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John Vickers Sound Design had the privilege of taking care of the sound production for a very special event to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh's first State Visit to Ireland.

This historic event was held in the Conference Centre Dublin (The CCD) and included a cultural and musical concert in the 2000-seater Auditorium.

Hosted by Gay Byrne entertainment included live performances from Louis Walsh's Westlife accompanied by The Dublin Gospel Choir, X-Factor's Mary Byrne, The Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Brophy, John McColgans Riverdance. The Chieftains and Eurovision Song Contest winner Emer Quinn.

Also attending the event were President Mary McAleese, British Ambassador to Ireland Julian King along with representatives from sport, culture, politics, entertainment and business.

Title Queen Elizabeth II Visit to Dublin
Year: 2011
Location: Dublin Ireland


Queen Elizabeth @ the Conference Centre Dublin



Queen Elizabeth II visit to Ireland



The Queen's Speech in Dublin Castle


Customer Comments

Had the best weekend ever!! Huge thank you to everyone who came along. It was a dream come true to play to over 8000 people over the weekend! Big thanks to John Vickers for supplying us with the latest Nexo PA system.

Nathan Carter (Irish Musician)    Killarney INEC May 2016