Annual Engagements & Events

  • Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade (March)
  • Annual School Concert in Rice Memorial Hall in aid of School Building Fund (March)
  • Parade to Waterford’s National Memorial for Easter Commemoration (Easter)
  • National Band Championships (April)
  • South East Regional Band Championships
  • National Solo and Quartet Competitions
  • Regional Solo and Quartet Competitions
  • Mount Sion School Annual Prize Giving Ceremony (May)
  • Festival Francis Celebrations (June)
  • Lunchtime Artbite performances for Waterford City Council
  • Performances for the public in and around Waterford City (Summer)
  • Parading at GAA matches in school sports ground and Walsh Park (Summer)
  • Waterford Spraoi Festival (August)
  • Waterford International Festival of Light Opera Fringe Performances (September)
  • Christmas Carol Service in St. Catherine’s Hall in aid of Burchall Home (December)
  • Regular participation in celebration of Masses throughout the City
  • Fundraising Cake Sales
  • Annual Door to Door collection
  • Annual Flag Day collection

Sporting Events

  • 1980 Ireland vs Wales under-age Soccer International
  • 1982 Official Opening of Mount Sion GAA Club Grounds
  • 1997 Ireland vs Switzerland Under 15 Soccer International
  • 1998 Entertain crowd at Stage Finish of Tour De France
  • 2000 Tramore Donkey Derby 25 years
  • 2001 Ireland vs USA International Boxing Tournament in Woodlands Hotel

Religious Events

  • 1979 Opening of Blessed Sacrament Chapel in Mount Sion by President of Ireland, Patrick Hillary (August)
  • 1979 Fintan O’Carroll makes presentation to Pope John Paul II (August)
  • 1993 Episcopal Ordination of Rt. Rev. Mgr. William Lee as Bishop of Waterford and Lismore
  • 1994 Visit of Christian Brother Superiors to Mount Sion
  • 1996 Beatification celebrations for Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice in Waterford Cathedral
  • 2000 Edmund Rice Pilgrimage to Knock, Performance to 4500 in Basilica

Presidential Salutes

  • 1983 Presidential Salute to Patrick Hillary at National Ploughing Championships
  • 1994 President Mary Robinson visit to Mount Sion

Stage Shows

  • 1990 De La Salle Show (The Music Man)
  • 1990 Mount Sion Show (Joseph)
  • 1991 Joint show with Presentation Convent (Smike)
  • 1992 Mount Sion Show (Oliver)

Other Events

  • 1972 Official Opening of Mount Sion Secondary School
  • 1978 Fundraising Fashion Show
  • 1978 First Waterford (Port Of Waterford) Sea Scout Group Founder’s Day Service
  • 1985 International Youth Music Festival, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1986 Music Workshop with Jim Shepherd and Gordon Higginbottom
  • 1990 Trill On The Hill, Ballybricken, Waterford (ran for several years)
  • 1992 Band Aid For Somalia charity parade
  • 1999 Waterford City Millennium Celebration Gala Concert on New Year’s Eve
  • 2000 Order of Malta 60 years

National Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland

  • 1983 National Band Championship Prizewinners Concert, National Concert Hall
  • 1984 National Band Championship Prizewinners Concert, National Concert Hall
  • 1987 National Band Championship Prizewinners Concert, National Concert Hall

Radio & Television Appearances

Recorded Music