representing GAA clubs and primary schools from all over Kerry took part in the event, one of the social and cultural highlights of the GAA in Kerry.

Competition was keen in all categories with all participants qualifying at local level and then at the county semi finals held the previous week in Castleisland and Killarney.

Prestigious Award

The most prestigious award on the day, the Siobhán Cotter Memorial Shield for the best club, was presented to Keel.

The MC for the evening was Áine Ní Shíocháin from South Kerry.

The Healy/O’Connor Perpetual Trophy for the club that participated in the most events over the past twelve months was awarded to Glenflesk.

All the Results:

Quiz. 1st.: St. Senans team of: Paul Somers, Conor Enright, Rose Egan and Ciaran Linnane. 2nd.: The Glenflesk team of: Luke Crowley, Darragh O’Connell, Ben Switzer and Muireann Darcy.

Ballad Group. 1st.: The Waterville team of: Joni Curran, Mary Elizabeth O’Connell, Etain O’Sullivan, Madeline Courtney andLeah O’Dwyer. 2nd.: St. Pat’s Tralee team of: Ciara Fitzgibbon, Katie Moriarty, Sorcha O’Donoghue, Caoimhe O’Sullivan and Siobhan O’Sullivan.

Recitation. 1st.: Ailisha Daughton, Tralee Parnells; 2nd Gearoid Evans, Keel.

Instrumental Music. 1st.: St. Mary’s, Caherciveen team of: Ciara Clifford, Ronan Clifford and Katie Foster. 2nd.: Ballydonoghue team of: Mairead Barry, Aobhinn O’Neill, Tom Foley, Jack O’Neill and Aoibhinn Buckley.

Solo Singing. 1st.: Liam Evans, Keel; 2nd.: Shane O’Sullivan, St. Senans.

Figure Dancing. 1st.: Kilcummin team of: Caoimhe O’Halloran, Sadbh O’Halloran, Sara Pigott, Alison Pigott, Eimear O’Sullivan, Maeve O’Connor, Doireann Dwyer and Michael Healy; 2nd.: the Causeway team of: Alisha O’Neill, Kayleigh Eibell, Bridin Purcell, Amilee O’Callaghan, Shawna Quinlan, Grace Diggin, Donna Kiely, Niamh Barrett and Louise O’Neill.

Sean Nos Dancing. 1st.: Julie Cooper, Valentia; 2nd.: Sean O’Keeffe, Gneeveguilla.

Leiriu. 1st.: the Ballylongford team of: Sorcha Cameron, Eoghan Cameron, Liam Hanrahan, Logan O’Sullivan, Nick Green, Dylon Stack and Elisha Lewis-Broughan: 2nd.: The Reenard team of: Breece O’Sullivan, Deirdre Ní Cheallaigh, Emma Nic Ghearailt, Maire Nic Dhomhnall, Con Chughar O’Shea, Cainneach O’Neill, Stiofin O’Suilleabháin, Fiontan O’Suilleabháin.

Set Dancing. 1st.: the Dromid team of: Isabella Ni Churráin, Saoirse Ni Churráin, Emily Ni Shé, Lorna Ni Shé, Julie Ní Shuilleabháin, Corrina Ní Ghadhra Ní Shuilleabháin, Sara Ni Shé agus Makayla Ní Shuilleabháin; 2nd.: the Currow team of: Emma Buckley, Aoife Roche, Fiona Brosnan, Mary Lilly Keane, Ailbhe Fleming, Cara Fleming, Clodagh Coffey and Megan Dennehy.Contact-banner

You can contact The Maine Valley Post on…Anyone in The Maine Valley Post catchment area who would like to send us news and captioned photographs for inclusion can send them to: jreidy@mainevalleypost.com  Queries about advertising and any other matters regarding The Maine Valley Post can also be sent to that address or just ring: 087 23 59 467. Please Note: A click on any of our adverts will reveal all you need to know about what our advertisers need to tell you.