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English Verse Speaking

a Map SLigo

Friday 23rd - Sun 25th March, 2018

Sligo Southern Hotel

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Please send entries by email to fearghaloboyle@gmail.com
and confirm with entry fees by post to
Rita Needham, Sec. Verse Speaking Section,
Kiltycahill, Hazelwood, Co. Sligo. (087) 7095920
ritaneedham2004@yahoo.co.uk

 

Rule 21: Entries on official Feis Shligigh entry forms, accompanied by full entry fee (except Irish dancing) must reach the secretary of the particular section not later than Fri. 26th January, 2018. After this date entries may be accepted only at the discretion of the executive committee.

 

JUBILEE PERPETUAL TROPHY:
(Presented by Kay Guinane)

This trophy will be awarded by the adjudicator to the most promising - Non First Prize Winner.

1E. YEATS CUP SENIOR
Competitors, 16 years and over to perform 2 contrasting pieces of own choice by W.B. Yeats. Performance not to exceed 6 mins. Winner to receive an academic bursary for the 2018 Yeats Internatioal Summer School. Kindly presented by The Yeats Society Sligo *See rule 22
Entrance Fee: €7.00

2E. THE YEATS CUP (JUNIOR)
Under 16 years. Competitors under 16 years to speak one poem of own choice by W B Yeats.
Entrance Fee: €7.00 *See rule 22

3E. THE THEO BOURKE MEMORIAL CUP
Public Speaking Over 14 yrs. Speakers to present a prepared speech on a topic of own choice, not exceed-ing 5 minutes. Aids maybe used.
Entrance Fee: €7.00

4E. THE EUGENE HENRY PERPETUAL CUP
14-16 years. Competitors to recite 1 poem of own choice. Performance not to exceed 3 mins.
Entrance Fee: €7.00 *See rule 22

5E. RECITATION 14-16 years
Competitors to recite a poem of own choice by an
Irish Author(other than W.B. Yeats). The entire performance must not exceed 3 minutes.
Entrance Fee: €7.00 *See rule 22

6E. J.J. FRIEL MEMORIAL CUP 12- 14 years
Competitors to recite one poem of own choice .
Time Limit: not to exceed 3 mins
Entrance Fee: €7.00

7E. THE O’CAROLAN CUP 12-14 years
Competitors to recite one of the following poems
A) Mid-Term Break by Seamus Heaney
B) The Old Woman of the Roads by Padraic Collum
C) Moments When the Light by Brendan Kennelly
Entrance Fee: €7.00
Set Pieces may not be used in Own Choice Competitions

8E. CNOC NA CILLE PERPETUAL CUP
Recitation 12-14 years. Competitors to recite a poem of own choice by an Irish Author.
(other than W.B. Yeats)
The entire performance must not exceed 3 minutes.
Entrance Fee: €7.00

9E. CORN AVONDALE 10-12 years
Competitors to recite one of the following poems
A) Coach by Eleanor Farjeon
B) The Day that Summer Died by Vernon Scannell
C) Teabag by Peter Dixon
Entrance Fee: €7.00
Set Pieces may not be used in Own Choice Competitions

10E. RECITATION 10-12 years
Competitors to recite a poem of own choice by an Irish Author. (other than W.B. Yeats)
The entire performance must
not exceed 2 minutes.
Entrance Fee: €7.00

11E. CORN CNOC na SCEACH 10 – 12 years
Presented by the Quinn Family, Thornhill Competitors to recite one poem of your own choice
Entrance Fee: €7.00

12E. THE EUGENE GILBRIDE MEMORIAL CUP 8-10 years – CONFINED
Competitors, residents of County Sligo and Leitrim, to perform one poem of own choice.
Performance not to exceed 3 mins.
Entrance Fee: €7.00

13E. THE MICHAEL F. HORAN MEMORIAL CUP 8-10 years – OPEN
Competitors to recite one of the following poems
A) The Snare by James Stephens
B) The Veggie Lion by Spike Milligan
C) Bear in There by Shel Silverstein
Entrance Fee: €7.00

Set Pieces may not be used in Own Choice Competitions


14E. THE DRUMCLIFFE CUP
RECITATION 8-10 Years

Presented by Des & Irene Fleming
Competitors to recite a poem of own choice by an Irish Author. (other than W.B. Yeats)
The entire performance must not exceed 2 minutes.
Entrance Fee: €7.00

15E. THE GRETTA KIELTY MEMORIAL CUP Girls 6-8 years
Competitors to recite a short poem of own choice.
Performance not to exceed 2mins.
Entrance Fee: €7.00

16E. THE PAT Mc LOUGHLIN MEMORIAL CUP Boys 6-8 years
Competitors to recite a short poem of own choice. Performance not to exceed 2 mins
Entrance Fee: €7.00

17E. THE PATSY HARTE MEM. CUP
Recitation Competitors to recite a short poem of own choice 5-6 years Girls.
Time Limit: 2 mins. Entrance Fee: €7.00

18E. MAYOR JOHN FALLON MEM.CUP
Recitation Competitors to recite a short poem of own choice 5-6 years Boys
Time Limit: 2 mins
Entrance Fee: €7.00

19E. THE KATHLEEN CARROLL MEM. CUP
Recitation Girls Under 5 years.
Own choice
Time Limit: 2 mins
Entrance Fee: €7.00

20E. THE TERESA COYNE MEM. CUP
Recitation Boys Under 5 year
. Own choice
Time Limit: 2 mins
Entrance Fee: €7.00

21E. STUDIED PROSE READING
13 –16 years.
Competitors to read aloud a passage from a short story/novel of own choice.
(Not to exceed 2 mins)
Entrance Fee: €7.00

22E. STUDIED PROSE READING
10-13 years.
As 21E
Entrance Fee: €7.00

23E STUDIED PROSE READING
Under 10 years.
As 21E
Entrance Fee: €7.00

24E. STORY-TELLING
Under 10 years.

Competitors to tell a story in their own words.
(Not to exceed two mins)
Entrance Fee: €7.00

25E. THE CILLARD PERPETUAL CUP
In memory of Arthur Dillon, presented by his family

STORY TELLING 10 –14 years. Competitors to tell a story in their own words, using the three selected words given by the adjudicator
(Not to exceed two mins) Entrance Fee: €7.00

26E. SCRIPTURE READING
Under 16 years

Competitors to deliver their own choice of passage.
Time Limit: Not to exceed 2 mins
Entrance Fee: €7.00

27E. THE CLLR. McGOLDRICK PERP. CUP
(Former Mayor of Sligo)

Recitation Boys 7 years
Own choice. Time Limit: 2 mins.
Entrance Fee: €7.00

28E. THE MALONEY PERPETUAL CUP
Presented by the Maloney Family, Ballisodare

Recitation Girls 7 years
Own choice. Time Limit: 2 mins.
Entrance Fee: €7.00

29E . STORYTELLING
Under 16 years

Competitiors to prepare a short story on the theme of “Sligo”. Could be historical, legend, myth or own story. Story to be told not read. Aids maybe used. Not to exceed 4 minutes.
Entrance Fee: €7.00

30E. JUNIOR REPERTOIRE
Under 16 years.
Using Irish poets only. You are required to present a recital of short poems. Not to exceed 4 minutes. Please introduce your programme. *See rule 22
Entrance Fee: €7.00

Set Pieces may not be used in Own Choice Competitions

Entry Form, Rules and Information for Printing

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Poems for English Verse Speaking

13E THE MICHAEL F. HORAN MEMORIAL CUP 8-10 years Poems
9E CORN AVONDALE 10-12 years Poems
7E THE O’CAROLAN CUP 12-14 years Poems

 

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