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A magnificent day was had by Lackagh Comhaltas at the recent Connacht Fleadh Cheoil, which took place last weekend in Carrick-on-Shannon (6th–7th July). Once again the Lackagh Branch of Comhaltas was very strongly represented on the day. A lot of hard work took place in the lead-up to the event. Well done to all who participated.

The results were as follows (U12):
Concertina: Sebastian Knoop (1st) & Rachel Hughes (3rd)
Flute: Rachel Hughes (2nd)
Melodeon: Mary Duggan (1st)
Drums: Sinéad Duggan (3rd)
Piano: Mary Duggan (3rd)
Fiddle: Sarah McHale (3rd)
Fiddle Slow Airs: Sarah McHale (3rd)
Duet: Niamh Moran & Sarah McHale (2nd)
English Singing: Sebastian Knoop (1st)


Pictured above are Lackagh Céili Band who came first in the Grúpa Cheoil category—Tutor Sharon Connell.


Pictured above are Lackaghmore Grúpa Cheoil who came second in the Grúpa Cheoil category—Tutor Angela Fahy.


12–15 Category
Concertina: Amy Murphy (2nd)
Melodeon: Amy Murphy (2nd)
Piano: Daniel Knoop (1st)
Mandolin: Eoghan Gallagher (1st) & Darren Hession (2nd)
Uilleann Pipes: Shane Lawless (2nd)
Trio: Amy Murphy, Darren Hession & Kellie Mannion (2nd)

15–18 Category
Flute: Eimear Whelan (2nd)
Whistle: Eimear Whelan (3rd)

0–18 Category
Piano: Catherine McHugh (1st)
Piano Accompaniment: Catherine McHugh (2nd)
English Singing: Paddy Costello (1st)

Congratulations to all who participated in the competition. Qualifiers now go on to represent Connacht at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Derry on the 17th and 18th of August.


Pictured above are the U15 Lackagh Grúpa Cheoil.


Pictured above are the U15 Lackagh Céili Band.