The Ministry Building – Start of the Summer Party!

Friday 24.05.19 at 19.00, Goldie Chapel.

You are cordially invited to the start of the summer party hosted by our wonderful neighbours The Lantern Community Project and Cork Migrant Centre!

The party will start at 19.00 in the beautiful Goldie Chapel with a dance performance from Cork Migrant Centre Dance Group. Cór na Laoí community choir will then be performing a concert later joined by special guest, David Lawlor (singer/songwriter).

We will have market stalls displaying beautiful crochet at the entrance to the Goldie Chapel. Light refreshments will be served after the performances.

This is a FREE family friendly event, all are welcome to the party!


Learn more about our participants below:

Cork Migrant Centre Dance group comprised of migrant girls living in Cork. The group has been together for a year under the mentor-ship of Red FM DJ Stevie G and dance Instructor Andrea Williams. They have performed at various events ranging from Africa Day in Cork, UCC Refugee Week, UCC Music Variety Show, and Dell Technologies.

David Lawlor is from Ballinspittle, Cork. Music has always been a major presence in his life with Elvis Presley his earliest influence. Today, blues remains a dominant influence for him. David began writing songs 10 years ago and has described it as a ‘therapeutic process’. He is currently studying in UCC in the evenings and hopes to move into full time education this year.

Cór na Laoí was formed as part of the “Happy Voices Healthy Living Initiative” 2017. Community members and workers came together from all over the city in several choral workshops and celebrations. During the project, friendships were formed and there was plenty of laughter and fun, all through the medium of music. Over 15 participants from the Lantern Project are now part of this choir.

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