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 ...

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.