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03/03/2015
Munster Solo Championship Results
(Newcastle West, Limerick - Sunday March 1st)
See the Results page.

05/02/2015
Death of Owen McCrohan
See the Latest News page.

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
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LATEST NEWS 2015
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05.02.2015
Death of Owen McCrohan

It is with sadness that we report on the passing of Owen McCrohan of Caherciveen, Co. Kerry. Owen was a great friend to all in the Pipe Band world.

Waking in Fitzpatrick's funeral home, Caherciveen on Thursday Feb 5th from 6pm to 8pm, followed by removal to Knightstown church, Valentia Island arriving at 8:30pm. Requiem mass on Friday Feb 6th at 11am. Burial afterwards in Keelavarnogue cementary, Caherciveen.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

Finbarr Connolly,
Hon Secretary IPBA.

13.01.2015
Death of Margaret Lynch, Emerald Girls Pipe Band.

It is with sadness that we report on the passing of Margaret Lynch, founder member of the Emerald Girls Pipe Band. Margaret passed away peacefully on 9th of January, 2015. Reposing in Stafford’s Funeral Home, North Strand, Dublin, 3 tomorrow (Wednesday) evening from 3pm to 7pm.

Removal on Thursday to St. Agatha’s Church, North William Street arriving for 10 o’clock Funeral Mass, followed by burial in Glasnevin Cemetery.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

Finbarr Connolly,
Hon Secretary IPBA.

12.01.2015
REMINDER: IPBA AGM

Reminder of IPBA AGM on Sunday next, 18th of January, at the Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise commencing at 2pm. Preceeded by a Special AGM re proposed Band Registration procedure amendments at 12noon.

Finbarr Connolly,
Hon Secretary IPBA