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These are the Gaelic harps which were made before 1800 and survive today. Return to the introduction, or click on a thumbnail to read more about each harp.

c.1400-1700, "low headed" design

Trinity
Trinity

QM
Queen Mary

Lamont
Lamont

Ballinderry
Ballinderry

Otway
Otway

Cloyne
Cloyne

O'Fogarty
O'Fogarty

c.1650-1800, "high headed" design

Kildare
Kildare

Sirr
Sirr

Mullagh
Mullaghmast

Mooney
Mooney

O'Neill
O'Neill

Downhill
Downhill

Bunworth
Bunworth

Hollybrook
Hollybrook

Clonalis
Clonalis

Malahide 1
Malahide 1

Malahide 2
Malahide 2

V and A
V&A

The pictures are approximately to scale except Ballinderry and Clonalis.