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Scór Sinsir Results 2018

By Sinéad Breen Donegal PRO Mon 5th Mar

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Scór Sinsir: The two semi finals of Scór Sinsir took place over the weekend of the 23rd and 24th February in Muff and Glenties respectively. Míle buíochas to the Naomh Pádraig Uisce Chaoin and the Naomh Conaill Clubs for hosting the semi finals.


Category Number of Clubs

Rince Foirne 1

Amhránaíocht Aonair 12

Aithriseoireacht/Scéalaíocht 5

Grúpa Bailéad 3

Leiriú Stáitse 3

Ceol Uirlise 6

Tráth na gCeist 13

Iomlán – 43 A total of 20 clubs out of 40 took part

There was no sett dancing in Donegal this year not has there been now for many years.

The county final of Scór Sinsir took place in Glenfin on Friday 2nd March and for the first time the whole final was streamed live receiving in the region of 3,500 hits. Many thanks to the Glenfin GAA club for hosting the county final.

The clár for the night was as follows.

Rince Foirne – Céilí Dancing

· Naomh Naille

Amhránaíocht Aonair – Solo Singing

· An Clochán Liath – Daire Ó Baoill

· Iorras – Ryan Ivors

· Naomh Bríd – Bríghdín McGarrigle

· Naomh Adhamhnáin – Sinéad Ní Dhomhnaill

Aithriseoireacht/Scéalaíocht – Recitation/Storytelling

· Gleann Fhinne – Seán Ó Gallchóir

· Naomh Muire – Aodh Óg Ó Duibheannaigh

· Naomh Adhamhnáin – Andy McGranaghan

· An Clochán Liath – Nórín Nic Gairbheith

Ghrúpa Baileád – Ballad Group

· Gleann tSúilí

· Roibeard Eiméid

· Naomh Naille

Léiriú Stáitse – Stage Presentation

· Naomh Muire

· Gaoth Dobhair

· Gleann tSúilí

Ceol Uirlise – Instrumental Music

· Naomh Pádraig – Uisce Chaoin – Did not travel due to road conditions in their area

· Gleann tSúilí

· Iorras

Tráth na gCeisteanna – Quiz

· Na Cealla Beaga

· Gaeil Fhánada

· Aodh Ruadh – B.A.S.

· Naomh Columba – Did not travel due to road conditions in their area and were replaced by Gleann Fhinne & Roibeard Eiméid who ended up joint third in the semi final stages.

Buaiteoirí – Winners

Rince Foirne: Naomh Naille

Amhránaíocht Aonair: An Clochán Liath (Daire Ó Baoill)

Aithriseoireacht/Scéalaíocht: Gleann Fhinne (Seán Ó Gallchóir)

Bailéad Ghrúpa: Naomh Naille

Leiriú Stáitse: Gaoth Dobhair

Ceol Uirlise Iorras

Tráth na gCeist: Gaeil Fhánada

These clubs with the exception of Gaeil Fhánada who go straight through to the All Ireland finals in Sligo in April will all compete in Burtonport on Saturday 10th March at 5.00pm. where they will be up against the county champions of Armagh, Cavan & Tyrone. A great evening of entertainment is assured and we request that all who have an interest in Scór in Donegal or indeed all who have an interest in the music, song, dance, storytelling or drama of Ireland attend and lend your support to the Donegal competitors who will need all the support they can get to overcome these traditionally strong scór counties. Cead isteach – Admission is €10 and a great evening of top class entertainment is assured so make the trip to Burtonport on Saturday 10th.

Tráth na gCeist Bord: Due to the red alert weather warning and in the interest of safety, the Tráth na gCeist Bord which was to take place in the Mount Errigal Hotel on the 1st March was postponed. This has been rescheduled for Thursday 8th March at 8.00pm. in St. Eunan’s GAA clubhouse (upstairs). Our three top teams will still be able to represent the county in the Ulster final in Armagh on the 9th March. Teams of four will be asked a total of 80 questions (All in Irish) about the following categories.

· An CLG – The GAA x 2 bhabhta

· Stair na hEireann – Irish Hisory x Babhta amháin – One Round

· Tír Eolas na hEireann – Irish Geography x Babhta amháin – One Round

· Ceol na hEireann – Music of Ireland x Babhta amháin – One Round

· Litríocht na hÉireann – Irish Literature x Babhta amháin – One Round

· Cúrsaí Reatha – Current Affairs x Babhta amháin – One Round

· Eolas Ginearalta – General Knowledge x Babhta amháin – One Round

Tá na ceisteanna go hiomlán i nGaeilge agus tá an chomórtas seo mar pháirt do Seachtain na Gaeilge. Beidh foireann ag glacadh páirt ó Club ar bith a bhfuil suim acu sa Ghaeilge.

By Sinéad Breen Donegal PRO Mon 5th Mar

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