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Jan
31
Emmett Gill
Scholarships 2017
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Scholarships

Na Píobairí Uilleann will award five piping scholarships for 2017.

Successful applicants can attend piping classes at any of the following :

  • Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy – Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare
  • South Sligo Summer School – Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo,
  • Scoil Acla – Cashel, Achill Island, Co. Mayo
  • Joe Mooney Summer School – Drumshambo, Co. Leitrim.
  • Catskills Irish Arts Week – East Durham , N.Y.
  • Ceol na Coille – Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

Application must by supported by recordings of solo piping by the applicant.

See application form for terms and conditions.

Closing date for NPU Summer School Scholarships is Friday 28th April 2017

To download the NPU Scholarship Application form - Scholarship Application Form 2017

Oineach Mhuiris Uí Rócháin

Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy will again award Oineach Mhuiris Uí Rócháin, a Family Scholarship in honour of Muiris Ó Rócháín.

Mhuiris

Oineach Mhuiris Uí Rócháin is open to any family with two or more family members wishing to attend classes at the Summer School. Oineach Mhuiris Uí Rócháin will entitle the family to use of a three bedroom house during Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy and free access to classes for up to four family members either adults or children.

The committee of Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy have again asked Na Píobairí Uilleann to review the applications and award the scholarship.

To download the application form Click Here and email to emmett@pipers.ie or post to

Oineach Mhuiris Uí Rócháin
Na Píobairí Uilleann
15 Henrietta St.
Dublin 1

Closing date for applications is 28th April 2017 and the Oineach Mhuiris Uí Rócháin scholarship will be awarded in May 2017.

Jan
20
Emmett Gill
PipeCraft Courses for 2017
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PipeCraft Courses for 2017

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  • Pipes Maintenance with Donnacha Dwyer – 24th February (PipeCraft)
  • Measuring Methods and Tools for Pipes with Conor Roche Lancaster 11th –  12th March (PipeCraft)
  • Voicing and Tuning with Bill Haneman -30th May – 1st June (PipeCraft)
  • Bellows Making with Niall Kelleher 18th – 20th July (PipeCraft)
  • Reedmaking with Paddy O’Hare 8th – 10th August (PipeCraft)
  • Hollow and Solid Mainstocks with Bill Haneman 21st – 23rd August (PipeCraft)
  • Tools and Jigs for Pipemaking: Tubing benders, tonehole cutters, and more with Bill Haneman 25th – 27th October (PipeCraft)

If you are interested in registering for any of these courses, or require further information please email info@pipers.ie or call +353-1-8730093

Apr
26
Emmett Gill
Annual Tionól 2016 – Reedmaking and Piping Classes
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Na Píobairí Uilleann Annual Tionól 2016 will take place at the Majestic Hotel, Tramore, Co Waterford on 27th to 29th May.

Advanced Reedmaking Classes with Benedict Koehler will take place on Friday and Saturday from 2pm Friday to 9pm and 10.30am Saturday to 3.30pm.

Fee is €80 and there are limited places available. Please call 01-8730093 or email info@pipers.ie to reserve a place.

Piping Classes with Mickey Dunne, Pat Broderick and Ciarán Mac Fheidhlimidh will take place on Saturday 28th May from 10.30am to 3.30pm.

Fee for piping classes is €30.

Apr
25
Emmett Gill
Scholarships 2016
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Scholarships

Na Píobairí Uilleann will award five piping scholarships for 2016.
Subject to demand, a minimum of two scholarships will be specifically reserved for non Irish resident applications.

Successful applicants can attend piping classes at any of the following :

  • Willie Clancy Summer School – Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare,
  • South Sligo Summer School – Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo,
  • Scoil Acla – Cashel, Achill Island, Co. Mayo
  • Joe Mooney Summer School – Drumshambo, Co. Leitrim.
  • Catskills Irish Arts Week – East Durham , N.Y.

See application form for terms and conditions. We request that recordings to support applications are of solo piping.

Closing date for NPU Summer School Scholarships is Thursday 28th April 2016

To download the NPU Scholarship Application form – Scholarship Application Form 2016

Oineach Mhuiris Uí Rócháin

Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy will again award Oineach Mhuiris Uí Rócháin, a Family Scholarship in honour of Muiris Ó Rócháín.

Mhuiris

Oineach Mhuiris Uí Rócháin is open to any family with two or more family members wishing to attend classes at the Summer School. Oineach Mhuiris Uí Rócháin will entitle the family to use of a three bedroom house during Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy and free access to classes for up to four family members either adults or children.

The committee of Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy have again asked Na Píobairí Uilleann to review the applications and award the scholarship.

To downloand the application form Click Here and email to emmett@pipers.ie or post to

Oineach Mhuiris Uí Rócháin
Na Píobairí Uilleann
15 Henrietta St.
Dublin 1

Closing date for applications is 28th April 2016 and the Oineach Mhuiris Uí Rócháin scholarship will be awarded in May 2016.

Mar
18
Emmett Gill
Upcoming PipeCraft courses
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PipeCraft

Upcoming courses at PipeCraft, Unit 44 Port Tunnel Business Park 

Tuesday 29th March - Michael Hubbert- Responsible Pipe Restoration; Attitudes and Techniques with Michael Hubbert

Wednesday 30th March – 3 day Bellows making course with Donnacha Dwyer

Saturday 7th May – 2 day course – Practical Acoustics with Bill Haneman

A limited number of places for all courses are available. Please email info@pipers.ie or call +353 1 873 0093 for bookings or further information.

Feb
11
Emmett Gill
PipeCraft – Practical Acoustics and Application to Pipemaking
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PipeCraft – Practical Acoustics and Application to Pipemaking

Dates – Saturday 7th May – Sunday 8th May

Location: PipeCraft, Unit 44, Port Tunnel Business Park, Clonshaugh, Dublin 17

Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm

Tutor: Bill Haneman

Cost: €80

This course will present acoustic theory from the specific perspective of uilleann pipes, with an emphasis on practical application to pipe making, reeding, design, and tuning.  A minimum of mathematical formulae will be required.  A selection of recommended readings from a readily available textbook will be supplied to students in advance of the class.  At the end of the course, students will have new insights into how the physical characteristics of pipes come together to determine their sound, and new conceptual and practical techniques for tuning and design. Numerous myths, misunderstandings, and oversimplifications will be dispelled.

The fee for participation is €80 and places are limited.

To reserve a place, please email info@pipers.ie or phone +353 1 873 0093.

Feb
11
Emmett Gill
PipeCraft – Maintenance Class Monday 21st March.
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PipeCraft – Maintenance Class Monday 21st March.

Location: PipeCraft, Unit 44, Port Tunnel Business Park, Clonshaugh, Dublin 17

Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm

Tutor: Donnacha Dwyer

Cost: €40

The workshop will comprise of several hands on instruction sessions on how to solve various problems that participants may have encountered and which they would benefit learning how to deal with these issues for themselves, such as repair and/or replacement of valves in bellows, replacement of stocks in the bag, cleaning of their pipes a step by step approach etc.

Participants are required to bring their own set of pipes with them on the day and also to send any queries on faults or problems that they would like covered, when they make their application for a place on the course. Each persons query will be dealt with individually and all participants will experience and benefit from the tasks involved.  

The fee for participation is €40 and places are limited.

To reserve a place, please email info@pipers.ie or phone +353 1 873 0093.

Feb
1
Emmett Gill
Oineach Mhuiris Uí Rócháin
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Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy will again award Oineach Mhuiris Uí Rócháin, a Family Scholarship in honour of Muiris Ó Rócháín.

Mhuiris

Oineach Mhuiris Uí Rócháin is open to any family with two or more family members wishing to attend classes at the Summer School. Oineach Mhuiris Uí Rócháin will entitle the family to use of a three bedroom house during Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy and free access to classes for up to four family members either adults or children.

The committee of Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy have again asked Na Píobairí Uilleann to review the applications and award the scholarship.

To downloand the application form click here and email to emmett@pipers.ie or post to

Oineach Mhuiris Uí Rócháin
Na Píobairí Uilleann
15 Henrietta St.
Dublin 1

Closing date for applications is Thursday 28th April 2016 and the Oineach Mhuiris Uí Rócháin scholarship will be awarded in May 2016.

May
27
Emmett Gill
Upcoming PipeCraft courses – June/July 2015
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Advanced Reedmaking with Mick O’Brien

Date: 30th June – 2nd July

Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm

Location: PipeCraft Training Centre, Unit 44 Port Tunnel Business Park, Clonshaugh

Cost: €60 per person

 

Advanced Reedmaking with Padraig O’Kane

Date: 14th July – 16th July

Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm

Location: PipeCraft Training Centre, Unit 44 Port Tunnel Business Park, Clonshaugh

Cost: €60 per person

 

Bellows Making with Niall Kelleher and Daniela Ferretti

Date: 21st – 23rd July

Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm

Cost: €160 per person

Location: PipeCraft Training Centre, Unit 44 Port Tunnel Business Park, Clonshaugh

 

If you are interested in participating in any of the above courses or have any questions in relation to the courses please email: info@pipers.ie or call +353 1 8730093

Feb
2
Emmett Gill
Scholarships 2015 – Closing date 30th April
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The closing date for receipt of scholarship applications for 2015 is Thursday 30th April. Na Píobairí Uilleann will award five piping scholarships for 2015. Subject to demand, a minimum of two scholarships will be specifically reserved for non Irish resident applications for the FexCo International Scholarship. Successful applicants can attend piping classes at any of the following:

  • Willie Clancy Summer School – Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare,
  • South Sligo Summer School – Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo,
  • Joe Mooney Summer School – Drumshambo, Co. Leitrim.
  • Catskills Irish Arts Week – East Durham , N.Y.

See application form for terms and conditions. We request that recordings to support applications are of solo piping. To download the NPU Scholarship Application form – Click Here

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