Sunlight & Shadow – A Book Launch, Talk and Concert


Event: Sunlight & Shadow – Book Launch, Talk and Concert

Where: Pearse Museum, St. Enda’s Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

When: Saturday 22nd April 2017        7.30pm – 9.30pm

Cost: Free Entry

Further information: Pearse Museum+353 1 4934208

A short illustrated PowerPoint talk (20-30 minutes duration)

Seoirse Ó Dochartaigh  will talk briefly about his book Sunlight & Shadow followed by:

  • Seán Ó Riada’s ‘Ceol an Phiarsaigh‘ (An Tine Bheo)
  • T.C. Kelly’s setting of Pearse’s ‘The Mother‘ (Veronica Dunne)
  • Extract from Seóirse Bodley’s 2nd Symphony ‘I Have Loved the Lands of Ireland’ – (Commemorating Pearse’s birth) – National Symphony Orchestra
  • Patrick Cassidy’s setting of Pearse’s ‘Mise Éire‘ (Sibéal Ní Chaiside)

INTERVAL (20 mins)

Seoirse will give a short concert of songs and stories associated with the Gaelic League and Pearse’s great love of the Irish tradition.