To celebrate International Woman’s Day, we have a song for Mary Magdalen sung by Noirin Ni Riain and the Monks of Glenstal Abbey. Mary Magdalen represents the Church of Christ, both male and female. But history has often omitted or degraded her, which has been considered symbolic of the general treatment of women. This song […]
Natalya Pakshyna is a Russian dancer who has been bringing her dancing passion to Ireland. Based in a studio in the Malahide Industrial Estate, she has a particular interest in working with students who have special emotional or physical needs. She believes dance and music to be a way to heal the person and allow them to […]
As carols singers across the country sing out for Christmas, it’s nice to remember some of the traditional Irish songs. Hers is “The Darkest Midnight’ sung by Noirin ni Riain’s celebrating the birth of Jesus.
One of the Choirs that joined the Black Santa annual collection in Dawson’s street, Dublin was the Dublin Male Voice Choir. Miriam met Áine Mulvey, musical director and Frank Guifoyle, chairperson of the Choir to find out more about their choir on the day that they were singing outside St. Ann’s. Website is Dublinmalevoicechoir.ie
Here is the latest piece of music from Eamon Keane, musician, therapist and radio presenter. It is called “Call on Me Again” and was written while Eamon was working in South Africa. The song derives its inspiration from his work as therapist listening to the stories of many students who feel forgotten. He will be […]
Dr Goodwin McDonnell is a practicing GP who along with a great many of the medical profession have committed themselves to help children and families who are living with autism and related life challenging illnesses. Dr. Goodwin is not just a GP but also a homeopath, and approaches his medical practice with an integrative approach […]
Posted on 31. Oct, 2013 in Music Therapy
Conor Deane talks with Kerrie O’Connor who is a Music Therapist and her motivation behind her chosen vocation. Music therapy is an evidenced based profession which uses music in a planned way to help children and adults to improve, restore and maintain health. Individual needs are addressed through music and the relationship that develops between […]