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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What's happening at Harp Ireland...

Latest News

Music Network Launches Music Capital Scheme 2024

Applications have opened for the Music Network Music Capital Scheme 2024!  Cruit Éireann | Harp Ireland would like to encourage harpers of all levels to…
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CÉHI welcomes Shauna Louise Caffrey as Programme Coordinator

Cruit Éireann | Harp Ireland is delighted to announce the appointment of Shauna Louise Caffrey as Programme Co-Ordinator. This position is funded by The Heritage…
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Summer Harping: Apply for a Harp Residency at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre

  Once more, Cruit Éireann | Harp Ireland is delighted to partner with the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, Co Monaghan in 2024 to offer…
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Events

21 May 2024

Éadaoin Ní Mhaicín & Shane McCartan – ILFD Lunch Break Beats

On Tuesday 21 May from 12:00 – 13:30, as part…
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24 May 2024

Alfi at Levis Corner House

On Friday 24th May 2024 at 8.00pm, multi-award…
Co. Cork
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25 May 2024

Pelléas Ensemble – Henry Roberts flute, Luba Tunnicliffe viola, Oliver Wass harp

Pelléas Ensemble Henry Roberts – flute Luba Tunnicliffe…
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25 May 2024

Alfi at Róisín Dubh

Sat 25th May, 2024 Doors: 8:00pm @ Róisín…
Co. Galway
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26 May 2024

Alfi at The Carlingford Heritage Centre

  The Carlingford Heritage Centre will welcome Multi-award…
Co. Louth
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30 May 2024

Lisa Canny & Band at The Sugar Club Harp Sessions

Lisa Canny & Band at The Sugar Club…
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01 Jun 2024

Harp Workshops, Evening Recital & Talk with Janet Harbison

Join Causeway Harp School for a day of…
Co. Antrim
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30 Jun - 07 Jul 2024

Janet Harbison’s 2024 Donegal Harp Summer Schools

Janet Harbison will host her Donegal Harp Summer…
Co. Donegal
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What’s On

Lá na Cruite, Harp Day 2023

Another successful Lá na Cruite|Harp Day delivered by harpers all over Ireland and the world. Míle buíochas daoibh ar fad; bhí fuaim na cruite le cloisteáil ó cheann ceann na tíre ó thuaidh agus ó theas.

More than 70 events that we know of took place, with countless other events happening, as harpers took down their harps to celebrate the richness of our 1000-year old tradition. Our thanks to our funders and to everybody who supported us.

Watch out for videos and harp events from Lá na Cruite | Harp Day in the coming months. In the meantime, get planning for Lá na Cruite | Harp Day 2024 which will happen on Saturday/Sunday October 19th/20th.

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