The 2019 Achill International Harp Festival returns to Achill Island from Friday 25th October to Monday 28th October, showcasing the most exciting exponents of harp in world music, including Tlen Huicani (Mexico), Catriona McKay (Scotland), Ben Creighton Griffiths (Wales) and some of Ireland’s foremost harpers such as Laoise Kelly, Kathleen Loughnane, Síle Denvir and Elaine Hogan. Other musicians include Liam Ó Maonlaí, Ross Ainslie, Diarmaid Moynihan, Nell Ní Chróinín, Tola Custy and many more…With more than 42 events, from concerts, recitals and sessions to workshops in music, dance and song, discussions and harp exhibitions, harp-making workshop, children’s events, world music céilí, guided walks in the landscape and much more, check out