Singing in Irish night at Strule Arts Centre

Published: 19th April 2016

Image: Strule Arts Centre

A singing in Irish night, ‘Oíche Amhránaíochta’, which will be led by Omagh native and professional folk singer, Mary McLaughlin, will take place in the Strule Arts Centre, Omagh on the evening of Thursday 28 April 2016.

 

The free event, organised by Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, will begin at 7.00 pm with a singing in Irish workshop taken by Mary. This will then be followed by a singing session, also led by Mary, which will feature guest singers and local singing in Irish group Ceoltóirí na hÓmaí.

 

Mary has lived and worked in England and the United States of America and is internationally recognised for her songwriting and arrangement abilities which are showcased on her five albums.  In 2007 she founded an Irish language choir in California and was placed in the 2009 international indie JFP awards for her ‘Gaelic Christmas’ album.  Mary currently lectures at the Irish World Music Academy, University of Limerick, where she is working on a PhD in Irish Traditional Music. 

 

Admission to Oíche Amhránaíochta in the Strule Arts Centre is free. All singers welcome. For further information on the singing in Irish night, please contact Kevin Goodwin, Fermanagh and Omagh District Council on 0300 303 1777 or the Strule Arts Centre box office on 028 8224 7831.

 

 

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