Aileen Donohoe to perform in Enniscorthy

By David tucker

'Evita' Aileen Donohoe.
'Evita' Aileen Donohoe.

Aileen Donohoe, who will be playing Evita at the National Opera House with The Wexford Light Opera Society in April, will be performing a lunchtime concert with the Cavan Sinfonia at The Presentation Centre, in Enniscorthy, on Sunday, February 28 at 3 p.m.

Cavan Sinfonia will be conducted by Aileen's cousin Susan Donohoe, an Enniscorthy native.

'Sue and I grew up together and both trained in London at The Royal Academy of Music and Trinity College of Music, and we will be performing together for the first time in Enniscorthy,' said Aileen.

A new piece, 'Torch Wood' by Elaine Agnew will be performed by the orchestra and conducted by the composer herself. This piece was commissioned in 2015 and received it premiere in December with The Cavan Sinfonia.

Wexford People

Read More

Kilmuckridge Drama Festival 

7 KILMUCKRIDGE DRAMA FESTIVAL: This runs in KMH each evening at 8pm from February 24 until March 4. In total nine plays will be staged throughout the festival including a number of local productions. The hosts, Kilmuckridge Drama Group, will open the festival with their production of The Shadow of a Gunman by Sean O'Casey. Kilrush Drama Group will perform on Monday night and will perform Hedda Gabler by Mark O'Rowe while on Tuesday night the Ballycogley Players will stage their performance of Billy Roche's play, Lay Me Down Softly. Bridge Drama...

Hello Johnny comes to the Athenaeum 

7 HELLO JOHNNY: This new show by Wexford Studio Theatre takes place at the Athenaeum in Enniscorthy on Saturday night at 8pm. A close and personal look at the mental health industry Hello Johnny is a one man performance which deals with the topic of mental illness. The show asks pertinent questions concerning the motivation and substantial profits of the major drug companies. The content of the show is an ideal starting point for important discussions on the subject of mental health. Following the show there will be a discussion on a wide range of...