Entries by Olivia Dornan

British and Irish Hand Surgery Societies meeting Hallowe’en 2019, Guinness Storehouse

The Guinness storehouse was another auspicious setting for the Irish Doctors Choir.  Hand Surgeons  who came from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland met for their congressional dinner and raise a pint of the black stuff. There were fine solos from Cathy and David and full choir performances involving around 25 singers including several  members who […]

Do Ducks Ever Shed a Tear? RSWS2

Read on and you may find out.… The second of our Russian Song Workshops led by Brian MacKay took place in Dublin on 8th June. Some of the singers were veterans of WS1 but most were first-timers. We began the day singing two works that arose from the flowering of Russian Orthodox Church writing in […]

The Singing Bach Workshop, 13th October 2018

The Singing Bach Workshop in Dublin yesterday was a first for us. About 15-20 members and 15 non- members gathered at the Royal Hospital Donnybrook, in Dublin. The hospital has a concert hall resplendent in the deep brown of old wood panelling and green worthy of a Romanov palace. A workshop is more than learning […]

Feel-Good Factor at the Royal

We were delighted to be invited back to sing at the the Royal Hospital this October. The Friends of the Royal Hospital Donnybrook do vital work in support of this publicly-funded inpatient rehabilitation facility. A hard-working team of volunteer fundraisers are determined  to make a real impact on patient care and well-being; Their contributions range […]