Ebrington Primary School and Thornhill College win BBC Northern Ireland School Choir Of The Year

Thornhill College and Ebrington Primary School, Londonderry have been named as Northern Ireland’s top senior and junior school choirs in the live final of BBC Northern Ireland School Choir Of The Year.

Monday, 8th April 2019, 1:03 pm
Updated Monday, 8th April 2019, 1:07 pm
On top of the world - Thornhill College,Londonderry, winners of the senior section of BBC Northern Ireland School Choir Of The Year, which came live on BBC Radio Ulster from the Ulster Hall, Belfast, with guest judge Carrie Grant (centre). A special TV highlights programme from the event will be shown on BBC One Northern Ireland, Sunday 14 April at 5.30pm
On top of the world - Thornhill College,Londonderry, winners of the senior section of BBC Northern Ireland School Choir Of The Year, which came live on BBC Radio Ulster from the Ulster Hall, Belfast, with guest judge Carrie Grant (centre). A special TV highlights programme from the event will be shown on BBC One Northern Ireland, Sunday 14 April at 5.30pm

Presented by John Toal and Kerry McLean, the final was broadcast from the Ulster Hall, Belfast, on BBC Radio Ulster, and recorded for a special highlights programme for BBC NI television to be shown on BBC One Northern Ireland, Sunday 14 April at 5.30pm.

Sixty-two choirs battled it out over the course of the past eight weeks and six schools from across Northern Ireland took part in the live final, with three competing respectively in the junior and senior categories.

Ebrington Primary School, Londonderry, winners of the junior section of BBC Northern Ireland School Choir Of The Year

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Ebrington Primary School, Londonderry, winners of the junior section of BBC Northern Ireland School Choir Of The Year
Thornhill College performing during BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year at the Ulster Hall, Belfast
Dalriada School performing during BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year at the Ulster Hall, Belfast
Dalriada School performing during BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year at the Ulster Hall, Belfast
Dalriada School performing during BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year at the Ulster Hall, Belfast
Dalriada School performing during BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year at the Ulster Hall, Belfast
Pond Park Primary School performing during BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year at the Ulster Hall, Belfast
Pond Park Primary School performing during BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year at the Ulster Hall, Belfast
Pond Park Primary School performing during BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year at the Ulster Hall, Belfast
Macosquin Primary School performing during BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year at the Ulster Hall, Belfast
Macosquin Primary School performing during BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year at the Ulster Hall, Belfast
Macosquin Primary School performing during BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year at the Ulster Hall, Belfast
Ebrington Primary School performing during BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year at the Ulster Hall, Belfast
Ebrington Primary School performing during BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year at the Ulster Hall, Belfast
A packed Ulster Hall, Belfast, during this year's BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year, which was live on BBC Radio Ulster
A packed Ulster Hall, Belfast, during this year's BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year
Presenters John Toal and Kerry McLean welcome choirs from across Northern Ireland to this year's BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year
Presenters John Toal and Kerry McLean
Judges Richard Yarr, Carrie Grant, Ciaran Scullion and Andrew Nunn with Emma Dunseith (centre), Executive Editor, Music & Arts BBC NI at this year's BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year
On top of the world - Thornhill College, Londonderry, winners of the senior section of BBC Northern Ireland School Choir Of The Year
Carrickfergus Grammar School performing during BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year at the Ulster Hall, Belfast
Carrickfergus Grammar School performing during BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year at the Ulster Hall, Belfast
Carrickfergus Grammar School
Carrickfergus Grammar School performing during BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year at the Ulster Hall, Belfast
Thornhill College performing during BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year at the Ulster Hall, Belfast
Thornhill College performing during BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year at the Ulster Hall, Belfast
Thornhill College performing during BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year at the Ulster Hall, Belfast
Thornhill College performing during BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year at the Ulster Hall, Belfast