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Jan
9
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Sound of Ireland
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A stellar line-up from the world of Irish traditional music, song and dance celebrate UNESCO recognition of Uilleann Piping

 

Leading artists including Noel Hill, Liam O’Connor, Seán McKeon, Paddy Glackin, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Robbie Hannan, Jimmy Canavan, the Rowsome Quartet and many more will feature in this unique performance which will be attended by Uachtarán na hÉireann, Michael D Higgins.

Last December, UNESCO  included Uilleann Piping on its Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. This important global accolade reflects heritage cultural practices that are considered to enrich all of humanity. UNESCO has now agreed that Irish Uilleann Piping – often referred to as ‘The Sound of Ireland’ – merits this recognition.

Uilleann Piping is the first Irish element to be recognised by UNESCO, and the campaign for inscription on the Representative List was led by Na Píobairí Uilleann, who lobbied for Irish ratification of the UNESCO Convention, and assisted the Irish Government in preparing the nomination.

 

FOR TICKETS SEE : https://www.abbeytheatre.ie/whats-on/the-sound-of-ireland/

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Dec
21
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Vacancy Assistant Co-ordinator Music Generation Laois
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COMHAIRLE CHONTAE LAOISE

LAOIS COUNTY COUNCIL

 

                                   

 

 

Laois County Council wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified persons for inclusion on a panel which is being established to fill the vacancy for the position of:

 

Assistant Co-ordinator Music Generation Laois (temporary contract)

 

Further particulars and application forms are available from:

 

 

  • Human Resources Section, Laois County Council, Áras an Chontae, Portlaoise, County Laois.

Tel: 057-8664000; Email: humanresources@laoiscoco.ie.

 

Applications, on the official application form, must be received not later than

12 noon on Friday 12th January 2018.

 

Laois County Council is an equal opportunities employer.

 

LAOIS COUNTY COUNCIL

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE COMMUNITY

 

Rosa Flannery

Co-ordinator, Music Generation Laois

Laois County Council

Áras an Chontae

Portlaoise

Co. Laois

 

T: 057 8664078

E: rflannery@laoiscoco.ie

 

Dec
12
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NPU Annual Tionól
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The NPU Annual Tionól will be held in 15 Henrietta Street, Dublin 1  (Headquarters) May 24th to 27th 2018. Below is a list of accommodation in the surrounding area for the Tionól. More details about events and classes will be posted at a later date. Suggestions of hotels, hostels and B&B’s are welcome and can be emailed to info@pipers.ie

Castle Hotel Gardiner  Row/Great Denmark St, D1 Dublin, Ireland http://www.castle-hotel.ie/ 
The Charles Stewart 5/6 Parnell Square East, D1 Dublin, Ireland www.charlesstewart.ie/ 
The Gresham Hotel 23 O’Connell Street Upper, North City, Dublin, D01 C3W7 www.gresham-hotels-dublin.com/Plaza-Hotels/Dublin‎ 
Maldron Smithfield Smithfield Square, Smithfield, Dublin 7, D07 RF2Y http://www.maldronhotelsmithfield.com/ 
Maldron Parnell Street Parnell Square W, Rotunda, Dublin 1 http://www.maldronhotelparnellsquare.com/ 
Jurys Inn Moore Street Plaza, Parnell St, Dublin 1, D01 E0H3 https://www.jurysinns.com/hotels/dublin/parnell-street 
Belvedere Hotel 1 Denmark Street Great, Rotunda, Dublin 1, D01 PP66 http://www.belvederehoteldublin.com/ 
Cassidys Cavendish Row, Upper O’Connell Street, Rotunda, Dublin 1 http://www.cassidyshotel.com/ 
Holiday Inn Express 28-32 O’Connell Street Upper, Rotunda, Dublin 1, D01 T2X2 https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/gb/en/reservation 
Charleville Lodge 268-272 North Circular Road, Phibsborough, Dublin, D07 DT61 www.charlevillelodge.ie/ 
The Gate Hotel 80 – 81 Parnell Street, D1 Dublin, Ireland www.gatehoteldublin.com/
The Morrison Dublin Ormond Quay Lower, D1 Dublin, Ireland https://www.morrisonhotel.ie/ 
Handels Hotel Temple 16-18 Fishamble Street, Temple Bar, D2 Dublin www.thekeycollection.ie/handelshotel.html 
Harveys Guest House 11 Upper Gardiner Street, D1 Dublin, Ireland www.harveysguesthouse.com/ 
Marian Guest House 21 Upper Gardiner Street, D1 Dublin, Ireland www.marianguesthouse.ie 
Fleet Street Hotel 19/20 Fleet Street, D2 Dublin, Ireland https://www.fleethoteltemplebar.com/ 
The Morgan Hotel 10 Fleet Street, D2 Dublin, Ireland www.themorgan.com/ 
Fitzsimons Hotel Temple Bar 21-22 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland https://www.fitzsimonshotel.com/ 
Wynn’s Hotel 35-39 Lower Abbey Street, D1 Dublin www.wynnshotel.ie/ 
Arlington Hotel O’Connell Bridge 23-25 Bachelors Walk, O’Connell Bridge, D1 Dublin https://www.arlington.ie/ 
The Aisling Hotel Parkgate St, Arran Quay, Dublin 8 www.ashlinghotel.ie/

Dec
1
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Christmas Latest Dates of Posting 2017
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Dec
1
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Breathnach Commemoration Live Broadcast
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The Breathnach Commemoration lecture and recital will be broadcast live on NPUTV on Saturday 2nd from 8pm. The lecture is by Terry Moylan on The Irish Pipes in Art and the recital is with Leo Rickard,Colm Broderick and John O’Brien.

Aug
21
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The Ace and Deuce of Piping 2017
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THE ACE & DEUCE OF PIPING LIBERTY HALL THEATRE

Saturday 30 September 2017 at 8pm Doors at 7:30pm

Admission: €25.00 // €20.00 (Family ticket €60.00)
Tickets available here on eventbrite or phone: 01 8730093

Na Píobairí Uilleann presents
Brian McNamara
Majella O’Beirne Landale
Aoife O’Connor
Mary Corcoran
David Power
Ciarán Somers
Caoimhín Ó Fearghail
Edwina Guckian
John Tuohy
Seán Ó Sé
Bryan O’Leary
Colm Guilfoyle
Áine Hensey (MC)

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Jun
22
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Upcoming Courses at Pipecraft
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Two upcoming courses:

Hollow and Solid Mainstocks with Bill Haneman

Course will cover the concepts and processes of making both hollow and solid mainstocks. Examples of both will be demonstrated.

Course Start Date            21st August

Course Finish Date          23rd August

Course fee per attendee              €180

Tutor Name        Bill Haneman

 

Tools and Jigs for Pipemaking: Tubing benders, tonehole cutters, and more

Course will cover the design and production of a number of tools useful in the pipemaking process. All students will have an opportunity to make a tone hole cutter or a component of a tubing bender.

Course Start Date            25/10/2017

Course Finish Date          27/10/2017

Course fee per attendee              €180

Tutor Name        Bill Haneman

For moreinformation on any of these classes please contact info@pipers.ie or call 01 8730093

Aug
23
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Ace and Deuce of Piping 2016
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Na Píobairí Uilleann presents

The Ace & Deuce of Piping, Liberty Hall, Saturday 1st October at 8:00pm

Liam O’Flynn, Seán Keane and Paddy Glackin

Síle Denvir

Peter Browne

Charlie Harris

Joey Abarta and Jacqueline O’Reilly

Roscommon Flute Quartet

Ellen Cranitch (MC)

Admission €25/€20

On Sale from Liberty Hall Box Office : 01 8721122 / www.ctb.ie or Na Píobairí Uilleann : 01 8730093 / www.pipers.ie/store

Aug
11
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Culture Night 2016
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Culture Night is back this September and now in its 11th year! Na Píobairí Uilleann is delighted to announce that once again we will be holding events to celebrate Culture Night.

Culture Night continues to feature the best cultural organisations in Dublin and across the country who open their doors late for free events ranging from music and literature to visual art and heritage.

We will be hosting a guided tour of our Georgian building located on one of Ireland’s most architecturally important streets. The tour will include a visit to the library and archive and will also feature musical performances from leading uilleann pipers.

So help spread the word and come explore, experience and enjoy! Keep an eye out on our website for more information about the night or visit www.culturenight.ie .We look forward to seeing you on Friday 16th of September 2016, 6pm – 10pm.

Aug
8
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A Tribute to Garrett Barry & the Music of West Clare
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Event Description

A concert of the finest music and song to celebrate the launch of the book, Out of Darkness: the blind piper of Inagh, which chronicles the life and times of Garrett Barry.

Tim Dennehy presents a fantastic line-up, including Ronan Browne, Kevin Glackin,Bríd O’Donohue, Séamus Ó Rócháin, Eamon McGivney, Seán Talty, Cian Talty, Liam O’Brien, Tommy & Pádraic Keane, The McCarthy Family, Marian Curtin, Therese McInerney and Francis Cunningham.

Tickets can be purchased from Eventbrite, Custy’s Music Shop of Ennis, or through the OaC (eolas@oac.ie).

Please note: tickets are non-refundable

 

WHEN
WHERE
Garrett Barry Community Hall – Inagh, County Clare 
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