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Video: Alderford Harps at Somerset Folk Harp Festival 2020

Video: Alderford Harps at Somerset Folk Harp Festival 2020

Nollaig Feeney
Roscommon County Council

This video was filmed at Alderford House, Boyle - the former estate of the McDermott Roe family, and is presented by Fiachra O'Gaoithin.

'Alderford Harps' is based in County Roscommon, centered around the former estate of the MacDermot Roe family - Turlough O'Carolan's patrons.

Their harps are replicas of O'Carolan's famous harp.

The video shows Alderford Harps at work, explains the construction of the harps, and has moments filmed at O'Carolan's grave, Kilronan Cemetery.

Alderford Harps

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