William Orpen Weekend

The Stillorgan Chamber of Commerce presents: William Orpen Weekend at The Talbot Hotel Stillorgan.

Two day event – Saturday 15th Sept. and Sunday 16th Sept. 2018

Saturday 15th September

5.30pm – Unveiling of The William Orpen Sculpture by Ronnie Wood of The Rolling Stones.

7.30pm – WW1 Concert with various artists performing songs and poetry from the 1900’s/WW1 era (see list below).  Tickets for the concert available from Karen D’Alton 00353 1 2957708 (office hours). €25 includes finger food, tea/coffee and concert.

Sunday 16th September

12noon to 6pm – Exhibition of works by William Orpen.

2pm – A one hour AV/Talk ‘The Life & Times of William Orpen’.

The Concert

Tickets from Karen D’Alton 00353 1 2957708 (office hours) €25 includes finger food, tea/coffee & concert.

Paul Harrington
Musician, who, with Charlie McGettigan, won the Eurovision Song Contest for Ireland in 1994.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Harrington_(musician)

 

Paddy Cole
King of The Swingers.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BM92c5V-gg

 

Flo McSweeney
Singer
http://www.voicebank.ie/profile/flo_mcs

 

Carmel McCreagh
Singer
https://vimeo.com/67149603

 

Damien Top
Tenor from Cassel in France. Damien will sing in French & German.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Damien_Top

 

 Phelim Drew
Actor and Singer (son of Ronnie Drew) will recite poetry by Francis Ledwidge who was an Irish Poet killed at the third battle of Ypres on the 31 July 1917.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BaXrJKeSz3g
http://www.francisledwidge.com/

 

Zena Donnelly
Singer (age 15). Zena performed in the 2016 Junior Eurovision with her own song Bríce Ar Bhríce (Brick by Brick).
https://junioreurovision.tv/participant/zena-donnelly

 


The Park Singers
An award-winning four-part female choir.

Compère: Shakira Lee

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