The 2012 Eason Spelling Bee with Tubridy All-Ireland Championships are taking place this week, with Ryan Tubridy presenting his RTÉ 2fm show from across the country.
The dates and venues for the provincial finals are:
Monday June 18 - Strand Hotel, Limerick, 9.00am
Tuesday June 19 - Meyrick Hotel, Eyre Square, Galway, 9.00am
Wednesday June 20 - Cavan Crystal Hotel, Cavan, 9.00am
Thursday June 21 - Eason O'Connell Street, Dublin, 9.00am
The grand final will take place on Tubridy's show in RTÉ on Friday June 22.
Commenting, Tubridy said: "We, the Tubridy team, are really looking forward to the Eason Spelling Bee with Tubridy journey. The endless efforts from all the schools in preparing the kids and hosting the events so far has been incredible but what's even more astounding is the spelling ability of the kids."