Upcoming Sessions


  • Mon
    11
    Jan
    2016
    9:00 pmKeeling's Lounge, Donabate
  • Mon
    25
    Jan
    2016
    9:00 pmKeelings Lounge, Donabate

    There is a function on in Keelings from 7 - 9pm. If the function is not over when we are starting we can us the room off the lounge.

  • Mon
    01
    Feb
    2016
    7:30 pmPasta Castella Restaurant, Donabate

    We will celebrate Burns Night in style this year with a function in Pasta Castella. Our Scottish singer friends, Angela and Jack Plunkett, will be back with us again with lots of Burns and Scottish songs and a few original compositions.Local piper, Mick McNamara, will pipe in the haggis and there should follow a night of  food, haggis (if you wish), poems, music and song.

    €5 includes a supper dinner with 3 choices.

    Admission is by ticket only as numbers are limited

    Contact Eilish at 087 7911 833

    or email eilishmcdermott@gmail.com

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  • Mon
    22
    Feb
    2016
    9:00 pmKeelings Lounge, Donabate

    The Tower Singing Circle will now meet on

    The 2nd. Monday of the month

    The 4th. Monday of the month

    We held a very successful Burns Night in Pasta Castello's in Donabate. Thanks to our special guests, Angela and Jack Plunkett.

  • Wed
    16
    Mar
    2016
    7:30 pmPasta Castella, Donabate

    Our first session in March will take in Pasta Castella's in Donabate.

    This is a fundraiser for The Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival.

    €20 to include main course and lots of ceol agus craic!

  • Mon
    28
    Mar
    2016
    9:00 pmKeelings Lounge, Donabate

    Easter Monday

    Theme "Songs of Revolution"

  • Mon
    11
    Apr
    2016
    (9.00 pm)Keelings Lounge, Donabate

    We are busy rehearsing songs of the Easter Rising as members are taking part in Donabate/ Portrane Dramatic Society's "Donabate Reminisces" - the events in Donabate during 1916 in words and songs. This is a pageant as part production of the Dramatic Society's play "Ressurection" by Dan Corkery. The Dramatic Society is the ONLY  group to have been  given permission to put on this play in Dublin - a big coup indeed! See their website for information on getting tickets.

    The play is running next weekend

    Friday 15th. April @ 8.00 pm

    Saturday 16th. April @ 8.00 pm.

    Sunday 17th. April @ 8.00pm.

    VENUE -  St. Patrick's Parish Hall, Donabate

  • Mon
    25
    Apr
    2016
    9:00 pmKeelings Lounge, Donabate

    Theme

    Songs from the musicals and films

  • Mon
    09
    May
    2016
    9:00 pmKeelings Lounge, Donabate
  • Sun
    22
    May
    2016
    4:00 amThe Car Park, Tower Bay, Portrane

    The Tower Singing Circle continues to participate in the celebration of Bealtaine with it's annual Dawn Chorus.

    We will assemble in the car park at Tower Bay, Portrane just before 4.00am. and greet the dawn with a selection of songs.

    This year we will sing the songs from our "Bird Songs Project" .

    Afterwards we will have a welcome warm drink and a bite to eat!

    Everyone welcome!

     

  • Mon
    23
    May
    2016
    9:00 pmKeelings Lounge, Donabate
  • Thu
    02
    Jun
    2016

    There will be no sessions until after the Euros.

  • Tue
    07
    Jun
    2016
    9:00 pmKeelings Lounge, Donabate

    PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DAY 

    TUESDAY 7th. JUNE

  • Tue
    07
    Jun
    2016
    9:00 pmKeelings Lounge, Donabate

    Please Note change of day to Tuesday.

     

    Theme

    Songs with a colour in them.

  • Mon
    11
    Jul
    2016
    9:00 pmKeelings Lounge, Donabate

    There will be no sessions on until after the Euros.

    Our next session will be on 11th. July.

  • Mon
    25
    Jul
    2016
    9:00 pmKeelings Lounge, Donabate
  • Mon
    08
    Aug
    2016
    9:00 pmKeelings Lounge, Donabate

    Theme:

    Sun, Sea and Summer Nights

  • Mon
    22
    Aug
    2016
    9:00 pmKeelings Lounge, Donabate
  • Mon
    05
    Sep
    2016
    Keelings Lounge, Donabate

    Monday 5th. September sees the launch of The Bleeding Pig Short Film Festival in Keelings, Donabate at 8.30pm.

    Everyone is welcome to the 3 evening Film Festival and admission is FREE.

    There is NO session on the 5th. September

  • Thu
    08
    Sep
    2016
    9:00 pmThe Waterside Hotel, Donabate

    The Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival is on from 5th. - 11th. September on the peninsula see www.bleedingpig.ie for details

    On Thursday 8th. Sepetember The Tower Singing Circle are joining Smyth's Crew and The NoName Band in The Waterside Hotel for a massive singing/ music session.

    Admission is FREE

  • Sun
    11
    Sep
    2016
    2:00 pmThe Brook, Portrane

    Session with The Tower Singing Circle and hosted by The Brook, Portrane

    ..open to everyone

    ANY SONG
    ANY VOICE
    ACCOMPANIED OR UNACCOMPANIED
    LISTENERS ESPECIALLY WELCOME

  • Sun
    11
    Sep
    2016
    9:00 pmKeelings Lounge, Donabate

    The closing of the Festival with The Tower Singing Circle and special guest Eamonn Galldubh (uilleann pipes) just back from playing to a packed house in the Interceltique Festival in Lorient, France with the concert "Visionairies 1916".

     

  • Mon
    10
    Oct
    2016
    9:00 pmKeelings Lounge, Donabate
  • Mon
    24
    Oct
    2016
    8:00 pmKeeling's Green Room

    Singing Workshop with Susie Kennedy

    Programme

    SINGING WORKSHOP with Susie Kennedy

     

    The singing workshop will help you develop your own personal singing voice and style. There will be no imposition of a style or way of singing. The objective of the class is that you will each be more free and more confident with your singing. And we will have fun with the voice!

    Please wear clothes that you can move and breath in freely.

     

    The workshop will consist of the following elements:

     

    Breathing exercises and practice

     

    A good vocal warm up and technique practice.

     

    Individual singing of a song of your choice. No music is needed, but you must know the words to a song.(any song at all, even HAPPY BIRTHDAY will do)

    I will help you with the singing and presentation of the song

     

     

    of your choice using the techniques that we have practiced.

     

     

  • Mon
    07
    Nov
    2016
    8:00 pmKeeling's Green Room

    SINGING WORKSHOP with Susie Kennedy

     

    The singing workshop will help you develop your own personal singing voice and style. There will be no imposition of a style or way of singing. The objective of the class is that you will each be more free and more confident with your singing. And we will have fun with the voice!

    Please wear clothes that you can move and breath in freely.

     

    The workshop will consist of the following elements:

     

    Breathing exercises and practice

     

    A good vocal warm up and technique practice.

     

    Individual singing of a song of your choice. No music is needed, but you must know the words to a song.(any song at all, even HAPPY BIRTHDAY will do)

    I will help you with the singing and presentation of the song of your choice using the techniques that we have practiced.

     

     

  • Mon
    14
    Nov
    2016
    9:00 pmKeelings Lounge, Donabate

    If you have a Leonard Chen song ...please bring it along to sing. If you don't all songs welcome.

  • Mon
    28
    Nov
    2016
    9:30 pmSt. Patrick's Church of Ireland, Donabate and Keelings, Donabate

    Our next session will start in St. Patrick's Church of Ireland, Donabate at 9.30pm.

    We are meeting to rehearse our piece for the Winter Miscellany - we are leading the audience in singing "The 12 Days of Christmas". We also hope to have our own "spot" in the Miscellany ....piece to be decided on Monday.

    (Miscellany on Sunday 4th. Dec. at 7.00pm. St. Patrick's C. of I. Donabate.)

    We hope to finish at 10.15 at the latest and adjourn to Keelings for the rest of the session.

    Turning on of Christmas Lights

    Saturday 10th. December

    St. Patrick's R.C. Church, Donabate

    at 4.30pm.

    Tower Singing Circle, Children's Choir and The NoName Band.

  • Mon
    26
    Dec
    2016
    6.00pm (tbc)Meeting in Smyths car park Donabate (tbc)

    I will send out details of the above when they are confirmed.

    Last year we collected over €500 for SVP.

    If you are interested in joining the singers, dancers from Donabate Céilí Club and members of the Cois Farraige Céilí Band on St. Stephen's Day .... check back here!

    Best wishes for a very Happy and Peaceful Christmas!

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