It’s May 1st – It’s Summertime – It’s Song Time !

It’s May 1st – It’s Summertime – It’s Song Time !

The late great Gay Byrne gave his nation of devoted RTÉ Radio One listeners the habit of being serenaded on this day, May 1st. by ‘Queen of the May’ sung by Canon Sydney MacEwan. It’s an endearing tradition which some of the current RTÉ radio presenters have carried on. Lilian Smith played it on her…

Canon MacEwan ‘Queen of the May’ a Harbinger for Summer and Positivity

Canon MacEwan ‘Queen of the May’ a Harbinger for Summer and Positivity

The late great Gay Byrne gave his nation of listeners the habit of being serenaded on this day, May 1st. by ‘Queen of the May’ sung by Canon Sydney MacEwan. Canon MacEwan (1908 – 1991) was born in Glasgow and he also died there. The song he made famous is believed to have been composed…

Bringing Back the Showbands – One Night in Duagh

Bringing Back the Showbands – One Night in Duagh

The Duagh Sports and Leisure Complex management team members are delighted to announce they are holding their annual concert on Thursday, 30th August again this year. Emboldened by last year’s extremely successful night at the complex, they are ‘Bringing Back the Showbands – Again’ In Memory of Fr. Pat Moore “The 2017 event was dedicated…