[Elfsea] Fw: Lughnasad Awards and Titled Bard
Padraig Ruad O'Maolagain
padraig_ruad at irishbard.org
Wed Aug 13 11:10:07 PDT 2003
My apologies if you receive this multiple times. It was posted to
Ansteorra-Announce on Monday but so far has failed to come through.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Padraig Ruad O'Maolagain" <padraig_ruad at irishbard.org>
To: <ansteorra-announce at ansteorra.org>
Sent: Monday, August 11, 2003 8:14 PM
Subject: Lughnasad Awards and Titled Bard
> My thanks to everyone who attended Loch Ruadh's Lughnasad celebration this
> past weekend. You helped to make our event a great success, and I hope
> you all enjoyed it at least as much as I did. While the weather wasn't as
> cool as I would have liked, at least we had cloud cover and breezes
> throughout the day on Saturday, and the storms that pounded the Metroplex
> thankfully bypassed us.
> My individual thank you list will follow in a separate missive - it is
> extensive, and I want to try to list everyone.
> As Court Herald, it is my pleasure to announce that the following awards
> were given:
> Connal Mac an Ghabhann - Sable Thistle, Brewing
> Magdalea Mac an Ghabhann - Sable Thistle, Brewing
> Daniel the Younger - Rising Star of Ansteorra
> Brighid MacFergus - Award of Arms
> Rolf Sewardson - Sable Comet, Loch Ruadh
> Dohmnall Dubh O'Ruairc - Sable Comet, Loch Ruadh
> Tangwystl verch Maredudd - Portcullis of Elfsea
> Madelina de Lindesay - Portcullis of Elfsea
> And it is my honor to announce the new Titled Bard of Loch Ruadh:
> Grimvere Longtooth,
> holder of the Scarlet Cloak, the crooked staff and the silver harp pendant
> for the next year.
> It was a hotly contested competition, and every piece performed was
> praiseworthy. Many thanks to all the competing bards, and also to Lord
> Lady Loch Ruadh, and my predecessor in the title, Elanor O'Rourke, for
> helping to judge and aiding in a most difficult decision.
> And if you thought this year's Lughnasad was good, just wait until next
> year. You ain't seen nothin' yet!
> In Service,
> Padráig Ruad Ó Maolagáin
> Lughnasad Autocrat AS XXXVIII
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