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


Galleries Updated

Hello all,

Busy with family and singing life i have been neglecting my site but hope to update it more often now. I have updated the photograph gallery page as I know they went missing for a while when the site was hacked. I will search my files and add more as i can. As always if you have any of me from the shows please let me know although I cannot always use them for copyright and quality reasons.

Take care


Kells the ReAwakening Photos Feb 2018

A celebration of Local and International Artists including myself, Mathew Gilsenan from the Celtic Tenors and Michael Bunnock among many others. Kell the ReAwakening

Also some of the amazing performers were Gerry Leonard who has played with many artists including David Bowie, Steve Wickham from the Waterboys and called the “Greatest Rock Fiddle Player”, Niamh Farrell songwriter and lead Vocalist with Hamsandwich. To learn more about these and the other performers have a look at the Kells ReAwakening site.

A great night for all.

Kells the ReAwakening

A celebration of Local and International Artists including myself, Mathew Gilsenan from the Celtic Tenors and Michael Bunnock among many others.

Hello all from a wet and sunny Ireland! We are continuing to rebuild the site and have added 8 new videos you may not have seen before including interviews, shows and some from weddings I have been delighted to sing at. I hope you enjoy them.


Site hacked.

Hello all, as you may have noticed the site was being blocked by Google Chrome for a while as it had been hacked. I am glad to say we have completely rebuilt the site and are currently in the process of adding photographs and at least 15 new videos.

Thanks for all your support,