Dalriada wins BBC School Choir of the Year

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Dalriada School in Ballymoney have hit the right notes by winning BBC Radio Ulster’s School Choir of the year competition.

The school was up against New Bridge Integrated College in Banbridge and Carrickfergus Grammar in a live final from the Ulster Hall in Belfast this afternoon (Sunday) on BBC Radio Ulster.

The Ballymoney school impressed the judging panel, made up of Richard Yarr, Senior Producer Classical Music, BBC Radio Ulster; Ciaran Scullion, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, and Rebekah Coffey, soprano and coach with the Ulster Youth Choir.

The final was presented by John Toal and Ballymoney’s own Kerry McLean.