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Tacoma Concert Band wins big while touring Scotland and Ireland

  • By John Cocula
  • Published 20 Jul 2018
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Tacoma Concert Band

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…

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Clonakilty Puts America First!

  • By Eileen Kingston
  • Published 14 Jul 2018
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(from The Southern Star)

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2018 Raffle Results

  • By Eileen Kingston
  • Published 13 Jul 2018
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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…

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Results for 39th Band Championships

  • By Eileen Kingston
  • Published 08 Jul 2018
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Junior Category

  1. Fermoy Youth Band
  2. Clara Town Junior Band
  3. St. Mary’s Brass & Reed Junior Band, Kingscourt

Junior Musicianship – Percussion Section - Redemptorist Centre of Music Concert Band, Limerick.

Adjudicator Award – Clara Town Junior Band (low brass – trombone & tuba)

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Clon strikes up the band as hundreds of musicians head to town

  • By Eileen Kingston
  • Published 02 Jul 2018
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From the Irish Examiner:

Visitor accommodation is at a premium as a West Cork town gears up for the arrival of…

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Bands Running Order, 2018 (33 Bands Competing)

  • By Eileen Kingston
  • Published 06 Jun 2018
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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.

Junior…

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