Kevin Harrington is an instrument maker based in Co. Wicklow, Ireland, primarily focussed on modern Irish harps. Formally trained in violin making at London Metropolitan University (formerly London School of Furniture) and the Newark School of Violin Making, Kevin worked at several violin and double bass repair workshops in London including Thwaites, Bridgewood & Neitzert, and Laurance Dixon.

In 2012 Kevin established his workshop in Ireland, undertaking instrument repairs, set-ups and sound adjustments, as well as making new bespoke instruments.

Clients range from professional to amateur, orchestral, jazz and traditional musicians alike

In 2017 Kevin was approached to feature in an episode of RTÉ’s Nationwide programme. For an abridged version, see the clip below.

Interview on RTE’s Nationwide programme from September 2017