The O'Fogarty harp

O'Fogarty harp

Offogarty harp
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Probably made in the late 17th or early 18th Century

Also spelt O'Ffogarty, O'Ffogerty.

On display at Tipperary Library, Thurles, Ireland. Photo and brief write-up at thurles.info

"Large Low Headed" design;
35 or 36 strings, longest 92cm

This harp was owned and played by the gentleman harper Cornelius O'Fogarty (1661-1730). It has remained in the ownership of his descendents ever since.


Simon Chadwick