Tánaiste Simon Coveney attended the event along with new Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Mick Finn, and Bishop of Cork and Ross, John Buckley. The final was won by Donal O’Connell, representing Sarsfield GAA, who performed ‘Winter World of Love’, by Engelbert Humperdinck.
Organiser Paddy O’Brien said: “It was a wonderful night, one of the best finals we’ve ever had in 42 years.
“Donal said he was stunned when he won and he asked me to pinch him because he thought he was dreaming.
Finalists in the Over-60s Talent Competition final included: Helen Forde, Jimmy Healy, Bernice Piggot, Mary Lavin, Donal O’Connell, Eileen Dennehy and Nora Mary O’Riordan, Pat Murphy, Declan Terry, Brendan O’Neill, Liam Lynch, Gerry Owens, Andy Jackson, Tony Blackshields and Ted Emery.