“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas [countdown] Ev’rywhere you go;”
Dunleer had a great Christmas in 2014. Check out these photos!
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And what celebrations were held:
The Dunleer Development Board sent out the invitation and THE BIG MAN arrived to open the Christmas Festival 2014.
Feile An Dreoilin ( Wren Boys Competition) started at 7.30pm ( all children were ready for 7.00 pm) in the Teach Scoraiocht Barn Rd. Dunleer.
All members competed in the Wren Boys Competition which was judged and prizes awarded.
The committee will presented the following awards :
Tommy Powderly Award for the most exceptional member of scoraiocht in the past year
The John Flanagan Award
There will be loads of sweets and presents for the Children.
We would like to thank our Main Sponsors:
Glen Dimplex Victory Value
Dunleer Credit Union Dunleer Post Office
9:00 pm in Shearmans Bar Traditional Irish music by the Brendan Mc Creanor Group
The Market was organised by the Dunleer Development Board.
Phillipstown Orchestra, The Scoil Uí Mhurí choir and Scoraiocht Óg performed during the Christmas Fair.
S Factor 2014 in the Ballroom Grove House Dunleer Co. Louth
€1000 in prizes
Main Sponsors: Dunleer Spar Grove House
All participants were presented with Paddy Torris Memorial Medals
Practice Sessions in Anteroom started 9.00am
Auditions in Ballroom started 10.0am
Finals 7.00 pm
A big thank you to the following Councillors for their support of the S Factor:
Pearse McGeough and
Special mention and “Thank You” to our judges: Councillor Frank Godfrey, Brian Larkin and Anne Larkin.
Also in the Grove Bar on 6th Dec.
8.00 pm Big Traditional Session featuring
Declan Warren and friends
Sean Clare & Scoraiocht Lannleire
Newry Writers Club
Ramblin House and lots More
10.30 pm Mal Reilly (Featuring his hits ” Just For You” and ” I’ll be there” )
Full Shilling Big Band
Tickets were €5.00 and covered S Factor Finals & Grand Finale
The celebrations closed with a Christmas Carol Service in the beautiful St. Brigid’s Church.
Phillipstown Junior Ensemble
Scoil Uí Mhuirí Choir
Phillipstown Children’s Choir
Cara Folk Group