(c) 2016 Mount Merrion Historical Society
On 6th December 2018
Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann
presented a journey
through 500 years of Ireland’s History through Irish traditional music and song
The performance was introduced by Siobhán Ní Chonaráin. Siobhán is acknowledged for her knowledge of the history of Irish traditional instrumental music and song and has produced many of Comhaltas national and international concert tours.
The performers included Mary Kelly (harp), Lauryn Breathnach (fiddle),
Seán Ó Sé (whistle) and Siobhán Ní Chonaráin ((flute) and the repertoire for the performance included pieces such as O’ Sullivan’s March, Miss Hamilton, O’ Breathe Not His Name, The Independence Hornpipe, which are interconnected with key events and periods in Irish history
To: Des Smyth
Chairman, Mount Merrion Historical Society
7th December, 2018
Des, a chara,
Thank you so so much for your hospitality, welcome and enthusiasm, and perhaps most of all for your passion for what you are about. It was a privilege to be there and to meet you on a personal level Des and everyone.
Thank you also sincerely for your kind and generous gift.
Have a wonderful Christmas and New Year.
Siobhan Ni Chonarain
Priomh Riarthoir CCE