BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS

7 July 2018 • Clonakilty, West Cork

A Word of Thanks to all the Bands

Thank you for making the thirty-eighth South of Ireland Band Championships such a special event once again.  A well-deserved tribute goes to all the bands as your co-operation and goodwill ensured that this was another highly-successful event.  But above all, thank you for the music at the competition and the various venues around town which delighted all who were in Clonakilty for the weekend

So many compliments are being paid to you and we realise how lucky we are that you come to our town to compete and celebrate.

A diary date – Saturday, July 7, 2018 for the thirty-ninth annual South of Ireland Band Championships.

Meanwhile, best wishes and renewed thanks from us, the organisers. See you next year DV.

Yours sincerely,

Eileen Kingston
(Co-ordinator)

2018 Competition

Event Details

Apply by 27 April

”Atlantic Haven”
Inchydoney
Clonakilty, Co. Cork
Ireland

Competition

7 July 2018
Starts at 09:30

Event Location

Clonakilty Community College and Hall
Clonakilty, Co. Cork, Ireland

Info

Another special day is in store with music indoors and outdoors and, once again, the Old Time Fair Day will coincide with the celebrations. We look forward to your participation. Do not hesitate to contact me if you have any queries.

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A Word of Thanks to all the Bands

  • By Eileen Kingston
  • Published 08 Jul 2017
  • Tagged invitation

Thank you for making the thirty-eighth South of Ireland Band Championships such a special event once again.  A well-deserved tribute goes to all the bands as your co-operation and goodwill ensured that this was another highly-successful event.  But above all, thank you for the music at the competition and the various venues around town which delighted all who were in Clonakilty for the weekend

So…

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Results for 2017 Band Championships

  • By Eileen Kingston
  • Published 08 Jul 2017
  • Tagged results

Senior section

  1. Ardee Concert Band
  2. Lourdes Brass Band
  3. Ballymore Eustace Concert Band

Intermediate Section

  1. Fermoy Concert Band
  2. Drogheda Youth Brass Band
  3. Cork Barrack Street…

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Reminder to All Bands

  • By Eileen Kingston
  • Published 22 Jun 2017
  • Tagged invitation

Please remember to present the scores on the day ONLY

And please note that a maximum of THREE players, who are not permanent members of the particular band performing, may be included for competition purposes on condition that they are declared PRIOR to…

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Draw for the 38th South of Ireland Band Championships

  • By Eileen Kingston
  • Published 08 Jun 2017

Please see the attached file (PDF) for the running order this year.

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An urgent message from the Organisers

  • By Eileen Kingston
  • Published 13 May 2017
  • Tagged invitation

We remind all bands participating in the Intermediate and Senior categories that the maximum fifteen-minutes playing time must be strictly observed. Please be aware that a penalty of one mark per extra minute played over the prescribed time will be imposed.

Your attention to the setting-up and performance times will ensure the smooth running of a very challenging…

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Updating all Bands

  • By Eileen Kingston
  • Published 10 May 2017
  • Tagged invitation

Dear Friends,

Hopefully, all your plans are going well for July 1.  We are delighted to tell you that Clon 2017 promises to be another special occasion, thanks to all of you.

Our adjudicators are Mr Philip Harper, who will judge the Intermediate and Senior categories and Capt. Brian Prendergast for the Junior category.

We acknowledge the bands who have submitted their entry…

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