Spelling Bee 2019 – Waterford, Wexford & Wicklow

It’s week five of our Eason Spelling Bee and our Spelling Bee Team are back on the road to meet all our wonderful participants. Waterford, Wexford and Wicklow were our destinations this week. Check out all the details below and find out who was crowned Spelling Bee County champions.

 

Waterford

Our first destination of the week was St. Ursula’s Primary School, Co. Waterford. Our Spelling Bee Team was welcomed with open arms and participants were made feel at ease. 12 spellers took part on the day with Sadhbh Brennan scooping the top prize and claiming the crown of Waterford County Champion. Sadhbh loves reading books by kate McManus. Sadhbh will now represent Waterford in the Munster Final on Thursday 6th June.

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Waterford Group Photo

Waterford County Final – Group Photo

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Waterford Winner Photo

Waterford County Final Winner – Sadhbh Brennan

 

 

Wexford

Next up was a visit to Marshalstown National School, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford for our Spelling Bee Team. Our team and all participants were welcomed with open arms. Overall, we had a big turnout of 37 spellers. Abbie Kinch from Bunscoil Ioreto, Gorey, Co. Wexford was crowned our Wexford County Champion beating some stiff competition. Abbie will now represent Wexford in the Leinster Final on Tuesday 21st May. 

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Wexford Group Photo

Wexford County Final – Group Photo 

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Wexford Winner Photo

Wexford County Final Winner – Abbie Kinch

 

Wicklow

Our last destination of week five was St Coen’s National School, Rathnew, Co. Wicklow. Once again, the competition was of the highest of standards. 18 spellers took part on the day with Naia O’Callaghan Royo claiming the top prizeand becoming our Wicklow County Champion. Naia loves everything Harry Potter. Naia will now represent Wicklow in the Leinster Final on Tuesday 21st May.

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Wicklow Group Photo

Wicklow County Final – Group Photo 

 

Spelling Bee 2019 - Wicklow Winner Photo

Wicklow County Final Winner – Naia O’Callaghan Royo

 

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

 

Spelling Bee Schedule 2019

 

County

Day

Date

Location

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