Autumn Classes 2017

The next set of uilleann pipe classes will begin on Thursday Sep 28th at 8pm in SMA Hall in Wilton. We cater for beginners and improvers in 2 separate classes. Each term is 12 weeks long and costs €100. Please let us know if you are joining us this term, especially those who currently have ...

Cork Folk Fest – Piping Tionól

This year we are having our club Tionól during the Cork Folk Festival. See below for full details. Detail on our annual concert in the festival to follow. Tionól 2017 Saturday September 30th:  09:30 => 17:00 Sunday   October      01st:  10:00 => 13:00 at Wilton SMA Hall Directions: Opposite the main entrance to ...

Autumn Classes 2016

We are starting our next set of uilleann pipe lessons this Thursday, September 29 at 8pm in the SMA Hall in Wilton. As usual, classes cost €100 for the 12 weeks with both beginners and improvers catered for.  We may have a number of club loan sets available so if you’re thinking of starting the ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...