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Pop Up Trad – GPO Museum

11.15 am, 12.15 pm, 1.15 pm, 2.15 pm, 3.15 pm, 4.15 pm
Photograph of exterior of the General Post Office (GPO)

Step inside the walls of the iconic GPO and witness the events of the 1916 Easter Rising that transformed a nation. Witness Ireland’s history from revolution to modern times dramatically unfold before your eyes as you encounter live performances from acclaimed trad musician Rachel Duffy.

Rachel Duffy is a harper from Bray, Co. Wicklow. She has a keen interest in the harp’s history and is currently completing a PhD at Technological University Dublin on the 20th century development of Irish harping. As a performer, she has appeared at festivals in China, Spain, Germany, Scotland and Wales and plays regularly with groups including Na Cauci, Triad Trio and the National Folk Orchestra. She enjoys teaching the harp in Wicklow and Dublin and working with harp ensembles at Bray CCÉ and TU Dublin. She will co-direct An Chúirt Chruitireachta, Cairde na Cruite’s International Harp Festival for the first time in summer 2023.

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