Thank you for making the thirty-ninth South of Ireland Band Championships such a memorable occasion. You are all the talk of the town! A well-deserved tribute goes to all of you for your co-operation and goodwill which ensured that this was yet again a highly-successful event. But above all, thank you for the music at the competition and the various venues around town which was deeply appreciated by the locals and a huge influx of visitors.
So many compliments have been paid to you and we realise how lucky we are that you come to Clonakilty to compete and celebrate.
A diary date – Saturday, July 6, 2019 for the 40th annual South of Ireland Band Championships. We will take a little break before the preparations will start.
Meanwhile, best wishes and renewed thanks. See you next year DV.
Clonakilty, Co. Cork
6 July 2019
Starts at 09:30
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.
Retiring founder and longtime conductor of the Tacoma Concert Band, Robert Musser, shows off the trophy and plaque that the band won in Ireland earlier this month. TCB won Best Band and Best Brass Section at the 39th annual South of Ireland…
1st prize Quality Hotel Clonakilty, weekend break for 2 – Hillary McKeon, Dublin
2nd prize Scally's Supervalu €100 shopping voucher – Anne Sinnott, Navan
3rd prize Inchydoney…
Junior Musicianship – Percussion Section - Redemptorist Centre of Music Concert Band, Limerick.
Adjudicator Award – Clara Town Junior Band (low brass – trombone & tuba)
From the Irish Examiner:
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The draw for the running order of the different categories on Saturday, July 7 is as follows: (Junior category will start at 9.30 am in Clonakilty Community Hall to be followed by the Senior category at 1.30 pm. The Intermediate category will commence at 9.30 am at Gaelscoil Mhichil Ui Choileain). NB Hard copy of this list and Information Letter will follow.
Due to the configuration of numbers in the various categories, it is necessary to have two competition venues this year – the junior and senior categories in one and the intermediate in another. We now confirm that the Junior and Senior categories will be run consecutively in the Community Hall with the Intermediate category taking place simultaneously in Gaelscoil Mhichil…