Following weeks hard work and practice at rehearsals the Borris-In-Ossory Youth Club set off for the Watergate Theatre in Kilkenny on Sunday last December 1 to compete in Ossory Youth Mini Tops competition.
The club had entered four different categories, Solo performance, Comedy Sketch, Traditional music and Group Performance. All the acts were presented by Peter Hennessy. Jessica O’Brien was the entrant for Solo Performance singing “Lighthouse”. Traditional music was played by Aoife Finlay, Cameron Kirwan Holland, David Scott and Ciara Kirwan.
The Comedy Sketch entitled “Love and Marriage”was played by Peter Hennessy, Ben Quinlan and Sean Sinnott. The Group Performance “Ain’t Turning Back” featured the following Boy and Girl members, Dawn Barry, Conor Brennan, Jamie Carroll, Emer Dunne, Aoife Finlay, Ciaran Finlay, Dillon Fitzgearld,,Eoghan Fox, Rachel Gilmartin, Peter Hennessy, Cameron Kirwan Holland, Jessica O’Brien , Charlie Origan , Amy Quinlan, Ben Quinlan, Lisa Quinlan, Sinead Ryan, David Scott, Laura Sheeran, Sean Sinnott, Katie Tyrell and Ciara Ward. There were nine other clubs taking part.
When the results were announced Borris-In-Ossory was the winner of the Comedy Sketch, while the Solo, Traditional music and Group Performance were all awarded 2nd place. Presenter Peter Hennessy was presented with a plaque as 2nd best presenter of the day. Congratulations to all the members on their performance and sincere thanks and congratulations to our Musical Director Patricia Scott for her wonderful work.
Plans are now well underway to run a Variety Concert on Saturday December 28 in Killesmeestia Hall. All of the above acts will be performed at the concert. A number of local Clubs and Groups will also be performing Music, Song and Dance acts. It promises to be a great night’s entertainment with admission just €5, so please come along and enjoy. #
Anyone requiring further information please contact any of the listed numbers below or any committee member, Chairman Shane Kirwan (086-3050652), Vice Chair, Denise Origan (087 6364648), Secretary Canice Sheeran (087-2071267) or Treasurer Damien Carroll (087-2194703).