Tickets

  • Make your own 26 string Achill Harp complete with F & C semitone blades, removable legs and tuning key. This course is being given by master craftsmen Graham Wright and Kevin Harrington. It is a 4 day course from Friday 25th to Monday 28th October. (Friday 12pm - 5pm, Saturday, Sunday & Monday 10am-5pm.) The cost is €650 for the workshop. €250 non-refundable deposit on booking, and €400 payable at the start of the course. Places are limited so booking is essential. Any queries email info@achillharpfestival.ie
    €250
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  • If you are unable to join us for the weekend but would like to support us you can make a donation here. Many thanks, Míle Buíochas.
    €10
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  • Be in with a chance to win a wonderful Achill Harp. This is a 26 string beginner harp complete with F & C semitone blades, legs and tuning key. Be in with a chance for only €5.
    €5
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  • 20 Track CD recorded live at Achill International Harp Festival 2016. Featuring music for pipes, harp and traditional ensemble from Achill and Scotland. Price includes Post & Packing Worldwide
    €20
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  • Set of 5 Greeting Cards featuring original AIHF Artwork. Size 15cm x 15cm on 340g silk standard paper. Price includes Post & Packing Worldwide
    €15
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  • Collaboration Concert with Laoise Kelly & Friends, Friday 25th October, Wavecrest, Dooagh. Doors 7.30pm
    €15
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  • Collaboration Concert with Laoise Kelly & Friends, Friday 25th October, Wavecrest, Dooagh. Doors 7.30pm
    €5
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  • Celtic Strings : Music from Wales & Ireland. Elaine Hogan launches her new Harp album 'In Three Minds'; Ben Creighton Griffiths on Electric Concert Harp from Cardiff; Liam Ó Maonlaí will bring his inimitable musical style to conclude the evenings concert. Saturday 26th October, Wavecrest, Dooagh. Doors 7.30pm
    €15
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  • Celtic Strings : Music from Wales & Ireland. Elaine Hogan launches her new Harp album 'In Three Minds'; Ben Creighton Griffiths on Electric Concert Harp from Cardiff; Liam Ó Maonlaí will bring his inimitable musical style to conclude the evenings concert. Saturday 26th October, Wavecrest, Dooagh. Doors 7.30pm
    €5
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  • Ceolchoirm na Samhna: Catriona McKay (harp) with Ross Ainslie (pipes) from Scotland, 5-piece traditional band 'Tlen Huicani' will join us all the way from Mexico - Followed by dancing with our AIHF Céilí band. Sunday 27th October, Wavecrest, Dooagh. Doors 7.30pm
    €20
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  • Ceolchoirm na Samhna: Catriona McKay (harp) with Ross Ainslie (pipes) from Scotland, 5-piece traditional band 'Tlen Huicani' will join us all the way from Mexico - Followed by dancing with our AIHF Céilí band. Sunday 27th October, Wavecrest, Dooagh. Doors 7.30pm
    €5
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  • Friday night 25th October Live Festival Club. Gielty's, Dooagh. 11pm 'til late. Late night jam with visiting Artists.
    €5
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  • Saturday night 26th October Live Festival Club. Gielty's, Dooagh. 11pm 'til late. Late night jam with visiting Artists.
    €5
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  • Recital & Talk with Kathleen Loughnane; Mícheál Ó Catháin on wire harp and song. Achill Field School, Dooagh. 2.30-3.30pm.
    €10
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  • Recital & Talk with Kathleen Loughnane; Mícheál Ó Catháin on wire harp and song. Achill Field School, Dooagh. 2.30-3.30pm.
    €5
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  • Sunday Family Concert with Nico & Martin. Multi instrumentalists Nico Brown and Martin Brunsden will host a participative concert for all the family. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets €5 per child. Accompanying Adults & Babies Free.
    €5
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  • Recital with Poet Emily Cullen & Harper Síle Denvir; Diarmaid & Donncha Moynihan, Uilleann Pipes & Guitar with singer Nell Ní Chróinín. Achill Field School, Sunday 27th October, 4-5pm.
    €10
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  • Recital with Poet Emily Cullen & Harper Síle Denvir; Diarmaid & Donncha Moynihan, Uilleann Pipes & Guitar with singer Nell Ní Chróinín. Achill Field School, Sunday 27th October, 4-5pm.
    €5
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  • Our final Concert is with Welsh harpist Ben Creighton Griffiths on Concert Harp. Opening this concert are the Heneghan sisters - Kate, Sal and Maggie - from Castlebar in our 'Upcoming Mayo Harpers' spot. Achill Head Hotel, 3-4.30pm
    €10
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  • Our final Concert is with Welsh harpist Ben Creighton Griffiths on Concert Harp. Opening this concert are the Heneghan sisters - Kate, Sal and Maggie - from Castlebar in our 'Upcoming Mayo Harpers' spot. Achill Head Hotel, 3-4.30pm
    €5
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  • 6 levels of harp classes to cater for all abilities. Bunnacurry National School. 10am-1pm, Saturday, Sunday & Monday 26, 27, 28 October.
    €65
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  • Absolute beginners harp classes open to adults and children (from 5yrs+). This class is aimed specifically at those with no previous harp experience. This is a 3 day course. No new attendees can be accepted after the first day. Harps are available to rent, and must be prebooked. Naionra, Bunnacurry, 10am-1pm Saturday, Sunday & Monday 26, 27, 28 October
    €65
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  • Saturday Children's Participative Performance with Nico & Martin. Multi instrumentalists Nico Brown and Martin Brunsden will host a participative concert for all the family. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets €5 per child. Accompanying Adults & Babies Free.
    €5
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  • Sean-nós Dance workshop with Liam Scanlon. This is open to all ages. Saturday 11.30am-12.30pm
    €10
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  • Mixed Instrument Workshop with Ross Ainslie. Open to all intermediate to advanced players. 10am -11.20am. Booking advised, limited places.
    €10
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  • Mixed Instrument Workshop with Diarmaid Moynihan. Open to all intermediate to advanced players. Booking advised, limited places. Saturday 11.40am-1pm
    €10
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  • Singing workshop with Nell Ní Chróinín. Open to all. 2.30-4pm
    €10
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  • Harp Masterclass with Laoise Kelly. Open to all, intermediate to advanced players. Saturday 2.30-4pm
    €10
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  • Mixed Instrument Workshop with Tola Custy. Open to all, intermediate to advanced players. Sunday 10am-11.20am
    €10
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  • Percussion/Rhythm workshop with Cormac Byrne - Saturday 2.30-4pm. Please bring along your percussive instrument.
    €10
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  • Singing workshop with Nell Ní Chróinín. Open to all - Sunday 11.30am-1pm
    €10
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  • Composition Workshop with Diarmaid Moynihan. Explore the art of composition and learn to produce new material in the traditional Irish idiom. Open to all, intermediate to advanced players. Sunday 11.40am-1pm
    €10
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  • 2 Hand & Céilí Dancing Workshop with Edwina Guckian & Liam Scanlon Sunday. Open to all. 11.30am-12.30pm
    €10
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  • Guided Nature Walk with Mick Kane, weather permitting. Meet at Lourdies Pub, Dooagh at 10.30am Free Family event suitable for all. The walk will take between 60-90mins.
    free
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  • Lecture with Síle Denvir 'Caithréim: Music and Song from the plays of Patrick Pearse'. Free event open to all. Achill Field School, Dooagh. 4.30-5.30pm
    free
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  • Guided Beach Walk with Mick Kane. Free Family event suitable for all. The walk will take between 60-90mins. Sunday 11am
    free
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  • Panel Discussion: 'How does Music just happen in Ireland?' Sunday 2-3pm Achill Field School, Dooagh
    free
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  • Lecture with Emily Cullen 'The Harp as icon, trope and instrument’, Monday 12pm
    free
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  • Mixed Instrument Masterclass of Mexican Music. Open to all, intermediate to advanced. Monday 1.15-2.45pm
    €10
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  • We have a limited number 26 string beginner harps available. They must be booked for the course duration Saturday-Monday.
    €30
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  • Irish Harp Makers will be exhibiting their harps at our festival HQ. Feel free to come along to see their work and try out a harp. Keel Hall 12-4pm Free event
    free
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  • Weekend ticket includes 3 day harp workshop; Friday, Saturday & Sunday night concerts; Friday & Saturday Late night Festival club; One afternoon event/workshop on Saturday; Afternoon event on Sunday; Mexican Music workshops on Monday, Final Concert Monday afternoon. This includes 20% discount.
    €140
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  • Weekend ticket includes 3 day harp workshop; Friday, Saturday & Sunday night concerts; One afternoon event/workshop on Saturday; Family concert & Recital Sunday afternoon; Mexican Music workshops on Monday, Final Concert Monday afternoon. This includes 20% discount.
    €85
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