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Cork All-Day Singing

St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral Hall, Cork, Ireland

Saturday, October 19, 2013

The Cork All-Day singing was called to order at St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral Hall, Dean Street, Cork, Ireland, by Amanda Parkes leading 37b. Pauline Hyde offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Declan Synnott 29t; Bryan Seale 48t; Colleen Jones 38t; Niamh O’Sullivan 270; Dara Desmond 480; Kevin Kennedy 95; Lisa O’Grady 89; Daire O’Sullivan 148; Colin Duggan 84; Sinéad Hanrahan 171; Leah Hearne 384; Sadhbh O’Flynn and Ryan Dunne 82t; Kate Kirwan 131b; Pauline Hyde 344; Eimear O’Donovan 57; Michael Walker 144; Ruth Clinton 448b; Paul Kirby 159; Al McCready 269.

RECESS

Eimear O’Donovan called the class back to order leading 32t. Leaders: Sarah West 556; Renata Pekowska 440; Erin Johnson-Hill 426b; Sadhbh O’Flynn 176t (in memory of Jeff Sheppard), 398; Amanda Parkes 224, 73t; Colleen Jones 362 (for Cath Saunt), 31t; Declan Synnott 505, 542; Daire O’Sullivan 500; Sinéad Hanrahan 383, 352; Dara Desmond 271t, 189; Kevin Kennedy 444, 445; Ruth Clinton 217, 285t; Lisa O’Grady 332, 442. Pauline Hyde offered the prayer before lunch.

LUNCH

Leah Hearne called the class back to order leading 335 and 102. Leaders: Kate Kirwan, Eamonn Kirwan, and Miriam Kirwan 278b, 349; Erin Johnson-Hill 192, 381 (in memory of Jeff Sheppard); Bryan Seale 474, 182; Michael Walker 207, 213t; Robert Wedgbury 203, 300; Sarah West 424, 338; Paul Kirby 425, 426t; Jude O’Neill 410t, 122; Renata Pekowska 99, 504; Al McCready 276, 228.

RECESS

Sinéad Hanrahan called the class back to order leading 30t. Leaders: Elisabeth Schallwig 210, 547; Daire O’Sullivan 186, 187; Colin Duggan 290; Eimear O’Donovan 292 (for Aldo Ceresa, Mike Morrisroe, and Eamonn O’Neill), 212; Pauline Hyde 354t, 77t; Niamh O’Sullivan 81t, 460; Dara Fitzgerald 163b; Bryan Seale 111b; Sarah West 80t; Sadhbh O’Flynn 390; Al McCready 227; Michael Walker and Bryan Seale 475; Paul Kirby 30b; Erin Johnson-Hill 87; Dublin Singers 268.

Closing statements of thanks were made by Amanda Parkes. The Secretary’s report, given by Bryan Seale, stated that 86 songs had been led, with 27 leaders and 39 (t? b?) registered singers from 6 countries—Ireland, England, Scotland, Norway, the Netherlands, and the United States.

Amanda Parkes led 472 as the closing song. Pauline Hyde offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Amanda Parkes; Vice Chairman—Declan Synnott; Secretary—Bryan Seale