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Irish Musical Instruments
Jack Murray
Irish traditional music is very popular in
Ireland and all over the world
 Some instruments are only found in
The Harp
The harp is a stringed
instrument that is
shaped like a triangle
 It is the national
symbol of Ireland
The Bodhran
The bodhran is an Irish drum made from
wood and goatskin
 One hand hits the drum with a stick while the
other is pressed on the other side to control
the pitch
 This is what it sounds like
The Uileann Pipes
Uileann means elbow
in Irish
 The uileann pipes are
bagpipes pumped by
bellows at the elbow
 Scottish bagpipes are
Examples of traditional music
 Or something more rock and roll..