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Aidan O’ Carroll, President Mary Robinson, and Peter Sutherland at The AIB Better Ireland Incentive Award


The Fleischmann Prize

Awarded by the UCC Music Graduates’ Association for his outstanding contribution to the development of music in Ireland'.

AIB Better Ireland Incentive Award (Arts and Culture 1991)

Presented by President Mary Robinson, and Peter Sutherland,  Chairman of AIB and former Attorney General/EU Commissioner to Aidan O’ Carroll as founder of Kerry School of Music.

Kerry School of Music & Performing Arts

Award in recognition of distinctive service to the cultural life of Tralee and County Kerry

(Civic reception)

International Youth Choral Festival, Neerpelt, Belgium

CBS Boys Choir | Awarded a 2nd Prize (Civic reception)

Winner National Choral Competition

Kerry Choral Union, director Aidan O’ Carroll


Dún an Óir Suite (Údarás na Gaeltachta) Commission

Dance of Life (Diocese of  Kerry Milennium Celebration) Commission

Siamsa Tire (Opening of the National Folk Theatre in its permanent home) Commission

Ding Dong  Dedero (Forging the Dance). Various SATB Choral Settings of traditional tunes.

​All Aboard (Radio Kerry) Commission

Incidental music for a fictional reenactment of a voyage of the Jennie Johnson across the Atlantic during the Irish famine. The documentary subsequently won a Jacobs Award (Irish Television and Radio Annual Awards).


Celtic Wings (Kerry Irish Productions Inc.) Commission

Various Choral Settings of traditional songs for vocal group DANA.

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