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Celebrate the Irish harp at Galway City Museum

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THE HARP, Ireland's national instrument, will be celebrated in the Galway City Museum this Saturday from 10.30am, with exhibitions, talks, and concerts.

When the harps were silenced in Ireland

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THE HARP is one of the key symbols of Ireland, featured on the State's coat of arms, the Presidential standard, and Irish euro coins. It has been in use since mediaeval times, but was violently suppressed during the Cromwelian era.

Listen, learn, and play the Irish harp

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BE IT on the State's coat of arms, the presidential flag, the back of an Irish euro coin, or the side of a Guinness pint glass, the harp is the undisputed symbol of Ireland, a position it has enjoyed since mediaeval times.

Galway to celebrate European Day of Early Music

SATURDAY MARCH 21 is European Day of Early Music which Galway will mark with a concert of medieval and renaissance music and a harp workshop.

The music of the ancient Irish harp

EARLY IRISH songs and music will be performed on the harp, Ireland’s national emblem and instrument, at a special concert in Galway city next week.

Gaelic poetry and song in Aughnanure Castle

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IN THE 16th century surrounds of Aughnanure Castle, just outside Oughterard, a concert of bardic poetry and mediaeval Irish harp music will be performed.

A concert fit for a king

CEOL DON Rí/Music Fit For A King is the title of a concert which takes place this evening at 8pm in the Nuns Island Theatre.

Irish harp concert and lecture

THE GALWAY Early Music Festival returns in May and as a warm-up, leading Irish harpist Siobhán Armstrong will give a concert in Galway this weekend.

Traditional concert in Claremorris Library

Conradh na Gaeilge in association with Claremorris library will host a concert of traditional music on Thursday February 23 at 8.45pm. The concert will feature Gráinne Hambly and William Jackson.

Harp music to be showcased at St Patrick’s Church

The Historical Harp Society of Ireland is to present the HHSI 2011 Summer Concerts series Mac-talla nan Dun: Echoes of a Gaelic Chieftains' Castle in Kilkenny on Saturday August 20.

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