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CULTURE NIGHT

FRI 16 SEP 2016

Oughterard: Ancient Echoes of an Irish Castle


  • Address: Aughnanure Castle, Oughterard, County Galway
Facilities:

An informative and introductory evening to the beauty and magical sound of the ancient early Irish harp including a taster workshop. There will be a talk on the history of the early Irish harp (30mins) followed by a demonstration/recital of music through the centuries (30mins) and a taster workshop – a hands on experience of the early Irish harp on historically reconstructed harps designed for beginners. (30-60mins) This event is aimed at the local community as well as anyone with an historical interest in the heritage of the early Irish harp and Aughnanure Tower House.

This is a joint event between Ériú Harps (a small craft organisation that specialises in historical Irish harp making and research) and the Aughnanure Castle OPW (Office of Public Works) who protect and manage Aughnanure Castle as a Heritage Site that can be visited and toured by the public.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aughnanurecastleopw/

aughnanurecastle@opw.ie

Address: Aughnanure Castle, Oughterard, County Galway