Striking the right trad notes on harps and pipes over Halloween in Laois

Leinster Express Reporter


Leinster Express Reporter


Music Generation Laois, supported by the Music Generation/Arts Council Partnership Creativity & Collaboration Fund, presented the annual Tionól for harp and pipes over the Halloween weekend.

Tionól 2020 was re-imagined this year to go online thanks to the network of Music Generation programmes around Ireland over the weekend of the 31 October and 1 November.

Online workshops featured pipers and harpists.

There were performances on the Music Generation Laois Youtube and Facebook channels.

Sunday featured the live-streamed album launch of Catriona McKay’s new solo harp album ‘Love in Secret’ at the Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise which was also broadcast live.

Scroll through the gallery above to see pictures taken by Denis Byrne.