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2020 Summer Festival Cancellation

We are very sorry to have to to announce that, due to the COVID-19 situation, it will not be possible to hold our annual Scoil na gCláirseach–Festival of Early Irish Harp in 2020. It is disappointing …

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The Historical Harp Society of Ireland brings to life a lost sound world. Founded in 2002, it leads a rediscovery of Ireland’s illustrious medieval musical instrument, depicted in the national emblem: the early Irish harp. Silent for hundreds of years, the ravishing sound – and the rarely heard music – of the old Irish harp sounds fresh to modern ears but also evokes the farthest reaches of ancient Irish history and culture. Read More...

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