Cairde na Cruite

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    Promoting Ireland's national instrument

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    Sharing harp news from Ireland

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    Providing access to world-class harp tuition

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Cairde na Cruite Festival 2018We had a great summer and a great festival in 2018!

We had a fantastic time and have loads of images from the many events at the 2018 festival, with thanks to Kieran Cummins Photography for the photos.

Each year Cairde na Cruite organise a festival to showcase the Irish Harp and to celebrate Irish Harp music.

 

Festival 2018 images

Gerry Cullen & Drogheda Singers
Gerry Cullen & Drogheda Singers
Gerry Cullen & Drogheda Singers 2
Gerry Cullen & Drogheda Singers
Helen Davies and Poul Hoxbro
Helen Davies and Poul Hoxbro
Helen Davies and Poul Hoxbro 2
Helen Davies and Poul Hoxbro 2

 

Harp Ensembles in Concert:

 

Martin Tourish, Triona Marshall, Cormac de Barra & Festival Tutors:

 

Gala Concert:

 

Student Concert 2018:

Student Concert
Student Concert 2018

 

Ensemble Workshop with Martin Tourish & Triona Marshall:

 

Informal Evening Sessions in the Bar

 

 

Brochure 2018

Events & Workshops 2018

Concerts Programme 2018

Rising Harp Stars at the Tholsel 2018

Schedule 2018

Harp Festival 2019

cairde na cruite harp festival

 

Latest Stories

Spring Concert 2019

Sunday 10th March 2019, 3pm

Venue: The Pearse Museum, St. Enda's Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin.

Our 2019 Spring Harp Concert marked a centenary celebration of uilleann piper Séamus Ennis, and included music on harp and uilleann pipes from the Ní Scolaí sisters and from the Bray CCÉ Harp Ensemble. 

 

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Harp Festival 2019 is Coming

Sunday 30th June to Friday 5th July 2019

An Chúirt Chruitireachta - International Harp Festival, An Grianán, Termonfechin, Co. Louth,
An exciting week filled with daily workshops and evening concerts, and all are open to the public. Be inspired -  join us for music and entertainment to remember!

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National Lottery Good Causes Award

National Lottery Regional WinnerWe are delighted with the news that Cairde na Cruite have been announced as a regional winner of the National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2018.

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