Longford musicians and singers shine
at Leinster Fleadh Cheoil

Owen and Kirsten Smith. Photo: Michelle Ghee. www.gphotos.ie
The Leinster Fleadh took place this year from July 12-14, hosted for the first time by the Edenderry Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann (CCÉ).

The Leinster Fleadh took place this year from July 12-14, hosted for the first time by the Edenderry Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann (CCÉ).

The following is a list of Longford winners. Those placed in 1st and 2nd have qualified for the All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil in Derry this August.

Aisling Reynolds, John Dungan CCE, Granard – 1st Whistle (15-18); Laura Doherty, John Dungan CCE, Granard – 1st Mouth Organ (12-15); Elaine Reilly, John Dungan CCE, Granard – 1st Banjo (O-18); Elaine Reilly, John Dungan CCE, Granard – 1st Mandolin (O-18); Elaine Reilly, John Dungan CCE, Granard – 1st Miscellaneous (O-18); Owen Smith, Joe Callaghan CCE, Edgeworthstown – 1st Miscellaneous (12-15); Hughie Smith, Joe Callaghan CCE, Edgeworthstown – 1st Drums (O-18); Shannon Browne, Joe Callaghan CCE, Edgeworthstown – 1st Harp Slow Airs (U-12); Shane Hagan, Joe Callaghan CCE, Edgeworthstown – 1st Songs in English (Men) (U-12); Nathan Brady, John Dungan CCE, Granard – 1st Songs in English (Men) (12-15); Owen Smith, Joe Callaghan CCE, Edgeworthstown – 2nd Banjo (12-15); Owen Smith, Joe Callaghan CCE, Edgeworthstown – 2nd Mandolin (12-15); Rachael Masterson, Joe Callaghan CCE, Edgeworthstown – 2nd Piano (O-18); Ronan Callaghan, Joe Callaghan CCE, Edgeworthstown – 2nd Drums (12-15); Liam Doherty, John Dungan CCE, Granard – 2nd Mandolin (15-18); Aishling O’Reilly, Joe Callaghan CCE, Edgeworthstown – 2nd Fiddle Slow Airs (12-15); Nathan Brady, John Dungan CCE, Granard – 2nd Songs in Irish (Men) (12-15); Stephen Brady, John Dungan CCE, Granard – 2nd Songs in Irish (Men) (15-18); Stephen Brady, John Dungan CCE, Granard – 2nd Songs in English (Men) (15-18); Ciaran Mulligan, Joe Callaghan CCE, Edgeworthstown – 3rd Piano (U-12); Ronan Callaghan, Joe Callaghan CCE, Edgeworthstown – 3rd Flute (12-15); Shauna Heaney, Joe Callaghan CCE, Edgeworthstown – 3rd Piano Accordion (U-12); Lisa Brady, Joe Callaghan, CCE, Edgeworthstown - 3rd Piano Accordion (12-15); Kirsten Smith, Joe Callaghan CCE, Edgeworthstown – 3rd Drums (15-18); Elaine Reilly/Aisling Reynolds, John Dungan CCE, Granard – 3rd Duets (O-18).