Friday 15 December 2017

In brief: Navan Choral Festival taking entries for a raft of musical competitions

The Navan Choral Festival are now processing entries for piano, solo singing, primary, secondary schools and adult choir competitions. Closing date for entries is March 28. Call 087 2443739 or visit

Lynott exhibition opens in capital

Legendary rocker Phil Lynott is being commemorated by an exhibition to run for five months at the St Stephen's Green Shopping Centre in Dublin. It gives unique insights into the background and work of the Thin Lizzy singer.

'A Lady in Brown' goes under hammer

A portrait of a "twilight beauty" titled A Lady in Brown, not seen in public for 90 years, is coming up at the Sotheby's Irish sale at the end of March.

The portrait of Lady Gwendoline Churchill by John Lavery was painted in 1915.

The auction, on Tuesday, March 29, includes works by such Irish artists like Lavery, Roderic O'Conor, Mary Swanzy, Louis le Brocquy and many others.

Mornington Singers in spring concert

The award-winning Mornington Singers conducted by Orla Flanagan are delighted to announce their spring concert 2011, "Sacred and Profane", named after one of Benjamin Britten's last compositions.

The concert takes place on Saturday, March 12, at 8pm in St Nicholas of Myra Church on Francis Street. Tickets €15/€8, concessions available at the door.

O'Toole 'Carousel Series' at gallery

'The Carousel Series', an exhibition by Laurence O'Toole, is running at the Gormley Fine Art Gallery until March 17, at 25 South Frederick Street, Dublin 2.

O'Toole's paintings challenge traditional ways in interpreting the many different landscapes of Ireland.

Call 01 6729031 or email

Sunday Independent

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