Most people if asked what the symbol of Ireland would probably answer the shamrock. But they would absolutely be wrong. The true symbol of Ireland is the ancient Irish harp.

According to some accounts, the Irish harp is one of the earliest stringed musical instruments in existence anywhere in the globe. This stunning piece of music-making equipment is not only the symbol of Ireland but also one of the most well-known Celtic emblems.

The national emblem of the Emerald Isle is a harp, making it the only nation on the whole globe to have such a representation of a