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 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 members of the RTE National Symphony Orchestra, jazz musicians, traditional fiddle players and amateurs alike. And anything in between.

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Interview on RTE’s Nationwide programme from September 2017