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Harps for Hope coverage on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta

Nodlaig Brolly speaks with Donall Mac Ruairí about ‘Harps for Hope’ on Barrscéalta, RTÉ RnaG. Tune in 35 mins in
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Music Generation Virtual Harp Performance

52 young harpers and 4 tutors from Music Generation Harp Ensembles in Laois, Louth and Mayo come together to give a virtual harp performance.
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ITMA News: The wire strung harp and the pedal harp / Emmanuel Rivera Angel

A guest blog from Colombian harper Emmanuel Rivera Angel. Emmanuel is studying for an MA in Musiclogy and Performance in Maynooth University and spent time…
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ITMA News: Emer Ní Scolaí, the harper bringing Grier to a new generation.

Transition Year 2020 brought another wonderful young traditional music student through our doors in February. As well as practical archiving experience with staff, we guided…
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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 Ceoil 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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