Sean McCarthy Memorial Traditional Irish Ballad Competition

Written by admin. Posted in Industry News

Open For Entries

Rules of the Ballad Competition

1. Entries to be received by no later than Friday, July 6th 2012
2. Entries to be submitted on one CD with 3 typed copies or song lyrics (or in very clear handwriting).
3. Entries to be accompanied by cheque/postal order for €25.00.
4. No entries will be returned.
5. Name, address and telephone number to be clearly written on CD cover and back of each copy of lyrics.
6. Finalists will perform their entry in Teach Siamsa Finuge on Saturday 4th August at 8.30 p.m 
7.  The overall winner and runner-up will be decided then.
8. Entries may be in English or Irish.
9. Entries must be original and not previously performed or published.
10. No in-house music supplied by committee.
11. No pre-recorded backing music allowed.
12. Adjudicators’ decision is final.
13. Make Cheques or Postal Orders to Sean McCarthy Weekend.
13. Performances on the night of the final may be recorded and /or videoed at the Committees discretion. Such recordings may be played/transmitted on radio, television or the internet and entrants are deemed to have given their permission for same unless otherwise indicated by them to the Committee.

Download Application Form Here

Send entries to:

Peggie O’Connell, Irremore, Listowel Co.Kerry.  Phone 068-40203
Mobile: 087 -9049371

Enquiries: Bridget O’Connor, phone 087–6250516