Spelling Bee 2019 – Kerry, Cork and Tipperary

Week four of our Eason Spelling Bee and all roads lead to the south of Ireland. Kerry, Cork and Tipperary were our destinations and our spelling Bee Team were in high spirits. Our Spelling Bee team were looking forward to crowning our first three county winners within the Munster region. Check out all the details below and find out who was crowned Spelling Bee County champions.

 

Kerry

On Tuesday 12th March, Gaelscoil Faithleann in Killarney welcomed our Spelling Bee Team and competitors with open arms. With a total of 18 pupils taking part the standards were set high from the outset. Caitríona Ní Mhurchú from Gaelscoil Aogáin battled her way through to be crowned our Kerry County Champion. Caitríona will now go on to represent Kerry in the Munster Final on Thursday 6th June.

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Kerry Group Photo

Kerry County Final – Group Photo

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Kerry Winner Photo 

Kerry County Final Winner –  Caitríona Ní Mhurchú

 

Cork

CBC Preparatory School hosted our Cork County Spelling Bee Final and welcomed a large crowd of participants and supporters to their school. A total of 62 spellers took part and the competition was highly contested. The standard of spelling was extremely high with Hannah Lucey standing out from the crowd to become our Cork County champion. Hannah will now go on to the Munster Final on Thursday 6th June. 

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Cork Group Photo

Cork County Final – Group Photo 

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Cork Winner Photo

Cork County Final Winner – Hannah Lucey

 

Tipperary

On Thursday 14th March, our Spelling Bee Team headed to St. John the Bapist BNS in Cashel Co. Tipperary. Our Spelling Bee team and participants were warmly welcomed and there was an excellent vibe throughout the day. The Tipperary Final was highly contested with 35 pupils taking part. Georgia Darcy from Kyle Park National School was crowned Tipperary County Champion. Georgia will now represent Tipperary in the Munster Final at the beginning of June.

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Tipperary Group Photo

Tipperary County Final – Group Photo 

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Tipperary Winner Photo

Tipperary County Final Winner – Georgia Darcy

 

Check out below to see where else we are heading in 2019!

Spelling Bee Schedule 2019

County

Day

Date

Location

Waterford

Tues

19th Mar

St.Ursula's Primary School, Ursuline Convent, Waterford

Wexford

Wed

20th Mar

Marshalstown N.S, (Community Centre across from school),Marshalstown, Enniscorty

Wicklow

Thurs

21st Mar

St.Coen's N.S., Merrymeeting, Rathnew, Wicklow

Mayo

Mon

25th Mar

St Pats, Chapel Street, Castlebar, Co.Mayo

Galway

Tues

26th Mar

Gaelscoil Iarfhlatha, Tír an Chóir, Tuaim, Galway

Clare

Wed

27th Mar

Scoil Chríost Rí, Clocjan Liath, Inis, Co. Clare

Limerick

Thurs

28th Mar

JFK Memorial School, Ennis Rd., Limerick

Dublin

Tues

2nd Apr

Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport, Old Airport Rd, Cloghran, Co.Dublin

Meath

Wed

3rd Apr

St.Mary's P.S, Patrick St. Trim, Co.Meath

Louth

Thurs

4th Apr

Monastery NS, Drogheda Rd, Ardee, Co. Louth

Cavan

Tues

9th Apr

Knocktemple N.S, Virginia, Co. Cavan

Fermanagh

Wed

10th Apr

Holy Trinity PS, Derrin Rd, Enniskillen, Co.Fermnagh

Tyrone

Thurs

11th Apr

Sacred Heart PS, 6 Letfern Avenue, Tyrone

Monaghan

Mon

29th Apr

Scoil Naomh Padraig, Corracrin, Emyvale, Monaghan

Armagh

Tues

30th Apr

Poyntzpass PS, 1Tandragee Rd, Poyntzpass, Newry, BT35 6SL

Down

Wed

1st May

St.Colmcille's Primary, Glebetown Drive, Downpatrick, BY30 6PZ

Antrim

Tues

7th May

Templepatrick PS, 5 Lylehill Rd, Templepatrick, Antrim

Derry

Wed

8th May

St.Canices PS, 34 Glendra Rd, Feeny, Co.Derry BT47 4TW

Donegal

Thurs

9th May

Scoil Phádriag, Drumkeen, Ballybofey, Co.Donegal

Leinster

Tuesday

21st May

Eason, O'Connell St. Dublin

Ulster

Thursday

23rd May

Eason, Donegall Place, Belfast

Connacht

Tuesday

28th May

Eason, Galway S.C, Headford Rd.

Munster

Thursday

6th June

Eason, Patrick St, Cork

Final

Thursday

13th June

The Space @ The Helix, DCU, Collins Avenue, Whitehall, Dublin 9