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 ...

Classes for Spring 2015

The next set of uilleann pipe classes kick off on Thursday January 22 at the SMA Hall in Wilton. As usual, the classes cost €100 for the 12 classes with both beginner and improvers classes on at 8pm. We would appreciate if you can let us know if you are attending either here, on Facebook ...

Tionól and Cork Folk Festival Concert

Next weekend sees 2 events on the Cork Pipers’ Club calendar. Firstly, we are holding our club tionól on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th of October. Classes are taught by the magnificent Mick O’Brien and Stephen Scales who will also be playing at our concert in the Folk Festival. Dave Hegarty is back again this ...

Classes for Autumn 2014 2

Just a reminder that our classes begin again this Thursday September 25 at 8pm at the SMA Hall in Wilton. Classes cost €100 for the 12 weeks and run up to December 11. Thanks to those of you who have got in touch to say you’ll be back but we would appreciate advance notice if ...

Gremlins and Upcoming Events

Firstly, apologies to those who have subscribed to this site and got an email full of links about 2013 posts. I have been updating the site lately and was trying out some nice new WordPress tools but somehow managed to give a list of posts from last year. This time of year we are busy ...

Tomas O Canainn Mass in Glanmire

Tomas O Canainn Mass in Glanmire
The Glanmire News had news of a mass for Tomás O Canainn which is to be held on August 31 at 10.30am in Glanmire. This is a mass composed by Tomás, Aifreann Chomcille, so it’s a lovely tribute to the kindest and wittiest of pipers.

Spring Term 2014

The spring term of 12 classes starts tomorrow January 16th at 8pm at the SMA Hall in Wilton. Please let us know here or on our Facebook page if you are going as classes can only be run if we have sufficient numbers. Classes cost €100 and are split into beginner and improvers.

International Uilleann Piping Day 2013 Pictures

Another International Uilleann Piping Day has come and gone. We played again at the Cork City Music Library which is always an enjoyable venue to play at. This year we had John Murphy, Kevin Moore, myself (Donal O Caoimh) just as we had last year but we had a new piper along this year also. ...

International Uilleann Piping Day 2013

International Uilleann Piping Day 2013
A few of us will be playing tomorrow (Sat 19th Oct) in Cork City Music Library at 3pm as part of the International Uilleann Piping Day. As usual, it will be an informal setting so come along and request tunes or ask us questions. If you are not a member of the music library in ...

Cork Folk Festival 2013 2

It’s that time of year again and we have our uilleann pipes concert as usual on the Saturday afternoon upstairs in the Spailpin Fanach. We’re on at 2pm this year which is earlier than usual. Entry in is €10. Dan O’Callaghan, Ciarán Ryan, Diarmuid Grainger and a young piper from the Dungarvan area named Shannon ...