Members Directory

Sing Ireland has a growing membership of singing groups, choirs, festivals, companies and individuals. For convenience, we have grouped these by location.

Athy Sing and Sign

Athy Sing and Sign

Location:
Athy, Co. Kildare
Conductor:
Maggie Owens and Aiden McHugh

Athy Sing and Sign Club are running since 2005 and co-ordinated by Aiden McHugh and Maggie Owens. Teenagers of Athy and surrounding areas learn Irish Sign Language (I.S.L.) in a fun and informal way

To date over 100 teenagers have joined, learned and are now competent in I.S.L. They have performed at many public events and put musical shows such as Mama Mia the Musical, Grease, Christmas Shows etc.. We have also organised two successful ISL festivals in Athy Town. Our classes are held each Saturday evening In the Church of Ireland Building from 7 pm to 9 pm.

The mission of Athy Sing & Sign club is to provide a supportive and positive learning environment in which all individual members has the opportunity to develop their Irish Sign Language (ISL) skills, to learn about Deaf Culture and the Deaf Community.

Phone:
Telephone Aiden 0877854812 or Maggie by Text 0879105987
Email:
Athysingandsign@gmail.com

Celtic Horizon Tours

Location:
Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Celtic Horizon Tours is family-run business located in Maynooth Co Kildare. Established in 1998 Celtic Horizon Tours specialises in group tours to Ireland from North America, Canada, Mexico and Europe.

With over 16 years’ experience in bringing groups of all sizes to Ireland from marching bands and choirs to special interest tours from Universities and schools. A niche market that Celtic Horizon Tours successfully cater to is Motorcycle Tours of Ireland. What better way to tour the highways and bye-ways of Ireland than on a motor bike. Celtic Horizon Tours ensure that every client coming to Ireland has time on their itinerary to meet and greet with the locals be it an event with a local band a school Irish Dancing Group or choir. We find our customers who form this bond with Ireland and its people return on tour time and again.

JUST HARMONY

Location:
MAYNOOTH, Co. Kildare
Conductor:
GRAINNE DUNNE

Just Harmony Choir, from Maynooth began 7 years ago when a group of like-minded women wanted to get together to sing!

The choir currently has 34 members. We rehearse once a week and enjoy singing a wide variety of music from “Teenager in Love” by Dion & The Belmont’s to Mozarts Alleluia. Initially we sang just for ourselves and our own enjoyment but over the last 2 years we decided to go public. We now look forward to rehearsing and performing at our Christmas and Summer Concerts.

Phone:
086 8736336
Email:
JustHarmonyChoir@gmail.com
Maynooth University Chamber Choir

Maynooth University Chamber Choir

Location:
Maynooth, Co. Kildare
Conductor:
Ruaidhrí Ó Dálaigh

Maynooth University Chamber Choir was founded in 1986, specialising in the performance of sacred repertoire of the Christian canon from the Renaissance to the present day. The choir has an established tradition of commissioning and promoting new music and regularly presents premières of works by Irish composers.

The past three decades have brought many exciting successes on national and international platforms through the group’s involvement in festivals, competitions, television, radio, and recording projects. In July 2015, they became the first Irish choir to lift the Pavarotti Trophy as ‘Choir of the World’ at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod in Wales. In March 2016, in celebration of their victory at Llangollen, they undertook a trans-world tour. Their CD ‘Lorica’ features newly-commissioned works by Irish composers and other choral favourites. In 2016, the choir competed in the Cork International Choral Festival, winning first place in the mixed voice and church music categories.

Phone:
0857066815
Email:
cathaltwomey93@gmail.com
Nás na Rí Singers

Nás na Rí Singers

Location:
Naas, Co. Kildare, Co. Kildare
Conductor:
Aine Mulvey

The Nás na Ri Singers is a mixed voice choir established in 1972 in Naas, Co. Kildare. The 70 strong choir has Aine Mulvey as director.

The choir’s current repertoire consists of short popular choral pieces and many choral works including Handel’s Messiah, Vivaldi’s Gloria, Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man and Bach’s Magnificat in D Major. Rehearsals are held every Thursday from 8 – 10pm in Kerdiffstown House, Naas.

New members are welcome to join. There is a waiting list for female singers at present. Ability to sight read is not a requirement but is an advantage.

Email:
ulvey.aine@gmail.com
Website:
nasnari.weebly.com
Past Times Community Choir

Past Times Community Choir

Location:
Naas, Co. Kildare
Conductor:
Sharon Murphy

The award winning Past Times Community Choir is an intergenerational choir that supports people living with dementia, their families, carers and communities.

Established in January 2015 in Naas, the choir meets weekly to develop their repertoire, singing skills and harmonies for their regular performances that include Culture Night, Christmas and end of year concerts and collaborations with many other ensembles from Co. Kildare.

The choir is a strategic partnership between Kildare County Council Arts Service and its Arts and Health Specialist, the HSE and our musical director Sharon Murphy to enhance health through music participation throughout the county. The choir provides supports for everyone to participate regardless of mobility, ability and communicative impairments. We strive to create an inclusive and creative outlet for all.

We currently have a waiting list for new community members but we try to provide immediate opportunities for those living with dementia & their families.

Phone:
083 1709589 / 045 448316
Email:
carolanncourtney@kwaras.ie
THE KILL SINGERS

THE KILL SINGERS

Location:
KILL, Co. Kildare
Conductor:
EMER HARTNETT

THE KILL SINGERS, Founded in 1993,as a Choral group within the Kill Musical and Dramatic Society. Emer Hartnett ,is their Musical Director.

Under Emer’s direction, the choir has competed in, and won at most of the Irish Choral Festivals and have also performed in Barcelona,Jersey, Riva Del Garda,( Italy) ,Rome and Prague.

They have twice been finalists in LYRIC FM’S “ CHOIRS FOR CHRISTMAS” competition and have been providing the Christmas entertainment at the prestigious K Club, for the past five years.

Last year was a very special year for the Choir, as they celebrated their 25th anniversary, and to mark the occasion, they recorded their first album “SILVER SONGS”.

They continued their “Silver” theme by taking The Fr John O’ Brien Trophy for mixed voices choirs, at the AIMS Choral festival in New Ross, in may 2018.

Phone:
0872561252
Email:
niallmcdee@gmail.com
The Millicent Singers

The Millicent Singers

Location:
Prosperous, co.kildare., Co. Kildare
Conductor:
Alan Kelly

Millicent Singers are a mixed adult choir (SATB) who perform regular concerts in the North Kildare area, mainly in the Clane area. Founded in 1996, the choir is directed today by Alan Kelly.

The group have developed a strategic plan which will steer their development over the coming years. One of their best initiatives to date has been the introduction of free membership for those aged 18-30 or those in full time education.

In the past few years the choir have been invited to perform with New Dublin Voices and Celine Byrne while also performing at the National Concert Hall and live on RTE Television with the Army No. 1 Band. They have won seven competitions in four years (2014-2017) including Sacred Music and Light Music at the 2017 Mayo International Choral Festival.

The choir comprises 39 members at present who come from Clane, Prosperous, Naas & surrounding areas.

Email:
millicentsingers@gmail.com
Website:
millicentsingers.ie

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