Maghery band reigned victorious in All Ireland Title defence

first_imgMaghery band reigned victorious yesterday (Sunday) in Drogheda in the defence of their All Ireland Title against another Fife band from Dungannon.Led by Erin O’Donnell, the band gave a spectacular performance and went live to thousands of spectators, before being crowned All Ireland champs and performing to thousands that lined the street of Drogheda.The band have shot to fame over recent years following their innovative drill, music and drumming routines especially when their Easter performance went viral last April. Since their rise to fame, the band are believed to have been preparing for yesterday’s Fleadh competition.The Fife band will look to go one better next year as ‘the drive for five’ takes place in Drogheda 2019.An East coast tour of the United States, taking place across several states, will take place before next year’s All Ireland title defence. Their winter training period will see them train for their tour and Easter competition as well as engage in some exciting fundraising opportunities.The band have a go fund me page, where they welcome donations to assist their fundraising efforts as they train further to represent Ireland’s Irish language, music, culture, youth and heritage on the world stage.The band will be returning tonight to Dungloe and Maghery where they will be parading and performing their All Ireland routine at approx 7.30pmA cavalcade will then ensue to Maghery where they will return the cup ‘home’ across Roshine Bridge, parade down the lobby, and perform their finale performance in Maghery.The band’s All Ireland duties will wrap up in the coming weeks. They will be a part of Imagine Media’s programme that followed their third All Ireland win and will air on TG4 on September 10.The band’s Go Fund Me page can be found here. Maghery band reigned victorious in All Ireland Title defence was last modified: August 20th, 2018 by Shaun KeenanShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:dungloeFleadhMAGHERYMaghery Bandlast_img

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