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MARY GORDON: The National Concert Hall – 8pm, Saturday 5th November

Written by Marina Carr, this new oratorio tells the story of Mary Gordon, a tragic heroine who is passionately in love with Joshua Burns around the time of the 1916 events in Ireland. While he is away fighting and in prison, her life unravels and she has nowhere to turn. A story that might have been long forgotten rears its head many years later when a cemetery has to be moved as the Blessington Lakes are flooded.

With music by Brian Irvine and Neil Martin, MARY GORDON brings together choirs from throughout County Wicklow and the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.