Píobaire, An, Volume 4, Issue 46, Page 5

Píobaire, An, Volume 4, Issue 46, Page 5
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Na Píobairí Uilleann
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5~ News & Events ~Ace & Deuce of PipingLIBERTY HALL on Sunday 28th Septemberwill be the venue for this year’s Ace &Deuce of Piping concert. The lineup of per-formers will be as follows:Seán Mc Kiernan (pipes)Paddy Keenan & Paddy Glackin(pipes and fiddle)Seán Mc Keon & Liam O’Connor(pipes and fiddle)Conal Ó Grada & John Blake (fluteand guitar)Jimmy Canavan (songs)Mairtín O’Connor & Frankie Gavin(box and fiddle)MC: Brendan GleesonMembers are urged to support this event byattending and by promoting it as widely aspossible. Tickets are now available from theNPU office.ScholarshipsWith the the support of the Janet KennedyTrust, five Summer School Scholar-ships have been awarded by NPU for 2008. The successful applicants, who may attendthe Willie Clancy, South Sligo or Joe Mooneysummer school, are the following: SíofraCronin, Rian Mac Giolla Bhríde, Pádraig ÓgMac Aodhagáin and Conor Mallon.An additional award, the O’Mealy Pipemak-ing Scholarship, has been awarded to JohnTuohy.NPU Online LibraryFrancis O’Neill’s Waifs & Strays of GaelicMelody has been added to the NPUOnline Library and is now available in full formembers to browse or search. The OnlineLibrary can be accessed at:www.pipers.ie/NPUPublic/Archive.aspxPatsy Touhey FestivalThe first Patsy Touhey Piping Festival willtake place in Loughrea, Touhey’s birth-place, on 18-20 July. The weekend willinclude piping classes, performances, lecturesand sessions. The festival will be formallyopened by Gay Mc Keon in Loughrea Libraryon Friday evening at 6:00pm, after which PatMitchell will lecture on “The Life and Workof Patsy Touhey”. For details contact MichaelFahey (086-8038042) or email draoirua@eir-com.net.Joe DoyleComhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann recently hon-oured piper and piping teacher JoeDoyle.At a ceremony at the CCÉ headquarters inMonkstown in mid-June, Joe, who has taughtfor many years in Na Píobairí Uilleann aswell as with the Pipers Club branch of CCÉ,was presented with a Gradam award for hismany years of service to piping. Many ofJoe’s friends and musical associates attendedthe event to wish him well.Studio facilitiesMartin Nolan announces that he now hasa professional quality home studioavailable, and would like to be considered forrecording projects, regardless of musicalgenre. He is also available to provide pipingand whistle tuition online. mail@martinnolan.com
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