Dervla Magennis is Second Semi Finalist


Dervla Magennis from Armagh has today been announced as the second semi finalist in the LGFA National Anthem competition. The young singer will now perform Amhrán na bhFiann at the TG4 All Ireland Semi Final between Armagh and Dublin on Saturday in Parnell Park.

Dervla Magennis 1 (Small)


The Killeavy club member is an accomplished performer and is currently a member of the Guinness Choir Dublin and was a contestant on the 2012 Voice of Ireland programme.


Last weekend Maria Bergin sang the National Anthem at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick before the Cork versus Kerry TG4 All Ireland semi final. After Saturday’s performance from Dervla an overall winner will be chosen and will perform at the TG4 All Ireland Finals in Croke Park on September 27th.


Dervla and Maria were amongst the large number of people to enter into the LGFA National Anthem Competition in August. All entrants were required to send a CV with their musical experience and supply a Youtube clip of their previous performances. The quality of the contestants was extremely high with a huge variety from first time singers right through to the most experienced performers including contestants from TV programmes like The Voice of Ireland and Glór Tíre. Following an extensive review of all entrants Dervla and Maria were chosen as the semi finalists and offered the opportunity to perform at the TG4 All Ireland semi finals.


The overall winner will be announced on September 9th and the winner will perform at the TG4 All Ireland final on September 27th.


5th September 2015 – Live on TG4


TG4 All Ireland Intermediate Championship – Semi Final – ET if necessary

Kildare v Offaly, 12.15pm, Parnell Park, Donnycarney, Dublin  ( B. Rice)


TG4 All Ireland Senior Championship – Semi Final – ET if necessary      

Armagh v Dublin, 2.00pm, Parnell Park, Donnycarney, Dublin  (G. Carmody)


6th September 2015


TG4 All Ireland Junior Semi Finals– ET if necessary


Lancashire v Louth, 1.00pm, Fingallians, Swords, Dublin, (J Flood)

Derry v Scotland, 2.45pm, Fingallians, Swords, Dublin, (K Phelan)


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