Bree Macra take some of the top honours at variety competition

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Published 20/02/2016 | 00:00

Back: Mark Waters, Mark McKelvie, Stephen Donohoe, Macra national president Seán Finan, FBD's Gerard Cott, Fionn Rochford, Christopher Sludds, Conor Long and Sinead Fortune. Front: Ciara McKelvie, Johanne Wickham, Marie Doyle, Michelle Allen, Kate Byrne, Aine Doyle, Sinead Doyle and Cáit Doyle.
Back: Mark Waters, Mark McKelvie, Stephen Donohoe, Macra national president Seán Finan, FBD's Gerard Cott, Fionn Rochford, Christopher Sludds, Conor Long and Sinead Fortune. Front: Ciara McKelvie, Johanne Wickham, Marie Doyle, Michelle Allen, Kate Byrne, Aine Doyle, Sinead Doyle and Cáit Doyle.

BREE Macra scored a creditable second place in the recent All-Ireland final of Macra's variety entertainment contest, the FBD Capers competition, in the Mallow Youth Centre, Cork.

Donoughmore Macra, Muskerry, Cork took home the top title. Bree Macra, took silver, while Enfield Macra, Co. Meath took bronze in third place.

Seán Finan, Macra National President, said, 'We had a fantastic night of entertainment in Mallow with more than 700 in the audience enjoying performances from the six finalists. Well done to everyone who took part and special thanks to FBD for their continued support.'

Other great performances on the night included Best Act which went to Bree Macra, with Heather Healy judged the best female performer and Sinead Fortune from Bree taking the honours as best producer. Best male performer was Andrew O'Sullivan, Clonakilty Macra. Macra's FBD Capers is a competition designed for clubs wishing to gain experience in producing and performing a light entertainment variety show, with performances ranging from singing and dancing to comedy and drama.

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