A Big All-Irish Concert in NYC to Benefit the Benedictine Nuns at Kylemore Abbey

The Kylemore Abbey Campaign in the U.S. will host a very special Irish Concert in New York City on March 16th at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in the Village.  An all-Irish concert will benefit the Benedictine Nuns at Kylemore Abbey, County Galway, hosted by the New York City Campaign Committee.

Co-Chairs: Fr. John McGuire and Rosalind Secker-Walker

March 16th, 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm,
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church
371 Sixth Avenue / Avenue of the Americas (Village) NYC

Concert Highlights:

Fr. Ray Kelly, the "Singing Priest" from County Meath, Ireland

Eabha McMahon, singer / songwriter, recording artist (Dublin, Ireland); tours with Anúna and has toured the U.S. with Celtic Nights

Aileen Morgan, singer / songwriter (NYC)

Gregory Harrington, classical violinist (NYC)

Marsha Long, soprano, harpist, recording artist (San Diego, CA)

The St. Joseph’s Church Choir

Ticket Prices:

$100-front rows, $50-back rows and balcony

** Wild Geese members will receive a discount! **   $100 front row tickets it will be $75, and $50 back row ticket will be reduced to $35.

To purchase tickets go to our direct link: https://tiap.wufoo.com/forms/qer5xgk1hhyrfg/

VIP Reception with the performers to follow the concert for $100 tickets holders

Higher levels of sponsorship are available $10,000, $5,000, $1,000

During their more than ninety years at Kylemore, the Benedictine community invested everything in developing the school, and later in developing Kylemore, into a place whose serenity and beauty draws thousands of international visitors. Their focus on education and involvement in the school were such that visitors had difficulty in recognizing Kylemore as a monastic place. There was never a true monastery and the nuns now live in two separate areas; a few in the old convent in the castle and the others in the “farm house” located far from Kylemore activity. Currently there is a plan underway to construct a monastery for the nuns to grow their order and lead a true monastic life. All donations raised from the concert will go directly to the Benedictine Nuns at Kylemore Abbey for the new monastery.

If you would like more information on the event or how to give a tax free gift, please contact Mary Reed at 914-420-3517 or email at www.FriendsOfKylemoreAbbey.com.

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Tags: Concert, Events, Galway, Kylemore Abbey, Music, NYC, New York

Comment by Fran Reddy on February 2, 2015 at 10:53am

This is a fantastic offer! If I were closer, I would definitely attend! Extending a discount to Wild Geese members is very much appreciated!


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