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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The Henry Girls at The Sugar Club Harp Sessions

Experience a new ‘take’ on Irish harping from some of our foremost young harpers. Cruit Éireann|Harp Ireland’s Sugar Club Harp Sessions continue throughout 2024 and…
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Evolving Harps Episode 2 | Donnchadh Mac Aodha NOW AVAILABLE

NOW AVAILABLE: Evolving Harps Podcast Episode 2 | Donnchadh Mac Aodha
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Congratulations Moya Brennan – Donegal Person of the Year 2023

Donegal harper Moya Brennan has been announced as Donegal Person of the Year for 2023. Moya Brennan’s contribution to harping and the wider arts sector…
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Events

23 - 25 Feb 2024

Belfast TradFest Winter Weekend

Belfast TradFest Winter Weekend: 23-25th February 2024 Belfast…
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23 Feb 2024

Michael Rooney & Altan at Belfast TradFest

Michael Rooney & Altan at Belfast TradFest Friday…
Belfast
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24 - 25 Feb 2024

Harp Workshops with Michael Rooney at Belfast TradFest

Saturday 24th – Sunday 25th February 2024 |…
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27 Feb 2024

RTÉ Radio One Folk Awards

Congratulations to the harpers nominated for this year’s…
Dublin
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28 Mar 2024

The Henry Girls at The Sugar Club Harp Sessions

Experience a new ‘take’ on Irish harping from…
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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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