Barra MacMahon and Na Tonnta on stage at Comortas Beo in Killarney with their specially composed song Bí Imithe.
A group of Gort students won a top Irish language music prize at the Comórtas Beo song-writing competition for young people held in Killarney on Thursday 30th Oct last. Sixteen year old Barra MacMahon from Kinvara composed the song and with classmates from his music class in Gort Community School performed it on stage in the final which coincided with Oireachtas na Gaeilge. The group’s song Bí Imithe beat stiff competition to take the overall prize of €3,000. Read more in the Clare Champion and see it below on Youtube –