Here at the Irish Chamber Orchestra [ICO] we are lucky to have wonderful support from our Friends. Each year we play a wonderful variety of concerts all around Ireland and abroad, including innovative collaborations with artists such as Sinead O’Connor, the Irish National Opera, Fidget Feet and many more! We also deliver music education outreach to local primary school children through our groundbreaking Sing Out with Strings initiative. And we want to do more! Friends of the ICO play a vital role in our story, and are crucial in enabling us inspire a diverse audience throughout Ireland and internationally, and to deliver these valuable outreach and education programmes that unite communities and build local pride through music.

As a Friend of the ICO, you will enjoy exclusive benefits and opportunities during your membership, in return for your support.

  • Accreditation on all ICO concert programmes & on ICO website
  • Personal, advanced notice of all ICO concerts.
  • Complimentary concert tickets
  • Complimentary annual Friends of ICO reception
  • Discounted concert tickets
  • Complimentary ICO cd for all new Friends
  • Invitation to ICO’s annual education project Sing Out With Strings performance
  • Complimentary access to intimate ICO rehearsals in ICO studio
  • Invitations to organised cultural events & trips* (*additional cost applies)
  • Access to Pre-concert dinners themed Meet the Musicians and Dine* (*additional cost applies)

The ICO is a registered charity [Charity number 20022006].

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FOREVER FRIENDS

P.Gerard Boland
Michael & Anne Buckley
Paul J Carey
Muriel Collins
Maurice & Maire Foley
Joan Garahy & Pat O’Connor
Mary Geary
Máirín Hagerty
Maurice Healy
Dr. Miriam Hederman O’Brien
Alison Hunka
Sean & Margaret Jackson
John Kelleher
Hilary & Mary Lawless

Beverley & Anthony Mackay
Marie McCormick
Aibhlín McCrann
Bernard & Moira McNamara
Hazel Minion
Eve Molony
Máire-Treasa Nic Eochagáin
Brian Patterson
Tommy & Ann-Elizabeth Riggs-
Miller
Andrew & Jenny Robinson
Mary Ryan
Fionnuala Sherry & Bernard Doyle
Norma Smurfit

HONORARY FRIENDS

Joseph Dundon
Armstrong
Tom Briggs
Michael Buckley
Brian Byrne
Frank Casey
Maureen Clune
Marion Creely
Maurice Foley
Ann Marie Gill
Lisa Grosman
Maurice Healy
Daphne Henderson
John Horgan
Mark Hely Hutchinson
Oonagh Keogh
Eamonn Lawlor
Ursula Leslie
Liam McElligott

Pauline McLaughlin
Kathy Moynes
Fergal O’Ceallachain
Cian Ó Dúill
Vicki O’Toole
Margaret Quigley
Kenneth Rice
Malachy Robinson
Mary Robinson
Louis Roden
Joachim Roewer
Ben Rogerson
Brian Scanlon
Gillian Smith
Madeleine Staunton
Dr. Thérèse Timoney
Dr Edward Walsh
Mary Walsh
Gerard Watson

INDIVIDUAL FRIENDS

Brenda Andrews
Simon Boyle
Maura Brann
Rita Brick
Frances Britton
Michael & Sarah Brock
Rita Butler
Judy Byrne & Frank Whelan
Conor Cahill & Anne Reilly
Brian & Sheila Callanan
Olivia Callanan
Cathie Chappell
Breda Clarkin
Angela Coffey
Mary Collins
Jane Coman
Avril Condell
Kevin & Máirin Conroy
Ann Corcoran
Jackie Costello
Eamonn Cregan
Richard Cross
Mairéad De Barra & David Turner
Sarah Daniel
Margaret & James Dodd
John Doherty
Rónán Dolan
Mandy Donworth
Andrea Doyle
Joe Dundon
Maeve Earlie
Evelyn Fennelly
Michael & Irene Fenton
Adrianne Fields
Marion Fitzpatrick
Robert Fitzpatrick
Kieran & Helen Fleck
Dick Fleming
John & Eibhlis Flynn
Bill & Maura Flood
Aileen Galvin
Michael & Mary Galvin
Barbara Geraghty
Frederick Gilligan & Lydice Bunni
Tessa Greally & Kevin Kelleher
Dorene Groocock
Deirdre Hanley
Margaret Harper & Richard Stoops
Dr. Sonja Heidrich
Declan & Joan Hickey
Dr. Gisela Holfter
Ursula Hough Gormley
Sylvia Jones
Valerie Keegan

Gerard Keenan
Brian Kelly
Nuala Kennedy
Des Keogh
Sheila Keogh
Gary Leahy
Siún Leonowicz & Gearóid Carey
Eileen Lydon
Conor & Louisa Maguire
Dr. Hugh Maguire
Agnes MacCrann
Patrick McCann
Denise McCoy
Oonah McCrann/Noel MacMahon
Noreen McDonagh
John & Mary McEntagart
Ciara McGoldrick & David Montgomery
Paul McNamara
Vivienne McKechnie
Michael & Valerie Moloney
Phil Molony
Sara Moorhead
Cathriona Murphy
Colin & Angela Nicholls
Luán Ó Braonáin & Caoimhe Daly
Donough O’Brien
Bernie O Callaghan & Patrick Plunkett
Shelagh O’Connell
Aodh O’Domhnaill
Seán & Siobhán O’Dúill
Anne O’Keeffe
Sarah O Kennedy
Philip O Reilly & Sally Jane Walker
Eithne O’Sharkey
Eugenie & Frank O Sullivan
Paul & Jan O’Sullivan
Joan Parker
Michael Petty
Gerard Quinn
Peter & Marian Real
Miriam Reilly & Ronan O’Loughlin
Charlie & Mary Roche
Michael Ryan
Dearbhail & John Sheanon
Gerry & Ann Siney
Anne Marie Stynes Pritzel
Vanessa Sweeney
Judith Taggart
Mary Thornbury
Harry & Helen Van Den Akker
Don & Liz Walshe
Darina Warner
David & Brenda Wilkes
David R Wilkins

FAMILY FRIENDS

Dr. Dermot & Dorothy Molony & Family

The O’Grady-Quin Family

CORPORATE FRIENDS

Dundon Callanan Solicitors

Paddy Hoare Bldg & Civil Engineering

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