The Stillorgan Chamber of Commerce presents: The 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 – World War One 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.

Sorry – Concert now Sold Out – you are welcome to attend the other events which are free.

Sunday 16th September.

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

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

The Concert includes those listed below and two surprise guests.

Paul Harrington.
Musician, who, with Charlie McGettigan, won the Eurovision Song Contest for Ireland in 1994.


Paddy Cole.
King of The Swingers.


Flo McSweeney.


Carmel McCreagh.


Damien Top.
Tenor from Cassel in France. Damien will sing in French & German.


Zena Donnelly.
Singer (age 16). Zena performed in the 2016 Junior Eurovision with her own song Bríce Ar Bhríce (Brick by Brick).


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

Compère: Shakira Lee.

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