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National Famine Commemoration 2018

29 May

At the National Famine Commemoration 2018 held in UCC on the 12th of May The Vanbrugh together with UCC staff members Niall Vallely and Mary Mitchell-Ingoldsby and UCC graduate Bríd McGowan performed two newly commissioned pieces composed by Seán Doherty, 'Father McCarthy's Lament' and Prof. Boole's Farewell'.  

Karan Casey (UCC Traditional Artist in Residence 2016-2017) performed solo and (UCC Traditional Artist in Residence 2013-2014) Iarla Ó Lionáird performed with the UCC Choir, The UCC Choral Society, Crosshaven Community Choir and the Cork Penny Dinners/High Hopes choir who were led by Dr. Eva McMullen of UCC. 

Watch the coverage here: https://www.rte.ie/player/ie/show/rte-news-special-1516/10878577/

 

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