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Christ Church brings back Christmas concert night due to popular demand

CHRIST Church Cathedral has announced the return of the annual Christmas Concert due to popular demand. The concert will take place on Thursday, December 15, and will feature the resident Cathedral Choir under the direction of Judith Gannon, and accompanied by acclaimed organist and composer David Bremner.

The concert will feature a wide variety of classic carols such as O Come, All Ye Faithful, Good King Wenceslas and Silent Night, topped off by Handel's Hallelujah Chorus.

Tickets cost €18 (€14 concession) and can be purchased from www.tickets.ie or by calling 0818 333 231. Doors open at 7.15pm and the concert will begin at 8pm. For further information, contact Nuala Kavanagh, at Christ Church Cathedral on 01 677 8099 or 086 7978809 or email nuala.kavanagh@cccdub.ie.

Green appointed global ambassador

THE African Public Relations Association (APRA) council has appointed Justin Green, seen right, to the position of Global Ambassador for APRA.

APRA represents over 30,000 PR professionals in the continent, spread across South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Gambia, and many other countries. This appointment was announced at the annual APRA conference and AGM held in Mombasa, Kenya which was attended by over 200 delegates.

Chamber orchestra in festive spirit

THIS year's Christmas Concert by the Fr McNally chamber orchestra will be in aid of St Brigid's School, Dundalk, Co Louth. The concert will take place on Friday, December 16, at 7.30pm in the Redeemer Church, Dundalk.

It will include a very festive programme featuring O Holy Night and Corelli's Christmas Concerto. Renowned local soloist Colette McGahon will perform with the orchestra and the finale will see students from St Brigid's also join in for some well known Christmas carols.

Croke Park launch for camogie's story

THE President of the Camogie Association, Joan O'Flynn, will officially launch A Game of Our Own: Camogie's Story on Thursday, December 15 in Croke Park.

The book documents the history of the Camogie Association from its foundation to the present day.

Sunday Independent