Spink Comhaltas has prepared candidates for the Comhaltas SCT Traditional Irish Music exams since 2014. To date, 5 Spink musicians have achieved Distinction results in the final Grade 8 exam. This achievement in excellence is recognised by the Mícheál Ó hEidhin Gold Medal.
Mícheál Ó hEidhin was the founder and first examiner of the SCT music exams.
Congratulations to Éabha Dowling-McDonald (pictured) and Niamh Nolan for winning gold medals in 2022. They join the previous Gold Medal winners from Spink:
- Ciara Mackessy (2018)
- Mark Vesey (2017)
- David Vesey (2016)