Armagh big winners in Scór Semi

March 5th, 2013

scor-sinsear-2013-emyvale-balladThreemilehouse in Monaghan was the venue for last weekend’s first Ulster Scór Sinsear semi-final, and although the Farney county made home advantage count as they claimed success in three of the eight disciplines on the night, it was their neighbours from Armagh who enjoyed the majority of successes.

The Orchard county’s representatives took the spoils in Ceili, instrumental music, solo singing and novelty act. Monaghan coming out on top in the ballad group, set dancing and quiz, while Cavan’s sole success of the night came in the recitation.

All eight winning acts will now turn their attentions to the Ulster Scór Sinsear final, which will take place once again in St Cecilia’s College, Derry, on April 6.

The complete results from the evening are as follows:

Rince Fóirne – Ceili Dancing
Killeavy, Armagh

Amhránaiocht Aonair-Solo Singing
Meave Morgan, Carrickcruppen, Armagh

Ceol Uirlise – Instrumental Music
Dromintee, Armagh

Nuachleas – Novelty Act
Sarsfields, Armagh

Aithriseoreacht/Scealaoicht – Recitation/Storytelling
Dan Sweeney, Killeshandra, Cavan

Bailéad Ghrúpa – Ballad Group
Emyvale, Monaghan (pictured)

Rince Seit – Set Dancing
Emyvale, Monaghan

Trath na gCeisteanna – Question Time
Scotstown, Monaghan