Cruit Éireann, Harp Ireland, is a collective of harp players working together to promote our national instrument, gain recognition for its unique status and secure its sustainability. Enabling inclusive contemporary expression of our 1000-year-old harp tradition is at the heart of what we do.

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HARP PERSPECTIVES January edition is now online at In our January edition, LAUREN O’NEILL considers the historical significance of the harp in Gaelic bardic…
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‘Cuan an Cheoil’ on Raidió na Gaeltachta features Síle Denvir & Séamus Ó Flatharta

Liam Ó Maonlaí will present a new radio series ‘Cuan an Cheoil‘ on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, starting on Thursday 20 January at 7 pm….
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Acadamh na gCláirseach – Academy of Early Irish Harp FREE INFO WEBINAR The Historical Harp Society of Ireland are delighted that so many have now…
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Lá na Cruite, Harp Day 2021

The harp holds a unique place in Irish musical and cultural life and numbers of harp players are growing year by year as more and more people take up the instrument.

Harp Ireland, Cruit Éireann’s first major initiative was to hold a special Harp Day to celebrate this wonderful upsurge of interest in harping, introducing it to even more harp players and to new audiences.

We celebrated our 5th Lá na Cruite, Harp Day on Saturday 16th October 2021, featuring live harp events from all over the world and a dynamic online programme of activities.

Visit Harp Ireland's YouTube channel to enjoy the full programme.

You can support us in our work to promote harping by donating at

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Lá na Cruite, Harp Day 2021 Highlights