Píobaire, An, Volume 7, Issue 2, Page 2
Na Píobairí Uilleann
The cover photograph on this issue shows the piper Tommy Keane performing in April at the PIPERLINK
performance which took place in conjunction with the CAPITAL CRAFT exhibition in Temple Bar, Dublin.
(Photograph by Mal Whyte)
2......Cover photo details
6......News & Events
10......Piping in Israel
11......Donations & Acquisitions
18......New Tunes by Leo Rickard
20.......Some Irish Pipers in America 1800-1850
24......The Farm by Lough Gur
26......How the World sees Ireland
26......Song – “The Emigrant’s Farewell”
27......Michael Toolan 1907-1984
32......Calendar of Piping Events
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