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SCOR NA BPAISTI
27th September 2013
COISTE SCOR CHAIRRAI AGM 2013/14
The Annual General Meeting of Coiste Scor Chairrai which had a huge attendance with all District Boards represented took place at the Austin Stack Park, Pavilion on Thursday last September 26th. Amongst the huge attendance present was Eamon O Sullivan, Ard Comhairle. The A G M opened with Chairperson Leona Twiss who welcomed everybody to the meeting and thanked those who helped in anyway in the promotion of Scor in the County; while in a very detailed Secretaries Report which was presented by Anita English giving full details of the years activities. A discussion took place on the some of the rule changes in our Scor programme to both Novelty Act and Quiz with many delegates expressing their disappointment. However this will apply for a three year period until it comes up for discussion again in 2016. Many tributes were paid to the Outgoing Secretary Anita English who had already announced that she was stepping down from her position as Secretary of Coiste Scor Chiarrai after a long and distinguished stay . Anita who has done trojan work with the last 8 years or so in the promotion of Scor in the County and beyond and on behalf of Coiste Scor Chiarrai we wish her all the best for the future. Maureen O Shea, former P R O of the County Committee and who needs little introduction to G A A affairs will take over as the new Secretary of Coiste Scor Chiarrai. The remainder of the Cultural committee remains the same for 2013/14
Chairperson. Leona Twiss, Miltown/Castlemaine
Vice Chairman. Jackie Walsh, St. Senans.
Secretary. Maureen O Shea, Ballymacelligott
Assistant Secretary. Brenda Dowling, Abbeydorney.
Paudie Dineen, Abbeydorney
Noel Fennell, Ballylongford.
Anne Mangan, Spa,
Tom Herlihy, Ballymacelligott.
P.R.O. Jack Hennessy, Asdee.
Chief Steward. Sheila McCarthy, Spa, Killarney.
I. T. Co-Ordinator. Anita English, St. Marys, Cahersiveen
Dates for the upcoming Scór na nÓg Competitions
North Kerry Finals. Saturday November 2ndth 7pm sharp, Marian Hall Moyvane
COUNTY SEMI FINALS
Co Semi Final for North of the County - Friday November 22nd at Knocknagoshel 7pm.
Co Semi Final for South of the County - Saturday November 23rd, at Glenbeigh, 6pm.
Sunday December 1st at 2 30pm in the Community Centre, Foilmore
17th Sepember 2013
At a meeting of the Munster Scor on Monday night last it was announced that the Novelty Act will after all be part of the Scor programme; it will now be called Leiriu (READ E MAIL FOR DETAILS). If possible could you get this included in your weekly parish notes for next weeks Kerryman. COISTE SCOR Na Nog CHIARRAI THUAIDH 2013/14
Sponsored by Paddy and Eileen Horgan, Amber Filling Station, Tarbert Road, Listowel
Date and venue for the North Kerry Finals of Scor Na nOg has been confirmed and will take place at the Marian hall, Moyvane on Saturday November 2nd commencing at 7pm sharp. Clubs to take part; Moyvane, Knockanure, Finuge, Listowel Emmets, Tarbert, Asdee, Ballylongford, Ballydonoghue, St. Senans, Beale Duagh, Clounmacon.
All Clubs must take part in at least 2 catagories but may take part in all 7 if they may wish; Figure Dancing, Solo Singing, Instrumental Music, Recitation, Ballad Group, Set Dancing, Leiriu, (Novelty Act) Quiz has been removed from the programme on the night.
At a meeting of the Munster Scor on Monday night last it was announced that the Novelty Act will after all be part of the Scor programme; it will now be called Leiriu (READ E MAIL FOR DETAILS). If possible could you get this included in your weekly parish notes for next weeks Kerryman. Please make sure all Club Scor Officers receive a copy of this. This will apply to all Scor competitions for 2013/14.
Thanks; Coiste Scor Chiarrai Thuaidh, Jack Hennessy.
The National Scór Committee has this week issued the new rule book for Scór competitions.
The important changes to note
1. The new category called Léiriú will replace the Novelty act. Groups are still encouraged to write their own scripts with elements of live music, dance and comedy. The biggest difference between Léiriú and the Novelty is that Comórtas Léiriú must depict an event or events from the history or mythology of Ireland or the history or mythology of the country of birth/origin of member(s) of the
2. The categories of Recitation, Léiriú, Solo singing and Ballad may include pieces based on Irish history and folklore or on the history and folklore of the country of birth/origin of the competitor.
3. The quiz will continue to be organised by Scór but will be held on a different night. It will be a table quiz with 10 rounds of 10 questions. There will be a county final with each winner from the 32 counties participating in the All Ireland final. This will be held on the eve of the All Ireland Scór Finals. The categories for the 10 rounds are
1) Gaelic and Ladies Football
2) Hurling and Camogie
3) Babhta amháin as Gaeilge ar imeachtaíChumann Lúthchleas Gael.
Freagraí as Gaeilge amháin
4) Irish History
5) World History
6) Irish Geography
7) Irish Current Affairs
8) World Current Affairs
9) Irish Culture
10) General Knowledge.
A.G.M. The Coiste Scor Chiarrai Annual A.G.M. will take place at the Austin Stack, Park, Pavilion on this Thursday September 26th with a starting time of 9pm sharp. It is important that 2 delegates from each Club are requested to be in attendance on the night.
For further information contact Coiste Scor Chiarrai Thuaidh Cultural Officer; Jack Hennessy at 0879516253 or e mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Dancing St. Senans Kerry Relihan, Deirdre Hunt, Yvonne Dillon, Catherine Quilter, Claire O Connell, Ciara O Reagan.
Solo Singing Listowel Emmets Olivia Stack
Instrumental Music St. Senans Deirdre Hunt, Ciara O Regan, Erin Healy, Padraig Brosnan, Ciaran Healy.
Recitation Moyvane Shea Leahy
Ballad Group St. Senans Aaron Smith, Seamus Canty, Padraig Brosnan, Thomas Dillon, Ciaran Healy.
Question Time St. Senans Catherine Quilter, Yvonne Dillon, Megan O Sullivan, Ciaran Healy
Novelty Act 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.
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
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.
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
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
St. Senans Yvonne Dillon
Listowel Emmets Seamus O Sullivan
Ballydonoghue Patrick Kissane
Knocknure Adam Flavin
Beale Diarmuid O Mahony
Moyvane Shea Leahy
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
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
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.
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
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