Burial at Sea

During 2016, artists across Ireland presented work that sought to commemorate the Easter Rising and the changes that a century has brought to the nation. As part of an Irish Composers’ Collective concert held in November 2016, I curated a concert entitled Speaking with the Past,  which aimed at creating ambitious and challenging new works for mezzo […]

The Wasting Sickness of Cu Chulaind

Cu Chulaind, sick as you are, There’s no use to wait. If they were your kin they’d aid you, Those daughters of Aed Abrat.   In husky tones Li Ban spoke, With Labraid Luathlam at his right: “The daughter Fand desires one thing: To sleep with Cu Chulaind this night.   “’A Joyous day it […]