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Armonk Residents Win Awards At Rockland’s Irish Feis

by Eric Gendron 08/02/13

The Reilly/Fallon family, seen here in 2011, took home awards again at the Rockland County Irish Feis. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Kathy Reilly Fallon

The Reilly/Fallon family, seen here in 2011, took home awards again at the Rockland County Irish Feis. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Kathy Reilly Fallon

ARMONK, N.Y. — Three generations of the Reilly/Fallon family recently took home awards again at the Rockland County Irish Feis.

James E. Fallon, 12, a student at H.C. Crittenden School in Armonk received second place in Irish arts for oil on canvas and third place in Celtic art sketch in color.

James’ mother, Dr. Kathy Reilly, received first place in Irish singing and first place in Celtic art sketch in color.

James’ grandmother, Anne Reilly, received first place in Irish arts for knitting and second place for her Irish soda bread.

All three have previously won awards at the Feis. Fallon was featured in the Daily Voice in 2011 for his contributions to an environmental group

The Rockland County Irish Feis, in Tappan, N.Y., featured demonstrations and competitions in dance, bagpiping, music, soda bread baking, art and Celtic design, basketball, vocal and lilting, Irish language, children’s races, Celtic cross band, sheaf throwing, massed bands and old time waltzing.