Dearbhail Finnegan

Since 1996, Dearbhail has combined a busy solo performance career with her role as director of the Meath Harp Academy and founder of the Meath Harp Ensemble. Dearbhail has released five recordings and was delighted to record a track for Masters of the Irish Harp CD, released by Lyric FM and Cáirde na Cruite.

Dearbhail has also published two books of Irish Harp arrangements, which are on the harp syllabus of the Royal Irish Academy of Music. Her music was featured in the animated movie “Nim’s Winter Tale” by Ola Schubert and was nominated as a finalist in the “Best Original Sound” category at the Flash Forward Conference in Seattle, USA. In 2014 she was made a Distinguished Honorary Member of Sigma Alpha Iota. Most recently she has released a recording with her harp ensemble entitled The Chronicles of Meath composed by Vincent Kennedy.