Verse Speaking

In the following competitions the test piece must be chosen from the options listed.
CLASS 1 VERSE SPEAKING – Mixed, under 7 THE ACORN CUP
(Presented by a Friend of Kilcoole Music Festival)
What on Earth do They Think About John D. Sheridan
A Little Bird’s Song Margaret Rose
Motor Cars John D. Sheridan
Which Terence McCullough

CLASS 2 VERSE SPEAKING – Mixed, under 9 CLARE CUNNIFFE CUP
(Presented by John Cunniffe & Family)
Space Shuttle Judith Nicholls
Missing A. A. Milne
The Sycamore Tree Johnathan Always
Rhinos Purple, Hippos Green Michael Patrick Hearne

CLASS 3 VERSE SPEAKING – Mixed, under 11 THE SYCAMORE CUP
(Presented by St Patrick’s Hall Committee)
I’m Being Abducted by Aliens Jack Prelutsky
Meeting Rachel Field
Joan, Who Hates Parties John Walsh
Amanda Robert Klein

CLASS 4 VERSE SPEAKING – Mixed, under 13
IRISH BOARD OF SPEECH AND DRAMA SHIELD
(Presented by Irish Board of Speech and Drama)
Circus Lion Gives Evidence John Agard
Watch Your French Kim Wright
‘L’ Plates on my Football Shirt Paul Cookson
The Shell James Stephens

CLASS 5 VERSE SPEAKING – Mixed, under 17 THE AVON CUP
(Presented by a Friend of the Kilcoole Music Festival)
Falling Asleep Siegfried Sassoon
Full Moon Robert Graves
Chocolates Louis Simpson
Amber Shirley Toulson