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The Rowsome Commemorative Event 2022

February 26

The Leo Rowsome Commemorative Event takes place annually in Henrietta Street on the final Saturday in February. The event celebrates the life and achievements of Leo Rowsome. Leo Rowsome was one of the most significant figures in uilleann piping in the twentieth century, as a piper, pipemaker, organiser and piping teacher. The events of the day reflect all aspects of Leo’s piping legacy and include piping tuition, pipemaking and reedmaking tuition, a lecture and piping performance, followed by a social gathering with informal music.

Programme of Events:

10:30 – 3:00 pm: Classes

Piping Class 
Regulator Workshop
Reedmaking Class

7:00 pm: Reception

8:00 pm: Talk

Éanna Ó Croinín – “The Uilleann Pipers of 19th Century Meath”

9:00 pm: Launch

‘Uilleann Piping from County Kildare’

9:30 pm: Recital

Joe Byrne
Joe Finn
Tierna Rowsome & Naoise Rowsome


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Na Píobairí Uilleann
15 Henrietta St.
Dublin 1, Dublin D01 N504
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