Chris Church Cathedral
Candlelight Carols with the Park Singers

Concerts and Recitals Night Christmas


Candlelight Carols with the Park Singers

Join the Park Singers, under the direction of Órla Gillan, for a beautiful evening of festive song in Christ Church Cathedral. The program will include Benjamin Britten's 'A Ceremony of Carols' as well as a selection of popular Christmas classics. The award-winning, all-female choir will perform by candlelight in the magnificent setting of Christ Church. Following a sell-out performance last year this is sure to be a popular night.

The Park Singers was founded by Seán Creamer in 1970, taking its name from the Phoenix Park School where it was based in its early days. Many of its original members sang in the National Children’s Choir and Dublin Secondary School Girls’ Choir and wished to carry their love of choral singing into adulthood. Órla Gillan,one of the musical directors of the National Children’s Choir, took over as conductor in 2009. Since taking charge of the Park Singers, she has led them to successes in performances at home and abroad, including winning Best Female Choir at the North Wales Choral Festival in 2010, Irish Choir of the Festival at the Cork International Choral Festival in 2011, Female choir winners at Mayo International Choral Festival in 2014, 2015, Champion Grand Prix winners at the Sligo International Choral Festival in 2016, and Gold Medalists at the Verona International Choral Festival in 2017. The choir have also picked up numerous awards at the EBS Feis Ceoil, Bangor Choral Festival, Arklow and Navan Choral Festivals.


Essential Information

Event Venue: Christ Church Cathedral, Christchurch Place, Dublin 8. 

Dates: Sunday, December 10, 2017 

Time: 8pm (please arrive at least 15 minutes before start). 

Duration: 90 minutes

Ticket Prices: All tickets €10.80 (including booking fees)

Booking: Book Online Here NOW (This concert will sell out, so book early to avoid disappointment).

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Our Location

Christ Church Cathedral, Christchurch Place, Dublin 8.

By BUS: Christchurch Place is on several bus routes, including 123, 13, 27, 40, 49, 77a and 77x - see DublinBus.ie for information.

By LUAS: Christ Church is served by the Luas Red Line. Get off at the Four Courts stop and cross the river on to Winetavern Street.

By TRAIN: Christ Church is located 15 minutes walk from Heuston and 20 minutes walk from Connolly Rail Stations, both of which are served by the number 90 bus which stops on both sides of the quays directly opposite the cathedral.

By DART: Christ Church is located approximately 10 minutes walk from Tara Street Dart Station.

CAR PARKING: The nearest car park is Q-Park Christ Church, accessed from Werburgh Street, just across from the cathedral. It is a 24-hour car park. 

GPS Coordinates & MAP

GPS Coordinates: Latitude 53.34345159999999, Longitude -6.271013000000039