15 Aug 2022

Award-winning Dundalk harpist to be featured on Nationwide this evening

Dundalk harpist won the Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal

Harpist Fionnuala Donlon

Award-winning Dundalk harpist, Fionnuala Donlon, is set to make an appearance on RTÉ’s Nationwide this evening.

The programme is set to air at 7pm this evening, after the Six One News on RTÉ One.

Donlon won the Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal traditional music award earlier this year, which was broadcast live on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta.

The competition this year was focused on pipes and harp, with different instruments being featured each year.

Donlon, 22, first began playing the harp when she was nine years old and has won numerous other awards including the Senior Harp trophy at the Fleadh Ceoil in Drogheda in 2019.

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