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An Chúirt Chruitireachta International Festival for Irish Harp Monday June 29th to Thursday 2nd July 2020

Connect with the living tradition of Irish harping as Harp Festival goes on-line   With the cancellation of the 34th international Harp Festival due to…
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Harps for Hope Finale – Today, 19 June at 1pm

The Harps for Hope Finale takes place today at 1pm! A unique opportunity to hear a 200-strong ensemble of young harpers from all over Ireland…
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Cruit Éireann, Harp Ireland presents 200-strong ensemble performance as a finale to Harps for Hope online concert series

Cruit Éireann/Harp Ireland presents a 200-strong harp ensemble performance as a finale to the virtual Harps for Hope online concert series on Friday 19th June….
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Harps for Hope highlighted on Lyric – 7 June

Evelyn Grant talks about Harps for Hope on her programme ‘Weekend Drive’ on Lyric fm, Sunday 7 June 2020. You can listen to the full…
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Harps for Hope makes online connections to form 240-strong ensemble – Irish Examiner

Harpers from Cork and beyond have been making the most of online interaction, and a 240-strong ensemble will perform O’Carolan’s ‘Fanny Power’ this weekend, writes…
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Wexford musicians offer hope with online concerts – The Wexford People 02.06.2020

Cathy Lee writes – Wexford musicians have been busy demonstrating their skills in the Harps for Hope online series presented by Harp Ireland which sees…
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Siobhan joins the chorus of ‘Harps For Hope’ – The Corkman

‘Harps for Hope’ is a series of online concerts from more than 50 of Ireland’s leading Harpers writes Sheila Fitzgerald. Rathcoole native Siobhan Buckley is…
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Unique Irish instrument making course expanded to include the harp

Cruit Éireann, Harp Ireland welcomes Na Píobairí Uilleann’s expansion of its instrument-making initiative, in partnership with Ballyfermot College of Further Education, which was announced today….
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Harp Ireland’s submission to UNESCO – Inspiring Letters

Some wonderful and inspiring letters that were part of Harp Ireland’s submission to UNESCO for the Safeguarding of the Irish harp as an Intangible Cultural…
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