Thursday, March 2, 2017

Festival of Irish Arts and Music Day 2

Tara Brooch

A History of Ireland in 100 Objects 

Tara Brooch

Celtic knot

From the book of Kells

Here is a site not only with color (colour) pages, but with the source of the knot design. 

Outline Celtic knots examples to colour in 

Some researchers believe the Irish harp was the first to be developed.

Egan harp.
O' Carolan was a blind, itinerant harpist from the 16th century who would play for his keep--playing original music every sunrise and bedtime.

Turlough O'Carolan 

Carolan's Dream - played on celtic harp

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