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Christmas Film Collaboration

Christmas Film Collaboration

A beautiful collaboration with some very talented people in front and behind the camera. From Playwright and novelist Michael Harding, Irish Actor Alan Bradley, the wonderful musician Harry Long and all those who worked to make this a special and poignant production.

Cavan County Museum & Cavan Heritage Office Wishes You a Merry Christmas

2020 has been a strange year. In this heartfelt video Cavan County Museum & Cavan Heritage Office reflect on the experiences of the community, the resilience they have shown and the hope that lies ahead for 2021, featuring Michael Harding, Deirdre Shannon, Harry Long and a host of local children & grown ups. #christmas #covid19 #ireland #irishmuseumsonline #museumsonline

Posted by Cavan County Museum on Saturday, December 19, 2020

The film was shot in the Cavan County Museum which features some realistic World War One trenches and a huge amount of items and information from World War One among many other exhibits.
It is well worth a visit

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A Short Film for Christmas

Musician Harry Long and myself

Cavan County Museum is excited to announce that their Christmas elves have been working hard at the Museum to create a beautiful new video being released here, for free, on their Facebook page, this Saturday 19th at 14:00 The video features insights on this strange year from the acclaimed writer Michael Harding along with a beautiful rendition of “Christmas 1915” sang by Deirdre Shannon (Official) in their WW1 trench.

The short film is also packed with stories and poems read by local children and grown ups and is directed by Alan Bradley Keep your eyes peeled for sneak peeks throughout the week!

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Filming in the trenches with musician Harry Long Dec 2020

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Concert for Family Carers

Concert for Family Carers

Family Carers Ireland is delighted to host a special online Concert for Family Carers to celebrate the Netwatch Year of…

Posted by Family Carers Ireland on Thursday, November 26, 2020

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Netwatch Year of the Family Carer Concert Nov 28 2020.

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Deirdre Performing on Stage

Deirdre along with Mathew Gilsenan from the Celtic Tenors will be performing a number of Inpirational songs in this online concert.

Join us for a Concert for Family Carers!
2020 will forever be etched in our memories but Family Carers Ireland wants us to all come together in solidarity with a Concert for Family Carers. This online event is being held especially for family carers, their loved ones, friends, family and neighbours and we invite you all to put Saturday 28th November at 8.30pm in your diaries and join us online.

The concert will be streaming on the familycarers.ie website, on Facebook and on Twitter.

https://familycarers.ie/news-and-campaigns/netwatch-year-of-the-carer

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  • About Deirdre Shannon

    Deirdre, a versatile singer from Ireland, has always had a natural instinct for music. She developed this further by classically training at Dublin’s College of Music. With this education under her belt, Deirdre embarked on a solo career and through an illustrious series of achievements in critically acclaimed singing groups and shows around the world has made a name for herself.

    Featuring in Deirdre’s career to date are the internationally acclaimed shows - Lord of the Dance, Celtic Woman as well as many appearances with other groups such as the Celtic Tenors, Dionne Warwick and The Chieftains.
    For more on Deirdre please view her Biography page.

    She is now available as a Wedding Singer, Funeral and Church music singer by contacting her directly and to perform in shows which are organised through her agent.

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