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Scór Sinsear Semi Finals
The Scór community in Ulster completed an exceptionally busy weekend with both Ulster semi-finals taking place in the two extremes of the province.
5 of the Tír Eoghain clubs completed an excellent evening’s work, on Saturday last 10th March, in the West Donegal venue of Aílt an Chorráin or Burtonport, a famous Donegal fishing port, ferry terminal to The Aran Islands and in the heart of a Gaeltacht district. Competitors from Counties Armagh, Cavan, Tyrone plus hosts Donegal competed against each other, for the two coveted places in each discipline, and a spot in the Ulster Final due to be held in Silverbridge, Co Armagh on Saturday 24th March at 5.00 pm
The competitors all received a hearty and wholesome Donegal welcome. Proceedings got off to a start at 5.00 pm concluding after 9.00 pm. The talent on display was phenomenal with a very wide variety of abilities on show across dance, song, storytelling and music.
The qualifiers for the Ulster finals were as follows
Rince Foirne – Coill an Chlochair, Tír Eoghain and Killeshandra, An Cabhán
Amhránaíocht Aonair – Dearbhla Scallon, An Goirtín, Tír Eoghain and Meabh Morgan, Carrickcruppin, Ard Mhaca
Aithriseoireacht / Scéalaíocht – Annette Kelly, An Charraig Mhór and An Cabhán
Ceol Uirlise, – An Cabhán and Dún na nGall
Bailéad Ghrúpa – An Droim Mór, Tír Eoghain and Carrickcruppin, Co Armagh
Léiriú Stáitse – Doire Treasc, Tír Eoghain and Carrickcruppin, Co Armagh
Rince Seit – An Charraig Mhór, Tír Eoghain and Killeshandra, Co Cavan
A very successful weekend for not only our Tyrone Scór qualifiers, in six of the seven disciplines, but also the superb victories achieved by the footballers in Healy Park plus hurlers in Longford.
A memorable weekend for the Gaels of Tír Eoghain.
The second semi Final took place in the Antrim village of Glenavy on the Sunday 11th March also at 5.00 pm with competing counties – Derry, Monaghan, Down, Fermanagh and hosts Antrim
The qualifiers for the Ulster Final from this semi final were as follows
Rince Foirne – Glenn, Doire and St Peter’s, Warrenpoint, An Dún
Amhránaíocht Aonair – Michelle Conaghan, Derrytrasna, Doire and Cathriona Sherlock, Scotstown, Muineacháin
Aithriseoireacht – Sharlene Neeson, Darragh Cross, An Dún and Páidi Sherlock, Scotstown, Muineacháin
Bailéad Ghrúpa – St Ergnat’a, Moneyglass, Aontroim, and O’Donnovan Rossa, Magherafelt, Doire
Léiriú Stáitse – Glenavy, Aontroim and Darragh Cross, An Dún
Ceol Uirlise – Ballyholland, An Dún and Moneyglass, Aontroim
Rince Seit – Glenn, Doire and Emyvale, Muineacháin.
This the stage is set for a talent filled evening in Silverbridge in Co Armagh at the end of the month with a very wide cross section of clubs from across the province of Ulster.
The Ulster Champions will then have an All- Ireland Final to look forward to on Saturday 14th April in Sligo I T.
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