There was a good turn out and plenty of excitement at the recent county finals of the Talent competitions which took place in Dunkerrin Hall where the guest of honour was none other than Henry Healy, cousin of President Barack Obama. Henry was responsible for the President’s visit to Ireland last year and he was with the President in the White House on St Patrick’s Day along with Moneygall publican, Ollie Hayes, who featured on The Late Late Show on last Friday night. Henry took time out off his busy schedule to present the medals in all the Talent events much to the delight of the children, some of whom stated this really added to the thrill of winning.
Solo Music: 1 Roscrea - Darragh Carey Kennedy; 2 Newport – Niamh Bourke; 3 Burgess – Niall Slattery
Group Dance Irish Contemporary: 1 Lattin Cullen – Kate Bradshaw, Maeve Buckley
Solo Dance: 1 Silvermines – Colin Dillon; 2 Lattin Cullen – Leah Carew
Recitation: 1 St Flannans – Aodhan Ryan
Group Singing: 1 St Flannan’s; 2 Silvermines
Drama/Comedy Sketch: 1 St Flannan’s
Choir: 1 Cashel
Solo Singing: 1 Lattin Cullen - Emer Carew. 2 Cloughjordan – Conor Fahy; 3 Ballina – Anna Conway
Group Music: 1 Newport; 2 Roscrea; 3 Burgess
Set Dancing : 1 St Flannan’s; 2 Newport
All winners names are now included on the roll of honour of those who will contest the HSE Community Games National Finals in Athlone on weekend of 25th-27th of May.
The draw for the Summer Games took place in Hayes Hotel, Thurles last week details may be viewed in the downloads section of the website www.tipperarycommunitygames.com.
Best of luck to Draughts teams from Lattin Cullen and Newport, Handball teams from Cloughjordan and Newport and Indoor Soccer teams from Toomevara and Newport who will all contest the HSE Munster finals in University of Limerick on this Saturday, March 31.
Results of Cross Country, Projects and Handwriting will be published next week.