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All participants receive certificates of participation signed by the President of Oireachtas Gaeilge Cheanada, and the Director of Oireachtas na Gaeilge in Ireland.


Winners in all events and age categories receive medals, and certificates of achievement. First place winners receive perpetual trophies. In addition, many competitions have cash prizes, or other awards (inquiries may be sent to kenny-h@rmc.ca). The winner of the open category of Sean Nós singing is sponsored to attend Oireachtas na Gaeilge in Ireland in late-October/early-November, including plane fare and accommodation at the hosting hotel.

Corn Mhic Concharraige

Corn Mhic Concharraige is the perpetual award for highest achievement in Irish language performing arts in Canada. It is given annually to the winner of the open category in Sean Nós singing. It stands in relation to Oireachtas Gaeilge Cheanada, as Corn Uí Riada does to Oireachtas na Gaeilge in Ireland.