IEC2012 live – Liam Lawton

by | Jun 14, 2012 | Music, ZZ_All interviews at IEC2012

Monday 11th – Friday 15th June 2012, 12.00 – 12.30 GMT did five programmes at IEC2012 that were streamed live on the internet, Monday to Friday from 12 noon to 12.30pm. The interviews took place on the balcony of the Main Exhibition Hall in the RDS (also known as Hall 1). The programme format consisted of interviewing three guests interspersed with some Congress News. The guests were a cross‐section of the speakers at the Congress along with some of the chief organisers.  The full workshops of most of our guests will also be available on

The interviews were conducted by Ms Brenda Drumm (working in a personal capacity) from the Catholic Communications Office (CCO) of the Irish Bishops Conference which is based in Maynooth. Brenda also hosts (again working in a personal capacity) her own radio programme on a local radio station (KFM) in Kildare. The camera crew consisted of Irish Dominicans and other Congress volunteers, headed up by Br Luuk Dominiek Jansen OP who designed the Congress app. One of the features of that app is that it takes Congress video content from

IEC2012 live programmes

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Liam Lawton

Liam Lawton has been composing sacred and inspirational music for twenty years. He has recorded 12 collections to date with a number of them achieving Platinum status.  A number of artists have recorded his material.

His liturgical works have been translated into many languages including Swedish, French, German and Irish. He publishes with GIA Music in Chicago, one of the major Liturgical Publishers. His liturgical music has become standard repertoire for many choirs at home and abroad and his music has been performed for many state occasions in Ireland and also in the USA.

His work and performances have brought him to such stages as Carnegie Hall, New York, Chicago Symphony Hall, Annahiem Convention Centre Los Angeles, National Concert Hall Dublin, The Paul VI Auditorium at the Vatican, The White House and many of the world’s sacred sites.  Liam has recorded a number of television specials and his works have been narrated by such greats as Gregory Peck, Frank McCourt, Joan Cusack, John Malkovitch and Mick Lally from the Abbey theatre in Dublin.

Liam’s second book The Hope Prayer ~ a book of poetic reflections became a best seller in in Ireland during 2010-2011. Liam is a Roman Catholic Priest of the Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin. He is Director of Sacred Music in his Diocese. He resides in Carlow.