Loreto Kilkenny Orchestra is number one in Ireland

Sam Matthews

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Loreto Kilkenny Orchestra is number one in Ireland

Pictured are the Loreto Secondary School orchestra, recent winners of the All-Ireland Post-Primary Schools Feis Ceoil competition held in the RDS in Dublin.

As a result of the win, the orchestra were invited to take part in the Feis Ceoil concert held in the National Concert Hall on Wednesday last April 26.

It was a great honour to be invited to participate in this concert and the entire school community is very proud of their achievement.

There are over 100 students in the orchestra ranging in age from first year to sixth year under the leadership of Ms Lorraine Maher and Mr Gerry Walsh.

The orchestra performed two pieces on the night – one from Strauss and the second piece was from the musical Wicked.

Photo: Harry Reid.