COISTE SCOR CHIARRAI The Tintean Theatre, Ballybunion was packed to capacity on Sunday last for the staging of the 2013 Sponsored, “Lee Strand” Scor Na bPaisti County Finals and once again it must be said that the future of Scor is very much alive and well in the Kingdom and this is down to the trojan work done by all the many organisers of the competitions throughout the County at Club level with the wealth of talent that was on display at the finals. It was a special evening for all those young participants who done their respective Clubs proud with performances that belied their age groups that ranged from 8 to 12 years old. 26 clubs throughout the County were involved on the day. It was a special occasion for the Ballymacelligott club who scooped the Siobhain Cotter Memorial Overall Trophy which was presented to a Committee member of the club, Ann Kenny by the late Siobhains mother Kitty having been successful in the Ballad Group and coming second in the Recitation. The Figure Dancing went to Spa while the County Champions in Set Dancing were Currow.. In the Novelty Act category it was Knocknagoshel who claimed first place. Martin Casey of Lispole Club was announced as winner of the Solo Singing category while in the Question Time Fossa cleaned the boards getting full marks in the competition. Lixnaw won the Instrumental Music and Tadhg Sugrue, Tousist was crowned champion in Recitation. Coiste Scor Chiarrai Cultural Officer Leona Twiss thanked everybody for their participation in Scor, our kind sponsors Lee Strand and especially the Cotter Family who donated the Overall Trophy in honour of the late Siobhain who was the brainchild of this competition. She also was loud in his praise of of a fantastic venue in the Tintean Theatre The Chairperson then made a presentation to an excellent Bean A Ti, Eileen Moriarty. The presentation of medals was made to all the winners in the various catagories by Sinead Cottor. The competition came to a memorable conclusion with all the various winners and runners up on stage as former All Ireland runner up in Solo Singing, Aine Ni Shiochain from the St. Micheals Foilmore Club singing Amhran na bhFiann. Overall a fantastic occasion. The following were the Scor Na bPaisti winners for 2013. Figure Dancing Spa, East Kerry Board,
Solo Singing Lispole, Martin Casey, West Kerry Board
Instrumental Music Lixnaw, North Kerry, Hurling
Recitation Tuosist, Tadhg Sugrue, Kenmare District, Board. Ballad Group Ballymacelligott, Castleisland District Board,
Quiz Fossa, East Kerry Board,
Novelty Act Knocknagoshel, Castleisland District, Board.
Set Dancing Currow, Castleisland District Board.
COISTE SCOR CHAIRRAI SCOR NA BPAISTI COUNTY SEMI FINALS 2013 The Lee Strand sponsored County Semi Finals of Scor Na bPaisti took place at two different venues over last weekend; (March 9/10th) where this very popular competition was well attended on both occasions. Two from each category were selected to go through to the County Finals. On Saturday last March 9th St. Michaels Foilmore Community Centre hosted the first Semi Final with Suzanne Ni Laoighre, Secretary South Kerry Board as Bean a Ti which took in the South of the County with four Districts Boards taking part; Mid Kerry Board, South Kerry Board, East Kerry Board and Kenmare District Board. and the following qualified; Figure Dancing Spa, East Kerry Board, Kenmare, Kenmare District Board Solo Singing Dromid, Amanda O Sullivan, South Kerry Board, Cromane, Ava Grace McKenna, Mid Kerry Board Instrumental Music Valentia, South Kerry Board, Kilgarvan, Kenmare District Board Recitation Glenbeigh/Glencar, Aisling Murphy, Mid Kerry Board, Tuosist, Tadhg Sugrue, Kenmare District, Board Ballad Group Cromane, Mid Kerry Board, Kenmare, Kenmare District Board Quiz Fossa, East Kerry Board, Laune Rangers, Mid Kerry Board Novelty Act Listry, East Kerry Board, Derrynane, South Kerry Board Set Dancing Kilcummin, East Kerry Board, Glenbeigh/Glencar, Mid Kerry Board
Then it was on to the Community Centre Abbeydorney on Sunday March 10th where the qualifiers from North of the County participated. On this occasion there were five District Boards taking part; North Kerry Hurling, North Kerry Football, Tralee District, Castleisland District and West Kerry Board. Bean a Ti was Brenda Dowling, Assistant Secretary of Coiste Scor Chiarrai, and here the participants who went through were; Figure Dancing St. Senans, North Kerry Football Causeway, North Kerry Hurling
Solo Singing Listowel Emmets, Olivia Stack. North Kerry Football Lispole, Martin Casey, West Kerry Board
Instrumental Music St. Senans, North Kerry Football Lixnaw, North Kerry Hurling
Recitation Kilmoyley, Cian O Regan, North Kerry Hurling Ballymacelligott, Niamh Rahilly, Castleisland District Board
Ballad Group Ballymacelligott, Castleisland District Board Na Gaeil, Tralee/ St. Brendans
Quiz Ballymacelligott, Castleisland District Board Na Gaeil, Tralee/St Brendans
Novelty Act Ballylongford, North Kerry Football Knocknagoshel, Castleisland District
Set Dancing Ballydonoghue, North Kerry Football Currow, Castleisland District
All the above mentioned will now go forward to the County Finals which will take place in the Tintean Theatre, Ballybunion on Sunday April 7th commencing at 2pm.
The Semi Final of Scor na Bpaisti took place in the Community Centre Abbeydorney on Sunday March 10th where the qualifiers from North of the County participated. On this occasion there were five District Boards taking part; North Kerry Hurling, North Kerry Football, Tralee District, Castleisland District and West Kerry Board. Bean a Ti was Brenda Dowling, Assistant Secretary of Coiste Scor Chiarra…i, and here the participants who went through representing the North Kerry Football Board were;
Figure Dancing St. Senans, North Kerry Football
Solo Singing Listowel Emmets. North Kerry Football
Instrumental Music St. Senans, North Kerry Football
Novelty Act Ballylongford, North Kerry Football
SCOR NA BPAISTI NORTH KERRY FINALS The North Kerry Finals of Scor Na bPaisti took place at the Tintean Theatre Ballybunion on Sunday evening last February 24th where once again this very popular competition drew a huge attendance to the Seaside venue. The standard of competition was of the highest order and well done to all competitors for the wonderful entertainment they provided. It was indeed a very successful evening for North Kerry Scor with a record 10 Clubs taking part; Beale Ballydonoghue, St. Senans, Tarbert, Ballylongford, Asdee, Listowel Emmets, Knocknure, Duagh and Moyvane and credit all the Clubs Cultural Officers for having their Clubs represented in competition. Certainly it was a memorable evening for the St. Senans Club and when the adjudicators made their final delibrations on the night they were crowned North Kerry champions in Figure Dancing, Instrumental Music, Ballad Group and Question Time. The Club also had three seconds in Solo Singing, Recitation and Novelty Act and to cap a very successful evening for the Club they won the Overall Club of the evening which was presented to their Coiste Na Nog Chairman Bertie Dillon on behalf of the Club. The remaining winners on the night were Listowel Emmets in the Solo Singing, Recitation went to Moyvane, Ballylongford were Novelty Act champions while Ballydonoghue won the Set Dancing. The following were the winners on the evening and will now go forward to the County Semi Finals which will be staged in the Community Centre Abbeydorney on Sunday March 10th commencing at 3pm sharp. Figure DancingSt. Senans Kerry Relihan, Deirdre Hunt, Yvonne Dillon, Catherine Quilter, Claire O Connell, Ciara O Reagan.
Solo SingingListowel Emmets Olivia Stack
Instrumental MusicSt. Senans Deirdre Hunt, Ciara O Regan, Erin Healy, Padraig Brosnan, Ciaran Healy.
Recitation Moyvane Shea Leahy
Ballad GroupSt. Senans Aaron Smith, Seamus Canty, Padraig Brosnan, Thomas Dillon, Ciaran Healy.
Question TimeSt. Senans Catherine Quilter, Yvonne Dillon, Megan O Sullivan, Ciaran Healy
Novelty ActBallylongford Maura O Neill, Clara Hanrahan, Roisin Acocal, Jack Uljee, Tara Lynch, Kady Acocal Moran, Duilan Uljee, Eoghan Cameron.
Set DancingBallydonoghue Caoimhe Barry, Roisin Kissane, Caoimhe Lyons, Tori O Connor, Ciara Fitzgerald, Shauna Mulvihill, Molly Mulvihill, Louise Madden.
North Kerry Senior Scor Finals will take place at the Community Centre Asdee on this Saturday evening March 2nd with a starting time of 7pm sharp. All participants are requested to be at the venue will in advance of the 7pm starting time. Jack Hennessy, North Kerry Football Cultural Officer.
COISTE SCOR NA BPAISTI CHIARRAI THUAIDH 2013 AT THE TINTEAN THEATRE, BALLYBUNION SUNDAY FEBRUARY 24th, 2PM SHARP. M.C. MICK FLAVIN, BOARD SECRETARY.
Clubs taking part in following order Asdee, St Senans, Listowel Emmets, Ballydonoghue, Knocknure, Tarbert, Beale, Duagh, Moyvane, Ballylongford
Figure Dancing St. Senans Kerry Relihan, Deirdre Hunt, Yvonne Dillon, Catherine Quilter, Claire O Connell, Ciara O Reagan. Duagh Caoimhe Harte, Mary Murphy, Ellie O Connor, Mary Bates, Subs; Katie Murphy, Aoibhinn Harte.
Solo Singing St Senans Seamus Canty Listowel Emmets Olivia Stack Ballydonoghue Tadhg Barry Tarbert Johanna Kiely Beale Anna Mai Wall Duagh Mary Bates Moyvane Annie Coulson Ballylongford Sorcha Kennelly
Instrumental Music Asdee Emma Lynch, Ciara O Connor, Megan Quinn, Caoimhe Scanlon, Jack Collins. St. Senans Deirdre Hunt, Ciara O Regan, Erin Healy, Padraig Brosnan, Ciaran Healy. Ballydonoghue Louise Madden, Roisin Kissane, Aoife Lynch, Ryan O Neill, Megan Barry Tarbert Aine Enright, Brion Cregan, Conor Heaphy, Gillian Musgrave, Adam O Mahony. Beale Kerrianne Williams, Padraig Mac Cuilinn, Sorcha O Connor, Diarmuid O Mahony Duagh Caoimhe Harte, Mary Murphy, Mary Bates, Aoife Bates Moyvane Josephine Hughes, Aoife Bowler, Ciara Hudson, Rachel O Connor, Eamon O Connor
Recitation St. Senans Yvonne Dillon Listowel Emmets Seamus O Sullivan Ballydonoghue Patrick Kissane Knocknure Adam Flavin Beale Diarmuid O Mahony Moyvane Shea Leahy
Ballad Group Asdee Katie Doyle, Christina Hannon, Caoimhe Scanlon, Padraig Lynch, Ciara O Connor St. Senans Aaron Smith, Seamus Canty, Padraig Brosnan, Thomas Dillon, Ciaran Healy. Ballydonoghue Soirse Keane, Tadhg Barry, Louise Madden, Sabhbh O Mahony, Roisin Kissane. Tarbert Aine Enright, Katelyn O Mahony, Sophia O Sullivan, Sasha Godley, Tara O Connor. Beale Kerriaine Williams, Anna Mai Wall, Mark Hennessy, Chloe Elbell, Donna O Rourke. Duagh Hannah Murphy, Mary Murphy, Ellie O Connor, Caoimhe Harte, Aoife Bates. Moyvane Aoife Bowler, Ciara Hudson, Conor Hogan, Dion Pierce, Eimear Shine
Question Time St. Senans Catherine Quilter, Yvonne Dillon, Megan O Sullivan, Ciaran Healy Listowel Emmets Mark Galvin, Sean Keane, Seamus O Sullivan, Tim Scanlon. Ballydonoghue Sabhbh O Mahony, Louise Madden, Soirse Keane, Joey Keane. Knocknure Adam Flavin, Lauren O Sullivan O Mahony, Tadhg McEvoy, Cian Rogan. Tarbert Adam O Mahony, Murty Moriarty, Brion Cregan, Padraig Leahy Beale Philip Byrne, Sorcha O Connor, Aimee Donnchu, Seamus Hannan. Ballylongford Anton O Connor, Victor Flahive, Patrick Carmody, Sorcha Kennelly Duagh Katie Murphy, Mary Murphy, Hannah Murphy, Ellie O Connor Moyvane Darren Hughes, Jason O Gorman, Conor Hogan, Eamon O Connor
Novelty Act St. Senans Yvonne Dillon, Rachel McKenna, Deirdre Hunt, Tadhg Dillon, Robert Gale, Brian Logue, Alex Lawlor. Tarbert Tara O Connor, Sasha Godley, Sasha Brent, Aine Enright, Siun Walsh, Shannon O Mahony, Katelyn O Mahony, ChloeO Carroll. Beale Padraig Mac Cuilinn, Philip Byrne, Kerrianne Williams, Fionnan Twomey, Daithi Hennessy, Katie Joy. Ballylongford Maura O Neill, Clara Hanrahan, Roisin Acocal, Jack Uljee, Tara Lynch, Kady Acocal Moran, Duilan Uljee, Eoghan Cameron.
Set Dancing Ballydonoghue Caoimhe Barry, Roisin Kissane, Caoimhe Lyons, Tori O Connor, Ciara Fitzgerald, Shauna Mulvihill, Molly Mulvihill, Louise Madden.
IMPORTANT DATES. All the winners on the night will go forward to the County Semi Final for the North of the County which will be held in Community Centre, Abbeydorney on Sunday March 10th at 3pm. On behalf of the North Kerry Football Board I wish to thank all Clubs, Competitors,Tutors,Supporters and Club Scor Officers and everybody who helped in any way in keeping Scor very much alive in North Kerry. THE PEOPLE THAT MADE IT ALL HAPPEN; I would like to thank the following Club Cultural Officers for the huge amount of time and effort they have put into the organising of Scor in their Clubs; it certainly made my job a lot easier.
Moyvane, Tara Mulvihill Tarbert, Helen Enright, Ballylongford Noel Fennell. Ballydonoghue, Katie McNamara Purcill, Beale, Margaret Hayes Sean Dee Asdee Kathleen Carmody. Listowel Bridget Tydings St. Senans Josephine Harmon Whelan Duagh, Graine Keane, Knocknanure Ger Greaney Clounmacon John Walsh
IMPORTAN PEOPLE. My thanks also to our Adjudicators. Mary Ryan, Micheal Murphy, Brenda Dowling and Billy Enright who is Quiz Master. Coiste Scor Chiarrai Chisteoir, Noel Fennell. M. C. for the night is Mick Flavin Board Secretary. Board Vice Chairman, Eddie Anthony Walsh, Assistant North Kerry Board Secretary, Maurice Mannix, Donal O Sullivan on Sound and John Stack, Boards Photographer. A word of thanks also to the Management and Staff of the Tintean Theatre,for having everything in order; the many stewards on duty and of course you the audience for your support. SPONSORS. Lets not forget our Sponsors; Senior Scor, Tom O Sullivan of O Sullivans Agri, Kilcolman, Asdee; Junior Scor, Paddy and Eileen Horgan, Amber Filling Station, Tarbert Road Listowel. Don’t forget to support our sponsors.
SCOR NA BPAISTI.
The North Kerry Finals of Scor Na bPaisti will be taking place at the Tintean Theatre, Ballybunion on this Sunday February 26th with a starting time of 2pm sharp. As this event is expected to have a large attendance and a huge entry it is important to note that all participants should be at the Ballybunion venue not later than 1 30pm. Proceedings will be getting underway at 2pm irrelevant of whos not present. Again only entry forms returned in time will be accepted to take part. Except for a few minor changes Scor Na bPaisti is ran in the same format as both Senior and Scor Na Nog. This competition will have 4 in their Quiz Team and all team questions will be all conferring. with 12 x 4 and 6 x 6 mark questions. All G A A questions will go back no further than 5 years. In the Set Dancing catagory teams taking part in this competition will only be allowed dance Kerry Sets. The usual Certicifates will be given to everybody taking part and medals will be given to those who come 1st and 2nd. It promises to be a very enjoyable occasion .Clubs that will be taking part will be Beale, Ballydonoghue, St. Senans, Knocknure, Ballylongford, Asdee, Duagh, Tarbert, Moyvane, Listowel Emmets, Clounmacon. The remaining 5 clubs; Ballyduff and Finuge will be taking part with the North Kerry Hurling Board while Castleisland Desmonds, Brosna and Knocknagoshel will participate with the Castleisland District Board.
Scor na Bpaisti Dates 2013
North Kerry Football Finals. At the Tintean Theatre, Ballybunion, Sunday February 24th at 2pm.
County Scor Na bPaisti Sponsored by Lee Strand Semi Finals South of the County; Saturday March 9that the St. Michaels/Foilmore Community Centre, 2pm. North of the County; Sunday March 10that the Abbeydorney Community Centre, 3pm. County Finals, Sunday April 7th; Tintean Theatre, Ballybunion, 2pm