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Festive Performance from Moley Ó Súilleabháin echoes through All Saints Church in Castleconnell

Moley O Suilleabhain pictured above will bring his unique style and interpretation of age-old songs right into your living room.

Festive Performance from Moley Ó Súilleabháin echoes through All Saints Church in Castleconnell

Moley O Suilleabhain

The concert has been recorded due to the uncertainty around restrictions due to Covid-19.

A hauntingly beautiful festive concert from All Saints Church in Castleconnell kicks of the month of December as we all look forward to Christmas 2020.

Coming to you from the wonderful setting of the church, which has played host to the Castleconnell Autumn Concert Series for over a decade, Moley O Suilleabhain will bring his unique style and interpretation of age-old songs right into your living room.

The concert has been recorded due to the uncertainty around restrictions due to Covid-19.

Coincidentally called ‘All Saints’, the concert is a unique mix of sacred and secular song and poetry from one of Ireland’s finest singers. Incorporating the seasonal theme of Advent and Christmas with Latin Gregorian chant, Irish Sean Nós, traditional song, and poetic recitation.

Moley O Suilleabhain has specially curated this program of pieces that has illuminated his artistic and musical life to date. The poems are all from Mícheál’s latest poetry book called Early Music.

The concert is presented by Limerick City and County Council’s Culture and Arts Office, in partnership with Love Castleconnell and with the financial support of Creative Ireland.

The Set List:

  • Entrance Hymns > introduction
  • Poem: Chinook Sanctuary
  • The Darkest Midnight
  • Somewhere Over The Rainbow
  • Jerusalem Our Happy Home
  • Poem: First White Hair
  • I’m Glad There is You
  • The Autumn Leaves / I Fall In Love Too Easily
  • Siúil a Rúin
  • Danny boy
  • Turus D’anam
  • Go Lassie Go
  • The Parting Glass

 

It will be available from Tuesday, December 01 at 8pm on Limerick.ie HERE 

For more stories on Castleconnell go HERE

Richard is a presenter, producer, songwriter and actor. He was named the Limerick Person of the Year (2011) and won an online award at the Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards (2011) for promoting multi-culturalism online. Richard says that the ilovelimerick.com concept is very much a community driven project that aims to document life in Limerick. So, that in 20 years time people can look back and remember the events that were making the headlines.

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