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Munster Adjudicators Training Course

Comhairle na Mumhan invites all existing adjudicators (as refresher) and potential adjudicators

(e.g. musicians & singers, 21 years & over) to attend the Provincial Adjudication Training Course on the weekend 18/19 November, 2017, which will take place in Mallow, Co. Cork.


A few years have elapsed since the last Provincial Course.  It is vital that all Munster Counties will have an adequate supply of adjudicators for Fleadhanna etc.  


The Seminar begins:

Saturday Morning at 10 00 a.m. followed by afternoon and evening adjudication tutorial sessions.  

Sunday Morning will commence at 10 30 a.m. and the final session will end at approx 4 p.m.


Among the aspects of adjudication covered at the seminar will be:

• General Principles of Adjudication

• Implications of adjudication

• The role of the adjudicator

• Practical implementation

• Practical Adjudication Sessions, etc.

(solo instruments, as well as non solo competitions, Amhránaíocht / singing will also be included



Facilitators will include:

• Pádraig Ó Riain, National Music Officer, CCÉ

• Siobhán Ní Chonaráin, Riarthóir, CCÉ

• Michéal Mac Aogáin, Ard Chomhairle/Coiste Ceoil CCÉ

• Deirdre Scanlon, Coiste Cheoil CCÉ – Amhránaíocht

• Cáitríona de Brún, Coiste Oideachais, CCÉ


Places are limited on 2017 Course, therefore it is necessary to return the attached application form together with €20.00 (cheque/cash, No Postal Orders) admin deposit, before 31st  October, 2017.  Attendance at all adjudication sessions over the weekend is essential.  When you have attended the Course in full on both days,  €20.00 will be returned to you on Sunday afternoon.  Meals on both days will be provided, compliments of Comhairle na Mumhan, however, accommodation is the responsibility of each applicant.


A special Seisiún Ceoil will be held on Saturday Night in Hibernian Hotel.


Please return the attached application form to Runaí na Mumhan Assunta Uí Chathasaigh, together with €20.00 not later than 31st October, 2017 to ensure a place. (places will be allocated on a first come basis, and may not be guaranteed after this date)







If accommodation is required a special rate with Hibernian Hotel has been agreed.  

Arrangements may be made directly with the hotel. Tel: 022 21588  

Special Accommodation Rate:

B&B Twin Room €45. pps p/nB&B Single€60. pp p/n



SATURDAY- SUNDAY  18/19 November,

Hibernian Hotel, Mallow,  Co Cork


Application Form