In the same week, I helped out with the Sandymount Beach Cleanup and attended the Spring 2014 RDS Rising Stars Gala Concert. After the concert, I interviewed the performers and wrote a piece for local community newspaper Southside People.
The Rising Stars Programme gives promising young musicians a chance to perform in a professional venue to a large, cultured audience to showcase their talents and to give them valuable performance experience. The community benefits by having a chance to attend a free night of classical music, open to all.
If you care to, check out the online edition of the article or scan through the print edition PDF, article on page 7. Fantastic photos (taken by a professional photographer) available on both editions of the article.
...Also, you may have noticed that these links were already available on my new In Print page on the blog. I hope to be adding more and more non-blog pieces as my voluntary writing contributions continue.