Spelling Bee 2019 – Kildare, Offaly, Westmeath & Longford

As we moved into our third week of the Eason Spelling Bee, our Spelling Bee Team went back on the road to visit four more schools within the Leinster region. Kildare, Offaly, Westmeath and Longford were the destinations for the week. Our Spelling Bee Team were in high hopes and looking forward to meeting all our wonderful spellers. Check out all the details below and find out who was crowned Spelling Bee County champions.

 

Kildare

On Monday 4th March our team were warmly greeted by teachers and pupils from St. Brigid’s Primary School Kildare, who were eagerly awaiting to meet our Spelling Bee Team. 23 spellers were put to the test to see who would be crowned our Kildare Spelling Bee champion. Orlando Gale-Scourfield who loves Harry Potter was crowned our Kildare County Champion. Orlando will now move on to represent Kildare in the Leinster Final on 21st May.

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Kildare Group Photo

Kildare County Final – Group Photo

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Kildare Winner Photo 

Kildare County Final Winner – Orlando Gale-Scourfield

 

Offaly

Tullamore ETNS were the hosts of the Offaly Spelling Bee and our Spelling Bee Team were welcomed with open arms. A total of 20 spellers took part to be crowned our Offaly Spelling Bee Champion. Offaly provided us with a high level of standard and on the day, Ella Morrissey was crowned our Offaly County Champion. Ella will now go on to represent Offaly in the Leinster Final in May.

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Offaly Group Photo

Offaly County Final – Group Photo 

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Offaly Winner Photo

Offaly County Final Winner – Ella Morrissey

 

Westmeath

Day three of week three and our Spelling Bee Team are heading to Athlone, Co. Westmeath. St. Mary’s National School, Athlone were our hosts and gave us an excellent welcoming. 25 pupils were put to the test to see who would be crowned our Westmeath County Champion. George Mhitarjans from our host school won the battle of the spellers and was crowned our Westmeath Spelling Bee Champion. Percy Jackson is his favourite series of books. George will now move onto the Leinster Finals in May. 

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Westmeath Group Photo

Westmeath County Final – Group Photo 

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Westmeath Winner Photo

Westmeath County Final Winner – George Mhitarjans

 

Longford

On Thursday 7th March, our Spelling Bee Team moved onto Stonepark National School, Co. Longford. With a total of 13 spellers taking part, the standard of spelling was extremely high. Chriswin Regit stood tall and became our Longford County Champion. Chriswin comes from Lanesborough Primary School and loves reading. Chriswin will now represent Longford in the Leinster Final on Tuesday 21st May.

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Longford Group Photo

Longford County Final – Group Photo

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Longford Winner Photo 

Longford County Final Winner – Chriswin Regit

 

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

Spelling Bee Schedule 2019

County

Day

Date

Location

Kerry

Tues

12th Mar

Gaelscoil Faithleann, An Pháirc, Killarney, Co. Kerry

Cork

Wed

13th Mar

CBC Preparatory School, Sidney Hall, Wellington Raod, Cork

Tipperary

Thurs

14th Mar

St.John the Baptist BNS, Old Road, Cashel, Tipperary

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