Laoise Kelly

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Laoise Kelly / image Dominique Schreckling

In the December episode of Drawing from the Well, Mayo harper Laoise Kelly presented the story of fellow Mayo native Hugh Higgins who played at the Belfast Harp Festival in 1792, and whose airs were documented by Edward Bunting.

Hugh Higgins: A Harper in the Age of Enlightenment premiered on Wednesday 15 December 2021 on ITMA Facebook, YouTube and IGTV. It remains freely available to watch on those channels.

For more information on Laoise Kelly visit her website

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