Festival at a glance

Oct 01, 2020

Free Event

Friday Night Session

All musician's welcome in Dee Local Pub - join these fun filled sessions - see you there!

Oct 01, 2020

€15.00 - 8.00PM


Highly acclaimed Meath Harp Ensemble directed by Dearbhail Finnegan followed by a rousing tribute to O'Carolan as we are entertained by our tutors, Grainne Hambly, Kim Fleming, Dearbhail Finnegan & Cormac de Barra

Oct 02, 2020

9:00 AM


Registration Opens

Registration begins at 9:00am in O'Carolan College, Nobber for workshops and competitions. We advise you to book your workshops and competitions ONLINE as we expect another huge turnout again this year.

Oct 02, 2020

10:00 AM - 1:00PM


Harp Workshops

Come and enjoy Irish Harp workshops led by top harp tutors in Ireland and afar.

Oct 04, 2019

10.00AM - 5.00PM

Harp Makers Exhibition

Come and talk to all the Irish harp makers.

Oct 02, 2020

1:00PM - 2:00PM


We have to feed our Adjudicators and hard working Festival Team! Time for you to Visit Nana's Kitchen in the village.

Oct 02, 2020

2:00PM - 5:00PM

€10.00 / €15.00

Harp Competitions

2:00PM - Harps a Wonder 


2:00PM - Under 10's, 10-12, 12-15

3:00PM - 15-18

3:00PM - Carolan's Choice (New Competion)


Come and compete in one of Ireland's most popular festival!

Oct 02, 2020

€20.00 - 8.00PM


All the artists listed below for one small Price:

Meath Harp Ensemble directed by Dearbhail Finnegan

Moya Brennan / Cormac de Barra / Aisling Jarvis

Meath Harp Ensemble

The wonderful musicians of the Meath Harp Ensemble will impress you once again, led by Dearbhail Finnegan.

Moya Brennan / Cormac de Barra / Aisling Jarvis

Moya Brennan, the Voice of Clannad, is set to perform tonight

Moya will be joined by long-time musical partner, harp virtuoso Cormac De Barra, and talented Aisling Jarvis (Guitar, Bouzouki, Vocals)

Oct 02, 2020

Free Event

Saturday Night Session

Another night another session - tonight's venue is Keogan's Pub, All musician's welcome.

Oct 03, 2020

Traditional Mass - Aifreann Traidisúnta

Join us for Traditional Mass at 11.00am, in St. John the Baptist church, Nobber. Music will be provided by members by O'Carolan branch of Comhaltas.

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