Tuesday night saw the launch of Caitríona Rowsome’s fine book ‘The Complete Carolan Songs & Airs, Arranged for the Irish Harp’.at the Clontarf Castle in Dublin. Minister for Arts, Culture & the Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan praised Caitriona’s major contribution to the history of Irish music and thanked her for the invitation to be amongst so many renowned Irish musicians and people who made such huge contributions to Irish music over the years.
Among the guests was harpist Sheila Larchet Cuthbert, one of Ireland’s legendary harpists who was principal harpist in the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hallé Orchestra in Manchester and the RTÉ Symphony Orchestra. Also present was broadcaster and director of the Irish Traditional Music Archive, Nicholas Carolan.
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