Introducing the first ever Kilkenny Choirfest in support of Cois Nore Cancer Support

The stage is set for The Lady Desart Choir’s inaugural Kilkenny ChoirFest! Organised by Kilkenny’s renowned Lady Desart Choir, and with all ticket proceeds going to Cois Nore Cancer Support, this musical celebration will take place September 23rd from 1pm to 6pm at the Castleinch Venue, Kilkenny, with gracious support from Michael Power, CEO of Castleinch Venue, R95 DW92.

Unity in Music, Community and Purpose
Kilkenny ChoirFest is poised to be an unforgettable experience for attendees of all ages, uniting local community choirs, talented performers, families, friends and the wider community at large.
In addition to the choir performances on the day there will be children’s entertainment, the Kilkenny Brass Band, Samba Katz drumming group, face painting, arts & crafts as well as some surprises – not to mention food and refreshments in the Castleinch restaurant.
“We are so excited to be planning this fundraising event with Cois Nore. It promises to be a fun-filled day with unforgettable performances by local choirs and performers from Kilkenny, Tipperary & Waterford” enthused Aoife Kealy, PRO, Lady Desart Choir.

Notes of Compassion
At its core the Kilkenny ChoirFest holds a heartfelt purpose. Every song will hold a note of compassion as all ticket proceeds will go directly to Cois Nore Cancer Support Centre, a cherished local charity providing crucial assistance to those affected by cancer and their families.
“We are delighted that these choirs are coming together for ChoirFest and raising much needed funds for Cois Nore. We know the power of music to lift up the spirit and are very much looking forward to being a part of this fantastic musical event.”

A Chorus of Diversity
The Lady Desart Choir is delighted to share the spotlight with local choirs such as Cois Nore Choir, Alize’s School of Singing, Harmania Indie Choir, Phoenix Choir Kilkenny and Uproar Choir. This exciting collection of choirs will perform a range of hits varying from timeless pop to modern favorites, offering something for everyone to enjoy.

A Unified Voice for Cois Nore
In the heart of Kilkenny lies Cois Nore Cancer Support Centre extending a compassionate hand to those facing the challenges of cancer. Cois Nore provides invaluable support services to people with cancer and their families, all free of charge. Your presence at the Kilkenny ChoirFest resonates not only with music but also with the spirit of giving.

Join Us & Support a Noble Cause
Kilkenny ChoirFest is more than a concert; it’s a celebration of community, compassion and the incredible power of music. Tickets are priced at €10 per adult, €5 (13 -17 yo) but children aged 12 and under are free. Tickets are available for purchase both at the event on the day and online through the event’s Eventbrite page,

About The Lady Desart Choir
The Lady Desart Choir is a Kilkenny based contemporary SATB choir led by Gillian Coulter as Musical Director. Boasting over 70 members, the choir ranges in age from 25 to 80 and regularly performs publicly. With a large repertoire of songs, their performances move seamlessly from 80s pop and operatic/modern musical pieces to full on classical choral with a bit of folk and even classic rock thrown into the mix. Their performances are not to be missed!

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