Spring Classes 2016

The next set of classes will start on Thursday 21st January at Wilton SMA Hall. Beginners and improvers both kick off at 8pm and classes cost €100 for 12 weeks. Please let us know if you’re coming to classes this term in the comments below, on Facebook or on Twitter or by text. See details ...

A Musical Celebration for Pat Moynihan 1

A Musical Celebration for Pat Moynihan
On Saturday evening, there will be a night of music and celebration to remember the long time treasurer of Cork Pipers Club, Pat Moynihan. Pat was more than just a treasurer to the club, he helped keep the show on the road for many a year, never showed up without his accordion and was always ...

The Wheels of the World

Lovely jig taught at Autumn class this term.

The Dublin Reel

The Dublin Reel is another one of our recent tunes this Autumn. As usual, The Session has plenty of versions.

The Cat’s Meow

This 3 parter jig was taught recently in the Autumn classes. Tara Howley plays a lovely version of this on her debut album, Take 1, preceded by Helvic Head. This is an accomplished album by such a young piper and worth checking out. See other versions on The Session.

Blarney Pilgrim

Blarney Pilgrim
First tune taught at the improvers class this Autumn was Blarney Pilgrim. Check out other settings on TheSession.org. I’m just testing out the best way to post this information on our site so let me know if something isn’t working on your end. Try some crans at the start of the tune to mix things ...

Cork Folk Festival 2015

Cork Folk Festival 2015
The Cork Pipers Club annual concert as part of the Cork Folk Festival takes place this Saturday at 4pm upstairs at An Spailpin Fanach. Entry on the door is just €10. The stalwarts of our concerts are back in force with a first for one or two appearing at our show. Kieran Ryan, long time ...

Culture Night 2015

Culture Night 2015
We were delighted to be invited by Cork City Council to play at this year’s Culture Night in Cork. We ended up playing at the Cork Bus Station which was a first for all involved. It was a lovely experience with good interaction with people waiting for their bus but the highlight of the evening ...

Uilleann pipe classes for Autumn 2015

The next set of classes will start on Thursday September 24th at 8pm at the SMA Hall in Wilton. As always we aim to cater for beginners and improvers in two separate classes. To ensure we have sufficient numbers to run these, can you let us know that you will be attending either via commenting ...

Tiarnan O Duinnchinn teaching at Winter Music Festival

The magnificent piper Tiarnan O Duinnchinn is teaching and playing at the upcoming Winter Music Festival at The White Horse in Ballincollig on Sunday February 1st. I’m not sure of availability at this stage but certainly worth checking out. There are many great gigs and sessions on over the weekend with the likes of Tommie ...