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Cumann Buidhean Píobairí na hÉireann

 
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28.03.2014
Evening of Music & Song - John Coll
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11.03.2014
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10.03.2014
Achill Pipe Band 1st Live Concert (April)
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30.01.2014
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11.01.2014
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Achievements at RSPBA Majors

World Championships
2013 - Bands

New Ross & District [3B]
1st - World Champions

St. Colmcille’s, Tullamore [4A]
1st – World Champions

St. Patrick’s, Bandon [4B]
3rd

Letterkenny and District [4B]
4th

St. Laurence O’Toole [1]
5th

Thiepval Memorial [3B]
5th

Tralee Pipes & Drums [4A]
5th

St Laurence O’Toole [3A]
8th

Manorcunningham [2]
8th

Cullen PB [2]
9th
Achill PB [3B]
9th
Gorey PB [4B]
15th

Welcome to the Official Website of the Irish Pipe Band Association (IPBA).
The IPBA was founded with an aim to promote and encourage, the culture and advancement of Piping and Drumming,
and a bond and fellowship between all Pipers and Drummers.

The IPBA have a system of Rules under which Pipe Band and Solo Contests take place, as well as running numberous
courses and examinations.

The Irish College of Piping and Drumming is recognised as the Official Educational Authority within the Association.
The IPBA associates itself with any cultural, musical, social or educational organisation which promotes its objectives.

ALL IRELAND PB CHAMPIONSHIPS

Date: Saturday 5th July 2014

Venue: New Ross,

Co. Wexford

Results

Current (2013) All Ireland Champions

Grade 1: F.M. Montgomery
Grade 2: Bleary and District
Grade 3a: Raffrey
Grade 3b: New Ross and District
Grade 4a: Tullintrain
Grade 4b: Raphoe

ALL IRELAND SOLO CHAMPIONSHIPS

Date: Saturday 20th September 2014

Venue: Monkstown Mossley School,

Northern Ireland

Results

Current (2013) All Ireland Champions

Senior Piping: Ashley McMichael
Senior Drumming: Chris McNicholl
Piobaireachd A: Kris Coyle
Intermediate Piping: Jamie Gibson
Intermediate Drumming: Aaron McLean
Piobaireachd B: Andrew Gray
Junior A: Piping: Scott Barr
Junior A: Drumming: Jonathon Hoy
Junior B: Piping: Sean Moloney
Junior B Drumming: Matthew McCahon