Píobaire, An, Volume 7, Issue 2, Page 6
Na Píobairí Uilleann
~ NEWS & EVENTS ~
A PÍOBAIRÍ UILLEANN has re-
cently secured access to the
Irish Studies section of the JSTOR
website. JSTOR is an online repository of ac-
ademic journals, as well as other primary
sources, and is an important resource for re-
searchers. Members wishing to avail of our ac-
cess to this facility may do so by visiting
Henrietta Street, or by identifying particular ar-
ticles and requesting them from us.
CHOLARSHIPS are available for attendance at
summer schools in 2011. Subject to demand
a minimum of two scholarships will be reserved
for applications from non-Irish residents.
Successful applicants may attend the Willie
Clancy, South Sligo, Joe Mooney or The
Catskills Summer School. In addition, Na
Píobairí Uilleann will also award the O’Mealy
Pipemaking Scholarship during 2011. See ap-
plication form online for terms and conditions
The closing date for NPU Summer School
Scholarships is May 31st 2011.
AST YEAR’S successful sponsored cycle to
Miltown Malbay from Dublin will be re-
peated this year. The group will leave Dublin on
Friday 1st July and arrive in Miltown on Saturday
3rd, just in time for the beginning of the Willie
Clancy Summer School. Members and friends of
NPU are invitied to participate in this exercise,
which is hoped to raise our taget of €20,000 to-
wards the cost of our PIPECRAFT initiative in pipe-
Donations to the pipe-making training fund can
be made via the on-line shop using the ‘Dona-
tions’ link under “Store Navigation” or by send-
ing a cheque c/o Na Píobairí Uilleann, 15
Henrietta St. Dublin 1.
UR training centre in Clonshaugh is al-
ready being used for courses in different
aspects of pipe-making.
In February Bill Haneman conducted a course
in reamer making, in conjunction with the an-
nual Rowsome commemoration, and in March
Jim Wenham taught a class in in bellows mak-
ing. The photograph below shows some of the
attandance at the latter event.
Further modules are being planned and will be
advertised on our website.
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