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Wednesday 20 August 2014

Mid Cork comes up trumps

Published 07/11/2013 | 05:26

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MID Cork was the big winner at the annual Oireachtas festival, which was held in Killarney last week.

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The festival, which celebrates the best of sean-nós dancing, singing and storytelling took place in the INEC last week and saw a number of strong performances from locals.

Amongst the first prize winners were Seosamh Ó Criodáin, Siobhán Ní Mhuineacháin and Seán Ó Muineacháin from Coolavokig, Macroom, who took top spot in the Sketch competition with Aisteoirí Chill na Martra, while Seosamh Ó Críodáin and Seán Ó Muimhneacháin also won the Amhrán Saothair.

Other locals placed highly in the judge's rankings.

* see pages 2&3

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