Devil’s Bit Macra na Feirme

It was a very successfully weekend for Devil’s Bit Macra na Feirme.  On Friday night we hosted the North Tipperary round of the Personality Competitions in Michael Finn’s pub, Templemore.
In Macra there are four competitions involved, Mr Personality, Miss Blue Jeans, Miss Macra and Queen of the Land.
A large number of Macra members from all over North Tipperary took part in the interviews for all these competitions.  Devil’s Bit Macra was successful in two of these competitions, with Joe McGrath winning the title Mr Personality and Sarah Guilfoyle, the Queen of the Land.

Devil’s Bit Macra Members who took part in the Tipperary Finals of Macra na Feirme’s National Talent Competition. Con McGrath, Joe McGrath, Nicole Joyce, Jim Gallagher, Ciara Ryan, Stuart Gallagher, Catherine Maher, Martin Lee, Mairead Delaney, Padraig Meade, Tim Maher, and Sarah Guilfoyle

Clonmore man Joe McGrath will represent North Tipperary in the Mr. Personality Festival, taking place in Kilkenny City on the weekend of the 27th and 28th of April.
Sarah Guilfoyle, Camblin, will represent North Tipperary in the Queen of the Land Festival in Tullamore, next November.

Further success was witnessed on Sunday at Boherlahan Parish Hall where Devil’s Bit Macra took part in the Tipperary Finals of Macra na Feirme’s National Talent Competition.
The club was represented in the following competitions: solo-instrument, Stuart Gallagher; solo singing, Ciara Ryan; comedy/recitation, Con McGrath.  Members also took part in the set dancing, novelty act and mastermind competitions.  Devil’s Bit Macra proved successful in the set dancing, comedy/recitation, and novelty act, and will now go on to represent Co. Tipperary in the National Semi Finals taking place at Brú Ború in Cashel.
Well done to all who took part.

Macra na Feirme is an organisation offering a wide variety of activities and social events for people aged 17-35; for further information contact Bridget at 0860822038.

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