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.