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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Scoil Ruaidhrí Dall – Scoil na gCláirseach, ar ais i mbun ceoil

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CALLING ALL HARPERS

CALLING ALL HARPERS. Celebrate #HarpDay2020. Pre-record a 3-4 minute video of yourself playing a tune (Video File format: MP4.) and send it to info@harpireland.ie See…
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Harp Ireland celebrates CRUIT AGUS PÍB

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17 Oct 2020

HARP DAY LÁ NA CRUITE 2020 | 17 OCTOBER

Celebrate #HarpDay2020 Date: Saturday 17th October 2020 Celebrate…
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Lá na Cruite, National Harp Day

Saturday 17th October 2020



Did you know that there are currently more than 1000 harp players in Ireland? Harp Ireland, Cruit Éireann’s first major initiative was to hold a national harp day to celebrate this wonderful upsurge of interest in the instrument, introducing it to even more players and to new audiences and recognise the harp’s unique place in Irish musical and cultural life.

This year, harp events took place at a number of key venues in cities and towns nationwide including Belfast, Dublin, Mayo, Galway, Limerick, Laois, Louth, Meath and Wexford.

National Harp Day 2020 takes place on Saturday 17th October.

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