The St. Francis Credit Union Clare CommunityGames handwriting competition took place in Tulla Secondary school on Saturday, 10th February. The U10 and U12 Gold medal winning boys and girls progress to the National Finals. The U14 competition is currently only a county competition. Medals will be available for collectoin at the next County Meeting on Tues 6th March in Treacy's West County Hotel at 9pm.
Many thanks for St. Joseph's Secondary School, Tulla, for provinding a wonderful venue for the competition and thanks to coordinator Mary McNamara and all the adult and youth volunteer helpers and judges.
See more photos on Facebook courtesy of Mary Loughnane.
1st Darragh Connors – Kilmihil
2nd Justin Markham – Cratloe
3rd Alfie Whelan – Lisdoonvarna/Doolin/Kilfenora/Kilshanny
4th Eoin Shannon - Lisdoonvarna/Doolin/Kilfenora/Kilshanny
1st Saoirse Conway – Ballynacally/Lissycasey
2nd Eabha McNamara – Tulla
3rd Saoirse Duggan – Quin/Clooney
4th Aoife Boyce – Tulla
1st David Collins – Kilmihil
2nd Patrick Lenane – Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry
3rd Liam Murphy – Kilkishen/O’Callaghans Mills/Oatfield
4th Evan Cleary – Ballynacally/Lissycasey
1st Mary Bourke – Ennis St Johns
2nd Una Whitty – Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry
3rd Aoibhe Hehir – Cooraclare/Cree
4th Katie O’Halloran – Kilmihil
1st Thomas Earle – Ballynacally/Lissycasey
2nd Sean Lernihan – Cooraclare/Cree
3rd Cian Connellan – Inch/Kilmaley/Connolly
4th Michael Caldwell – Newmarket-on-Fergus
1st Emily Domini – Derg
2nd Jennifer Collins – Kilmihil
3rd Aoife Martyn – Cooraclare/Cree
4th Jessica Brophy – Inch/Kilmaley/Connolly
Please note the following:-
- The gold medal winning girl and boy competing in U10 and U12 qualify for the National Finals. The girls and boys U14 competition is confined to the County only.
- The competition will be a maximum of one hour.
- The exhibit must clearly state the Name, Age Group, Area on the back of it
- At the National Festival Handwriting competition under the supervision of the adjudicators, a competitor will be required in their own handwriting, to copy a piece of text. This could be an extract from a newspaper, a poem or an extract from a book etc. This piece of text will be given out to all participants before the start of the competition. It should be between 100-150 words in length.
- At the National Festival Handwriting competition, competitors must use the materials that the adjudicator supplies. Competitors are not permitted to bring any pens, pencils, erasers or sharpeners into the competition.
- Paper type: single A4 sheet paper ruled. An example of this will be available on the website. Up to a maximum of two sheets of paper, writing on one side only, may be used for the handwriting piece.
- Pencil size HB or equivalent.
- Competition at Community Games Festival will be adjudicated on supervised work only.
- Adjudication will be based on: -Correct letter formation; Neatness - uniform letter size, uniform distance between words; Legibility; Fluency: style and flair; Completion of piece; • Punctuation.
- Visual aids (apart from prescription spectacles) will not be permitted and adjudicators will request the removal of any item they consider giving advantage to the competitor.
- Children can being cardboard/stiff paper to leave the sheet of paper on while writing.