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Latest News:
17/08/2014
World Pipe Band Championsips 2014 Results
Full results available on the Latest News page

16/08/2014
St Laurence O'Toole qualify for GRADE 1 WORLD Final
Order of Play for Grade 1 final on Saturday August 16th is available on the Latest News page

13/08/2014
All Ireland Solos
All Ireland Solos Syllabus and Entry From available on Calendar Page.

06/08/2014
Death of Con O'Sullivan
Details on the Latest News page. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

21/07/2014
Results from Arklow Seabreeze Festival 2014
available on the
Results Page

05/07/2014
Arklow Seabreeze Festival 2014 (Sunday July 20th) Order of Play now available on the Calendar Page

05/07/2014
All Ireland Pipe Bands Results Now available on the Results Page

02/07/2014
Howth Contest Results Now available on the Results Page

26.06.2014
Howth Contest Draw Sheet & Arklow Entry Form Now available on the Calandar Page

22.06.2014
Dual Registration Drummers Clarification All Ireland Championships
See information on the Latest News Page

18.06.2014
2014 All Ireland Championsips - Band & Drum Major Draws
Now available on the Home Page & Latest News Page

04.06.2014
Results from the United Kingdom PB Championships 2014
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04.06.2014
Results from the British PB Championships 2014
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03.06.2014
Results from Cobh PB Championships 2014
See the Results Page

25.05.2014
Motor Home & Coach Parking All Ireland 2014
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09.05.2014
East of Ireland Piping Festival, Howth
Details & Entry Form now available on the Calendar Page

05.05.2014
Results from Malahide 2014 Contest available on Results Page
See the Results 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 - U.K. Champions

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 - U.K. Champions

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: Town Park, New Ross, Co. Wexford

Results: Drum Majors, Bands

Current (2014) All Ireland Champions

Grade 1: St. Laurence O'Toole
Grade 2: Bleary and District
Grade 3A: Annsborough
Grade 3B: Thiepval Memorial
Grade 4/4A: Tralee Pipes & Drums
Grade 5/4B: Gorey

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