Irene Buckley

Music For Installations

The Tower (2022)

by Jesse Jones

Rua Red Gallery, Dublin and Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh

Crystalline (2023)

by Siobhan McDonald

Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris

The Human Flock (2017)

by Clare Langan

(co-composer Linda Buckley)

Passages (2015)

 by  Ailbhe Ní Bhriain

Sounds From a Safe Harbour

(co-composer Linda Buckley)

Music For Dance

Powerful Trouble (2023)

Choreographed by Junk Ensemble

Upcoming performance at the RHA for Dublin Theatre Festival

Ritual (2023)

Choreographed by Junk Ensemble

Performance at the Marina Market for Cork Midsummer Festival Cork. 

Fragments (2018)

by Jessie Keenan for Dublin Fringe Festival.

Abacas (2016)

Choreographed by Laura Murphy. 

Performance at the National Sculpture Factory, Midsummer Festival Cork. 

You and me, and you (2016)

Choreographed and performed by Laura Murphy and Rob Heaslip.

Performance at DanceLive, Aberdeen.  

Wunderbar (2014)

Choreographed and performed by Laura Murphy and Rob Heaslip. Performances at Firkin Crane, Cork; Dublin Dance Festival; Project Arts Centre Dublin; DanceLive, Aberdeen and Shenzhen, China.

Folders (2015)

Choreographed  by Laura Murphy 

Performed at Midsummer Festival,  Firkin Crane, Cork.

A Dance Concerto (2014)

A Dance Concerto is a community dance project by choreographer Laura Murphy. Performed at Millennium Hall, City Hall for Cork Midsummer Festival.

Music For Theatre

The Big Chapel (2019)

Asylum Productions/The Abbey Theatre for Kilkenny Arts Festival.

Nominated for Best Production at the Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards, 2020

Miss Happiness and Miss Flower (2019)

Broken Crow Theatre Company for Cork Midsummer Festival.

Dancing At Lughnasa (2017) 

Everyman Palace Productions, Everyman Palace Cork.

The Bed (2016) 

Theatre Makers, Midsummer Festival Cork.

Juno and the Paycock (2016)

Everyman Palace Productions, Everyman Palace Cork.

The Chronicles of Oggle (2013)

Asylum Productions, Everyman Palace Cork.

Disco Pigs (2007) 

Granary Productions, Granary Theatre and Everyman Palace Cork.

The Train Show (2006)

Playgroup Theatre Company, Cork to Cobh Train. Dark Week (2005) Playgroup Theatre Company, Everyman Palace Cork. (Irish Times Theatre Awards Nominee).

Dark Week (2005)

Playgroup Theatre Company, Everyman Palace Cork.

The Glass Menagerie (2004)

Everyman Palace Productions, Everyman Palace Cork.

Snap (2003) 

Corcadorca Theatre Company, IAWS Building Cork and The Project Dublin

(co-composer Linda Buckley).

The Yellow Wallpaper (2003)

Thinking Image Theatre Company, Triskel Arts Centre and Granary Theatre Cork, and Andrew's Lane Dublin.

    Selected Performances

A Mother's Voice (2022)

Commissioned by Musici Ireland, Triskel Arts Centre, Cork

(co-composer Linda Buckley)

Awakening (2021)

Commissioned by the RTE National Symphony Orchestra for NEW MUSIC DUBLIN

Islands (2019)

with Chris Watson and Luke Clancy for Skibbereen Arts  Festival.

Lament for Art O' Leary (2015)

Opera showing for Cork Midsummer Festival.

Storr (2015)

for orchestra, curated by David Lang for his WHAT?..WOW Festival of Music, performed by the National Symphony Orchestra at the National Concert Hall.

Sanctus (2013)

for choir, performed by the BBC Singers on a national tour of Ireland.

Featured on Recordings

HowlBux with Elaine Howley on Signs of Life part 1 - Moot Tapes

Crevice with Elaine Howley & Roslyn Steer - Fort Evil Fruit

VOX FEMININA St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral Girls Choir.

COMPOSING THE ISLAND A century of music in Ireland 1916 - 2016