THE BIRDSONG Project, a concert of trad songs about our feathered friends takes place in St Nicholas' Collegiate Church this Saturday at 8pm, and is the Bealtaine Festival's flagship performance.
Tim Lyons, Mary McPartlan, Anne Skelton, Brian O'Rourke, Martin Ryan, and Johnny Mháirtaín Learaí will be singing. The St Nicholas' show is the concert for Connacht, with similar events taking place in Derry, Wexford, and other parts of Ireland. It was devised by Aileen Lambert and Michael Fortune for Age & Opportunity's Bealtaine Festival. It is estimated that more than 300 songs in relation to birds will be sung across the country. Each concert is being recorded and will be available on www.birdsongproject.com from June.
To book for the St Nicholas concert call 086 - 3898777.