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 to 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
  • Discounted concert tickets
  • Complimentary access to intimate ICO rehearsals in ICO studio
  • Complimentary annual Friends of ICO reception
  • Complimentary ICO cd for all new Friends
  • Invitation to ICO’s annual education project Sing Out With Strings performance
  • 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

Lindsay Armstrong
Tom Briggs
Michael Buckley
Brian Byrne
Frank Casey
Maureen Clune
Marion Creely
Matthew Draper
Joseph Dundon
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 & COUPLE FRIENDS

Simon Boyle
Maura Brann
Rita Brick
Frances Britton
Michael & Sarah Brock
Rita Butler
Judy Byrne & Frank Whelan
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
Andrea Doyle
Evelyn Fennelly
Michael & Irene Fenton
Dick Fleming
Bill & Maura Flood
Aileen Galvin
Michael & Mary Galvin
Barbara Geraghty
Tessa Greally & Kevin Kelleher
Dorene Groocock
Deirdre Hanley
Margaret Harper & Richard Stoops
Sonja Heidrich
Declan & Joan Hickey
Gisela Holfter
Ursula Hough Gormley
Valerie Keegan
Gerard Keenan
Brian Kelly
Nuala Kennedy
Louise Frawley

Sheila Keogh
Gary Leahy
Eileen Lydon
Conor & Louisa Maguire
Dr. Hugh Maguire
Agnes & Cormac MacCrann
Patrick McCann
Denise McCoy
Oonah McCrann & Noel MacMahon
Noreen McDonagh
John & Mary McEntagart
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
Dr Geraldine O’Grady & Des Keogh
Aida O Kennedy
Anne O’Keeffe
Philip O Reilly & Sally Jane Walker
Eithne O’Sharkey
Eugenie & Frank O Sullivan
Joan Parker
Michael Petty
Gerard Quinn
Marian Real
Charlie & Mary Roche
Michael Ryan
Dearbhail & John Sheanon
Gerry & Ann Siney
Vanessa Sweeney
Mary Thornbury
Harry & Helen Van Den Akker
Don & Liz Walshe
Darina Warner
David & Brenda Wilkes
David R Wilkins
Declan Henn

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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