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All-Island Harps Alive Festival to conclude in Dublin with a Commemoration of the Life of Prolific Musician and Collector Edward Bunting

Harpers and historians joined forces this month to celebrate the 230th anniversary of the first Harpers’ Assembly with five days of harp music and heritage in a unique cross-community series of events, concluding in Dublin with a commemoration of the life of Edward Bunting. In 1792, Bunting was commissioned to collect and transcribe the ancient...