Spelling Bee 2019 – Laois, Carlow & Kilkenny

Week two of the 2019 Eason Spelling Bee saw our Spelling Bee Team made their way to Laois, Carlow and Kilkenny to crown our next three lucky Spelling Bee County champions. Check out all the details below and find out who was crowned Spelling Bee County champions.

 

Laois

Presentation Primary School in Portlarington were very kind to host the Laois County Final in their school. A total of 11 spellers went head to head to be crowned the Laois County Champion. Jake Gee Doheny from St. Fintan’s BNS, Mountrath became our Laois county Champion with a strong display of spelling. Jake’s favourite book to read is The Children of Eden. Jake will now move on to compete in the Leinster Final in May.

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Laois Group Photo

Laois County Final – Group Photo

 

 Spelling Bee 2019 - Laois Winner Photo

Laois County Final Winner – Jake Gee Doheny

 

Carlow

On Wednesday 27th February our Spelling Bee team were warmly greeted by Bennekerry National School to crown the Carlow County Champion. 17 spellers took part in the competition to be named the Carlow County Champion. Emma Corish from Ardattin National School became our Carlow County Champion. Emma became our first female regional champion. Emma we now represent Carlow in the Leinster finals in May. 

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Carlow Group Photo

Carlow County Final – Group Photo 

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Carlow Winner Photo

Carlow County Final Winner – Emma Corish

 

Kilkenny

For the final competition of week two, our Spelling Bee team made the journey to Scoil Iognaid De Ris in Kilkenny. Like every county, the standard was extremely high with 21 spellers taking part. Órlaith McDonald from Ballyfacey National School came out on top and was crowned Kilkenny County Champion. Órlaith is an avid reader and particularly loves the Harry Potter series. Órlaith will now go on to represent the county in the Leinster Final in May. 

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Kilkenny Group Photo

Kilkenny County Final – Group Photo 

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Kilkenny Winner Photo

Kilkenny County Final Winner – Órlaith McDonald

 

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

 

Spelling Bee Schedule 2019

County

Day

Date

Location

Kildare

Mon

4th Mar

St Brigids P.S, Grey Abbey Rd, Kildare Town, Co.Kildare

Offaly

Tues

5th Mar

Tullamore ETNS, Collins Lane, Tullamore, Co.Offaly

Westmeath

Wed

6th Mar

St.Mary's N.S, Grace Park Road, Athlone, Westmeath

Longford

Thurs

7th Mar

Stonepark N.S, Stonepark, Co.Longford

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