Dr Róisín Blunnie and Dr Seán Doherty, together with a group of students from the Bachelor of Religious Education and Music programme, travelled to New York to represent DCU at the St Patrick’s Day festivities in the city. The group performed at the St Patrick’s Day Parade on 5th Avenue, and at mass in St Patrick’s Cathedral, as well as at the American-Irish Historical Society and the Queens Chamber of Commerce.
Dr Róisín Blunnie (guitar) and Dr Seán Doherty (fiddle) with Emma Cronly (flute), Erica Mannion (fiddle), Shauna Mannion (flute), Tomasina McGinnity (accordion), and James Wallace (tin whistle)
Watch the group’s performance of Danny Boy here: https://bit.ly/2R97IrK
Hear a snippet of their performance at St Patrick’s Cathedral, including a new version of the ancient Irish hymn 'Deus Meus Adiuva Me', specially arranged by Dr Seán Doherty for the occasion: https://bit.ly/2ZkmvTq
Performance on 5th Avenue: