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Festival Schedule 2023

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Harp Festival 2023

Join us at An Grianán, Termonfechin, Co. Louth from Sunday 25th June – Friday 30th June 2023


DateTimeTitle of Workshop / TalkArtistsVenue
Monday 26th June2.00pmWorkshopRachel Hair
3.45pmGetting to the heart of it: the music of the old Irish harpers as notated directly from themSiobhán ArmstrongAn Grianán, Kellogg Hall
Tuesday 27th June2.00pmPerformance practice and collaborationTríona MarshallAn Grianán, Kellogg Hall
3.45pmWorkshopRachel HairAn Grianán, Kellogg Hall
Wednesday 28th June2.00pmEnsemble Workshop with Rachel HairRachel Hair
& Ensembles
An Grianán, Kellogg Hall
3.45pmEnsemble Workshop with Rachel HairRachel Hair
& Ensembles
An Grianán, Kellogg Hall
Thursday 29th June2.00pmEdward Bunting (1773-1843): his Anglo-Irish ancestry, plus a few snippets from later generationsFrank BuntingAn Grianán, Kellogg Hall
3.45pmApproaches to tune arranging and ornamentationMaire Ni ChathasaighAn Grianán, Kellogg Hall

Events at The Tholsel, Drogheda 2023

Listen to our emerging young harpers at lunchtime in our Tholsel interludes.

Monday, 26th June1pmRising Stars at the Tholsel
Tuesday, 27th June1pmRising Stars at the Tholsel

Evening Concerts

Tune into our world class harpers and other traditional musicians for the best of Irish harping at our nightly concerts at 8pm.

DateTimeConcert TitleArtistsVenue
Sunday, 25th June8pmOscail an Doras | Open the DoorClíona Doris

Deirdre Granville and Aoife Granville
An Grianán, Kellogg Hall
Monday, 26th June8pmCeiliúradh Bunting 250Gerry Cullen and the Drogheda Singers,

Nobody's Jig

Gráinne Hambly
An Grianán, Kellogg Hall
Tuesday, 27th June8pmStars AlignJean Kelly

Trio Táin
An Grianán, Kellogg Hall
Wednesday, 28th June8pmAll Together NowEnsemble Concert
Thursday, 29th June8pmScarúint na gCompánach | The Parting of FriendsAnne-Marie O’Farrell and Cormac deBarra

Rachel Hair and Ron Jappy
An Grianán, Kellogg Hall