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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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Newsflash - Note change of format!

  • By Eileen Kingston
  • Published 15 May 2018
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Dear Friends,

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…

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Welcome our 2018 Adjudicators

  • By Eileen Kingston
  • Published 05 May 2018
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We are very happy to confirm our adjudicators for the 39th event

Steve Sykes

Steve SykesFrom his first contest in the National Finals at the Royal Albert Hall in 1971 at the age of thirteen, Steve Sykes has been involved in brass banding at its…

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Reminder to all bands wishing to compete in 2018

  • By Eileen Kingston
  • Published 08 Apr 2018
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Friday, April 13 is the date for receipt of entries and cheques payable to South of Ireland Band Championships to Eileen Kingston, Competition Coordinator, "Atlantic Haven", Inchydoney, Clonakilty, Co. Cork.

Thanks to the thirteen bands whose entries have already been received.

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39th South of Ireland Band Championships

  • By Eileen Kingston
  • Published 08 Feb 2018
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Dear Friends,

Clonakilty will celebrate its annual Bands Day with the 39th South of Ireland Band Championships on Saturday, July 7.

Once again we look forward to welcoming you all to an occasion which will be as successful and enjoyable as in the past. Each year the recitals on the streets are warmly received and with your kind co-operation we hope to follow the same format again…

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A Word of Thanks to all the Bands

  • By Eileen Kingston
  • Published 08 Jul 2017
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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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