Píobaire, An, Volume 5, Issue 3, Page 5

Píobaire, An, Volume 5, Issue 3, Page 5
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Na Píobairí Uilleann
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Chairman, NPU
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Píobaire, An
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5~ News & Events ~SEAN REID SOCIETY JOURNALThe JOURNAL of the Seán Reid Society hasbeen in existence in CD-ROM formatsince its first publication in 1999.The two volumes already published have nowbeen brought out in printed form by NaPíobairí Uilleann, by arrangement with theSociety. These were launched in HenriettaStreet in June, are now available for sale andcan be ordered through our website. See page30 for details.ScholarshipsThanks to the continuing generosity ofMike Mullins and others, scholarships toSummer Schools were again awarded thisyear.Piping scholarships were awarded to TorrinRyan, Massachusetts, Eithne Nic Mhathúna,Ráth Cairn, co. Meath, Eanna Drury,Rathmichael, co. Dublin, Paddi Alice Benson,London and Shannon Kearney of Clonmel,co. Tipperary.The O’Mealy Pipemaking Scholarship wasawarded to Conor Roche Lancaster of Naul,co. DublinNPU BoardThe Board of Na Píobairí Uilleannremained much the same after the AGMin May, with just one change, as Ivan Crowedid not offer himself for re-election. Ivan’sexpertise in the field of physical infrastructureproved extremely valuable over many yearsand was greatly appreciated. Officers of theBoard are elected by the Board membersthemselves, and the first meeting of the post-AGM Board re-elected the outgoing officers.NPU Online LibrarYEdward Bunting’s third collection, TheAncient Music of Ireland (Dublin 1840),has been added to the NPU Online Libraryand is now available in full for members tobrowse or search. The addtion of this volume means thatBunting’s three collections are now availableon our site, in addition to An Píobaire andseveral other important collections of Irishmusic.The Online Library can be accessed at:www.pipers.ie/NPUPublic/Archive.aspxSouth WalesThe South Wales Uilleann Pipers presenttheir 2nd Annual Tionól on September5th at Holy Trinity Church, Tylorstown,South Wales.Tiarnán Ó Duinnchinn & Alan Burton will beinstructing the piping classes while MartinPreshaw & Alan Moller will be taking thereed making. The tionól will start at 10am andfinish at approx 4pm. There will also be aconcert of celtic music at the same locationstarting at 7.00pm. The South Wales Uilleann Pipers can be con-tacted care of Mr M.Williams, 127 DuffrynSt., Ferndale, Rhondda, R.C.T., South WalesCF43 4EH, or by email atmeirion.w1971@gmail.comMembers SurveyResponses to our recent survey of mem-bers have now been collated and tabulat-ed. See the report on pp 9-12.
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