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Acclaimed uilleann piper for Monroe's Live

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HE LEARNED uilleann pipes from Lunasa's Brian Vallely; is a three times All-­­Ireland Champion piper, and is the only Irishman to have won the BBC Young Folk Musician of the Year Award.

Mayo’s role in saving the uilleann pipes

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Happy first birthday to Old Mayo. The first article appeared on June 17 last year. This week’s offering, the 52nd article in the series, focuses on Mayo’s role in aiding the survival of the uilleann pipes. This not particularly old but peculiarly Irish suited instrument with its smooth, haunting, sounds has drifted from popularity to a precarious state and back.

Poetry and storytelling evening

An evening of poetry, storytelling, and music will take place at the Charlestown Library on December 11 at 8pm.

Culture Night at Áras Inis Gluaire

Tonight, Friday September 21, locals and visitors across the island of Ireland will enjoy the unique experience of Culture Night, a free night of entertainment, discovery, and adventure taking place in a record 34 towns, cities, counties, and islands in Ireland.

The Galway Early Music Festival returns this month

BAGPIPES AND harps, France, Spain, and Scotland, the mediaeval world to the 18th century, all will be explored and celebrated for the 2012 Galway Early Music Festival.

The Music Makers – The craft of music at the Linenhall

The Music Makers is a music and film performance piece celebrating the creativity and skill involved in traditional music-making, from the actual making of musical instruments to the performance of traditional music on those very instruments. In the show, which takes place at the Linenhall Arts Centre Castlebar on November 10 at 8pm, live music is interwoven with film footage of the craft workers as they fashion the instruments being played.

Music classes

Music classes will commence in Áras Inis Gluaire on Wednesday October 7 at 7pm. Expert tuition will take place in guitar, accordion, fiddle, keyboard, tin whistle, singing (including an adult class), and uilleann pipes.

 

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