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Birr Young Voices

Established in 2017 as part of Birr Festival of Music, in collaboration with Music Generation Offaly/Westmeath, Birr Young Voices is a choral group for young people aged 8-12 years, with over 160 children experiencing music and exciting projects with wonderful choral directors and singers over the years.

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Exploring the
Planets & Stars
Monday 1 May | 1.30pm
Church of Ireland, Oxmantown Mall


Inspired by the rich astrological heritage of Birr Castle & Science Centre, children present songs, art and poetry created over the past fourteen weeks. 


A collaboration with Birr School of Music. Gregory Ward (choral director), Sophie Ward (accompanist) and Emma Behan (visual artist).

On the radio!

Our Birr Young Voices made a guest appearance on The County Measure on RTÉ Radio 1 recently.

Writer and broadcaster Vincent Woods stopped off in Birr recently on his journey around Offaly.

Listen in from the 20 min mark to hear from them along with Sophie & Gregory from Birr School of Music and visual artist Emma Behan!

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We're making a
short film!

Lights, camera action!

Thanks to funding from Cruinniú na nÓg and Creative Ireland Offaly, we are delighted to announce that Exploring the Planets & Stars will also be turned into a short film!

Film Premiere

Saturday 10 June | 2.30pm

Birr Library

The film will be played on a loop for 1 hour approx, all welcome!

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