Cork Folk Festival 2016 – Céiliuradh Micheál O Riabhaigh 1

Cork Folk Festival 2016 - Céiliuradh Micheál O Riabhaigh
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Micheál O Riabhaigh. Micheál revived the Cork Pipers Club in 1963 and taught many of the pipers in Cork now so it’s no exaggeration to suggest that he is responsible for many of the next generations learning also. Our annual concert in the Cork Folk ...

David Power is in town this weekend

Maestro piper David Power is in Cork this weekend starting tomorrow at the Inkwell Theatre in Minane Bridge. Still some tickets available here. There will be plenty of music on the night, the blurb from their site: Pipers Union – Masters of Tradition, support: Sconna David Power, Ciaran Somers and Donal Clancy is a tight-knit ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 at the Cork Music Library

Cork Pipers’ Club partook in the International Uilleann Piping Day last Saturday with a recital in Cork City Library. It was an informal affair with the audience chatting with Dan O’Callaghan, John Murphy, Kevin Moore and myself, Donal O Caoimh. Thank you to the audience member who obliged and took some photos for us while ...

Cork Folk Festival Concert 2012 1

Another Folk Festival, another concert.  We were delighted to take part in the Cork Folk Festival for another year with our usual slot in the Spailpin Fanach on the Saturday afternoon.  This year, the emphasis was on young pipers with the eldest piper only in his early 20’s. Sarah Murphy kicked off proceedings with a ...

Spring Term 2012

Another year, another set of classes.  Pipes classes start this Thursday at 8pm in the SMA Hall in Wilton.  If you are going to attend these claseses, please email me at donal [at] corkpipersclub.com or send me a text if you have my number.  As usual we have beginner and improver classes.

Launch of The Lights of Ranzanico

Diarmaid & Donncha Moynihan launched their CD ‘The Lights of Ranzanico’ at The Corner House last Saturday evening.  Diarmaid is a long time member of the Cork Pipers’ Club having learnt and taught at the club over the years.  He is now based away from Cork so it was great to see him back to ...

Tionól 2010

Cork Pipers’ Club present our 2010 Tionól on March 20 & 21 at the Wilton SMA Hall in Cork.  Eoin Ó Riabhaigh and Ciaran Ryan will be providing tuition for the pipes classes on the Saturday from 10am-1pm and again after lunch from 2-4.30pm.  Dave Hegarty will provide reedmaking classes at the same times on ...