The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD, has expressed her condolences to the family and friends of internationally renowned soprano Dr. Veronica Dunne.
Minister Martin said, “she was a real trailblazer as a musician, teacher and an utterly inspiring woman, with an incredible career that spanned 70 years. She leaves in her wake a long line of gifted singers and she has inspired generations of musicians worldwide.”
She added, “Veronica Dunne will also be remembered for her great voice and her impressive career as an opera singer - both at home and abroad - for many years in many different roles. She was much loved for her contribution to music, to teaching and encouraging up and coming musicians.
"She will be remembered for the Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition which is dedicated to discovering the outstanding opera singers of the future. I wish to offer my deepest condolences to the family and friends of Veronica at this very difficult time.”