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Posted in Branch News by Ian Burrows on 20 March 2018 12:51 PM

Expressions of Interest –

Trading at County Fermanagh Pipe Band Championships, Saturday 26th may 2018

The County Fermanagh Section, Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association, Northern Ireland Branch (RSPBANI) invites established outdoor catering companies to apply for the following catering concessions at the County Fermanagh Pipe Band Contest on Saturday 26th May 2018 in Enniskillen:

  • Ice Cream Vans
  • Confectionery Suppliers
  • Doughnuts etc

Providers are expected to have a sound financial standing and be able to demonstrate a successful delivery of similar contracts.  Completed tenders and supporting documentation should be returned no later than 14:00hrs on Monday 2nd April 2018.

Posted in Branch News by Ian Burrows on 16 March 2018 8:07 PM

The venues and dates for trophy returns are

  • The Branch meeting on the 31st of March, Trinity Halls, Lisburn, 2 pm to 4 pm.
  • The Ulster Solos, Lisnagarvey High School, Lisburn, 21st of April, 10 am to 4 pm.

Please do not return Major Championship trophies to the Northern Ireland Branch, they must be returned to Headquarters.

Posted in Branch News by Ian Burrows on 13 March 2018 2:22 PM

Please see attached tender documents for Caterers and Pipe Band suppliers for the All Ireland Pipe Band Championships 2018.

Posted in Branch News by Ian Burrows on 13 March 2018 11:10 AM

Please see details of the 2018 Leinster Pipe Band Championships.

Posted in Branch News by Ian Burrows on 13 March 2018 11:07 AM

Ballybriest Pipe Band host Inveraray & District as part of their 70th-year celebrations

Inveraray & District Pipe Band ‘Live in Ballymena’

Tullyglass House Hotel, Ballymena

                                   Friday 4th May 2018

As part of their 70th-year celebrations, Ballybriest Pipe Band will host an event ‘Live in Ballymena’ at the Tullyglass House Hotel, Ballymena on Friday 4th May at 7.30pm featuring current World Champion pipe band Inveraray & District.  This will be the first time that Inveraray has put on a concert in Northern Ireland and under the direction of Pipe Major Stuart Liddell and Lead Drummer Steven McWhirter (who recently won his eighth World Solo drumming title) this will be a not to be missed event.

Admission is £20; for ticket info email:  inverarayconcert@gmail.com

Posted in Branch News by Ian Burrows on 9 March 2018 9:42 AM

Please see attached entry form and syllabus for the 2018 Leinster Solo Piping and Drumming Championships.

Posted in Mid-Ulster News by Ian Burrows on 6 March 2018 5:28 PM

The Mid-Ulster Section of the RSPBANI Branch is inviting tenders for all stalls at the Mid Ulster Championships to be held on Saturday, 2nd June 2018. 

The venue for the contest is Cookstown High School Sports Arena, Coolnafranky Demesne, Molesworth Street, Cookstown, County Tyrone.  Closing date for all applications: Saturday, 31st March 2018. 

Tenders, with supporting documentation, should be sent to the secretary: Dessie McLaughlin, Hillview, 18 Beagh Road, Beagh, Omagh, County Tyrone, BT78 1TE. 

Posted in School News by Ian Burrows on 1 March 2018 4:00 PM

Please note that due to the adverse weather conditions the training planned for this weekend has been cancelled.