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Music Generation Epic Virtual Performance

A collective of 52 young harpers and their 4 mentors collaborate on an epic virtual performance In light of the new national public health measures…
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25 Years of Change in Irish Music: An Interview with Laoise Kelly

Podcast: From River of Sound to the TG4 Gradam Ceoi. Harper Laoise Kelly is this year’s recipient of the TG4 Gradam Ceoil traditional musician of…
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Harp Symposium 2020 – Irish Harp By Note, Rote & Reason

Join us for Irish Harp By Note, Rote & Reason, our first harp symposium, which takes place on Sunday 1 March from 9.15am to 5.00pm…
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Harp Day North 2020

Harp Day North welcomes a Storm of Harps More than 45 intrepid harp players braved the elements and faced down Storm Ciara to spend a…
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The Drive for Five

The Drive for Five – A Global Call for the Education of Adolescent Girls event took place in New York 11 February, featuring five young…
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The Drive for Five – A Global Call to Action for the Education of Adolescent Girls

11 Feb 2020 – Featuring Irish singer-songwriter Bono. The Permanent Mission of Ireland hosted a high level event at the United Nations focused on Girls’ Education….
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Historical Harp Society of Ireland – Project at the National Museum

RTE TV reports on new HHSI project at National Museum Sinéad Crowley, RTE, interviews head of project, Dr. Karen Loomis, HHSI. A Scientific Harp Survey: New…
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The Politics of the Irish Harp Symbol: from Henry VIII to Brexit

In May 2019, Cruit Éireann, Harp Ireland organised a special inaugural lecture ‘The politics of the Irish Harp symbol from Henry VIII to Brexit’ presented…
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Harp Day North 2020

Following on from last year’s successful event, and with continuing support from the Education Authority’s Music Service, we have another fantastic line-up for Harp Day…
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