Angela Clarke composed a number of songs, and this one, Hoist the Flag, was written in Dublin after the Rising.

A long forgotten 1916 song, one of only a couple known to have been composed by a woman at the time, was performed in Clarke Square in the National Mu(...)

Shirley Higgins, conductor of St Mary’s signing choir, and members of the choir rehearsing at the school in Cabra. Photograph: Alan Betson

It’s often assumed that when profoundly deaf children are involved in any kind of musical performance it’s mainly for their therapeutic benefit: a (...)