Galway Fleadh 2008


      The Galway fleadh took place in Letterfrack on the 17th / 18th May. Once again there was a large entry from the branch, including three ceili bands and two grupai cheoil. The branch will have a large entry for the Connacht fleadh which takes place in Westport on the first weekend in July. The results from the Galway fleadh are as follows:

U9 B. Acc Saoirse Coppinber 2nd
U12 Harp Karena Coppinger 2nd
U12 B.Acc Sarah Cormican 2nd
U12 Banjo Karena Coppinger 2nd
U12 Flute Alan Keane 3rd
U12 Flute Slow Airs Rebecca Finnerty 2nd
U12 Flute Slow Airs Alan Keane 3rd
U12 Mandolin Maeve Ryan 1st
U12 Piano Oisin McNally 2nd
U12 Bodhran Alan Keane 3rd
12-15 Harp Shauna Coppinger 1st
12-15 Drums Ciara Holohan 1st
12-15 Trios

Nicola Murphy / Cliona Hynes / Rosemary Burke

15-18 B.Acc Gerard Forde 3rd
15-18 Piano Gerard Forde 1st
15-18 Accomp David Howley 1 st
U12 Ceili Band 3rd
12-15 St Dympnas CB 2nd
U12 Grupai Cheoil 2nd
15-18 Grupai Cheoil 1st
Senior B.Acc Conor McCarthy 1st