Howth Burns Nicht & Sweet Nightingale


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Yet another reminder that Howth Burns Nicht 2019 is virtually sold out – to avoid disappointment please secure your tickets.

We have three events on the Burns weekend

– Saturday, 2 February, 11.30-1 a Workshop with Shona Donaldson Anderson, 10 euro – those attending Workshop and Burns Nicht will sing the song(s) learned at the Workshop on the night!
Venue: Abbey Tavern

– Saturday, 2 February, 8-12.30, Howth Burns Nicht – tickets twenty euro, booking essential

– Sunday, 3 February, 3-6, Fare The Weel Session, Abbey Tavern, free

Finally, please find the latest Sweet Nightingale here – https://howthsingingcircle.com/sweet-nightingale/

sweet nightingale february 2019

Best wishes for 2019 and thank you for your support in 2018

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Tickets for Howth Burns Nicht 2019 available.

€20 with cheques etc. made to Howth Singing Circle.

Booking essential

Thank you for your support

Francy Devine – 087 678 0360

or 086 778 8822

Nollaig na mBan 2019

Howth Singing Circle – January Session

‘Nollaig na mBan’

Fisher lassies in Pittenweem, Fife

with

Niamh & Anne Parsons 

Thursday, 3 January

at 9pm, Abbey Tavern

All welcome ….musicians, singers and listeners welcome 

‘Bhí fuinneamh sa stoirm a éalaigh aréir, / Aréir Oíche Nollaig na mBan,

As gealt-teach iargúlta atá laistiar den ré / Is do scréach tríd an spéir chughainn ‘na gealt

Seán Ó Riordáin, ‘Oíche Nollaig na mBan’

Howth Singing Circle

November Session

‘Songs of Wexford’

with

Cathal Caulfield

Thursday, 1 November

at 9pm, Abbey Tavern 

All welcome musicians, singers and listeners welcome

‘Oh the cuckoo is a pretty bird and she sings as she flies
She brings us glad tidings and she tells us no lies
She sucks the small birds’ eggs to make her voice clear
And the more she sings cuckoo, the summer draws near’

Howth Singing Circle – October Session

 

Harbour Lights –

A celebration of Howth Harbour,

constructed 1808-1818

 

 

Bean agus Fear an Tí –

Áine & Diarmuid Ó Cathasaigh

 

Thursday, 4 October

at 9pm, Abbey Tavern


Sly little Cupid has knocked me stupid / In grief I mourn upon my oath
My frame’s declining, I’m so repining / For Hannah Healy, the pride of Howth’

 

 

6th September 2018

Howth Singing Circle – September Session

 

Autumn Harvest Songs –

Songs of Harvest & Country Life

 

 

Bean agus Fear an Tí – Helen Lahert & Gerry O’Connor

with Three in a Row from John Keely

 

Thursday, 6 September

at 9pm, Abbey Tavern, Howth

 

Please bring items for the Harvest Basket raffle


‘The field lie silent now’