Dylan Rooney is a baritone from Nenagh. He has recently completed a BA in Music Performance (Vocal Studies) at the Royal Irish Academy of Music under the tuition of Virginia Kerr. He has achieved multiple awards and bursaries, as a prize winner in several competitions throughout Feiseanna.
Dylan was featured vocalist at the AIMS 50th Anniversary Concert in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre and has performed at Dublin’s National Concert Hall (Gala Dinner 2018) and Dublin Castle for the US-Irish Council Annual Dinner. He has represented the Royal Irish Academy of Music in New York City as one of its chosen ambassadors, performing in the American-Irish Historical Society building.
Dylan Rooney will be singing as part of the Witch Within the Walls event, at Nenagh Castle, on Sunday 6 October, accompanied on the cello by Gráinne Higgins.
Novelist Niamh Boyce will read from and discuss her award winning novel, Her Kind. Based on the life of Alice Kytler, a powerful, wealthy money-lender in 14th Century Kilkenny. Niamh’s book is a vivid re-imagining of the events leading to Ireland’s first witch trials. Niamh will be in conversation with writer and academic Sarah Moore Fitzgerald. Music from singer, Dylan Rooney and cellist, Gráinne Higgins will enhance the atmosphere within the walls of Nenagh Castle.
DRESS WARMLY AND EVEN BRING A CUSHION. THIS VENUE IS NOT WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE.