Awards

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Below are the list of shows and awards that the Society have collected throughout some of their years

9TO5 2017

AIMS Winner Best Visual (Costumes, Props, Make-Up & Hair)
AIMS Nomination Best Chorus
AIMS Nomination Best Technical (Lighting, Sets & Sound)

Evita 2016

AIMS Winner Best Technical (Lighting, Sets & Sound)
AIMS Best Musical Director – Fintan Cleary
AIMS Nomination Best Chorus
AIMS Nomination Best Actor in a Supporting Role – James McDermott as Ché
AIMS Nomination Best Overall Show
AIMS Nomination Mary Kelly/Unsung Hero Award – Pat Lawlor
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Carrick on Suir Music Festival – Overall Winners

Chess 2015

WLOS were not adjudicated for their 2015 Production of Chess by AIMS
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Carrick on Suir Music Festival – Overall Winners

Sister Act 2014

AIMS Winner Best Stage Manager – Colin Murphy
AIMS Nomination Best Comedian – Des Whelan as Monsignor O’Hara
AIMS Nomination Best Ensemble -  Fabulous Baby Reprise
AIMS Nomination Best Director – John Donnelly
AIMS Nomination Best Overall Show – 3rd Place
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AIMS Choral Festival Winners Ballyclare/Birr Rose Bowl – Wexford Jersey Boys

The Witches of Eastwick 2013

AIMS Winner Best Overall Show in Ireland
AIMS Winner Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Catherine Walsh as Felicia
AIMS Winner Best Comedienne – Sharon Clancy as Jane Smart
AIMS Nomination Best Director – John Donnelly
AIMS Nomination Best Comedian – George Lawlor as Daryl Van Horne
AIMS Nomination Best Technical (Lighting, Sets & Sound)
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Carrick on Suir Music Festival – Overall Winners

Follies 2012

AIMS Nomination Best Female Singer – Niamh Penston as Sally

The Mikado 2011

AIMS Winner Best Visual (Costumes, Props, Make-Up & Hair)
AIMS Nomination Best Stage Manager – Colin Murphy

The Scarlett Pimpernel 2010

AIMS Nomination Best Musical Director – Fintan Cleary
AIMS Nomination Best Stage Manager – Nora Cosgrave
AIMS Nomination Best Visual (Costumes, Props, Make-Up & Hair)

The Producers 2009

AIMS Nomination Best Overall Show
AIMS Nomination Best Comedian – George Lawlor as Max Bialystock

Ragtime 2008

AIMS Winner Best Gilbert & Sullivan/Modern Opera
AIMS Winner Best Male Singer – Tony Carty as Coalhouse
AIMS Winner Best Technical (Lighting, Sets & Sound)
AIMS Nomination Best Overall Show – 2nd Place
AIMS Nomination Best Musical Director – Fintan Cleary
AIMS Nomination Best Stage Manager – Nora Cosgrave
AIMS Nomination Best Chorus

Gondoliers 2007

AIMS Nomination Best Musical Director – Fr John O’Brien
AIMS Nomination Best Gilbert & Sullivan/Modern Opera

Jekyll & Hyde 2006

AIMS Winner Best Overall Show in Ireland
AIMS Winner Best Musical Director – Fintan Cleary
AIMS Winner Best Male Singer – Tony Carty as Jeckyll/Hyde
AIMS Winner Best Actress – Siobhan Fawsitt as Lucy
AIMS Nomination Best Technical (Lighting, Sets & Sound)
AIMS Nomination Best Visual (Costumes, Props, Make-Up & Hair)

Sweeney Todd 2005

AIMS Nomination Best Musical Director – Fintan Cleary
AIMS Nomination Best Male Singer – Des Whelan as Sweeny Todd

H.M.S. Pinafore 2004

AIMS Winner Best Gilbert & Sullivan/Modern Opera
AIMS Winner Best Chorus
AIMS Nomination Best Overall Show
AIMS Nomination Best Supporting Actor – Pat Lawlor as Sir Joseph Porter
AIMS Nomination Best Female Singer – Fiona O’Reilly as Josephine
AIMS Nomination Best Musical Director – Fr. John O’Brien
AIMS Nomination Mary Kelly/Unsung Hero Award – Stella O’Kennedy

The New Pirates of Penzance 2002

AIMS Winner Best Overall Show in Ireland
AIMS Winner Best Musical Director – Fr. John O’Brien
AIMS Winner Best Female Singer – Caroline Daly as Mabel
AIMS Winner Best Comedienne – Siobhan Fawsitt as Ruth
AIMS Nomination Best Chorus
AIMS Nomination Best Male Singer – Des Whelan as The Pirate King

Man of La Mancha 1999

AIMS Winner Best Overall Show in Ireland
AIMS Winner Best Director – John Donnelly
AIMS Winner Best Musical Director – Fr. John O’Brien
AIMS Winner Best Actor – Des Whelan as Don Quixote
AIMS Winner Best Actress – Siobhan Fawsitt as Aldonza
AIMS Winner Best Female Singer – Siobhan Fawsitt as Aldonza
AIMS Winner Best Overall Performer – Des Whelan as Don Quixote
AIMS Nomination Best Lighting
AIMS Nomination Best Wardrobe
(Siobhan Fawsitt made AIMS history for being the first person to win both Best Actress and Singer for the same role in the same year)

Oklahoma 1998

AIMS Nomination Best Musical Director – Fr. John O’Brien
AIMS Nomination Best Lighting

Chess 1997

AIMS Winner Best Overall Show in Ireland
AIMS Winner Best Director – John Donnelly
AIMS Winner Best Musical Director – Fr. John O’Brien
AIMS Winner Best Overall Performer – Siobhan Fawsitt as Florence Vassy
AIMS Winner Best Female Singer – Siobhan Fawsitt as Florence Vassy
AIMS Winner Best Wardrobe
AIMS Nomination Best Chorus

Orpheus in the Underworld 1996

AIMS Winner Best Chorus
AIMS Winner Chorus Master – Fr. John O’Brien
AIMS Nomination Best Male Singer – Des Whelan as Jupiter
AIMS Nomination Best Female Singer – Fiona O’Reilly as Eurydice
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AIMS Choral Festival Winner Ballyclare/Birr Rose Bowl – Extract from Orpheus

Brigadoon 1995

AIMS Winner Best Supporting Female – Catherine Walsh as Meg Brockie
AIMS Nomination Best Supporting Male – Michael Londra as Charlie
AIMS Nomination Best Chorus Master – Fr. John O’Brien
AIMS Nomination Adjudicator’s Special Award – Linda Roche

Showboat 1994

AIMS Winner Best Chorus
AIMS Nomination Best Supporting Female – Theresa Kinsella as Ellie

Carousel 1993

AIMS Winner Adjudicator’s Special Award (For outstanding artistic achievement in theatrical innovation, unity and cohesion)
AIMS Nomination Best Supporting Male – Larry Roche as Mr. Snow
AIMS Nomination Best Chorus Master – Gerard Lawlor

Fiddler on the Roof 1992

AIMS Winner Best Overall Show in Ireland
AIMS Winner Best Musical Director – Fr. John O’Brien
AIMS Winner Best Overall Performance – Des Whelan
AIMS Winner Best Male Singer – Des Whelan as Tevye
AIMS Nomination Best Director – Tom Honan
AIMS Nomination Best Chorus
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AIMS Choral Festival 2nd Place Ballyclare Rose Bowl

South Pacific 1991

AIMS Best Male Singer – Des Whelan as Emile De Becque
AIMS Nomination Best Overall Show – 3rd Place
AIMS Nomination Best Actress – Theresa Kinsella as Nellie Forbush
AIMS Nomination Best Director – Sean Meyler
AIMS Nomination Best Musical Director – Fr. John O’Brien

The New Moon 1990

AIMS Winner Best Director – Sean Meyler
AIMS Winner Best Actor – Maurice McCarthy as Ribaud
AIMS Winner Best Male Singer – Des Whelan as Robert
AIMS Nomination Best Show All Amateur Cast
AIMS Nomination Best Actress – Adrienne Woulfe as Clotilde
AIMS Nomination Best Choreographer – Ger Dunbar
AIMS Nomination Best Female Singer – Caroline Daly as Marianne
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Waterford International Festival of Light Opera Best Male Singer – Des Whelan

Die Fledermaus 1989

AIMS Nomination Best Musical Director – Fr. John O’Brien
AIMS Nomination Best Chorus Master – Cyril Murphy
AIMS Nomination Best Actor – David Roche as Alfred
AIMS Nomination Best Set

The Merry Widow 1988

AIMS Winner Best House Management
AIMS Nomination Best Chorus
AIMS Nomination Best Musical Director – Fr. John O’Brien
AIMS Nomination Best Male Singer – Des Whelan as Danilo
AIMS Nomination Best Sets

The Gypsy Baron 1986

AIMS Nomination Best Musical Director – Fr. John O’Brien
AIMS Nomination Best Sets
AIMS Nomination Best Lighting

The Mikado 1985

AIMS Winners Best Chorus
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NIFLO Best Chorus

The Desert Song 1984

AIMS Nomination Best Male Singer – Des Whelan as Red Shadow
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NIFLO Best Director – Sean Meyler
NIFLO Best Male Singer – Des Whelan
NIFLO Best Actress – Adrienne Woulfe
NIFLO Best Female Singer – Kathleen Tynan
NIFLO Best Comedian – Pat Lawlor

Guys and Dolls 1983

AIMS Nomination Best Male Singer – Des Whelan as Sky Masterson
AIMS Nomination Best Comedienne – Alex Ryan as Miss Adelaide
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NIFLO Best Male Singer – Des Whelan
NIFLO Best Supporting Actor – Brian McCaul

La Perichole 1982

NIFLO Best Actress – Joan Merrigan
NIFLO Best Male Singer – Des Whelan
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AIMS Best Director – Ned Power
AIMS Best Sets
AIMS Best Lighting
AIMS Nomination Best Overall Show
AIMS Nomination Best Chorus

My Fair Lady 1981

NIFLO Best Overall Show
NIFLO Best Actress – Joan Merrigan
NIFLO Best Actor – Des Whelan
NIFLO Best Stage Management – Richard Miller & Brian Dunne

Oklahoma! 1980

AIMS Nomination Best Director – Ned Power
AIMS Nomination Best Musical Director – Fr. John O’Brien
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NIFLO Best Female Singer – Joan Merrigan
NIFLO Best Male Singer – Des Whelan
NIFLO Best Actor – Kevin Lewis

Passion Flower 1979

AIMS Nomination Best Director – Ned Power
AIMS Nomination Best Musical Director – Fr. John O’Brien
AIMS Nomination Best Costumes
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NIFLO Best Actor – Des Whelan
NIFLO Best Female Singer – Joan Merrigan
NIFLO Adjudicator’s Award – Fr. John O’Brien & Ned Power

La Belle Helen 1978

AIMS Nomination Best Musical Director – Fr. John O’Brien
AIMS Nomination Best Supporting Male – Des Corish
AIMS Nomination Best Costumes
AIMS Nomination Best Programme

Die Fledermaus 1977

AIMS Nomination Best Musical Director – Fr. John O’Brien
AIMS Nomination Best Comedian – Tom Murray
AIMS Nomination Best Chorus

La Vie Parisienne 1976

AIMS Best Supporting Male – Des Corish
AIMS Best Costumes
AIMS Nomination Best Musical Director – Fr. John O’Brien

Orpheus in the Underworld 1975

AIMS Best Overall Show
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WIFLO Runner-Up Best Overall Show
WIFLO Best Female Performer – Joan Merrigan
WIFLO Best Make Up
WIFLO Runner-Up Best Male Performer – Des Corish
WIFLO Runner-Up Best Supporting Female – Jean Goold

La Perichole 1974

AIMS Best Director – Ned Power & Jean Goold
AIMS Best Musical Director – Fr. John O’Brien
AIMS Best Supporting Male – Sean Mitten
AIMS Best Chorus
AIMS Nomination – Best Overall Show
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WIFLO Best Producer – Ned Power & Jean Goold
WIFLO Best Musical Director – Fr. John O’Brien
WIFLO Best Singer of the Festival – Sean Mitten
WIFLO Runner-Up Best Actor – Brian McCaul
WIFLO Runner-Up Best Female Singer – Joan Merrigan
WIFLO Runner-Up Best Set Design – Eleanor Harbison

Patience 1973

AIMS Nomination Best Musical Director – Fr. John O’Brien
AIMS Nomination Best Supporting Actor – Sean Mitten
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WIFLO Best Gilbert & Sullivan Show
WIFLO Best Musical Director – Fr. John O’Brien
WIFLO Best Chorus
WIFLO Best Singer of the Festival – Sean Mitten
WIFLO Runner-Up Best Male Singer – Sean Mitten

The Pirates of Penzance 1972

AIMS Best Musical Director – Fr. John O’Brien
AIMS Nomination Best Overall Show
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WIFLO Best Amateur Producer – Ned Power
WIFLO Runner-Up Bes Musical Director – Fr. John O’Brien
WIFLO Best Singer of the Festival – Sean Mitten
WIFLO Best Concerted Item
WIFLO Runner-Up Best Chorus
WIFLO Certificate of Merit – Terry O’Rahilly
WIFLO Certificate of Merit – Des Corish

The Mikado 1970

WIFLO Runner-Up Best Actor – Sean Meyler

The Yeomen of the Guard 1965

WIFLO Best Gilbert & Sullivan Show