O'Carolan Harp and Traditional Music Festival

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Country and Region IrelandRoscommon
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Keadue, County Roscommon, Ireland
Festival Contact Information

O’Carolan Harp Festival Administration
c/o Keadue, County Roscommon
Phone: (353) 071-964-7204
Fax: (353) 964-7511
Email: ocarolan@eircom.net 

Festival Description

The O’Carolan Harp and Traditional Music Festival is held in Keadue, County Roscommon every August Bank Holiday. The Festival was started in Keadue in 1978, to commemorate the famous Harper Turlough O’Carolan who lived in the area and is buried beside Keadue. Keadue is a small village of 200 people located on the shores of Lough Meelagh at the foot of the Arigna Mountains. The Festival includes Concerts, Ceili, Tuition on the Harp, Set Dancing, Harp Recitals and a Harp Competition with €2500 in Prizes.

Festival Dates July 25 - 31, 2010
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