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GB Championships 2014 - Sponsorship

Please click on the link below to access the sponsorship and advertising opportunities at this years Great Britain Championships 2014.


Finn Valley Championships - Change of ADCRG

Anne Reid will now replace Shealagh Reid McKernon at the Finn Valley Championships

Mary Corbett R.I.P.

The passing has occured of Mary Corbett.

Mary was the mother of Máire Mhic Aogáin SDCRG.

The funeral took place yesterday Monday 14th July 2014.


Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam.

Jezebel Faez R.I.P.

The passing has occured of Jesebel Faez, yesterday Wednesday 9th July 2014

Jezebel was mother of Fernanda Faez TCRG and Samuel Faez  in Brazil.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam


Sean Corcoran R.I.P. Funeral Details

The passing has occured of Sean Corcoran, husband of Veronica Moynihan TCRG, Co. Tipperary Ireland.


Fennessy's Funeral Home on Friday 11th July between 5 p.m and 8 p.m.

From Fennessy's Funeral Home to St. Peter & Paul's Church Clonmel on Saturday for 1 o' clock Mass.



Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

All Scotland Championships 2015 - Syllabus

Please select the link below to access the 2015 All Scotland Championships Syllabus.


Advertising - Liosta Oifigiúil 2014-2015

We are now accepting adverts for the 2014-2015 Liosta Oifigiúil, published by An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha. This book features the contact information for every registered teacher worldwide and is distributed in both a print and in an electronic version. 


Teachers and feis organizers reference this book extensively, throughout the year, to communicate with their colleagues around the world. That’s upwards of 2000 people.


All adverts are in full colour. The cost is €325 for a full page.


There are also two high profile spots available on the inside cover. They cost €500 each and will be allotted on a first come first serve basis.


The dimensions for all adverts are 190mm high by 75mm wide.  Please supply artwork accordingly, or contact us if you need assistance with your design.


Please contact me immediately if you are interested in securing one of these spots, and feel free to forward this e-mail to other interested parties.


Closing date for all adverts is the 31st of July 2014



Barbara Blakey ADCRG
Cathaoirleach an Coiste Margaíochta /Chair of Marketing


Phone: 403.680.0862



Annual registration for teachers from An Coimisiún is now open.

To register go the the Teacher Login section of the website, top left hand corner of the main page.

You can register your details and pay online.





It has been agreed by An Coimisiún that:

a) At ALL QUALIFYING events worldwide, the first TWO rounds of each solo championship will be as per the syllabus for Oireachtas Rince na Cruinne. The Recall for Open Set dance at qualifying Oireachtaisí will be as stipulated by the Comhairle/Regional Authority. However, at Oireachtas Rince na Cruinne the set dance performed must be the opposite rhythm to the stipulated heavy dance.

b) Boys/gents will perform the same HEAVY dance as the girls/ladies of the same age at Oireachtas Rince na Cruinne 2015 in Montreal.

Please note this criteria pertains to Qualifying age groups only.


Evening with Seamus - 27th September 2014

For full details please click on the link below


Costume Rules Updated June 2014

Please click on the below link for a copy of the updated costume rules


Mike Bergin SDCRG R.I.P.


It is with great sadness that I inform members of An Comisiun le Rince Gaelacha on the death of Mike Bergin SDCRG from New York.


Our thoughts, prayers and condolences to his wife Vivienne (nee Pentony) and his daughters Peggy Ann, Patrice, Michelle and Geraldine.  Arrangements are as follows




Thursday 19th June 7.00pm-9.00pm

Friday 20th June 7.00pm-9.00pm


The Branch Funeral Home

551 Route 25A

Miller Place

NY 11764




Funeral Mass Saturday 21st June 10.00 am

St. Louis de Montfort RC Church

75 New York Avenue

Sound Beach

NY 11789



Then to Seaview Cemetery, Mount Sinai.


In lieu of flowers donations to be given to the Pallative Care Program, Stonybrook Medical Centre

Att: Advancement offices HSC Level 4, Room 172, Stonybrook, NY 11794 (Vicki Irwin 631-444-2693


Great Britains 2014 Amended Syllabus

As the Great Britain Championships is the week before the All Irelands, the SERC have decided to bring all the boys/men’s heavy dances for the GB’s in line with those recently published for the All Irelands in 2014.


All Ireland 2014 Citywest Accommodation

The block for accommodation for Citywest will open for attendees on the 15th June 2014

Rates for Accomodation are as follows;

€86 Single

€96 Double

€114 Triple

Extra Child under 12 €20 per night

Acccomodation can be booked by calling +353 (0)1 4010958/2/4

or by emailing reservations or see

A 2 night non-refundable deposit will be applicable at the time of booking

All Ireland 2014 Syllabus

Please click on the link below to access the 2014 All Ireland Syllabus


Celia Golden R.I.P.

The passing has occurred of Celia Golden, mother of Donald Golden A.D.C.R.G

Wake is from 2.00-4.00 pm and 7.00– 9.00 pm Monday 16th June & Tuesday 17th June


Calvin’s Funeral Home,

722 4th Ave Bay Ridge,


NY 11209



Mass will take place at 9.45 am Wednesday 18th June at


St. Alselms R.C. Church

82nd Street,

Bay Ridge,


NY 11209


Donations to Heart Share  in lieu of flowers requested


Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam

Application procedures Grade Exams

Please click on the link below to access the application procedures for hosting Grade Exams


Syllabus for Grade Exams


Great Britains 2014 Syllabus

Please select the link below to access the 2014 Great Britain Championships syllabus


Great Britain Championships 2014

The Southern England Regional Council, are pleased to present the Great Britain Championships, that will be held at Butlins Resort and Grosvenor Suite, Bognor Regis, West Sussex, from Friday 17th to Monday 20th October 2014. As in previous years, we have a panel of 15 accomplished adjudicators and 6 excellent musicians, and all rounds will be judged by a rotating panel of 3 adjudicators.   We are pleased to introduce 2 new championship age groups this year - Under 6 and Under 7 Mixed - both age groups will dance Reel, Light Jig and Single Jig (No Recall).


Please find attached details on the provisional days - the full syllabus will be available  shortly. 

Provisional Day Timetable - CLICK HERE

Butlins Accommodation - CLICK HERE


Please find attached the official accommodation booking form, that provides all the details required in order to secure accommodation on the resort.  As in previous years,  ALL bookings must be made on the special GB’s booking form attached. This MUST be completed and posted/mailed to the address shown on the form. NO online or telephone booking facilities will be available for those wishing to book for the Great Britain Championships. Booking registration is open to all teachers from Monday 9th June 2014 and open to the general public from Friday 20th June 2014.   If you have any queries, please call a Butlins Holiday Advisor on 0845 070 4740 (+44 845 070 4740 from overseas). 


Butlins have agreed to offer single supplement concessions to Teachers booking SILVER APARTMENTS - Self Catering only.  This concession is only available if accommodation is booked for 3 nights from Friday 17th October 2014 and for bookings made by teachers using the official booking form between the period 9th - 20th June 2014


Further information on the Great Britain Championships is available to view online at:


We look forward to welcoming you to the 2014 championships.



Kind Regards



Declan Carroll

Great Britain Secretary

on behalf of the Southern England Regional Council            


Please click on the following link to view details for the new series of An Jig Gig 2014