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  • Stella Bass

    Award-winning, and 4* recommended by the Irish Times, Stella has been singing at weddings all over the country for some 15 years now, and knows how integral... Read more

    Posted on 16 May 2019 MUSIC
  • Darran Bourke

    My name is Darran Bourke, and I am a singer and guitarist with over 20 years professional experience. While I’ve vast experience in the social music scene from... Read more

    Posted on 25 April 2019 MUSIC
  • St Colmcille – Swords

    The parish of St Colmcille’s Swords, has an ancient history extending back as far as the 6th century. It was St Colmcille who brought Christianity to the area... Read more

    Posted on 16 April 2019 MUSIC
  • St Patrick – Enniskerry

    Patrick Enniskerry

    St Patrick’s Church, is nestled in the foothills of the Wicklow mountains, only a stone’s throw from the village of Enniskerry and the Powerscourt Estate. The... Read more

    Posted on 16 April 2019 MUSIC
  • St Joseph – Foulkstown

    Joseph Foulkstown

    Foulkstown, is to be found on the Waterford Road, just outside of Kilkenny city. Surrounded by a graveyard the church has an old feel. The inside of the church... Read more

    Posted on 16 April 2019 MUSIC
  • St Patrick – Celbridge

    Patrick Celbridge

    Built circa 1855 in the Gothic Revival style, St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Celbridge dominates the main street. A Celtic Style free-standing cross is to be... Read more

    Posted on 16 April 2019 MUSIC
  • St Michael – Castletown

    Michael Castletown

    Dominating the skyline of Casteltown Geoghegan, St Michael’s Church is a very well kept example of Gothic Revival-style architecture. Built circa 1885, the... Read more

    Posted on 16 April 2019 MUSIC
  • St Mary & St Michael – Rathdrum

    Mary Michael Rathdrum

    On Sunday 22nd July 1860 the Archbishop of Dublin, Most Rev. Dr P Cullen (later to become Ireland’s first Cardinal) performed the solemn dedication of the Churc... Read more

    Posted on 16 April 2019 MUSIC
  • Holy Rosary – Abbeyleix

    Holy Rosary Abbeyleix

    The Holy Rosary Church of Abbeyleix was erected in 1895, designed in the cruciform and romanesque style by architect William Hague. Read more

    Posted on 16 April 2019 MUSIC
  • University Church – St Stephen’s Green

    University Church Stephen’s Green

    Work, commenced on the building of the Newman University Church in May 1855. It opened a year later on Ascension Day. Although the church building project was... Read more

    Posted on 09 April 2019 MUSIC
  • Róisín Ní Bhriain

    Róisín Ní Bhriain is an experienced and professional solo Flautist and Singer with her own digital piano accompaniment available for Read more

    Posted on 08 April 2019 MUSIC
  • St Patrick – Trim

    Patrick Trim

    St Patrick’s Church Trim is a Gothic Revival style church. It was built circa 1900. The church is surrounded by landscaped grounds that overlook Trim Castle. Read more

    Posted on 03 April 2019 MUSIC
  • Therese McCartin

    An accomplished Singer, Harpist, Pianist and Composer, Therese began music tuition at the age of 6 and went on to graduate from Trinity College Dublin with a... Read more

    Posted on 03 April 2019 MUSIC
  • John Manners

    John Manners, pianist, organist, uilleann piper and bagpiper, began his musical education in the Dublin College of Music (now known Read more

    Posted on 02 April 2019 MUSIC
  • String Quartet Guide

    String Quartet Guide

    6 Step Wedding String Quartet Guide Choosing the music for the wedding ceremony is arguably one of the most important decisions you will make. There are a numbe... Read more

    Posted on 01 April 2019 MUSIC
  • Voice Classification and Singing

    Voice Classification Singing

    When we sing, air expelled from our lungs causes the vocal cords (two strips of cartilage stretched across the larynx at the back of the throat) to vibrate... Read more

    Posted on 01 April 2019 MUSIC
  • ChurchMusic.ie’s Wedding Music Guide

    ChurchMusic.ie’s Wedding Music Guide

    What Music? Most groups and musicians will play any piece/song/hymn that you want – classical, pop, traditional, or otherwise. All that is generally requested i... Read more

    Posted on 01 April 2019 MUSIC
  • The Church Organ: How Does It Really Work?

    Church Organ: Does Really Work?

    The modern organ is the most complicated of all instruments. Its sounds are produced by wind blowing through several complete sets, or ranks, of pipes. Read more

    Posted on 01 April 2019 MUSIC
  • Traditional Irish Music and Instruments – History and Origins

    Traditional Irish Music Instruments History Origins

    THE CELTS 500BC •Traditional Irish music is an oral tradition whose origins can be traced back to almost 2,000 years ago when the Celts first arrived in Ireland. Read more

    Posted on 01 April 2019 MUSIC
  • Woodwind Instruments – Edge-blown & Reeds

    Woodwind Instruments Edge-blown Reeds

    WOODWIND INSTRUMENTS The instruments of the woodwind family can produce a wide variety of sounds, from the shrill piping of the piccolo to the deep gruff... Read more

    Posted on 01 April 2019 MUSIC