Historical Harp Society Visits Fethard

Holy Trinity Church, Main Street, Fethard, Tipperary.

The Historical Harp Society of Ireland will visit Holy Trinity Church, Main Street, Fethard, Co.Tipperary, in Concert, on Friday August 19th next.

This venue, a freestanding multi-period Church of Ireland church, with its four-bay medieval nave, possibly thirteenth-century, and square-plan four-stage bell-tower c. 1480, is the perfect venue for their forthcoming Concert entitled:- Mac-talla nan Dun: Echoes of a Gaelic Chieftains’s Castle.

This is a rare opportunity to hear early Irish harps, the ancient instruments depicted in Ireland’s national emblem.

The Concert will feature an evening of 16th-18th Century Gaelic Harp and Vocal Music by musicians Ann Heymann, Andrew Lawrence-King and Siobhán Armstrong on Early Irish harps, Griogair Labhruidh – Gaelic singer and Barnaby Brown on Highland pipes.

Note: Siobhán Armstrong played the harp for Thurles native, Her Majesty Queen Elisabeth II, during her Royal visit to Tipperary.

Ticket Cost: €12/10, (Payable at the door, but pre-booking is highly recommended.)
Bookings: Tel: 087 113 0578.
Time: Concert begins at 8.00pm sharp.

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