Enjoy a fantastic night with myself Deirdre Shannon, international Opera Star Majella Cullagh and Soprano and Classical harpist Marina Cassidy. The Concert takes place in Meath Ireland so if you are around please come and join us.
Hi join myself and the wonderful Celtic Tenors in their only Christmas Concert for 2016. in aid of The Society of Missionary Children. Come join us for a wonderful Christmas celebration in the beautiful Rathmines Church of Mary Immaculate, Dublin.
Tickets 25 Euro booking with eventbrite.ie
FIRST NOEL CHRISTMAS CONCERT in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland
Our First Noel Concert is a great way to kick start your Christmas festivities. Please come along and enjoy a really exciting star-laden show and, at the same time, support the work of Down Syndrome Ireland.
We have a host of fabulous and well known artists, starring:
The Dublin Welsh Male Voice Choir
The Aspiro Choir from Carlow
David Agnew: Oboist
Clive Armstrong: Organist
Simon Morgan: Tenor
Celtic Woman Deirdre Shannon
Our MC for the evening is Ellen Cranitch from RTE’s Lyric FM.
We are really excited about our ‘First Noel’ concert and we are looking forward to a great evening of music and song. We hope that the audience will join in too!
We will be serving Mulled Wine and delicious Mince Pies at the interval. We will also have a Christmas Raffle with special festive prizes.
We are very grateful to all these artists for their support and we are looking forward to a fabulous festive evening!
All funds support the work of Down Syndrome Ireland
Event Venue: Christ Church Cathedral, Christchurch Place, Dublin 8.
Dates: Thursday, December 1, 2016
Time: 20:00 (please arrive at least 15 minutes before start).
Duration: 2 hours
Interval: Complimentary Mulled Wine and Mince Pies
Admission: €25.00 (All funds support the work of Down Syndrome Ireland).
Booking: Tickets Bookable Online Here. Book Early to Avoid Disappointment.
Deirdre will be performing as a guest of the Celtic Tenors on Saturday the 12th of November 2016.
The concert will take place in the Killinkere Leisure Centre County Cavan starting at 8pm. Also performing will be the Baileborough Community School Choir, The Hard Time Chorus and the Baileborough Community Choir
Tickets €20 are available by calling 042-969 4715 or 089 221 2956.
The concert is in Aid of The Baileborough Community School ASD Unit, Castle Lake Development and Christmas Lights for Baileborough.
Hi if you would like to attend a great concert and here me sing then come along to see me with the Celtic Tenors and a new upcoming singer from Iceland Messiana at Christchurch Dun Laoghaire on Friday the 21st of October at 8pm. Tickets are €25 and available at www.eventbrite.ie.
The concert is in aid of building a new dining hall for the church.
Deirdre Shannon singing live on RTE 1’s Arts show Arena as part of the Kells Hay Festival Literary weekend. July 2015. Also taking part in the show were Brian Eno composer, musician and record producer for the likes of U2 and Talking Heads, Ben Okri award winning poet and novelist, and Matthew Spangler American Director and Playwright. A great night out as part of the festival very interesting listening to Sean Rocks guests and the common roots of going to Art college as did i before starting my music career. Later on we caught some of Michael Hardings tales from his books as well as poetry readings under the stars and in candlelight by RTE presenters Myles Dungan and Sean Rocks. Michael Harding also graced us again with some heartfelt poetry and the night ended with a surprise visit by Ben Okri. All in all a brilliant weekend and i look forward to next year.
Hello all and thank you for visiting my site and supporting me over the years. One of the sections on the new site is aimed at collected as many interviews, press releases and publicity stills etc as i can from my career so far and i would love if you could help me out. If you find any information on the web or have any old flyers you could scan please let me know so we can add them to the site. I will pop you name beside anything you send as a thank you.
All the best
Deirdre’s highly anticipated album – Anamceol – is available for purchase through CD Baby, be sure to click on “Deirdre’s Shop”! ===>
In this her second album, Irish singer Deirdre Shannon shares unique treasures from her country’s rich musical heritage. This collection of songs, reminiscent of a time almost forgotten, leads you through a rich tapestry of Celtic life. Deirdre guides you on a journey of love, nature and mythology, to a place where your heart is consoled. She brings you music for the soul. Anamċeol
Deirdre a versatile singer from Ireland, has always had a natural instinct for music. She developed this further by classically training at Dublin’s College of Music. With this education under her belt, Deirdre embarked on a solo career and through an illustrious series of achievements in critically acclaimed singing groups and shows around the world has made a real name for herself. Featuring heavily in Deirdre’s career to date are two internationally acclaimed shows – Lord of the Dance and Celtic Woman.
Deirdre was chosen by Michael Flatley in 1997 to be vocal soloist in his smash hit sensation. Cast in the role of Erin the Goddess she performed extensively in the Americas, Africa and Europe for over ten years. Indeed she just returned from his latest European tour which featured the much hailed return of Michael himself to the performing stage.
She toured the US and Ireland in 2006/2007 as soloist in the hit show Celtic Woman. Their album topped the World Music Charts for over 45 weeks, earning Deirdre a gold and platinum disc from EMI Manhattan.
Her performances have placed her on some of the world’s most prestigious stages such as the Royal Albert Hall (London), Royal Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), O2 (Dublin & London), Carnegie Hall & Radio City Music Hall (New York).
For Deirdre, television recordings have been many. The Celtic Tenors and Celtic Thunder Specials were both filmed for PBS TV in America. She recorded the vocal soundtrack for a historical documentary series, The Island, commissioned by Ireland’s national TV channel, RTE. Live TV appearances include Britain’s major annual event, Music Live, commissioned and aired by BBC, performing alongside Jamie Cullem, Bob Geldof, Brian Kennedy and Moya Brennan. Other appearances of note include CBS’ Morning News and Fox’ Morning TV (USA), The Jules Holland Show (UK), Kelly Live, Open House and The Late Late Show on Irish television.
Her ability to ‘cross-over’ diverse singing styles has made Deirdre comfortable performing and recording with a wide range of artists such as The Chieftains, Michael Crawford, Elvis Costello, Julie Feeney, Dionne Warwick and Air Supply. As guest soloist, Deirdre features on The Canadian Tenors’ and Celtic Thunder’s latest albums. She also makes a special appearance on Frank McNamara’s If You’re Irish and the Celtic Tenors’ We Are Not Islands (Ireland)/ Remember Me (Worldwide).
As a soloist in her own right, Deirdre has one award-winning album under her belt, self-titled Deirdre Shannon and has most recently releasing her second album Anamċeol.
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