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Thursday 30 July 2015

All Ireland Pipe Band Championships in St Columb's Park

Published 08/07/2013 | 10:03

Thomas Connolly from Ravara Pipe Band who was among the competitors during the 68th All Ireland Pipe Band Championships in St. Columb's Park, Derry~Londonderry on saturday. Picture Martin Mckeown. Inpresspics.com. 06.07.13
Thomas Connolly from Ravara Pipe Band who was among the competitors during the 68th All Ireland Pipe Band Championships in St. Columb's Park, Derry~Londonderry on saturday. Picture Martin Mckeown. Inpresspics.com. 06.07.13
Nine years old Rachel Burke from De la Salle Scout Pipe Band in Waterford who was one of the younger competitors during the 68th All Ireland Pipe Band Championships in St. Columb's Park, Derry~Londonderry on saturday as part of the 2013 City of Culture Celebrations Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 06.07.13
Caitlyn Walker who performed during the 68th All Ireland Pipe Band Championships in St. Columb's Park, Derry~Londonderry on saturday. Picture Martin Mckeown. Inpresspics.com. 06.07.13
One of teh Pipe Bands competes during the 68th All Ireland Pipe Band Championships in St. Columb's Park, Derry~Londonderry on saturday. Picture Martin Mckeown. Inpresspics.com. 06.07.13
The Ballybriest Pipe Band arrives in the judging arena during the 68th All Ireland Pipe Band Championships in St. Columb's Park, Derry~Londonderry on saturday. Picture Martin Mckeown. Inpresspics.com. 06.07.13
Annsborough Pipe Major Brendan Mullan performs during the 68th All Ireland Pipe Band Championships in St. Columb's Park, Derry~Londonderry on saturday. Picture Martin Mckeown. Inpresspics.com. 06.07.13
Nine years old Rachel Burke from De la Salle Scout Pipe Band in Waterford who was one of the younger competitors during the 68th All Ireland Pipe Band Championships in St. Columb's Park, Derry~Londonderry on saturday as part of the 2013 City of Culture Celebrations Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 06.07.13
The Ballybriest Pipe Band arrives in the judging arena during the 68th All Ireland Pipe Band Championships in St. Columb's Park, Derry~Londonderry on saturday. Picture Martin Mckeown. Inpresspics.com. 06.07.13
Caitlyn Walker who performed during the 68th All Ireland Pipe Band Championships in St. Columb's Park, Derry~Londonderry on saturday. Picture Martin Mckeown. Inpresspics.com. 06.07.13
St Laurence OToole Pipe Band pictured entering the competition arena.
Caitriona ONeill pictured with her daughters Kate, Lilyana and baby Mya. Kate is a member of New Ross Pipe Band, Co Wexford.
Bready Pipe Band Junior Drum Major, Bethany Jack pictured with Anna Hamilton and Molly McCorkell.
Bready Pipe Band Junior Drum Major, Bethany Jack pictured with Anna Hamilton and Molly McCorkell.
Gary McDonald pictured with his wife Jayne and daughter Cherry. Gary and Cherry are members of Moneygore Pipe Band.
Grade 2 winners - Bleary and District Pipe Band.
Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness pictured with some members of Cullen Pipe Band, Cork.
De La Salle Scouts Pipe Band from Waterford.
Derry girl Paula Braiden (Cullybackey Pipe Band) receiving the 2nd place, Adult Grade Drum major award from the Chieftain of the Gathering, Alderman Gary Middleton, Deputy Mayor of Londonderry.
Alderman Gary Middleton, Deputy Mayor of Londonderry (Chieftain of the Gathering) pictured taking the salute. Included are Fred Walker, President - RSPBA Northern Ireland Branch (left) and Con ÓConaill, President - Irish Pipe Band Association (right).
Grade 3B winners - New Ross Pipe Band, Co Wexford.
St Laurence OToole Pipe Band pictured entering the competition arena.
Upper Crossgare Pipe Band pictured at the All Ireland Pipe Band Championships at St Columbs Park, Londonderry on Saturday 6th July.
Gary McDonald pictured with his wife Jayne and daughter Cherry. Gary and Cherry are members of Moneygore Pipe Band.

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