Sanctuary (Irish charity album)

Sanctuary (Irish charity album)

Infobox Album |
Name = Sanctuary
Type = Album
Artist = Various Artists

Released = June 2nd 2008
Recorded = Glenstal Abbey, Murroe
County Limerick, Ireland
Genre = Acoustic
Length = 58:22
Label = New Voice
Producer = Joseph Mc Gilloway OSB
Reviews =
Last album =
This album = "Sanctuary"
Next album =

"Sanctuary" is an album supporting charity, which was recorded in July 2007 at Glenstal Abbey, Co. Limerick, Ireland. The album features artists: Moya Brennan, Mary Coughlan, Nóirín Ní Riain, Cara O'Sullivan, Jimmy O'Brien-Moran, the Monks of Glenstal and many others. The genres of music include: Traditional Irish; Folk; Gregorian Chant; Contemporary Popular and Classical. [ MySpace: Sanctuary ] ]

All profits from the album will go to charities supporting victims of domestic violence in Ireland. The artists have all given of their work and time at no cost and have raised the money to pay for the production of this album so that the charities will benefit from the sale of the very first CD. Three charities will benefit from this - Adapt House, AMEN and the ISPCC.


Sanctuary was released at a launch concert at Glenstal Abbey on the 1st of June 2008. It is available in CD form and as a download from the iTunes music store.


The first single to be released from the album is 'Stars Are Made For The Sky', by Nassau Royal, featuring Moya Brennan on backing vocals. This is a download only release and is available from the [ iTunes music store] . [ [ Clannad Fan Site: Single Release Blog ] ] The artwork was designed by the album's engineer James Corballis. [ [ James Corballis: Albums ] ]


Sanctuary was launched in Glenstal Abbey on 1st June 2008. The launch consisted of a concert featuring most of the artistes and production team involved on the album as well as special guests including Alyth. The concert was recorded by [http://www.jamescorballis James Corballis] and is available to view on YouTube.A second concert will take place in Derry's Millennium Forum on November 10th 2008. A concert is also in planning for Spring 2009 in Dublin. [ [ Sanctuary & Site > Northern Skyline ] ]

anctuary Track listing

#"Himo Hokio" – Various Artists - 2:05
#"Where'er You Walk" – Cara O' Sullivan - 3:53
#"Planxty Glenstal" – Tonnta - 3:47
#"Still In Love" – Mary Coughlan - 4:32
#"Stars Are Made From The Sky" – Nassau Royal - 3:45
#"Angels Guard Thee" – Cara O'Sullivan - 4:39
#"Laetatus Sum" – Br. Cuthbert Brennan OSB - 2:43
#"An Sgeilpín Droighneach" – Jimmy O'Brien Moran - 1:56
#"Hallelujah" – Mary Coughlan - 5:03
#"Take Me Now" – James O'Brien Moran - 2:42
#"Gaoth Barra" – Moya Brennan - 2:08
#"Lady Dillon" – Tonnta - 4:07
#"The Song Of Wandering Aengus" – Nóirín Ní Riain - 3:10
#"Stand Beside Me" – Moya Brennan - 4:01
#"Sanctuary" – Various Artists - 5:36
#"How Can I Keep From Singing" – Various Artists - 3:36


*Moya Brennan
*Nóirín Ní Riain
*Mary Coughlan
*Cara O'Sullivan
*Jimmy O'Brien-Moran
*Nassau Royal
*Holly Geraghty
*James O'Brien-Moran
* [ Eoin Ó Súilleabháin]
* [ Mícheál P. Ó Súilleabháin]
*Una Whyte
*Meabh de Buitléir
*Kate McKenna
*Tricia Lyons
*Grit Glass
*Fidelma Hanrahan
*Aisling Fitzpatrick
*Robbie Perry
*John O Connel
*Howard Kitchen
*Cuthbert Brennan OSB
*Andrew Cyprian Love OSB
*John Columba McCann OSB


*Producer: Fr. Joseph Mc Gilloway OSB
*Engineer: James Corballis [ Website]
*Additional recording: Simon O'Reilly [ Website]
*Mixing: Simon O'Reilly
*Mastering: Aidan Foley, [ Master Labs]
*Project director: Fr. Joseph Mc Gilloway OSB
*Layout design: Mella Travers [ Website] , Tim Jarvis


External links

* [ Sanctuary on MySpace] - Official Website
* [ Nóirín Ní Riain]
* [ Northern Skyline] - Fan Site

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