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Left Behind on tour


Left Behind, a beautiful, transcendent music project marking the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, will tour Ireland in April and May 2016.

Written by composer and curator Simon O’Connor, and commissioned and presented by vocalist Michelle O’Rourke, Left Behind: Songs of the 1916 Widows is a new collection of songs which draw on the experiences of the wives of prominent rebel leaders in the 1916 Rising. read more


David Collier’s Smacht to Launch on 2 April


Irish composer David Collier’s debut album, Smacht, will be released on vinyl on 2 April, with a special event in Dublin to mark the occasion.

Admission to this event is free, but booking required: for full details on the launch event, which will feature live music by an all-star string quartet, plus a screening of a new film by director Bob Gallagher, see here. read more