Pipers at Culture Night

Pipers at Culture Night
We were delighted to be part of the Culture Night in Cork again this year. The event seems to get bigger and more varied each year and the weather played no small part in the throngs of people around Cork on Friday. It was great to see the Culture Night buses passing with live music ...

Culture Night 2016

We are playing a few tunes today at 5pm as part of Culture Night. We’ll be outside the Cork City Council offices on Anglesea St for an hour so here’s hoping for good weather!  Plenty to see and do around Cork and beyond for this festival and celebration of all cultures and the arts. Hats off to ...

David Power in Cork on June 1st

David Power in Cork on June 1st
David Power and Willie Kelly play at An Spailpin Fanach on June 1st. This will be a great night of music. Get your tickets online or on the door.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Culture Night 2013: Isaac Alderson tonight

Sept 20 2013: Flautist and piper Isaac Alderson is playing a free gig in the Church of the Resurrection in Blarney from 8pm. Also playing are Conor O’Sullivan on banjo and guitar and singer Anna Mitchell.

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 ...

Cillian Vallely and Kevin Crawford in An Crúibín

Kevin Crawford and Cillian Vallely played a cracking gig upstairs in An Crúibín back in the middle of June.  They were joined onstage by Paul Meehan on guitar, the latest guitarist in Lúnasa.  Kevin and Cillian were touring to launch their album ‘On Common Ground‘ from which they played a lot of sets on the ...