Choirs at St. Mary’s Collegiate Church @ Cork International Choral Festival 2019

Choirs at St. Mary’s Collegiate Church @ Cork International Choral Festival 2019

Friday, 3 May 2019, 6.00pm

St. Mary’s Collegiate Church, Emmet Pl, Youghal
Admission: Free of charge

Nestled under the protective arms of Youghal Town Walls, in the Raleigh Quarter of Youghal, St Mary’s Collegiate Church, is a national monument of huge national and international significance.  Historic traditions indicate a Church here back in the time of St Declan of Ardmore in the 5th century.

It’s fascinating monuments include the 17th century memorial to Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork, and an older stone depicting a Viking longboat from 9th century. Associated with the church were people like Sir Walter Raleigh whose house next door can be seen from the churchyard,

Collegiate Church of Saint Mary can claim to be the oldest church in Ireland that has had continuous worship in it since the 13th century.


Jerusalem – Michael McGlynn (b 1964)
Salve Rex Gloriae – Michael McGlynn (b 1964)
It’s strange about stars – Sean Doherty (b 1987)
The Spring – Tarik O Regan (b 1987)
Draco Magnus – Sean Doherty (b 1987)
I will walk with my love – Seóirse Bodley (b 1933)
Crazed girl – Sean Doherty (b 1987)
Why should I sleep – Michael McGlynn (b 1964)
One last song – Michael McGlynn (b 1964)
Gentrai – Michael McGlynn (b 1964)
Lux Aeterna – Michael McGlynn (b 1964)


Published on 16 April 2019

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