The Leinster Scór season came to a conclusion at Ballymore, Co Westmeath, with the provincial Senior Final on Sunday, 2nd April. A large and enthusiastic crowd attended the final which provided great entertainment and saw representatives from six of the 12 counties take to the stage.
The most successful county on Sunday was Longford whose representatives came away with three provincial titles, all from the St Patrick’s, Ardagh, club followed by Westmeath with two titles and one each for Kildare and Wexford.
Leinster Council Chairman, Jim Bolger presented the prizes to the winning teams and complimented the clubs and counties for their continued dedication to Scór.
The finals marked the changing of Officers at Leinster Scór level with Catherine Daly (Westmeath) and Aine Kennedy (Wexford) taking the reins from Aidan Walsh (Westmeath) and Donal Hickey (Dublin), who were the outgoing Cathaoirleach and Runai of Scór Laighean.
The winners from Sunday’s final will represent the province at the All Ireland Scór final at the Waterfront Hall Belfast, on Saturday 6th May 2017. The winners were as follows –
Figure Dancing: Maynooth (Kildare)
Solo Singing: Paddy Hanley, St Patrick’s Ardagh (Longford)
Recitation/Storytelling: Ríona Lynch, St Patrick’s Ardagh (Longford)
Ballad Group: St Patrick’s Ardagh (Longford)
Leiriu: St Joseph’s (Westmeath)
Instrumental Music: Bannow/Ballymitty (Wexford)
Set Dancing: Bunbrosna (Westmeath)