SEAN McCARTHY BALLAD COMPETITION

SEAN McCARTHY
MEMORIAL
TRADITIONAL IRISH BALLAD COMPETITION

1st Prize €1,000 – Runner Up €500

TEACH SIAMSA, FINUGE, LIXNAW, CO KERRY

Rules of the Ballad Competition


1. Entries to be received by no later than Friday 9th July 2010
2. Entries to be submitted on one CD with 3 typed copies
(Or in very clear handwriting).
3. Entries to be accompanied by cheque/postal order for €20.00.
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 at Teach Siamsa, Finuge on Saturday 31st July Time 8.30 p.m. The overall winner and runner-up will be decided then.
7. Entries may be in English or Irish.
8. Entries must be original and not previously performed or published.
9. No in-house music supplied by committee.
10. No pre-recorded backing music allowed.
11. Adjudicators’ decision is final.


Send entries to:

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

Enquiries: Bridget O’Connor, phone 087–6250516

E-mail:

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