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Highlights of 2008


*  Recording their first album, "The Priests", in St Peter's Basilica, Vatican
*  Recording their first PBS Special - "In Concert at Armagh Cathedral"
*  Breaking a Guinness World Record almost immediately after the first album's release



 

Highlights of 2009


*  Singing for TRH Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla
*  Taking part in the St. Patrick's Day Parade on 5th Avenue in New York
*  Singing for The Queen and the Irish President at Hillsborough Castle

*  First Nomination for Classical Brit Awards
*  Composing their first song, "King of Kings"
*  Recording their second album, "Harmony", at the Abbey Road Studios, London

*  Recording their second PBS Special - "In Concert at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral"


 

Highlights of 2010


*  Welcoming the Irish President in Ballyclare's Sacred Heart Parish
*  Performing Karl Jenkins "The Armed Man: A Mass For Peace" in Cadogan Hall, London
*  Uniting with various classical stars to record "The Prayer" in aid for Haiti

*  Second Nomination for Classical Brit Awards
*  Singing for the President of Ireland in Áras an Uachtaráin
*  Performing for BBC's "Proms in the Park" at Hillsborough Castle

*  Singing for Pope Benedict XVI and a live audience of 80,000 in Hyde Park, London
*  Recording a Christmas single with Shane McGowan
*  Writing and publishing their first book "Soul Song"

* Recording their third album "Noël"
* Recording a BBC Christmas Concert in Stormont
* Singing for "Io Canto" in Italy


 
 



Highlights of 2011


*  Third Nomination for Classical Brit Awards
*  Singing in Florence (Palazzo Vecchio) and meeting Cherie Blaire
*  Singing at the Prayer Festival in Armagh

*  Singing at Dalriada Festival in Glenarm
*  Getting an offer for a film to be made about their lives




 

Highlights of 2012


*  Performing another big Armagh Concert for St Patrick's Day
*  Going on their first extensive US Tour with 12 concerts in 12 cities
*  Singing for the 50th International Eucharistic Congress and a live audience of 75,000 in Dublin

*  Performing in Milano for St Columban's Day
*  Singing the "Haiti Concert" with the Ulster Orchestra
*  Performing a Christmas Concert in Toronto for Salt and Light's 10 Year Jubilee


 

Highlights of 2013


*  Participating in the "Sons and Daughters" Concert in Derry
*  Performing a third Armagh-Concert for St Patrick's Day
*  Singing for Martin Luther King III in Derry

*  Participating in the Phil Coulter Concert in Derry
*  Singing for Pope Francis and 6,000 seminarians in Rome
*  Performing a concert in Clonard with the Ulster Orchestra

*  Taking part in an international Choir Concert in Belgium
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Going on their second extensive North America Tour with 17 concerts in 17 cities
*  Taking part in the closing service for Derry’s Year as “City of Culture”




 
 



Highlights of 2014


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Meeting HM Queen Elizabeth II during a reception at Buckingham Palace in London
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Participating in the “Gala Concert on the Occasion of the Canonization of two Popes” in Toronto
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Performing in Rome for St Columban's Day (1400th anniversary)
*  Participating in the CVSC Centenary Concert in London
*  Performing another “Haiti Concert” with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra in Dublin
*  Singing two Christmas Concerts on Malta

 


Highlights of 2015


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Performing in Rome for the International Vocations Directors’ Conference
*  Going on their third extensive North America Tour with 10 concerts in 10 cities
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Performing two Easter Concerts with Cappella Caeciliana in Belfast Opera House
*  Performing another Armagh-Concert (for Habitat for Humanity NI)
*  Singing a concert in Galway to mark the Cathedral’s 50th anniversary

*  Performing a concert in Ballymena
*  Participating in a charity concert in the RDS in Dublin
*  Performing a concert in Liverpool to support the work of Jospice
*  Going on Concert Tour with Cappella Caeciliana to mark CC’s 20th anniversary
*  Going on an Irish Christmas Tour (Limerick, Letterkenny, Cork, Wexford, Belfast, Derry)

 

Highlights of 2016


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Participating in Ballymena’s “Festival of Music, Speech and Dance” Centenary Concert
*  Taking part in Cappella Caeciliana’s 20th anniversary concert
*  Performing for the St Patrick’s Day Charity Dinner Dance & Concert in the Titanic, Belfast
*  Singing a premiere Concert in Dungannon
*  Participating in the Festival of Faith Concert in Rathdowney

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Recording their fourth album "Alleluia"
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Doing several US Concerts to promote the new album
*  Participating in “The Big Sing”, Royal Albert Hall / London
*  Taking part in an RTÉ Christmas Special in Cork
*  Going on an Irish Christmas Tour

 
 



Highlights of 2017


*  Concert Trip to NYC in January

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"It has been a wonderful privilege
to bring this fabulous music across many countries
and we have been very excited and humbled by the response."
Fr Martin


 
 
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