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Achill International Harp Festival 2 ! 27-30 October 2017

Upcoming shows with Tiarnán O Duinnchinn

Kilkenny Castle  27th August 3pm Castletown House   22nd September 8pm – Culture night Strule Arts centre, Omagh  28th September O’Carolan Harp Festival, Nobber, Co.Meath.  29th September 8pm Rathfarham Castle  30th September Tullamore Club Sessions 20th October Achill International Harp Festival 28th October 11pm Armagh Piping Festival 17th November 8pm Belturbet Trad Music Festival 24th...

Tiarnán, Kathleen MacInnes & Laoise tour of Scotland in May

Sokalo Remix-Zogma, from Quebec, returns for Irish Tour 9-19th March

Sokalo Remix-Zogma, from Quebec, returns for Irish Tour 9-19th March

Zogma, from Quebec, returns for Irish Tour 9-19th March We had a fantastic tour in Ireland in Sep 2015 and in Quebec in May 2016, so we’re looking forward to our St.Patrick’s tour with these class dancers from Quebec and with the exciting fiddling of Marie-Pierre Lecault, as well as our own mighty dancers Liam...

Laoise’s gig @ Scoil Gheimhridh Ghaoth Dobhair 30/12/16 reviewed

Scoil Gheimhridh Ghaoth Dobhair had harp classes for the first time this year, fair play to them! We had a great class and I did a solo concert before the mighty ‘Lynched’ band played on the 30th Dec. Sean Hillen was there and reviewed the overall festival week. https://worlditineraries.co/2016/12/31/northwest-ireland-welcomes-new-year-with-captivating-faery-tunes/ “Mayo-based, three-solo-album harpist and social activist,...

Viljandi Festival, Estonia, 2016 on RTÉ Radio 1 @ 6pm 7th Jan

In July 2016 RTÉ Radio1 producer Aidan Butler and myself went to Viljandi Folk Festival, Estonia. It was such a fantastic festival and the audiences were among the best I’ve ever experienced on my travels round the world! Excerpts of some of these artists will be aired on RTE Radio 1 @ 6pm 7th Jan,...

57 Harps play new Philip Martin score @ IMMA 20/11/2016

57 Harps play new Philip Martin score @ IMMA 20/11/2016   Music Network chose to bring 57 harpers and harpists together for their special 30th anniversary bash! Well done Music Network. Acclaimed composer Philip Martin has written a new score, including tunes from the 18th century Bunting collection, for 57 harps, 2 horns, cello and voice. https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/music-network-30th-anniversary-concert-tickets-27146031511 DESCRIPTION...

Ag Lorg na Laochra- new CD & Website of Pipes and Harp

Tiarnan Ó Duinnchinn and myself are delighted to have the new CD ‘Ag Lorg na Laochra’ finished and ready to launch at the Achill International Harp Festival on 29th October and at 7.15pm Friday 18th November at the Charlemont Hotel in Armagh at the William Kennedy Piping Festival. Our new website http://www.harpandpipes.ie/ is up and running now where...
Live RTÉ Lyric FM Culture night concert-Music Network 30th anniversary

Live RTÉ Lyric FM Culture night concert-Music Network 30th anniversary

To celebrate Music Network’s 30th anniversary, we have planned a very special event for Culture Night 16th September, with our long standing media partner, RTÉ lyric fm. Join presenters Ellen Cranitch and Carl Corcoran and a stunning line-up of artists from the worlds of jazz, trad, classical and contemporary music on The Purple Vespertine live...

Concerts with Piper Allan MacDonald 19-21st August

Laoise & Allan MacDonald will play in The Beehive Café, Keel, Achill 19th August Áras Éanna, Inisoirr, Co.Galway, 20th August Matt Molloy’s, Westport, Co.Mayo. 21st August

Scoil Acla 23-30ú Iúil 2016-Harper Paul Dooley Musician in residence

Viljandi Folk Music Festival, Estonia 28/31st July 2016

Viljandi Folk Music Festival http://www.folk.ee/festival/en/artists-and-program/artists/performer/230-laoise-kelly-ireland