Speech and Drama

Special awards in this section:

The James Duffy Cup, for the highest mark in Group Drama 
The Tommy McElhinney Cup, for the best in Choral Verse 
The Tommy Carr Cup, for the school attaining the highest number of points as per the Samuel Burke Award 
The Veritas Trophy, to be presented to the competitor who in the adjudicator’s opinion gave the best Bible Reading interpretation. (Comp: 245-246 only) 
The Detta Toland Trophy, for the best performance in Group Mime or Dance Drama. 

Please Note:  2022 Special centenary competitions - Favourite Poems 221/222/223 - Poems must be kept short and copy provided

Please Note:  2022 Special Centenary Comp: 250 - Story Telling -  Story must be about Derry. 

Please leave copies of own choice poems/prose/original material with Drama Secretary, at least two weeks before Feis begins. Queries - Speech & Drama Secretary Betty Gallagher 028-71346810 

Prompting or coaching is not permitted by anyone other than the adjudicator or Feis Assistants.   

Teachers are kindly requested to see that pupils keep to CORRECT AGE GROUPS.

All Teachers requiring a Pass will need to submit a 
Passport Size Photograph with Entries.
There will be no Free Entry at this year's Feis without
Official Photographic I.D.

Poetry - Individual

Code Title Age
201 Preschool Verse - Under 5yrs Age 3 & under 5yrs - not yet in Primary 1
21st Apr 2022
9:30am
Playhouse - Theatre
202 Children's Verse Primary 1-2 or age at least 5yrs
a
19th Apr 2022
2:00pm
Playhouse - Theatre
b
21st Apr 2022
2:00pm
Playhouse - Gallery
c
22nd Apr 2022
9:30am
Millennium Forum - Studio
203 Girls' Verse Primary 3 or age 6-7yrs
a
19th Apr 2022
2:00pm
Playhouse - Studio
b
20th Apr 2022
2:00pm
Playhouse - Studio
204 Boys' Verse Primary 3 or age 6-7yrs
20th Apr 2022
10:00am
Playhouse - Studio
205 Girls' Verse Primary 4 or age 7-8
a
20th Apr 2022
11:00am
Playhouse - Theatre
b
21st Apr 2022
9:30am
Playhouse - Gallery
206 Boys' Verse - P4 or age 7-8yrs Primary 4 or age 7-8yrs
19th Apr 2022
2:45pm
Playhouse - Studio
207 Girls' Verse Primary 5 or age 8-9yrs
21st Apr 2022
2:30pm
Playhouse - Theatre
208 Boys Verse Primary 5 or age 8-9yrs
21st Apr 2022
11:00am
Playhouse - Gallery
209 Girls' Verse Primary 6 or age 9-10yrs
21st Apr 2022
10:30am
Playhouse - Theatre
210 Boys' Verse Primary 6 or age 9-10yrs
21st Apr 2022
10:00am
Playhouse - Theatre
211 Girls' Verse Primary 7 or age 10 & under 11yrs
19th Apr 2022
3:15pm
Playhouse - Studio
212 Boys Verse P7 Boys Verse - age 10 & under 11yrs
19th Apr 2022
3:30pm
Playhouse - Theatre
213 Young People's Verse- Yr8 Yr 8 or Age 11 & Under 12yrs
20th Apr 2022
10:30am
Playhouse - Studio
214 Young People's Verse- Yr 9 or Age 12 & under 13yrs
21st Apr 2022
11:15am
Playhouse - Gallery
215 Young People's Verse- Yr 10 or Age 13 & under 14yrs
20th Apr 2022
3:15pm
Playhouse - Theatre
216 Young People's Verse Yr 11 or Age 14 & under 15yrs
20th Apr 2022
4:15pm
Playhouse - Studio
217 The Junior Repertoire - Tower Hotel Cup & Bursary Age 13 & under 15yrs
20th Apr 2022
3:30pm
Playhouse - Studio
218 Senior Poetry Recital - Seamus Heaney Cup & Bursary Age 15yrs & over
21st Apr 2022
4:00pm
Playhouse - Gallery
219 Yeats Competition - Yeats Cup Age 15yrs & over
19th Apr 2022
8:15pm
Millennium Forum - Millennium Room
220 Senior Repertoire - W. Conaghan Shield/Bursary Age 15 yrs & Over
19th Apr 2022
8:15pm
Millennium Forum - Millennium Room
221 Special Centenary Competition - Favourite Poem 10-12yrs
20th Apr 2022
2:30pm
Playhouse - Theatre
222 Special Centenary Competition - Favourite Poem 12-14yrs
21st Apr 2022
2:00pm
Playhouse - Theatre
223 Special Centenary Competition - Favourite Poem Over - 14yrs
19th Apr 2022
7:45pm
Millennium Forum - Millennium Room
224 Original Poetry At least 5 & under 11yrs
21st Apr 2022
4:00pm
Playhouse - Theatre
225 Original Poetry Age 11 & under 14 yrs
20th Apr 2022
9:30am
Playhouse - Studio
226 Original Poetry -over 14yrs Age 14yrs & over
19th Apr 2022
7:45pm
Millennium Forum - Millennium Room

Choral Verse Speaking

Code Title Age
227 Choral Verse - Springfield H. W. Co. Ltd. Cup Primary Schools
22nd Apr 2022
10:45am
Millennium Forum - Studio
228 Choral Verse - Marian Fleming Cup Post Primary Schools
20th Apr 2022
7:30pm
Millennium Forum - Auditorium

Prose and Speech

Code Title Age
229 Studied prose P3 or age 6-7yrs Primary 3 or age 6-7yrs
20th Apr 2022
2:45pm
Playhouse - Studio
230 Studied Prose- Primary 4 or age 7-8yrs
20th Apr 2022
12:00pm
Playhouse - Theatre
231 Studied Prose - P5 or age 8-9yrs Primary 5 or age 8-9yrs
21st Apr 2022
3:30pm
Playhouse - Theatre
232 Studied Prose- Primary 6 or age 9-10yrs
21st Apr 2022
11:30am
Playhouse - Theatre
233 Studied Prose Primary 7 or age 10-11yrs
19th Apr 2022
4:15pm
Playhouse - Studio
234 Studied Prose Yr 8 or Age 11 & under 12yrs
20th Apr 2022
11:30am
Playhouse - Studio
235 Studied Prose Yr 9 or Age 12 & under 13yrs
21st Apr 2022
11:45am
Playhouse - Gallery
236 Studied Prose - The Mayor's Trophy Yr 10 or Age 13 & under 14yrs
20th Apr 2022
3:45pm
Playhouse - Theatre
237 Studied Prose Yr 11 or Age 14 & under 15yrs
20th Apr 2022
4:30pm
Playhouse - Studio
238 Studied Prose-Gallagher Shield & Bursary Age 15yrs & over
21st Apr 2022
3:30pm
Playhouse - Gallery

Sight Tests

Code Title Age
239 Sight Test-10 & Under 12yrs 10 & Under 12yrs
19th Apr 2022
2:45pm
Playhouse - Theatre
240 Sight Test 12 & under 14yrs
20th Apr 2022
2:00pm
Playhouse - Theatre
241 Sight Test - McElhinney Shield age 14yrs & over
21st Apr 2022
2:45pm
Playhouse - Gallery

Public Speaking

Code Title Age
242 Public Speaking - The Feis Cup & Bursary Age 10 & under 14yrs
20th Apr 2022
9:30am
Playhouse - Theatre
243 Public Speaking - The Conaghan Cup & Bursary Age Over 14yrs
20th Apr 2022
10:00am
Playhouse - Theatre

Prepared Bible Reading

Code Title Age
244 Prepared Bible Reading (Own Choice) - Junior Age 8 & under 10yrs
22nd Apr 2022
10:15am
Millennium Forum - Studio
245 Prepared Bible Reading (Own Choice) - Intermediate Age 10 & under 14yrs
21st Apr 2022
10:15am
Playhouse - Gallery
246 Prepared Bible Reading (Own Choice) - Senior -Feis Cup Age 14yrs & over
21st Apr 2022
3:15pm
Playhouse - Gallery

Drama (Solo and Group Work)

Code Title Age
247 Junior Character Study-McElhinney Shield Age 10 & under 12yrs
19th Apr 2022
4:00pm
Playhouse - Theatre
248 Intermediate Character study - McCloskey Shield aged 12 & under 14yrs
20th Apr 2022
4:00pm
Playhouse - Theatre
249 Senior Character Study - Susan Foster Memorial Shield & Bursary Age 14yrs & over
19th Apr 2022
7:00pm
Millennium Forum - Studio
250 Centenary Special - Traditional Story Telling - Feis Cup Open
20th Apr 2022
10:45am
Playhouse - Theatre
251 Group Mime - Feis Cup Open
20th Apr 2022
7:00pm
Millennium Forum - Auditorium
252 Dance Drama - Feis Cup Open
20th Apr 2022
7:15pm
Millennium Forum - Auditorium
253 Group Drama - Feis Cup Primary Schools or Age under 11yrs
22nd Apr 2022
11:00am
Millennium Forum - Studio
254 Group Drama - Feis Cup Post Primary Schools or age over 11yrs
20th Apr 2022
7:30pm
Millennium Forum - Auditorium

Overall Awards

Code Title Age
255 The Meriel Grant Shield & Bursary Age 10 & under 14 yrs
22nd Apr 2022
7:00pm
Millennium Forum - Studio
256 The Maureen Downey Cup & Bursary Age over 14yrs
22nd Apr 2022
7:45pm
Millennium Forum - Studio
The Derry Feis is registered as: Feis Dhoire Cholmcille Registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland No: NIC 107559