Pipe Bands Page 2008

by Mervyn McConnell
Become a friend of St Laurence 'Toole Pipe band 19/12/2008
World juvenile champions enjoy a major upgrade 12/12/2008
Ballydonaghy Pipe Band celebrate 60th' anniversary 05/12/2008
Sylvain Hamon takes Fort Invitational title 27/11/2008
Barry drums his way to world title 31/10/2008
Preparations underway for William Kennedy Festival 24/10/2008
Emmett is crowned the Young Player of the Year 17/10/2008
Soloists compete for 'Young Player of the Year' title 10/10/2008
Piper of the Year still going strong after 30 years 03/10/2008
THE All Ireland Solo Piping and Drumming Championships 2008. 26/09/2008
Bands ready for All-Ireland Championships 19/09/2008
Gig'n The Bann' a great success 12/09/2008
Field Marshal end season in winning style 05/09/2008
Ballycoan take Champions title 29/08/2008
Field Marshal pipped in the Battle of the Giants 22/08/2008
Field Marshal add Ulster title to the European crown 17/08/2008
New Zealand Police pipe band to play in Lisburn 08/08/2008
Ballycoan take the honours 08/08/2008
Lisburn prepares for a feast of piping action 25/07/2008
Bands gear up for the European Championships in Lisburn 18/07/2008
Sweet sound of success again for St. Laurence O'Toole 11/04/2008
Disappointing day for locals at the British championships 04/07/2008
Rain puts a damper on contest 27/06/2008
Ravara take all the prizes in Grade 2 20/06/2008
Council honour for Mervyn and Co. Down section 13/06/2008
New venue a winner for Fermanagh championship 06/06/2008
Disappointing day for local bands 30/05/2008
Piping and drumming presentations are made at Laurelhill campus 23/05/2008
Large entry for outdoor competition 23/05/2008
Top Band to perform in Northern Ireland 16/05/2008
Field Marshal pipers, miss out on Ulster title 02/05/2008
Successful solo competition at Cullybackey 18/04/2008
Piping and drumming solos at Cullybackey 11/04/2008
Malahide Festival moves to Banbridge 04/04/2008
Malahide fest cancelled 28/03/2008
Great day of workshops and performances in Lisburn 21/03/2008
Field Marshal clean up at Seven Towers championship 07/03/2008
Belfast misses out on the World Championships 29/02/2008
Well known band suppliers changes hands 08/02/2008
Branch hold first meeting of the year 01/02/2008
March date for solo contest 25/01/2008
Great day planned for pipers and drummers 18/01/2008
New Year's honour for piper 11/01/2008
MAP competition format continues 04/01/2008