History - Castlemartyr Choir

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The Village of Castlemartyr is situated about 20 miles from the City of Cork. The choir was founded in 1987 to sing in the local St. Joseph's Church where it still performs on alternate Sundays from September to June.

As the choir became established it took on a broader role and has performed with some success at competitive festivals at home and abroad for many years.

Castlemartyr Choir is well known in the Cork area for its contribution to many local concert programmes and for occasionally mounting larger-scale performances in collaboration with other Cork choirs

There are in the region of 30 members in the choir drawn mostly from the local village community. The choir director Tomás Ó Tuama also lives in Castlemartyr.

The members are an enthusiastic and hard-working group of people who also enjoy the social aspects of choral singing.

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