Spud Picking

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2016 spud peeling champion Deborah Gilheaney

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2016 spud picking champions Yvonne Ni Chonghaile and Sinead Niroithlain

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A big crowd gathers on the Village Green each Saturday afternoon of the Festival to see local Koroit celebrities and visiting teams compete for the title of Spud Picking and Spud Peeling Champions.

The competitions are open to all festival goers.

Past spud picking champions:

2016 – Yvonne Ni Chonghaile and Sinead Niroithlain

2015 - Shauna Flaherty and Shona Hagan.

2014 – John Walsh and Chiao-Fang Chen

2013 – Pauline Cunningham from Ireland and Charmaine Rolls from Melbourne
2012 – Pauline Cunningham from Ireland and Charmaine Rolls from Melbourne
2011 – Carmel and Des Noonan, representing St Patrick’s Primary School

Past spud peeling champions

2016 – Deborah Gilheaney

2015- Catriona Murphy
2014 – Chiao-Fang Chen
2013 – Alistair Cozens
2012 – Steve Maher
2011 – Bruce Murley