Píobaire, An, Volume 8, Issue 4, Page 8

Píobaire, An, Volume 8, Issue 4, Page 8


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Na Píobairí Uilleann
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An Píobaire
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Píobaire, An 8 4 8 20120927 8 B ALLYBUNNION CHANTERS FESTIVAL, a festi- val of uilleann piping and traditional singing commemorating the piper Tom Mc- Carthy, will take place on the weekend of 23-25 November 2012. Friday 9:30am: outreach programme in local schools 8:30pm: Lecture/Exhibition – Tom McCarthy and the Kerry Piping Tradition, by Dave Hegarty Saturday 10:00am: Singing workshops with Donie Lyons and Doimnic Mac Giollabhríde 2:00pm: Chanters session (piping and singing) chaired by Con Ó Drisceoil 5:00pm: Festival Launch by Minister Jimmy Dennihan T.D. 6:30pm: Dinner 9:00pm: Concert with Caoimhín Ó Fearghail, Seán Breen, Muireann Nic Amhaoibh & Tommy Keane, Mick Coyne and Martin Carty Sunday 11:00am: Piping & singing on the Village Green, hosted by Terry Moylan 12:00pm: Group Photograph 12:15pm: Chanters session (piping and singing) chaired by Jerry O’Reilly Hotel accommodation and meals package: €130 for 2 nights B&B; also evening meal on Saturday €24. To book contact The Cliff House Hotel, Ballybunion, Co.Kerry, Tel: +353 (68) 27777, Fax: +353 (68) 27783 Email: The festival is unique in exploring the consid- erable common ground between pipers and singers: many pipers are either singers them- selves or have an interest in singing, and the converse is also true; and many of the airs in the piping repertoire are derived from classic traditional songs in Irish and in English. Chanters Festival The “Ballybunnion Piper” Tom McCarthy PIPEMAKING HOLIDAYS P IPE-MAKING WORKSHOP HOLIDAYS with Ray Sloan in Donegal: Ray has been offering these since earlier this year and they are prov- ing quite popular. They can cover any aspect of pipe-making that you choose including reed- making and chanter making. For all details visit his dedicated web-site: INTERNATIONAL PIPING W E would like piping groups around the world to submit photographs of their gath- erings to be included in a special Gallery in our SOURCE website. Photographs can be submitted as prints or digital files, and should be accompa- nied by the names of the subjects.
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