Worldwide recognition for Irish Pipes,“The Sound of Ireland”, in new accolade from UNESCO
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Coppers and Brass helps to Share the Sound
August 26th, 2015
Renowned artist, JB Vallely, auctions oil painting entitled Coppers and Brass to support the NPU Sharing the Sound fundraising campaign
Ace&Deuce of Piping 2015: Redefining/The Sound of Ireland
August 24th, 2015
Na Píobairí Uilleann presents The Ace & Deuce of Piping Concert – A night of traditional Irish music, song and dance at Liberty Hall, Dublin. Sat Oct 3, 2015.
Uilleann pipe-making initiative hits the right note
February 26th, 2015
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, presented the first group of uilleann pipe-making graduates with their awards at a ceremony in Na Píobairí Uilleann’s dedicated PipeCraft Centre in Clonshaugh today.
The North Wind blows for Donegal
January 26th, 2015
The art and craft of uilleann piping will take centre stage next month when the first Donegal convention of pipers – Tionól Píobaireachta Thír Chonaill – takes place in Dunlewey on 20-22 February.
Tánaiste Launches Uilleann Pipes Documentary
December 6th, 2014
The Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton TD, this evening launched the Dublin première of a documentary on the foundation and history of Na Píobairí Uilleann (The Society of Uilleann Pipers). The film, produced by Dearcán Media for TG4, tells the story of the 1968 gathering that brought the uilleann pipes back from the point of extinction.
The Full Set – Ace and Deuce of Piping 2014
Na Píobairí Uilleann presents The Ace & Deuce of Piping Concert – A night of traditional Irish music, song and dance at Liberty Hall, Dublin. Sat Oct 4, 2014
Uilleann Pipers unveil strategy to Share the Sound of Ireland
February 27th, 2014
Uilleann Pipers unveil strategy to Share the Sound of Ireland Na Píobairí Uilleann (NPU) is today delighted to announce the launch by Arts Council member John Fanning of Sharing the Sound of Ireland: a comprehensive new strategy to guide one of Ireland’s leading traditional music and arts organisations for the next five years
TG4 Gradam Ceoil 2013 award for Na Píobairí Uilleann
February 12th, 2013
Na Píobairí Uilleann (NPU/The Society of Uilleann Pipers) is pleased to announce that TG4 have awarded the 2013 Gradam Ceoil – Gradam Aitheantais (Musicians Award) to the organisation.
Celebrating the enduring legacy of Seamus Ennis
FORMER Bothy Band fiddler and composer Tommy Peoples, one of Ireland’s most celebrated musicians, will headline this year’s annual Ace and Deuce of Piping Concert in Liberty Hall.
A New Generation of Uilleann Pipers
The Rolling Wave, a new recording of young uilleann pipers, was launched today by Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts Heritage and Gaeltacht as part of NPU’s annual Tionól in Listowel.
The Long Note
May 26, 2012
Some of Irish music’s most renowned and enduring ensembles will feature strongly in this year’s Ace and Deuce of Piping concert in Liberty Hall on Sunday October 11.
Pipers get on their bikes to raise funds for new facility
March 16th, 2010
It will be a case of ‘Reels on Wheels’ as over 35 cyclists from all over Europe set off from Dublin to Milltown Malbay, County Clare for the Willie Clancy Summer School next week to raise funds for a new uilleann pipe-making course and facility.
“To me, Seán Potts is the greatest whistle player I have ever heard” – Paddy Moloney
June 24th 2010
Na Píobairí Uilleann is delighted to announce the launch of Number Six, a unique recording of traditional Irish music on the tin whistle by legendary musician Seán Potts.
Maestro Hannan Pipes Up a Storm
September 10th, 2008
The Tempest is the wonderful new solo recording by renowned uilleann piper Robbie Hannan, and the third publication in Na Píobairí Uilleann’s Ace and Deuce of Piping series.