Christmas Concert Dec 9th 2023

Hello I am singing in a lovely Christmas Concert on December 9th in the Church of the Assumption Moynalty Village Co Meath. Performing with me are Aine Allen, Andrew Lynch, Brid Gallagher and Gavin Murray on keyboard.

We are also fortunate to have senior pupils from 3 local schools Moynalty, Ughtyneill and Maio singing as a choir with us. The students have been working hard on their music.

The concert is in aid of the Church restoration fund. For more information on the project see the article in the Meath Chronicle

Tickets: €20 for Adults and children go free.  Tickets available in the village and at the door.

Date: Saturday December 9th 2023

Venue: Church of the Assumption Moynalty

Christmas Celebration 2021

Hark! A Kells Christmas Carol 20 December 2021. We’d like to share some festive cheer with you for Christmas. This is The Little Drummer Boy (Peace on Earth) sung by myself Deirdre Shannon and my brother Mattieg Gilsenan, accompanied by Kells Bells Quintet. Oh What fun!

Other wonderful artists were, musicians, Paddy Keenan, Eleanor Shanley, Paddy Smith Band with Jeanne McGovern, Robert J Ardiff, playwright Deirdre Kinahan, Ireland’s Family Circus – Gerbola Circus and comedian Fred Cooke.

Live Stream Concert Aug 29th 2020

Hi I will be performing a live concert with Celtic Tenor Matthew Gilsenan , Singer Songwriter and musician Brian McGrane and Sean Gilsenan in our first ever streamed performance in the stunning, refurbished Killua Castle this coming Saturday, the 29th of August at 10:30PM Irish Time.

Tickets around €12.50, $15 US, $20 CA, $21 AUD….. for 30 minute live streamed show, maybe with an encore or two….

for tickets see


Killua Castle Sat Aug 29th 2020

Covid Lockdown Duet

Matthew Gilsenan and Deirdre Shannon singing the Abendsegen “Evening Prayer” from Engelbert Humperdinck’s Opera Hansel and Gretel. Also called the Children’s Prayer. Sung on a Good Friday evening while Ireland is in Lockdown during the Covid 19 world pandemic.

Christmas Carols

Hello all,I would like to invite you to what will be a lovely Christmas evening of carols with Matthew Gilsenan (from the Celtic Tenors) and myself in Saint John’s Church,Clonmellon Co. Westmeath.

Date Sunday the 1st of December 2019 7pm
Tickets and information are shown below from Eventbrite.
Regards Deirdre

A Christmas Concert Evening December 15th 2018

A Christmas Evening
with Marina Cassidy Soprano & Harpist, Deirdre Shannon Soprano & Alan Bradley Actor.

This lovely evening of song and music will take place on December 15th 2018 in the Ramor Theatre Virginia County Cavan Ireland.

“A hearty fire piled winter high, Stars of wonder in the sky, Turn out the lights, The Christmas tree has light enough for all to see”

Admission: €18 & €16


Booking via the Ramor Theatre