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#Uilleann Pipes

# uilleann-pipes - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Planxty founder Liam Óg Ó Flynn dies at 72

President Michael D Higgins has led the tributes to the late musician.

# uilleann-pipes - Thursday 7 December, 2017

'Today is a global milestone': Uilleann pipes get international recognition Unesco This post contains videos

'Today is a global milestone': Uilleann pipes get international recognition

President Michael D Higgins is among those to welcome the news

# uilleann-pipes - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

VIDEO: Young lad treats Nitelink passengers to impromptu trad session

Fancy a tune with that bag of chips?

From The Daily Edge So this happened on a night bus in Co Kildare over the weekend... Mad For Trad

So this happened on a night bus in Co Kildare over the weekend...

Impromptu trad sessions on the bus are the best trad sessions.

# uilleann-pipes - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Did you know the uilleann pipes were big in Cuba? Irish Music This post contains videos

Did you know the uilleann pipes were big in Cuba?

Alexander Suarez Mendez is one of about 20 adults in Cuba learning the uilleann pipes.

# uilleann-pipes - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

German TV station airs Healy Rae drink-drive segment

Around 2 million viewers tuned in to watch a report that featured uileann pipes, ballad singing and countless pints of Guinness.

# uilleann-pipes - Thursday 7 April, 2011

Repeat call for funding to train uilleann pipe makers

Last year’s warning that Ireland will lose the craft of making the traditional instrument still hits a note in 2011.

# uilleann-pipes - Thursday 14 October, 2010

Plea for more uilleann pipe makers

Three out of every four set of the traditional instrument are now made outside of Ireland.