Sign me up for the ‘duelling harps’ session

With a name like Termonfeckin, how could you not go? Thanks to alumna Nonie Gaynor for passing this on.


An Chúirt Chruitireachta
Cairde na Cruite Harp Festival
Termonfeckin, Co. Louth

12th June 2008

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The Cairde na Cruite annual Harp Festival, An Chúirt Chruitireachta will take place from 29 June to 4 July 2008 at An Grianán, Termonfeckin, Co. Louth.

This residential harp festival has been running for 26 years to date and we are looking forward to yet another world class event in 2008. The festival is a celebration of the tradition of the Irish Harp and the harping tradition in Ireland. It also provides links with other harping traditions, specifically the Breton tradition in 2008.

The festival consists of tuition sessions for the harpers with internationally renowned harpers and a Sean Nós singer-in-residence Seosaimhín Ní Bheaglaoich, who will incorporate workshops with the harpers. The event also features a series of evening concerts featuring musicians / ensembles including amongst others: Siobhán Armstrong, Liadán, Dordán, Cormac de Barra, Noel Hill and Seosaimhín Ní Bheaglaoich.

The opening concert on 29th June will take place in Beaulieu House, Termonfeckin, Co. Louth. All other concerts will be held in An Grianán, Arts Centre, Termonfeckin, Co. Louth.

For further information or tickets please contact:
Áibhlín McCrann – Festival Director (087) 2800390
Karan Thompson – PR & Marketing (086) 2550291

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