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Pipe Band Notes 2005

House of Edgar-Shotts and Dykehead is crowned pipe band of the year 23/12/05
New Association website hits the right note with piping net surfers 16/12/05
Gilnahirk Pipe Band honoured to take part in funeral service for George Best 09/12/05
Celebration honours world champions 02/12/05
World champion bands honoured by RSPBA
Northern Ireland RSPBA hold 55th annual general meeting 18/11/05
Inspirational pipe band president steps down 11/11/05
The end for some championships? 04/11/05
THE William Kennedy Piping Festival goes from strength to strength 28/10/05
Drummers line up for world championships 21/10/05
Field Marshall Montgomery take centre stage 14/10/05
Local drummers limber up for world championships 07/10/05
World champions get new pipes and drums 30/09/05
Pipe bands battle it out in All Ireland contest 30/09/05
New Pipe Major for Upper Crossgare Band 23/09/05
Bands enjoy a day out down by the river 09/09/05
Ulster bands claim titles at Cowal Highland Gathering 02/09/05
Carnival atmosphere for Ulster pipe band competition 26/08/05
Lisburn players in the prizes at the World pipe band championships 26/08/05
Drumlough Pipe Band on top of the world 19/08/05
Pipers are piping hot in Moira 12/08/05
Local bands prepare for 75th World Pipe Band Championships 12/08/05
Drum Majors show they're the best of British 05/08/05
Outstanding performance by Drumlough Pipe Band 29/07/05
Ballycoan take the high road to British championships 29/07/05
Top class instruction at Glasgow workshop 22/07/05
Renowned pipe band aims for world titles 15/07/05
Superb Field Marshal make it 16 Irish Championships 08/07/05
There's no stopping the magnificent Field Marshall 01/07/05
All systems go for NI's biggest ever pipe band event 24/06/05
Ravara go marching on in Grade Two 17/06/05
Co Antrim championships take place in award winning village of Broughshane 10/06/05
Pipers brave it out at County Fermanagh Championships 03/06/05
Music students honoured at Lisburn presentation 19/05/05
Bigger and better venue for this year's Malahide invitational! 13/05/05
Full house for the Co. Down indoor competition 06/05/05
Magheragall Pipe Band strike the right note at dedication 06/05/05
Large crowds turn out to support new indoor competition 29/04/05
Young Achievers are hailed at solo piping and drumming event 15/04/05
Encouraging start for new soloists' organisation 08/04/05
Local trio take top posts at Association's AGM 25/03/05
Next solo competition set for Monkstown 18/03/05
New date, new avenue and new 'format for contest 04/03/05
100 soloists sign up for first contest of the new season 25/02/05
Special guests at Drum Majors' annual display 18/02/05
Richard receives his MBE from the Queen 11/02/05
Special guest at Co Down Festival of Piping 04/02/05
Date set for RSPBA meeting 28/01/05
A full. house is expected for annual Leapoughs concert 21/01/05
FM make the Celtic connection again ,in Glasgow 14/01/05
Youth Ensemble makes a superb Lisburn debut 07/01/05