Píobaire, An, Volume 5, Issue 2, Page 6

Píobaire, An, Volume 5, Issue 2, Page 6
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Na Píobairí Uilleann
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6~ News & Events ~PIPERLINKThe Na Píobairí Uilleann touring multime-dia presentation on the pipes and pipingwill again visit the USA this year. From Maythe 7th till the 13th the tour will visit six ven-ues on the West Coast.This show was very well received when ittoured in America last year. It includes pipersGay McKeon and Tommy Keane; it is pre-sented by singer Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh,and Seán Donnelly provides a fascinating talkon the history and lore of the instrument andits players. The venues are as follows:Thu 7th May, San Francisco, CA. Freight &Salvage Coffee House, 1111 AddisonStreet, BerkeleyFri 8th May, Seattle, WA. Woodshed Studios,300 Fairview Avenue NorthSat 9th May, Portland, OR. Buckley CenterAuditorium, University of Portland,5000 Willamette Blvd.Sun 10th May, Pasadena, CA. NeighborhoodUnitarian Universalist Church ofPasadena, 301 North Orange GroveBlvdWed 13th May, Salt Lake City, UT. DumkeAuditorium, Utah Museum of FineArts, University of UtahScholarshipsSome scholarships are still available forattendance at summer schools in 2009.Subject to demand a minimum of two schol-arships will be reserved for applications fromnon-Irish residents. Successful applicants may attend the WillieClancy, South Sligo, Joe Mooney or TheCatskills Summer School. In addition, NaPíobairí Uilleann will also award theO’Mealy Pipemaking Scholarship during2009. See application form online for termsand conditions. The closing date for NPU Summer SchoolScholarships is May 31st 2009.Accommodation for TionólMembers planning to attend the annualTionól in May, who are looking for rea-sonably priced accommodation should inves-tigate the following options. They are all hos-tel-type premises, and are all quite close toHenrietta StreetNorth DublinGlobetrotters/The Townhouse in Dublin,46/48 Lr Gardiner Street, D1.www.globetrottersdublin.comMarlborough Hostel, 81/82 MarlboroughStreet, D1. www.marlboroughhostel.comJacobs Inn, 21 Talbot Place, D1.www.isaacs.ieMount Eccles, 42 North Great GeorgesStreet, D1. www.eccleshostel.comDublin City Bunkhouse, 146 Parnell Street,D1. www.thebunkhousedublin.comPaddy's Palace, 5 Beresford Place, Lr.Gardiner Street, D1.www.paddyspalace.comSouth DublinAshfield, 19-20 DOlier Street, D2.www.ashfieldhouse.ieOliver St. John Gogarty, 18-21 AngleseaStreet, Temple Bar, D2. www.gogartys.ieFour Courts Hostel,15/17 Merchants Quay,D8. www.fourcourtshostel.com
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