Cairde na Cruite

Friends of the Harp

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Cairde na Cruite Membership

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Membership benefits include:

  • Notification of Cairde na Cruite concerts and events
  • Invitation to Cairde na Cruite's annual Christmas party and concert
  • Priority booking to our concerts at An Chúirt Chruitireachta
  • An opportunity to hear all the harp news through our annual newsletter, An Cruitire

- Membership runs from January to December each year.


Please join and support the work of the society by becoming a member. You can set up a once off subscription for the current year here. Choose your membership from the drop-down menu of fixed rates.

Membership Options

Or, you can set up a recurring annual membership here that is automatically renewed each year:

Subscription options




To join and pay by bank standing order you need to download, print and fill in the  membership application and bank standing order form, make sure you sign it and return by post to the Membership Secretary’s address on the form.


To join and pay by cheque you need to print and fill in the top part of the membership application form and post it together with your cheque made payable to Cairde na Cruite.


To join and pay by telephone or internet banking first Contact the Membership secretary by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name and contact details and letting them know to expect a payment. Then arrange a payment from your bank account to the following:

Credit the account of CAIRDE NA CRUITE Account no. 10582665 Sort Code: 90-10-95

You can also set up an annual bank standing order this way but please make sure that after your first payment the annual payment is made in January.  

Harp Festival 2021

Harp Festival online 2021


Help support our festival, our regular concerts and our other activities to revive and promote the Irish Harp. We welcome donations and new members. Click here to become a friend of Cairde ne Cruite. We guarantee that we will acknowledge your donations and membership fees.


Visit our online shop and choose from our wide range of harp music

Visit the online shop


Cairde na Cruite hires out harps to beginner harpers.

Hire a Harp 


Cairde na Cruite publishes an annual online harp newsletter

An Cruitire/The Harper

Read An Cruitire 2020

Latest Stories

Student Concerts 2020

Join us at any of our students concerts below. Always a wonderful afternoon of harping in a beautiful setting. All requests to play should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Aine Ni Dhubhghaill at 087 2629136.

Sunday 26/4/20, 3pm Pearse Museum, St. Enda's Park Rathfarnham, Dublin 16
This concert has been postponed due to COVID-19

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Festival 2019

2019 saw another great year of harping at An Chúirt Chruitireachta. We celebrated with harpers and musicians from all corners of the world.
View images from the 2019 festival below with thanks to Kieran Cummins.

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Cairde na Cruite featured on national tv

Watch Cairde na Cruite harpers on the National Lottery Winning Streak programme, Saturday 19 October 2019. Read more ...
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