Castleisland fundraising branch of the Kerry Hospice Foundation, in association with the Con Houlihan weekend, will host the Bois Goetre – Hen Male Choir on Sunday May 26th.
10th Anniversary Tour
The choir, which was formed in 2009, hail from Bridgend, South Wales and this visit is part of their 10th anniversary tour of Ireland.
Members of the Bois Goetre-Hen Male Choir come from all over the County Borough of Bridgend and its surrounding areas, they have gained a reputation for excellence in performance and have sung all over the U.K.
Joined by Pres Choir
They range in age from teenagers to octogenarians and this is reflected in their repertoire.
They will be joined by the choir from Presentation Secondary School Castleisland under the direction of their music teacher Ailish Walsh.
The recital will take place in the Church of Saints Stephen & John, Castleisland and will commence at 4pm.
Tickets for the event are priced at €10 and are available from members of Castleisland hospice branch.
Unit Running Costs
All funds raised will remain in Kerry and go towards the running costs of the in-patient palliative care unit at UHK.
Kerry Hospice Foundation has committed to raise €400,000 annually for the first five years, this is in addition to €100,000 provided by the foundation towards home-care services.
Click here for a sample of the power of the Welsh choir:
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