Harps Alive Comes to Dublin | Sunday 24 July
Harps Alive | Edward Bunting: The Dublin Connection
On July 24th at 1pm in Rathfarnham Castle, musicologist and harper, Dr Mary Louise O’Donnell, will deliver an address on Edward Bunting: The Dublin Connection, during which she will set the scene about musical life in Dublin and the role that Edward Bunting played in it between 1818-1843.
Harps Alive | Edward Bunting Remembered | Mt Jerome Cemetery
At Mount Jerome Cemetery, Minister Catherine Martin will lay a wreath commemorating Bunting’s contribution to Irish harp music on the newly restored grave. This will be preceded by David Byers, speaking on the Bunting legacy. Poet Emily Cullen will share some of her poetry inspired by the Belfast Harp Festival, and two of our leading harpers, Paul Dooley and Áine Ní Dhubhghaill will perform on early Irish harp and Irish harp respectively.