An overview of some of our upcoming events:

Festival Launch & Organ Recital

Sacred Heart Church

Saturday 14th May, 5pm

Daniel Battle Organist


Recital by David Cassan

(Organist Notre Dame Paris)

Tuesday 12th July, 8pm

Sacred Heart Church

Recital by Martin Baker

(Organist Westminster Cathedral London)

Friday 30th September, 7.30pm

St. John’s Cathedral



Come and join us to perform Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem in the beautiful surrounds of St. Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick on St. Cecilia’s Day, Sunday 22nd November, 2015. A “Come and Sing” event invites people to form a temporary choir for the day, learning and performing a choral piece together. Singers are requested to bring scores; choral scores can be downloaded for free at: 

A limited number of scores will be available for borrowing on the day.

The choir will be directed by Peter Barley, organist & choir director at St. Mary’s Cathedral, and will be accompanied by Bernadette Kiely, organist & choir director at St. John’s Cathedral. Peter Barley and Bernadette Kiely are both founding members of Limerick Pipe Organ Festival.

Further updates can be found on our Facebook page:

LPOF 2015 Come and Sing Faure

On Friday 18th September 2015 from 8.30 – 9 pm Peter Barley will give a recital for Culture Night 2015 in St. John’s Cathedral. Peter Barley is Organist & Choir Director in St Mary’s Cathedral Limerick and a founding member of Limerick Pipe Organ Festival.

Also, at 7:30 – 8:00pm in St Mary’s Church Athlunkard St Limerick Carolann Guinee and Riona Curtin will play the  organ there.  Carolann Guinee is Organist & Choir Director in St Joseph’s Church Limerick and Riona Curtin is Organist in Church of the Assumption Abbeyfeale Co Limerick.  Both are members of Limerick Pipe Organ Festival Committee.

Click Read More to see the programme for Peter Barley’s recital. Read More →

Other Organ Concerts in Limerick

Organ recitals take place on a regular basis in Glenstal Abbey as follows:

Simon Harden on Tuesday 21st October at 4:30pm

Simon Harden on Wednesday 22 October at 1:10pm

Peter Barley on Wednesday 5th November at 1:10pm

Click Read More to see the programmes and read about Simon and Peter. Read More →