Re­warded for pa­rade ef­fort

Bray People - - PHOTOALBUM -

WIN­NERS OF THIS YEAR’S St. Pa­trick’s Fes­ti­val were treated to a spe­cial awards cer­e­mony last Thurs­day evening at the Town Hall.

Groups to be hon­oured on the night in­cluded the Pauline Fe­gan School of Ir­ish Dance for best over­all and the Civil De­fence for best March­ing/ Uni­form.

Best En­ter­tain­ment went to the Mer­maid Street Spec­tac­u­lar while Bray Lak­ers got best Com­mu­nity and Per­fect The­atre won the best Open cat­e­gory.

Win­dows on the World win­ners were also there who along with 14 other schools dressed the win­dows of busi­nesses in Bray based on dif­fer­ent coun­tries around the world.

Gaelscoil Chu­lann came first with their ex­tremely creative dis­play of China in the win­dow of Anvil, com­plete with a mini Chi­nese tea set. Sec­ond was Gaelscoil Ui Cheadaigh who dec­o­rated the win­dow of Hol­lands with Czech Repub­lic’s fa­mous Charles Bridge which is said to be the coun­try’s most ro­man­tic sight.

Third prize when to St. Peter’s Na­tional School who brought an­i­mals from the South African jun­gle to life and showed how Ire­land should be in this year’s World Cup!

Mick Glynn, Chair­man of The St. Pa­trick’s Com­mit­tee thanked every­one who par­tic­i­pated in both the Pa­rade and The Win­dows on the World Com­pe­ti­tion for putting such a fan­tas­tic ef­fort into the Fes­ti­val.

Gil­lian Kelly, Tara But­ler and Ruth Lyons from the St. Pa­trick’s Fes­ti­val com­mit­tee were pre­sented with flow­ers for their hard work.

Gaelscoil Uí Cheadaigh came sec­ond in the Win­dows on the World Project. Back: Frank Carr (pres­i­dent Bray Lions), John Nolan (pres­i­dent of Bray Cham­ber) and Cllr. John Nolan, Cathaoir­leach Bray Town Coun­cil. Front: Maya Bren­nan, Gor­don Bradley, Cor­mac Moloney and Anna Byrne.

Scoil Chualann comes first in the Win­dows on the World Project (back from left): Jack O'hAn­raÌ, Michael Pirkl, Noreen O'Brien, John Nolan pres­i­dent Bray Cham­ber, Paul Burns, TrÌona BairÈad and Eataoin Ní Mhurich. (Front): Or­laith Ní Ghríofa Chear­ail, Frank Corr pres­i­dent Bray Lions, Cllr. John Ryan cathaoir­leach Bray Town Coun­cil, Sisin Ní Mhuirí and So­phie Ní Dhi­olin.

Best Over­all Award is given to the Pauline Fe­gan School of Dance pre­sented by Dave Tew (Bray Cham­ber), John Nolan (pres­i­dent Bray Cham­ber), Cllr. John Ryan cathaoir­leach Bray Town Coun­cil and Cllr. Mick Glynn (chair St. Pa­trick’s Fes­ti­val).

Best Open prize win­ners were Per­fect The­atre with: John Nolan pres­i­dent Bray Cham­ber, Cllr. John Ryan cathaoir­leach Bray Town Coun­cil, Lina Power, Gil­lian Kelly and Lisa Marie Berry.

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