Aisling Lyons, acclaimed harper, concertina player, and composer from County Clare, has been lauded as the finest young Irish harpist today by Songlines Magazine and one of traditional music’s foremost musicians by Hot Press Magazine in 2022. She holds 8 All-Ireland titles and has performed globally. Aisling graduated with First Class Honours in Irish Music from the University of Limerick in 2018, later completing her Professional Master of Education in 2021. Currently, she teaches harp at the Irish World Academy, Limerick, and University College Cork. Aisling is part of a collaborative music residency with glór and Creative Ireland, and her debut album ‘Aistear’ has received critical acclaim, described as “an exceptional CD” by the Living Tradition, “a standout record” by Hot Press, and “excellent” by Folk Radio UK.