Roscrea Comhaltas celebrates Fleadh Cheoil Thiobraid Árainn

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Roscrea Comhaltas celebrates Fleadh Cheoil Thiobraid Árainn

Congratulations to Caitlín, Jack, Leah and Grace Byrne.

Well done to all branch members who competed in Fleadh Cheoil Thiobraid Árann recently.

Roscrea was very well represented and we are very proud of all our members.

A special mention must go to Carol Thompson, Pat Flanagan, Suzanne Costello, Bríd Barry and Catherine Browne for all their dedication in preparing competitors for the Marching Band and Grúpa Cheoil. Thanks to Cill Shléibhe CCÉ for hosting a fantastic Fleadh in Templemore! Next stop - Munsters! Congratulations to the following members who placed in competitions:

Leah Byrne - 2nd U9 Whistle

Séan Murray - Qualified Comhrá

Rebekah Smith - 3rd U12 Flute Slow Airs

Cormac Murray - Qualified Comhrá

Tomas Holmes - 2nd U12 Singing

William Holmes - 1st 15-18 Uileann pipes, Uileann pipes Slow Airs, Mouth Organ & 3rd in Fiddle Slow Airs

Saoirse Flannery - 2nd U12 Storytelling & Qualified in Comhrá

Caoimhe Flannery - 2nd 12-15 Mandolin, 3rd Rec Whistle Slow Airs & Qualified in Comhrá

Jack Flannery - 2nd 15-18 Ceilí Drums & 3rd Rec Bodhrán

Seána Grace - 1st 15-18 Piano

Darragh Carey Kennedy - 1st O18 Banjo & Rogha Ghleas

John Browne - 2nd newly composed song in English

Darren Larkin, William Holmes, Isabelle Conan - 3rd Trio 15-18

Grupaí Cheoil - 12-15 3rd place

Marching Band - 1st place

8 hand Ceilí Dancing - 1st place.