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International Festival for Irish Harp : Rising Harp Stars Aisling Lyons and...

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Rising Harp Stars concert featuring two talented young harpists - Aisling Lyons and Donnchadh Hughes

Aisling Lyons is a multi-award winning harpist & concertina player from County Clare. Aisling comes from a family who are steeped in the tradition of Irish music, song & dance and holds 8 All-Ireland titles. Aisling has performed at Sidmouth & Whitby Folk Festivals in the UK, Shetland, Norway, France, USA, Canada & Australia. She graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Irish Music from the University of Limerick in 2018 & also holds a Grade 8 award with Distinction from London College of Music. She is currently studying for her Masters Degree in Music Education at The Irish World Academy of Music & Dance at The University of Limerick.

Donnchadh Hughes is a talented multi-instrumentalist with numerous awards to show for his young years. A member of the Dundalk Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Donnchadh has won All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil competitions for flute and harp. He has played on Ciarán Hanrahan's popular RTE radio programme Céilí House. Donnchadh is also a member of Music Generation Harp Ensemble.

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