February 8th 2023

Scoil na gCláirseach–Festival of Early Irish Harp 2023

Join us 7–13 July in medieval Kilkenny or LIVE online at festival.irishharp.org

Scoil na gCláirseach–Festival of Early Irish Harp, Fri 7 – Thur 13 July 2023

Immerse yourself in the world of the exquisite and ancient Gaelic harp in a full schedule of 50 talks, workshops, social occasions and concerts of harping, song, piping, viola da gamba, Renaissance lute, and more.

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We warmly welcome players of ALL kinds of harps to attend our festival.



Early Bird 
€390 — Book by 1 June to save €100 on an All-Access ticket

Student / Unwaged
€195 — Save 60% on a full-price All-Access ticket.

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What our festival goers say...

I think this is the best festival I have ever attended. You have given me food for thought and learning for a long time to come.

Great to see old friends and make new ones. And so much wonderful music and inspired teaching. 
MW, Ireland

Thank you again for organising and hosting this wonderful festival and connecting us all, early Irish harp lovers together.
AG, France