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Posted by Ian Burrows on 24 October 2016 2:28 PM

It is with deep regret that we have to inform you of the passing of Mr Tommy Millar MBE, Life Ambassador of the N.I. Branch. We offer our sincere sympathies to his family circle.

Mr Millar's funeral will take place  at 2pm on Tuesday, 25th October in the High Kirk Presbyterian Church, 65-71 Thomas St, Ballymena.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 23 October 2016 9:49 PM

Congratulations from the Northern Ireland Branch to Jamie Kerr (Major Sinclair Memorial Pipe Band) who won the World Solo Drumming Juvenile Section 3 MSR title at the World Solo Drumming Championships held yesterday in Glasgow.

Congratulations also go to other Northern Ireland Branch registered drummers who received the following placing prizes:

Juvenile Section 2 March:

  • Leah Rodden - 3rd
  • Daniel Lynn - 4th

Juvenile Section 4 MSR:

  • Adam McCollum – 4th

Juvenile Section 5 MSR:

  • Richard Black - 5th

The International Solo Tenor Drumming Championships  took place yesterday alongside the World Solo Drumming Championships.

International Juvenile Tenor Drumming Section 4 - MSR:

  • Bethany Jack – 2nd
Posted by Ian Burrows on 19 October 2016 11:34 AM

A Branch meeting will take place on Saturday 29th, October in Trinity Halls, Lisburn commencing at 2 pm.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 18 October 2016 1:11 PM

Please see attached press release regarding Piobaireachd tuition and seminars.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 13 October 2016 2:44 PM

Great evening last night at the Ulster-Scots Agency/RSPBANI Branch Foundation Certificate presentation ceremony in Stormont. Ninety two students from across the province received Foundation Certificates in Piping, Snare Drumming, Tenor Drumming and Drum Majoring.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 10 October 2016 11:35 PM

Please see attached. results from the Fingal Solo Championships

Posted by Ian Burrows on 5 October 2016 4:27 PM

Please see attached draw for the Fingal Solo Championships

Posted by Ian Burrows on 30 September 2016 2:33 PM

Due to changing personal circumstances, Finvoy Pipe Band  are seeking  an experienced person with passion and energy to take over the role of Pipe Major for the 2017 season in Grade 3B. The band is based between Rasharkin and Ballymoney and next year will clebrate 80 years since its formation in 1937. Any enquiries should be directed to Paul Cameron on 07753405563 or paul.cameron314@btinternet.com   .