Píobaire, An, Volume 4, Issue 44, Page 6

Píobaire, An, Volume 4, Issue 44, Page 6
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6~ News & Events ~ScholarshipsNa Píobairí Uilleann will award five pip-ing scholarships for 2008. Subject todemand a minimum of two scholarships willbe reserved for non Irish resident applica-tions.Na Píobairí Uilleann gratefully acknowledgethe support of the Janet Kennedy Trust in pro-viding these scholarships.Successful applicants can attend any of thefollowing :Willie Clancy Summer School –Milltown Malbay, Co. Clare, South Sligo Summer School –Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo, Joe Mooney Summer School –Drumshambo, Co. Leitrim.In addition, Na Píobairí Uilleann will alsoaward the O’Mealy Pipemaking Scholarshipduring 2008. See application form online forterms and conditions.The closing date for NPU Summer SchoolScholarships is May 31st 2008.Barbara EnnisBarbara Price (née Ennis), the sister ofSéamus Ennis, died in early February inSouth Africa. Her remains were brought backto Ireland and she was buried in Naul, co.Dublin, near her father and his family.We extend our sympathies to Barbara’s fami-ly and friends.Saint Louis TionólApril the 4th - 6th sees the 2008 Tionól inSaint Louis, Missouri – part of theMississippi River Celtic Music Festival.Piping tutors will include Tim Britton,Michael Cooney, Kieran O’Hare, TommyMartin and Tiarnán Ó Duinnchin, and JimWenham will conduct an intensive, three-daycourse in reed-making, starting on Thursday.As well as the classes and workshops, ses-sions and formal concerts are also scheduled.Further details can be obtained at the websitewww.tionol.org or by contacting organiserMike Mullins at mmullins@tionol.org.NPU Online LibraryFrancis O’Neill’s Irish Music has beenadded to the NPU Online Library and isnow available in full for members to browseor search. The Online Library can be accessedat: www.pipers.ie/NPUPublic/Archive.aspxIn addition to this latest addition, this sectionof our site now contains searchable versionsof O’Neill’s Irish Folk Music - A FascinatingHobby and his Irish Minstrels and Musicians,as well as NPU publications An Píobaire andCeol na hÉireann/Irish Music.The object is to make available to researcherscopies of essential, but difficult to obtain,works on piping and Irish traditional music ingeneral. The remaining works of FrancisO’Neill will follow in due course, and otheritems are being processed for inclusion on thesite. If members have particular items theywould like to see included, please contact uswith details.
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