Dr. Annie Patterson Medal

Syllabus ID: 18.07

Competition: Presented by the late Miss Carrie Townshend in memory of the originator of the Feis Ceoil.

1st Prize: Gold Medal

Test Pieces 2024

A setting of two Irish airs of contrasting character for voice with Irish harp or Irish harp alone.


Competition is open to all persons of Irish birth, those having at least one Irish parent, and to all bona fide residents in Ireland for a period of at least two years prior to the 1st of January 2024
Age limit - under 40 years on 1st January 2024

Closing date for entries: 12th January 2024

Each manuscript must bear a “nom de plume” only (not the composer's name)

Translations of Irish words must accompany manuscripts.

1. Complete your entry online
2. PDF of manuscript, and digital recording (if you choose to include one, however it is not obligatory) must be emailed to by 12th January 2024. Subject line of email should include competition name and nom de plume.


Entrance Fees: €30.00

Enter Competition online

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