Cairde na Cruite

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Festival Concert Series

Our public concerts are major annual showcases for Irish harping and feature world renowned harpers from Ireland and further afield.

Our harp festival also features a series of daily workshops at An Grianán where festival mentors and workshop specialists share their knowledge with participants in a relaxed and informal setting.

As part of our outreach programme we will once again be working with Louth Music Generation harp students and visiting local schools for ’hands on harps’ sessions in the lead-up to the festival. The 2019 programme included our Rising Stars harp lunchtime series at the Tholsel in Drogheda - Louth's heritage town - on the Monday, Tuesday and Thursday of the festival. Concerts are free to the public and begin 1pm.

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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

We had a memorable year full of events and a great festival in 2019!

We had a fantastic time and we are happy to share here some of the images from the 2019 festival, with thanks to Kieran Cummins for photos.

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Cairde Na Cruite Featured on National TV

Prime National TV slot, RTÉ 1 features Cairde na Cruite.
This clip was aired on the Winning Streak programme on Saturday 19 October 2019. Read more ...
 
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