DIT Ballymun Music Programme to perform for One Young World conference

Posted: 7 October, 2014

The DIT Ballymun Music Programme have been invited to perform at the opening ceremony of the 'One Young World" Global Summit which takes place on Oct 15th at the National Convention Centre. This major event is coming to Dublin for the first time, and guest speakers will include former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson; former Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan; and musician, founder of Boomtown Rats and humanitarian, Bob Geldof.


Ballymun Lullaby Choir members Lauren Moloney and Abbie Campbell from St Josephs SNS in Poppintree.

The DIT Ballymun Lullaby Choir, under the leadership of our colleague Ron Cooney, is made up of singers from six local Ballymun Schools. For this special performance, the Choir will be joined by the National Children’s Choir, RTE Cór na  nÓg.  The conductor will be David Brophy, lecturer in the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama.


As the performance will be for the invited delegates only, tickets won’t be available but it will be streamed worldwide. 

The Dublin bid to host the One Young World summit was led by former President of DITSU, Bog Coggins, and Dublin won the honour against strong competition from Hong Kong and Edinburgh.  To find out more about the summit click  on http://www.oneyoungworld.com/news/dublin-ireland-host-one-young-world-summit-2014  

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