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May
28
Clara Grunefeld

Tionól 2021 – Young Pipers Recital Now Available

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Tune in and listen to some lovely piping recorded in Na Píobairí Uilleann’s Headquarters in Henrietta Street in Dublin. The Young Pipers Recital is now available on the Archive here and features the following artists:

  • Paudie Blackwell
  • Ruadhán Collier Ó Briain
  • Susanna Kelly
  • Éamonn Ó Meachair
May
28
Anne-Marie Bell

Organisational Announcement

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Na Píobairí Uilleann is pleased to appoint Maeve Gillen as Administrative Assistant effective 31st May 2021.

Maeve has recently completed a BA (Hons) Degree Level 8 in Media Production Management at Ballyfermot College of Further Education. Maeve has also worked in retail and service industries and as a teacher of Irish Traditional music. Maeve is a fiddle player and uilleann piper. She received a HND in Irish Traditional Music Performance in 2020 which included a module in uilleann pipemaking.

Maeve will report to Anne-Marie Bell, Administrator at NPU, and we congratulate her on her appointment and wish her a long, successful and fulfilling career with the organisation.

May
26
Clara Grunefeld

Session with the Pipers recital series continues online

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Na Píobairí Uilleann’s popular monthly recital series, the Session with the Pipers has gone on the road! We are delighted to present a number of pre-recorded episodes filmed all around the country, commencing with three editions from An Cultúrlann in Belfast.

The episode on 1st June will feature:

  • Maurice Bradley (uilleann pipes; fiddle)
  • Ciarán Kelly (guitar; accordion)
  • Harry Bradley (flute)
  • Róisín Chambers (song)

The July edition will feature:

  • Robbie Hannan (uilleann pipes)
  • Conor Caldwell (fiddle)
  • Diane Cannon (song)

The August edition will feature:

  • Jane Walls (uilleann pipes)
  • Martin Dowling (fiddle)
  • Davy Maguire (flute)
  • Len Graham (song)

All episodes will be available to view, for free, on NPU-TV. Donations are however welcome. Na Píobairí Uilleann’s Session with the Pipers always takes place on the first Tuesday of every month. Stay tuned for great music and song!

May
13
Clara Grunefeld

Annual Report 2020 now available

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Please see here for Na Píobairí Uilleann’s Annual Report 2020.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been a difficult time for all throughout the world over the past 14 months. However, we are delighted to report on the wide range of services, programmes and publications delivered by NPU in 2020.

We would like to thank all of our members, friends, supporters, donors, volunteers, partner organisations and funding agencies for your incredible support throughout 2020.

Yours sincerely,

Anne-Marie Bell

Administrator

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