Píobaire, An, Volume 4, Issue 48, Page 6

Píobaire, An, Volume 4, Issue 48, Page 6
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Na Píobairí Uilleann
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Chairman, NPU
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Píobaire, An
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6Regular events with Na Píobairí UilleannLeo Rowsome Commemoration: Held annually on the last Saturday in February. The2009 event will be on the 28th February.NPU recitals: Held on the first Tuesday of each month at 9:30pm The recitals for Winterand Spring will be held on the following dates:Jan 6th – Tommy Keane (pipes), Michael Hynes (flute) and Henry Benagh (fiddle)Feb 3rd – Eoin Kenny (pipes), Paul McGrattan (flute), Gerry O’Connor (fiddle)and Kevin Conneff (songs)Mar 3rd – David Power (pipes), Ciaran Somers (flute) and Dave Sheridan (fiddle)Apr 7th – Martin Nolan (pipes), Conor McEvoy (fiddle) and Colm Gannon (accor-dion)Weekly NPU piping & reed-making classes: Held weekly on Tuesday nights 7pm to8pm and 8pm to 9pm. NPU Tionól: Held annually on the weekend before the last weekend of May. Next year’sTionól will be held on May 22nd to May 24th 2009.Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy: Held annually on the first full calendar week in July. Italways starts on the first Saturday of July, the 4th of July in 2009.Ace & Deuce of Piping Concert: Held annually on the first weekend in October. The2009 concert will takeplace on October 3rd. Breandán Breathnach Commemoration: Held annually on the first Saturday ofDecember. Next year’s event will take place on Saturday, December 5th.Come West Along the Road 11The eleventh series of Come West alongthe Road, the popular and long-runningarchival television series, is currently show-ing on RTÉ 1 on Fridays at 7.30 pm,researched and presented by NicholasCarolan of the Irish Traditional MusicArchive. The many performers include, solo or withothers, the uilleann pipers Finbar Furey,Eamonn Walsh, Liam O’Flynn, Pat McNulty,John Murphy, the McPeakes, and Máire NíGhráda, and other pipers dancing (SeamusMeehan) and singing (Éamonn Ó Bróithe).Can any reader name the uilleann piper seenon the series who played with the SeanNorman Ceili Band of Edenderry, Co Offaly,in the late 1980s?Nicholas Carolan
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