Spring Concerts

The first of our spring concerts is upon us

Spring concert poster

We are delighted to be starting our series of spring concerts in Castleisland this year. We are even more delighted to be joined by the Differter Saitenspielkreis from Germany, a plucked string orchestra with whom we have performed before, many moons ago, and by Ailish Walshe and the Castleisland Presentation Secondary School and Community choirs. It promises to be a wonderful evening of music and all proceeds are going to the Castleisland Day Care Centre to fund their wonderful work.

Pub Quiz

First it was our new quiz night, then it was our annual quiz night and then came Covid – now it’s back!! Get your Paddy’s weekend off to a great start with a night out with the choir. Compered by the wonderful Sean Lyons, the questions could be tricky but the craic will be mighty.

Bake Sale & More

Throughout the year, we work with charities and schools around the county to help them raise funds for the great work they do. In order to do that effectively, however, we need to raise funds ourselves to cover our overheads – enter the hardworking ladies of our FLC (Fund Loving Crew). They have been planning and plotting a series of events to supplement our coffers and the first of these is the Bake Sale & More, which is being held in St. John’s Parish Centre on Sunday, November 26th, from 11 a.m. Having sampled some of the baking of my fellow choristers in the past, I can tell you that the Bake Sale will be enough of a draw on the day, but the ladies have gone above and beyond and will bring you preloved clothes and books, plants and even our lovely new Kerry Choral Union tote bags. I’m also told that there’ll be hot chocolate and crêpes available on the day and fabulous door prizes too! Please do come and join us, all are welcome.

Spring Concert in Listowel

Poster for Coláiste na Riochta concert

Originally conceived as a Christmas concert, but cancelled due to adverse weather, our joint concert with Coláiste na Ríochta is finally here. Join us Wednesday 19th April at 7:30 pm for an evening of song, where we will be joined by the school’s own girls’ choir and traditional band. Tickets will be available on the door and cost €10 for adults, €5 for U-18s and OAPs. Note that if you bought tickets for the Christmas concert they are still valid.

Huddersfield, Here We Come!

The bags are packed, the music folders carefully stowed, the uniforms are complete and neatly packed in the bags (should I check one more time?). Kerry Choral Union are on the road!! We’re so delighted to be joining up with the Gledholt Male Voice Choir for another concert this year. And we’re even more delighted that this time it’s the return leg. We are off to perform this weekend in Huddersfield. Before we even leave though, we have to thank David and all the gang there for their help in organising this trip. Their local knowledge is proving invaluable and their pride in Yorkshire is tangible in every offer to greet us, guide us, host us and generally show us that great Northern hospitality! See you soon.