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Latest News:

27/01/2015
Munster Contests 2015
See the Calendar page for information & entry forms for the Munster contests being held in 2015.

27/01/2015
IPBA 2014 Champion of Champions Results
Available on the Results page

25/01/2015
IPBA 2015 Calendar of Events now available
See the Calendar page

13/01/2015
Death of Margaret Lynch Emerald Girls Pipe Band
See the Latest News page.

02/01/2015
Death of Henry Murray, former Drum Major
See the Latest News page for more information

16/11/2014
Results of Leinster Branch Solos 2014
See the Latest News & Results pages for the full results.

02/11/2014
IPBA Band Registration Trial for 2015
See the
Latest News page for information regarding the registration of bands for 2015.

19/10/2014
World Solo Drumming Results
Results of the 2014 World Solo Drumming Championships, which were held in Glasgow on Saturday 18th October, are now available on the Latest News page.

22/09/2014
All Ireland Solo Results
See the Latest News page & Results pages.

17/08/2014
World PB Championships 2014 Results
Full results available on the Latest News page.

   
Achievements at RSPBA Majors - 2014 Bands

British Championships
May 31st Bathgate

Thiepval Memorial [3B]
1st - British Champions

St. Laurence O'Toole [1]
3rd

U.K. Championships
June 14th Stormont, Belfast

Thiepval Memorial [3B]
1st - UKChampions

St. Laurence O'Toole [1]
3rd

Achill [3B]
3rd

Manorcunningham [2]
5th

New Ross & District [3]
6th

Clontibret [4B]
6th

Achievements at RSPBA Majors - 2014 Drums

British Championships
May 31st Bathgate

St. Laurence O'Toole [1]
1st - British Champions

U.K. Championships
June 14th Stormont, Belfast

Thiepval Memorial [3B]
1st - UK Champions
CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2015
DATE
CONTEST
VENUE
ENTRY FORM(S)
FEBRUARY
February 7th, Saturday
Irish Piobaireachd Society
Firgrove Hotel, Mitchelstown, Co. Cork
Mitchelstown_2015_Entry_Form_Contest_&_Masterclass_Details
 
MARCH
1st March, Sunday Munster Solo Championships
Courtney Boys Primary School, Newcastlewest Co Limerick
Munster Contests 2015
 
28th March, Saturday South East Branch Solos School, Arklow    
MAY
2nd May, Saturday
Fingal Pipe Band Contest Lusk, Co. Dublin    
17th May, Sunday Munster Mini Bands Stephen Street School, Waterford City
Munster Contests 2015
 
31st May,
Sunday
South of Ireland Bands Cobh, Co. Cork
Munster Contests 2015
 
JUNE
21st June, Sunday
Munster Band Championships Tralee, Co. Kerry
Munster Contests 2015
 
28th June, Sunday East of Ireland Championships Howth, Co. Dublin    
JULY
4th July, Saturday All Ireland Pipe Band Championships Omagh, Co Tyrone Northern Ireland    
19th July, Sunday Arklow Seabreeze Festival Arklow, Co. Wicklow    
25th July, Saturday
Malahide Piping and Drumming Festival Malahide, Co. Dublin    
SEPTEMBER
19th September, Saturday All Ireland Solo Championships Trinity Comprehensive School Ballymun, Dublin    
OCTOBER

17th October,
Saturday

Leinster Solo Championships Pobolscoil Iosolde, Palmerstown, Co. Dublin