Cormac de Bara, Harp, Irish Harp, Ceol na Coille Summer School, Letterkenny Co.Donegal, Ireland WAW, Wild Atlantic Way, Traditional Music Summer SchoolCormac de Bara – Harp

Dubliner Cormac de Bara, is a third generation harper, having first studied Irish harp with his grandmother, Róisín Ní Shé, before going on to study concert harp in the United States. He has performed across the globe both as a solo artist and with many of Ireland’s most respected and well-known artists including Clannad, Dervish, Altan, Moya Brennan and Brian Kennedy.
Cormac has made numerous recordings, including two CDs with members of the De Barra family and two under the title Voices & Harps, with Grammy Award-winning singer and the voice of Clannad, Moya Brennan. He has also recorded two harp duo CDs with harpist and composer, Anne-Marie O’Farrell. Cormac has also enjoyed a career in televison, having presented the traditional music series Flosc and three years as main host of the flagship arts series, Imeall, on the Irish language television station TG4.

Joleen McLaughlin, Harp, Irish Harp, Ceol na Coille Summer School, Irish Traditional Music, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal Ireland, WAW, Wild Atlantic Way, Paul HarriganJoleen Mc Laughlin – Harp

Joleen has been playing the harp since the age of 10,and was taught by Brenda Barron at the Foyle Irish Harp School. She comes from Malin, Co.Donegal and has been playing in a group called the Henry Girls with her sisters Karen & Lorna since the age of 17, performing in such countries as Germany, Italy, Sweden, U.S.A., Scotland,(including the Shetland & Orkney islands) England & Ireland. Joleen also plays the piano and studied music at the University of Ulster,graduating in 2005. She currently teaches both piano & harp locally in Inishowen.