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Mystical Hibernian epic to be told in song

26th February, 2011
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Acallam na Senórach is a musical rendering of a famous medieval Irish text which follows two aged Irish warrior heroes, Oisín and Cailte, as they travel across Ireland with the newly-arrived Saint Patrick.

Their tales are told through mystical stories and short poems in medieval Irish.

A specially-commissioned choral version of the 12th century texts received great acclaim when it was premiered by the National Chamber Choir in Dublin Last November....

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