Robert Harvey

Robert at Templebar Tradfest

Robert will play at Templebar Tradfest this weekend as part of the Altan and Friends online concert. The show features Altan, Cathy Jordan, Eleanor McEvoy, Zoe Conway and John McIntyre and Shane Hennessy. Tickets can be found at http://www.tradfest.ie/events    

The Christmas Letter On RTE ONE on Christmas Eve

The Christmas Letter will be broadcast on RTE One in Ireland on Christmas Eve at 2pm. Winner of ‘Best Animation Short’ at the Columbus Ohio International Film Festival and ‘Best Animation’ at Chicago International Film Festival, ‘The Christmas Letter’, distributed by Universal and narrated by Kate Winslet, tells the heartwarming story of Henry (James Quinn …

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Feochan featured on RTE The Rolling Wave

Robert’s new CD Feochán was featured on this weeks episode of ‘The Rolling Wave’ on RTE radio one alongside a selection of other new releases from 2020. Thanks to Aoife Nic Cormac for featuring the album. Listen to the full show by following the link below https://www.rte.ie/radio/utils/share/radio1/11262481      

The Christmas Letter wins Best Animation Award at Chicago International Children’s Film Festival

The Christmas Letter has won Best Animation Award at the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival. Distributed internationally by Universal Studios, The Christmas Letter tells the heartwarming story of Henry (James Quinn Markey) and Frank the Robin (Robert Harvey) as they attempt to bring Christmas cheer to an elderly neighbour (Fiona Shaw) who had given up …

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The Art of Lilting

Dr Robert Harvey, musician and academic, speaks to Laoise O’Brien about the Art of Lilting and his mission to preserve this fascinating form of music-making in traditional Irish music.Recorded on 10th July, 2020.Produced by Laoise O’Brien Featuring  lilting by All-Ireland Champions Seamus O’Donnell, Vincent Crowley, Mairead Corridan, Liam Jones, M.J. O’Reilly and Donal Tydings, and …

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Scoil Eigse Recital

Robert was featured in the opening evening’s recitals at Scoil Eigse online which can be viewed below. He plays two sets of tunes: The Primrose Polka and The House of Hamill/The Merry Harriers/The Spindleshanks. Scoil Eigse Classes continue through to 6 August online.