Sing it Loud – Irish Times Article

Sing it loud: much of health and wellbeing depends on willingness to change Our capacity for self-deception has led the authors of one book to describe our intentions as ‘New Year Res-illusions’ Little in human nature escapes the scrutiny of scholarship, and New Year resolutions are no exception. We tap

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OLCS & RTE Countrywide Goes Festive

On Saturday 16th of December 2016 OLCS were invited along to Studio 1 in RTE headquarters in Donnybrook to get things in to the spirit of Christmas by singing Christmas carols throughout the show. The Show is publicly available on iTunes as a podcast or you can listen directly here

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RTE Countrywide Interview for April 2016 Events

If you missed the interview our Music Director Proinnsias and Choir Director Paul gave on RTE’s Countrywide last Saturday 26/03/2016 then you can have a listen here. They recorded us singing a piece from our upcoming concerts in April and that’s included in the interview. Thanks to the team at

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NCH Handel Celebration 2015 (Including recorded sample)

On 13/04/2015 Our Lady’s Choral Society performed a variety of the works of G.F. Handel in the National Concert Hall. We were accompanied by The Dublin Handelian Orchestra, Colette Boushell [Bio] (Soprano), Sinead Farrell (Flute), Raymond O’Donnell (Organ) and conducted by Proinnsìas O’Duinn. Below is our archive recording from the event to give

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Mendelssohn’s Elijah 2014 (Including Recorded Sample)

On 05/11/2014 Our Lady’s Choral Society performed Mendelssohn’s Elijah in the National Concert Hall. We were accompanied by The Galway Baroque Singers, The Wesley Youth Choir and the RTE Concert Orchestra. Below are a few tracks from the event to give you a small taste of the kind of works

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Messiah in the Street

Messiah continues to be the choir’s signature work. OLCS has the privilege of performing Messiah excerpts at the site where the oratorio premièred in 1742, as well as in the National Concert Hall of Ireland. For many people living in Dublin, Christmas does not begin until they have heard at

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OLCS Perform in the Vatican

Pope Benedict invited OLCS to perform the Messiah in the Vatican as part of the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Vatican City State. This was the first ever performance of the Messiah in the Vatican and occurred on 12th February 2009.   The Pope’s Speech Here is a

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