Virtual Voices was set up by Musical Director Shane Farrell from Loughrea in County Galway. This is an opportunity for lovers of music and singing to still attend rehearsals through an online platform with the idea of putting on concerts and various performances throughout the year.
St Mary’s College Singers is associated with St. Mary’s College, Rathmines Dublin. Founded in 2008, the Choir sings at school events such as Masses, Christmas Carols Concerts, and Spring Concerts as well as invitational events.
Over the years the choir has grown and developed, winning awards at various Choral Festival Competitions. SMCS has performed on the Abbey Theatre Stage, at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre and opened the Canalaphonic festival in 2016. We have also performed at competitions nationwide and sang Christmas Carols in multiple venues including various South Dublin's care homes. We also played our own very special part in RTE's Reflecting the Rising programme at Easter 2016.
While we have sung at so many joyful and happy occasions, we have also sung in some heart-breaking and devastating circumstances. These are the difficult moments in life when the soothing power of music can make a difference.
Wesley College has a long, proud choral tradition and the College Choirs have achieved tremendous success over the last number of years. With five choirs to choose from – Junior Choir, Male Voice Choir, Girls Choir, Senior Choir and Gospel - there is something to cater for anyone with an interest in singing.
The Purple House Choir was founded in 2013 and operates under the auspices of Purple House Cancer Support. Our Musical Director is Brian Kennedy and accommpanied by our Guitarist Martin Dodd. Our group meet twice monthly and is open to all, young and old alike. Our aim is to give people something to sing about and no experience is necessary. It is a form of expression and acts as a positive coping mechanism for families living with an illness.
Fingal Gospel Choir are a community gospel choir from North County Dublin. Established in March 2012, the choir rapidly expanded from a small group of friends singing for fun to a big group producing an even bigger sound, now consisting of up to 50 voices.
The choir have won awards at Sligo, Navan and Cork Choral Festivals respectively and continue to compete regularly.
FGC perform regularly at church masses and for charitable organizations, helping to give back to the community.
Fingal Gospel Choir are all about community spirit, cooperation and teamwork and enjoying the opportunities given. Their mission is to spread joy and happiness through singing and performing for the people - by the people
Cruinniú is an all-female chamber choir from Arklow Co. Wicklow. We sing in a variety of genres ranging from classical to popular, sacred to secular. Cruinniú perform both competitively and non-competitively. We have won various competitions since our inception in 2011, including Navan Choral Festival, Sligo International Choral Festival and New Ross Choral Festival.
Cruinniú have proudly performed at events such as the turning on of the Christmas Lights in Leinster House as well as having sung on Gerry Kelly’s BBC Ulster Radio show. We look forward to exciting ventures each term and relish new challenges.
We are a new, inclusive community- based choir that is particularly older folk and dementia friendly. Our aim is to enrich the life of of our members through song and to help combat the social isolation of older age.
Mullingar Choral Society has become one of the town’s longest established cultural institutions. We are a community-based, non-profit-making choir and, with approximately 80 singers, is one of the largest in the country.
The Society represents a very positive aspect of Mullingar’s artistic energy and we pride ourselves on the consistently high standards of performance which we have achieved over the years. In 2019 we celebrated our Golden Jubilee with a celebration concert featuring both new works and highlights of fifty years of magical music-making.
New members are always welcome; we are a non-auditioned choir so joining us couldn’t be easier!