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Christmas Carol Service 2017
We performed our Annual Christmas Carol Service in aid of The Society of St Vincent De Paul on Sunday 10th December in St Patrick's and St. Seachnaill's Church, Dunshaughlin. It was a great night with an attendance in the region of 400 present. Photos of the night will be posted on here in the next few days.


Fundraising Quiz Night
Our Annual fundraiser took place in An Síbín Pub in Dunshaughlin on Friday 13th October 2017. It was a fantastic night with a great attendance and much needed funds raised for the Society. Thanks to our valued sponsors, Society members and friends for their support. 

A big thank you goes to Quizmaster Peter G and his team for ensuring that the event ran smoothly.

Practice resumes
We were back in action on Monday night, 18th September 2017, at 8.15pm in St Patrick's Hall. Its all systems go in preparation for our Christmas Carol Service.


New Ross Choral Festival
We had a great day out in New Ross on Sunday 21st May 2017 at the Choral Festival. To view photos from the day go to our Gallery Section

Opera Night
We had our Opera Night on Monday 6th February. The featured opera was La Bohéme. It was both a fundraiser and a social night. Great night was had by all.

Christmas Carol Service
Our Annual Carol Service in aid of The St. Vincent De Paul Society (Dunshaughlin Branch) took place on Sunday 11th December 2016 in Culmullen Church. 

It was a fantastic night and many thanks to all who turned up to support a worthy cause. Just under €2,500 was raised.

Annual General Meeting
Our AGM took place on Monday 16th May 2016 in St Patrick's Hall. There was a great turnout for what proved to be a lively meeting. Congratulations to our new Chairperson, Mary Kinsella and to all the new Committee members.

Have a great Summer and see you all in September.

Solo Night - Monday 11th April 2016
We had a great night's entertainment at our annual solo night. 25 members performed solo pieces. Many thanks to David Leddy for providing the music and to Peter Geraghty and David Mercer for setting up the stage and lights.

Vocal Workshop
Our vocal workshop for members on Sunday 20th March 2016 in St. Patricks Hall was a great success. 25 members attended and enjoyed a fun and educational day.  

Many thanks to Aoife and Oisin.


Christmas Carol Service

We performed our Annual Carol Service in aid of The Society of St Vincent De Paul on Sunday 6th December 2015 in Culmullen Church. We had a full house and raised just over €2,400. Many thanks to all our loyal supporters for coming out and making it such a memorable night.

Fundraising Quiz Night
Our Annual fundraiser took place in Peters Pub in Dunshaughlin on Friday 13th November 2015. It was a fantastic night with a great attendance and much needed funds raised for the Society. Thanks to our valued sponsors, Society members and friends for their support. Not to forget Quizmaster Peter G and his team for ensuring that the event ran smoothly.

Christmas Carol Service
We will perform our Annual Carol Service in aid of The Society of St Vincent De Paul on Sunday 6th December in Culmullen Church. The Carol Service starts at 7pm. Tickets are free (a collection will be made on the night) and are available from the Pastoral Centre in Dunshaughlin or by phoning Tony on 086 0538684.


All Island Pride of Place

Congratulations to Dunshaughlin Tidy Towns for achieving joint 1st place in the All Island Pride of Place Competition. A great bonus for the village and puts it in the National spotlight.

Fundraising Quiz Night
Our Annual fundraiser took place in Peters Pub in Dunshaughlin on Friday 13th November 2015. It was a fantastic night with a great attendance and much needed funds raised for the Society. Thanks to our valued sponsors, Society members and friends for their support. Not to forget Quizmaster Peter G and his team for ensuring that the event ran smoothly.

Quiz Night 13th November 2015
Our Annual fundraiser takes place in Peters Pub in Dunshaughlin on Friday 13th November starting at 8pm. Table of 4 costs €40 and there will be a raffle and spot prizes on the night. Come and support us and have a great night testing the brain cells and having a bit of fun as well.

Prague Choral Festival

What a great weekend we had at the Festival. We enjoyed performing in this beautiful city and also got to see a lot of the sights and watering holes. It was a unique experience to get the chance sing in the beautiful surroundings of Mayakovsky Hall in the National House. 

We also enjoyed a night cruise on the Vitava River and also had a tour of the city. Everything else that happened remains in Prague.

Keep an eye on our Gallery Section of the site for pictures from the weekend.

Practice Resumes
We were back in practice on Monday 7th September 2015. It's full steam ahead for our trip to the Prague Choral Festival. 


All Island Pride of Place Competition

As you probably know by now, Dunshaughlin has been selected to represent Meath in the All-Island Pride of Place competition. The Judges will be in Dunshaughlin tomorrow (Wednesday, 19th August). Dunshaughlin Tidy Towns has organised a Community Morning in the Community Centre starting at 10am. 

The Choral Society will have a stand in the Centre. Come along and support the village and don't forget to visit our table and say hello to us.

Concert CD

A double CD of our concerts in the Solstice Arts Centre in April is now available. It costs €10 and can be purchased from Tony at 086 0538684.

40th Anniversary Ball

Our 40th Anniversary celebrations continue on Saturday 13th June 2015 when we host an Anniversary Ball in Killeen Castle, Dunsany starting at 7pm. Eamonn Toal will provide the music on the night. It promises to be a great occasion. A limited number of tickets are still available. Price €50 per person. 

Contact Margaret Keane at 087 9850862 for tickets.

Solo Night
This years' Solo Night takes place on Monday next, 25th May at 8pm in St Patrick's Hall. All members, family and friends welcome. €5 entry.

Annual General Meeting
Our AGM took place on Monday, 18th May 2015 in St Patrick's Hall at 8.30pm. Good turn out from members of the Society. Many thanks.

Solstice Concerts
We had 2 fantastic nights in the Solstice Theatre in Navan over the weekend of 24th and 25th April last. Well done to all Society members on their performance and the many and valued supporters who turned out on both nights.

40th Anniversary Celebrations
The Society is celebrating its’ 40th Anniversary this year. To mark the occasion we are in the process of planning 2 major events.

Our 1st event is a Gala Anniversary Concert and will take place over 2 nights, Friday and Saturday, the 24th and 25th April in the Solstice Arts Centre in Navan. Our M.C. for both concerts will be Eurovision Winner Paul Harrington. We will sing well known favourites from musicals performed by the Society over the last 40 years. Tickets are available from the Solstice at 046 9092300 or www.solsticeartscentre.ie

We are also hosting an Anniversary Ball which will be held in Killeen Castle on Saturday 13th June. Our M.C. on the night will be Eamonn Toal.

Back in action
We resumed practice on Monday 5th January 2015 in St. Patrick's Hall at 8.15pm. We were straight into rehearsals for our Anniversary Gala Concerts on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th April 2015. 

Christmas Carol Service
Our Annual Carol Service, in aid of The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, took take place on Sunday 7th December 2014 in Culmullen Church. It was a great night in front of a full house. Well done to all our singers and all involved behind the scenes in organising the event.

Over €2,000 was taken at the door in donations and has been handed over to SVDP. Many thanks for the generosity of those in attendance.

Quiz Night
Our Annual fundraising Quiz Night will take place on Friday 17th October 2014 in the Black Bush Golf Club, Dunshaughlin starting at 8pm. Maximum of 4 on each team. €40 per table. We will also have a raffle on the night with loads of prizes.

All welcome to what should be a great night.

Harvest Festival
Well done to our ladies on their performance of "Sister Act" in the Harvest Festival Concert on Friday 26th September 2014. The Concert was a great night's entertainment. 

Annual General Meeting
Our AGM took place on Monday 19th May 2014 in St Patrick's Hall. Many thanks to all the members who attended on the night. It was a great turnout. 

I hope everyone will have a happy and restful summer and come back fully refreshed for the new season on Monday, 8th September for what will be a very busy year ahead.

New Ross Choral Festival
Well done to everyone for an excellent performance on Sunday (18th May 2014). You can view our performance on the link above.

Solo Night

Our solo night took place on Monday 14th April 2014. It was a great night with 26 choral members, plus our M.D. Eithne, braving the stage (and fellow members!!!) to perform their songs. A big thank you to David Leddy for his usual excellent accompaniment and to David Mercer, Peter Geraghty and David Lloyd for setting up the Hall and stage.

Sponsored Walk
Our fundraising sponsored walk took place on Sunday 2nd March 2014. The weather cleared just before the off. We all retreated to the Arch Bar afterwards for much needed refreshments.

Well done to all who took part.

Opera Night

Our Annual Opera Night took place on Monday 3rd February 2014. The opera featured was La Cenerentola (Cinderella). Many thanks to David Mercer and Peter Geraghty for their work in getting everything up and running and to David for his introduction to each Act.

Christmas Carols Service
Our Christmas Carols concert in aid of the local St. Vincent de Paul Society took place on Sunday 8th December 2013. The night was a great success with a full house in Culmullen Church and a cheque for €1,837 was handed over to SVDP. 

We would like to say a big thank you to those who came along on the night and for their donations.

A big thank you also to The Culmullen Hall Committee for providing refreshments afterwards in the Hall and to Mike and Una O' Brien of the Arch Bar.

Sligo Choral Festival
We had a great day out at the festival on Saturday 9th November 2013 even if we didn't manage to finish in the top 2 in the competition. 

Fundraising - Quiz Night
Our quiz night on Friday 18th October 2013 was a great success. Thanks to all our dear friends who supported us and Peter Geraghty and his team for ensuring the smooth running of the quiz itself.

Also a big thank you to our raffle sponsors; The Hair Shop, Kavanaghs Pharmacy, Supervalu, Shay Fitzpatrick, Mick & Una O' Brien (Arch Bar), and all the Choral members who also supplied raffle prizes.

Dunshaughlin Harvest Festival
Members of the Society performed in the recent Harvest Festival opening concert on Thursday, 26th September 2013

We also had a stand at an exhibition in the Courthouse from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th September.

Sligo Choral Festival

We had a great day out at the festival on Saturday 9th November 2013 even if we didn't manage to finish in the top 2 in the competition. 

Fundraising - Quiz Night
Our quiz night was a great success last night. Thanks to all our dear friends who supported us and Peter Geraghty and his team for ensuring the smooth running of the quiz itself.

Also a big thank you to our raffle sponsors; The Hair Shop, Kavanaghs Pharmacy, Supervalu, Shay Fitzpatrick, Mick & Una O' Brien (Arch Bar), and all the Choral members who also supplied raffle prizes.

Quiz Night
Our Annual fundraising Quiz Night will take place on Friday 18th October 2013 in the Black Bush Golf Club, Dunshaughlin starting at 8pm. Maximum of 4 on each team. €40 per table. We will also have a raffle with loads of prizes.

All welcome to what should be a great night.

New Ross Choral Festival 2013 - Happy Days
We finished in 2nd place in the festival this year. A brilliant result and well done to everyone. Onwards and upwards!!! The Choral are pictured above in New Ross after their performance. A great night was had by all (even before we knew the result!)

For a full list of the results from the weekend click here

Solo Night
A fundraising event took take place on Monday 15th April 2013 in St Patricks Hall in Dunshaughlin. This was our Annual "Solo Night" and it involved a €5 entrance fee for each member.

It turned out to be a great night and it was particularly refreshing to see and hear the performances of our new members.

Well done to all.

Christmas Carol Service

The Choral Society, with special guests The Meath Diocesan Choir performed a Christmas Carols Service in Ss. Seachnaill and Patrick's Church, Dunshaughlin, in aid of the local branch of St Vincent de Paul on Sunday 9th December 2012.

Many thanks to everyone that came along on the night to create a wonderful Christmas atmosphere and contributed to a worthy cause. A Very Merry Christmas to one and all.

The night was a great success and you can see photos in our Gallery Section.

Fundraising - Quiz Night
Our Annual fundraising Quiz Night took place on Friday 19th October 2012 in the Black Bush Golf Club, Dunshaughlin. Many thanks to all those who supported the night.

Practice Begin
Back in action
We started back in practice on Monday 3rd September 2012 at 8pm in St Patrick's Hall. We began by going straight into practice for the Harvest Festival where we will be singing on Thursday 27th September 2012 in the Community Centre.

The theme of the night for this year is "From the Classics to Rock". The pieces that we will be performing are the Cantique de Jean Racine and Andrew Lloyd Webber medley.

The Harvest Festival Committee are also organising a parade through the village on Saturday 29th September at 11am and we have been asked to participate.

Fundraising - Sponsored Walk
As everyone knows these days, it is becoming increasingly difficult to raise much needed funds in order for us to survive as a Group. We had a 10km sponsored walk on Sunday 9th September 2012.

The day was a great success and you can see photos in our Gallery Section.

AGM
The Society's AGM took place in St Patrick's Hall at 8.30pm on Monday 21st May 2012. A near 100% attendance was recorded. Many thanks to all those who made the effort on the night.

Concert
The Society performed in a Parish Fundraising Concert in St Seachnaill's and St Patrick's Church in Dunshaughlin on Sunday 13th May 2012. The concert featured the Society along with some local performers in what was an evening of inspirational music.

Fundraising
Solo Night
A fundraising event took take place on Monday 16th April 2012 in St Patricks Hall in Dunshaughlin. This was our Annual "Solo Night" and it involved a €5 entrance fee from each member and any friends or family that they might like to bring along.

A great night was had by all.

Epilepsy Research Ireland
The Society performed in this Concert, along with the Navan Silver Band, Tara Ladies Choir and the Navan Male Voice Choir, in aid of Epilepsy Research in the Solstice Theatre on Sunday 26th February 2012.