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26/06/2017
St. Laurence O'Toole PB at the 2017 European Championships
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14/06/2017
Success for IPBA Bands at the 2017 United Kingdom Championships
See the Latest News page.

10/06/2017
East of Ireland Festival of Piping
Syllabus & Entry Form are now on the Calendar page.

10/06/2017
South of Ireland Results
Results of the recent contest held in Mallow are now on the Results page.

21/05/2017
Success for IPBA Bands at the 2017 British Championships
See the Latest News page.

19/05/2017
South of Ireland PB Championships
Syllabus & Entry Form available on the Calendar Page.

18/05/2017
Munster Trios & Mini Bands
Results available on the Results Page.

11/05/2017
Munster Trios & Mini Bands
Information available on the News Page.

25/04/2017
Munster Trios & Mini Bands
Syllabus & Entry Form available on the Calendar Page.

24/04/2017
Pan Celtic Solo Results
Now available on the Results Page.

   
Achievements at RSPBA Majors 2017

2017 British Championships
May 20th Paisley, Scotland

St. Laurence O'Toole [1]
4th & 1st Drums
2017 British Champion Drum Corp

Manorcunningham [2]
7th & 1st Drums
2017 British Champion Drum Corp

2017 UK Championships
June 10th Stormont, Northern Ireland

St. Laurence O'Toole [1]
3rd & 3rd Drums

Manorcunningham [2]
4th & 3rd Drums

New Ross & District [3A]
3rd & 1st Drums
2017 UK Champion Drum Corp

Wicklow PB [4B]
3rd & 2nd Drums

2017 European Championships
June 24th, Forres, Scotland

St. Laurence O'Toole [1]
4th & 3rd Drums

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24.06.2017
St. Laurence O'Toole PB at the 2017 European Championships

Congratulations to St. Laurence O'Toole Pipe Band who placed 4th & 3rd in Drums in Grade 1 at the 2017 European Championships at Forres, Scotland on Saturday 24th of June 2017.
Winning band was Inverary and District PB.

Congratualations to all concerned.

14.06.2017
Success for IPBA Bands at the 2017 United Kingdom Championships

Congratulations to 4 x IPBA Bands successes at the 2nd Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association Major contest of 2017, the United Kingdom Championships held at Stormont, Northern Ireland, Saturday, 10th of June.

  1. St. Laurence O'Toole:    (Grade 1)   -- 3rd  Placing;
  2. Manorcunningham:       (Grade 2)    -- 4th Placing;
  3. New Ross and District   (Grade 3A) -- 3rd  Placing as band and also
    1st First Placing for the band's Drum Corp -  Grade 3A UK Champion Drum Corp
  4. Wicklow Pipe Band       (Grade 4B) -- 3rd  Placing

Well done to all.

21.05.2017
Success for IPBA Bands at the 2017 British Championships

IPBA bands St. Laurence O'Toole (Grade 1) and Manorcunningham (Grade 2) were in the prizes at the first RSPBA Major contest of 2017, the British Championships held at Paisley, Scotland, Saturday, 20th of May.

Both bands won the Drum Corp awards and are the British Champion Drum Corps for 2017.

Well done to both Bands.

11.05.2017
Munster Trios & Mini Bands

Date: Sunday 14th May.
Venue: St. John The Baptist Primary School, Cashel, Co. Tipperary
Commencing: 12 noon
Draw takes place on Saturday.

13.04.2017
Fingal Pipe Band Championships 2017
- Cancelled

Statement from Black Raven Pipe Band

It is with great regret and due to Circumstances beyond our control, Black Raven Pipe Band announce that the Fingal Pipe Band Championship for 2017 has been cancelled.
We wish all bands the best of luck in the 2017 competition season.

Kind regards,
Seamus Russell
Black Raven Pipe Band

05.04.2017
Fingal Pipe Band Championships 2017

Syllabus is available on the Calendar page.

07.02.2017
National Progression Awards in Piping

Pictured in Black Raven Band Hall last night at the announcement of the examination results with Instructor John Reville and Winston Pollock RSPBANI following successfully completing their National Progression Awards in Piping. These are SQA recognised qualifications at Level 2 and Level 6.

Congratulations to all.

Seamus Russell,
Leinster Branch School of Piping & Drumming

17.01.2017
Live Back in Ireland Concert at the Waterfront Belfast on Saturday 25th February

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