Photograph from The Irish and Highland Harps
by Robert Bruce Armstrong
|String Count||35, possibly 36 originally|
|Height||112 cm (44 inches)|
|Soundbox||Hollowed out from a single block, maximum width 41 cm (16 inches)|
|Current Location||Still owned by the Fogarty family though at time of writing on loan and display at Tipperary County Library, The Source, Cathedral Street, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.|
This harp was once owned and played by Cornelius OFfogerty (16611730) of Castle Ffogerty, County Tipperary. [N.b. The names Ffogerty, Ffogarty, and Fogarty may all be met with.]
For Robert Bruce Armstrongs account of this harp, see The Irish and Highland Harps pages 79 through 81. These pages contain a photograph, two drawings, detailed descriptions and observations on this harp.