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International Festival for Irish Harp 2024

An Chuirt Chruitireachta
Sunday 30th June - Friday 5th July 2024

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Harp Festival 2024

Sunday 30th June to Friday 5th July 2024

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Join us at An Grianán, Termonfechin, Co. Louth from Sunday 30th June – Friday 5th July 2024
Togha agus rogha na cruitireachta le cloisteáil ó chruitirí den scoth. Bígí linn

 

Established in 1986, An Chúirt Chruitireachta ranks among the top international harp festivals for Irish harp.
We warmly welcome harpers of every standard from all over the world to our 2024 festival. We are passionate about the music of the harp tradition and its place within Irish traditional music. We guarantee top quality workshops, sessions and concerts and an opportunity to engage with other harpers, gain a better understanding of Irish music, song and dance as well as learning more about the harp and its music.

DateTimeEvent
June-Schools and Local Outreach with Luke Webb and Evelyn McCaul
Tuesday July 2nd1pm'Rising Stars' concert with Rachael Dooley and Jaymee Martin at the Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda (free adm., no booking required)
Wednesday July 3rd11am‘Goltraí agus Geantraí’ concert for toddlers and babies with Alannah Thornburgh at Drogheda Library (free adm. booking essential with Drogheda Library at 0419876162)
12:30pm‘Goltraí agus Geantraí’ concert for toddlers and babies with Alannah Thornburgh at Drogheda Library (free adm. booking essential with Drogheda Library at 0419876162)
Thursday July 4th1pm 'Rising Stars' concert with Hannah Lyons and Moya Ridley at the Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda (free adm., no booking required)
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Sunday June 30th
3pmPop-Up Concert with Music Generation Louth Harp Ensemble and Harp-Makers Exhibition
8pmConcert: Fáilte Isteach with Aisling Urwin and Niamh O’Brien and festival artist-in-residence, Gráinne Meyer
Monday July 1st
2:30pm‘Rose & Catherine: Tunes performed by Rose Mooney and Catherine Martin’ workshop with Eilís Lavelle (open to the public, booking required)
3:30pm‘Guth na nGael: Harping with words’ workshop with Lauren Ní Néíll and Blaithín Mhic Cana (open to the public, booking required)
4:30pmCéilí with esteemed local set dancer, Pádraig McEneany (festival participants only)
8pmConcert: Sounds of Oriel with Eilís Lavelle and Robert Harvey and Zoё Conway and John McIntyre
Tuesday July 2nd
2:30pm‘The traditional wire-strung Irish harp’ presentation and demonstration with Simon Chadwick (open to the public, booking required)
3:30pmWorkshop with Séamus and Caoimhe Uí Fhlatharta (open to the public, booking required)
8pmConcert: Roots and Resonance with Méabh McKenna, Gerry Cullen and the Drogheda Singers and Séamus and Caoimhe Uí Fhlatharta
Wednesday July 3rd
2:30pmEnsemble Day Workshop with Gráinne Meyer (festival participants and invited ensembles only)
3:45pmEnsemble Day Workshop with Gráinne Meyer (festival participants and invited ensembles only)
8pmConcert: Emerging Voices: Ensemble Day Gala Concert with IIMS, Music Generation (MG) Meath, MG Laois, MG Clare, MG Cavan/Monaghan (Junior and Senior), MG Mayo, (Youth and Senior), Inishowen, Sonas, Bray CCÉ, Fingal and TU Dublin Harp Ensembles
Thursday July 4th
2:30pmVoice and Harp Workshop with Cormac de Barra and Seosaimhín Ní Bheaglaíoch (open to the public, booking required)
3:30pmWorkshop with renowned kora player, Suntou Susso (open to the public, booking required)
8pmConcert: Hup! Finale Concert with Cormac de Barra agus Seosaimhín Ní Bheaglaíoch and Suntou Susso
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