Described as ‘..the finest young Irish harpist at work today..’ (Songlines Magazine) & ‘one of traditional music’s finest musicians’ (Hot Press Magazine) after the release of her debut album ‘Aistear’, Aisling Lyons, harper-composer lives on the West Coast of County Clare.

In 2021, Aisling collaborated with artist Aideen Barry on ‘Oblivion’, commissioned by Music Network and the ITMA.

She was nominated in 2 categories at the 2022 RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards; for ‘Best Folk Instrumentalist’ and ‘Best Emerging Artist’.

‘Merfolk’ secured a residency in glór in 2022 which led them to develop their show which premiered later that year in glór.

Aisling collaborated with Aosdána poet Moya Cannon on a commission received from CÉHI to write a new work which celebrated 180 years since Edward Bunting’s death. Aisling was also involved in a project funded by Creative Ireland and Clare Arts Office in 2023 which saw new compositions for Irish harp and Ukrainian Bandura come to fruition.

In 2023, Aisling released new music with ‘Merfolk’ and ‘Harpanno’. She is currently writing for her second harp album.

The 8 times All Ireland champion has toured internationally with different bands and has collaborated with artists such as Tolu Makay, Clare Sands, Steve Cooney, Stephen Shannon, Hazey Haze, Citrus Fresh, Wilzee, Enda Gallery, Simon O’Reilly, Dáithí, RIIT & Elle Marja Eira. Aisling toured with seanachaí Aindrais de Staic in Autumn of 2023.