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The impact of industrialisation on song

18th – 19th September 2014 Maurice Leyden speaks about the impact of industrialisation on song in the 19th century as part of ‘An Historical Typology of Irish Song: A Symposium’ at Queen’s University, Belfast.

Songs of the Belfast Hills

1st August 2014 The Belfast Hills Partnership invite Jane Cassidy and Maurice Leyden to celebrate the rich history of the Belfast Hills with show entitled ‘Songs of the Belfast Hills’ in The Barge, Belfast

Mary Ann McCracken

29th May 2014 The story of early Belfast radical Mary Ann McCracken was brought to life last night in the historic surroundings of Central Library Belfast as part of the One City One Book Festival. Jane Cassidy and Maurice Leyden were joined on stage by poet Ruth Carr with a selection of her new work about Mary Ann.

Lockout 1913

19th September 2013 Jane, Maurice, Nollaig, Barry and Anna Leyden perform the Lockout 1913 show in Sandino’s, Derry.