Photos: Celine Byrne & Lady Desart Choir at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre

The Ballykeeffe summer series of gigs is well underway

Renowned Irish soprano Celine Byrne took to Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre on Saturday night.

With Paul Brady having opened the summer series on 7 July, Saturday was the turn of Celine Byrne, along with the Lady Desart Choir.

Ian McDonnell was there to capture the action.

Photos: Celine Byrne

Celine Byrne at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre, 14/7/18. Photo: Ian McDonnell/Mc Gig Photography
Celine Byrne at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre, 14/7/18. Photo: Ian McDonnell/Mc Gig Photography

Celine Byrne at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre, 14/7/18. Photo: Ian McDonnell/Mc Gig Photography Celine Byrne at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre, 14/7/18. Photo: Ian McDonnell/Mc Gig Photography Celine Byrne at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre, 14/7/18. Photo: Ian McDonnell/Mc Gig Photography

Celine Byrne at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre, 14/7/18. Photo: Ian McDonnell/Mc Gig Photography
Celine Byrne at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre, 14/7/18. Photo: Ian McDonnell/Mc Gig Photography
Celine Byrne at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre, 14/7/18. Photo: Ian McDonnell/Mc Gig Photography
Celine Byrne at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre, 14/7/18. Photo: Ian McDonnell/Mc Gig Photography

Celine Byrne at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre, 14/7/18. Photo: Ian McDonnell/Mc Gig Photography

Celine Byrne at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre, 14/7/18. Photo: Ian McDonnell/Mc Gig Photography
Celine Byrne at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre, 14/7/18. Photo: Ian McDonnell/Mc Gig Photography

Celine Byrne at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre, 14/7/18. Photo: Ian McDonnell/Mc Gig Photography

Celine Byrne at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre, 14/7/18. Photo: Ian McDonnell/Mc Gig Photography
Celine Byrne at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre, 14/7/18. Photo: Ian McDonnell/Mc Gig Photography

Celine Byrne at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre, 14/7/18. Photo: Ian McDonnell/Mc Gig Photography

Celine Byrne at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre, 14/7/18. Photo: Ian McDonnell/Mc Gig Photography
Celine Byrne at Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre, 14/7/18. Photo: Ian McDonnell/Mc Gig Photography

With a break in the proceedings (interval) for Celine Byrne on the night, out came Kilkenny’s own Lady Desart Choir under musical director Gillian Coulter.

Photos: Lady Desart Choir

Lady Desart Choir. Photo: Ian McDonnell / Mc Gig Photography
Lady Desart Choir. Photo: Ian McDonnell / Mc Gig Photography
Lady Desart Choir. Photo: Ian McDonnell / Mc Gig Photography
Lady Desart Choir. Photo: Ian McDonnell / Mc Gig Photography
Lady Desart Choir. Photo: Ian McDonnell / Mc Gig Photography
Lady Desart Choir musical director Gillian Coulter. Photo: Ian McDonnell / Mc Gig Photography

Lady Desart Choir. Photo: Ian McDonnell / Mc Gig Photography

Lady Desart Choir. Photo: Ian McDonnell / Mc Gig Photography
Lady Desart Choir. Photo: Ian McDonnell / Mc Gig Photography

Next up for Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre’s summer gig series will be the return of HamsandwicH. Tickets are available via The Book Centre, Rollercoaster Records and online at eventbrite.ie.

Ian McDonnell is a music and gig photographer based in Kilkenny, Ireland. You can find Mc Gig Photography on Facebook here where recent projects include Delorentos, Darlingside, Birds of Chicago, Villiers and The Villains, Malojian, The Stunning, Shane Joyce, and more.

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