Last week we said goodbye to a highly respected, warmly regarded and much loved gentleman who sang in our bass line for over 10 years. Mick Travers is a big loss in the Dolce community. Mick’s contribution over the years is difficult to quantify. He served on the committee for years, as an ordinary member,…Details
The Return Leg-Oct 2017 Sometimes life conspires against us. Take for example October 29th last , traditionally the weekend of the Dublin City Marathon. For the participants, it ‘s the culmination of many months of serious training and tough dietary regimes but to others it means road closures, restrictive transport and destination anxiety. It so…Details
Enjoy a fun evening along with a challenge? Then join us for our annual fundraiser quiz- lots of prizes and plenty of fun.
Friday 24th March @8pm
The Cedars Lounge, Raheny
€10 per person/€40 per table.
Come as a team or join a table on the night.
Well, well, well…2016 may have been a disaster for some, (think Trump, Brexit, Mayo losing again, Kilkenny losing this once..how shameful!!), but for Dolce it was another year of success after success: a VERY busy year of fine performances, laced with lots of fun. It was, of course, the year of the 1916 Centenary, and…Details
Despite David Brophy’s best attempt to persuade us to the contrary, we knew that this choir was not going to be about singers who would be allowed to scratch on stage! “We” being the 4 Dolce representatives at the launch in the Mansion House on Monday 28th November of this wonderful idea. No, the idea…Details
Alles in Ordnung! The advance party made its way to the Departure Gate on Thursday morning 14th October 2016. Many months of preparation had gone into this trip and now we prepared to board the plane for Cologne/Bonn Airport to start an adventure on German soil. The memory of the last trip to Bilbao two…Details
On Saturday 23rd April 2005 a small group of just 10 singers gathered outside the house of one of our basses. He unfortunately, was delayed in work and didn’t have a mobile phone to contact us. After waiting a while, we decided we’d better head to the house of the parents of another of our…Details
New research shows singing in a choir regularly for just an hour can help people to fight cancer by strengthening the immune system and relieving depression and stress. The findings in the UK study by Tenovus Cancer Care and London’s Royal College of Music ring true for Phil Flood (67) from Clonmel, Co Tipperary, who…Details