Tickets

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  • The 2019 Harp Making Workshop is now SOLD OUT. If you would like to be put on a waiting list, should any places become available through cancellation, please leave your contact details with us here. We will also use these details to contact you in advance of next year's workshop (2020). Any queries email info@achillharpfestival.ie
    free
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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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  • An evening of musical collaboration with many of this year's AIHF artists including Liam Ó Maonlaí, Catriona McKay, Ross Ainslie, Tola Custy, Diarmaid Moynihan, Laoise Kelly, Martin Brunsden, Cormac Byrne. Friday 25th October, Wavecrest, Dooagh. Doors 7.30pm
    €15
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  • An evening of musical collaboration with many of this year's AIHF artists including Liam Ó Maonlaí, Catriona McKay, Ross Ainslie, Tola Custy, Diarmaid Moynihan, Laoise Kelly, Martin Brunsden, Cormac Byrne. 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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  • How often do you get the chance to play in an orchestra even if you’ve never played an instrument before? Suitable for adults and children off all ages, Nico and Martin will introduce participants to the fun of joining an Angklung (tuned bamboo rattle from Java) Orchestra. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Sunday 2.30-3.30pm. 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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  • Nico & Martin will host a workshop where there will be a chance to hear and play musical instruments both strange and familiar, hear songs and stories and play games…. and quite possibly meet pirates!!. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Saturday 10.15am-11.15am. 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 10.45am-12.15pm
    €10
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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 Mixed Instrument workshop (NOT Professional Development) 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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  • This workshop is specifically aimed at artists or those working in the arts in Ireland. Mexican group Tlen Huicani will provide high level mentoring in their music form to further the professional development of artists in Ireland. Monday 28th 1.15-3.15pm
    €75
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