These lectures cover subject matter including the
history of the Uilleann pipes from the 1600s to the present day, the music of
South Leitrim and the surrounding North Connaught region of Ireland. Related subject
areas include the strong associations between the music and people of South Leitrim
and the musical repertoire and personalities in the USA in the late 1800s and
Title: 'A Piper's Dream'
Date: October 9th, 2002
at 7pm entitled at Connolly House, Boston College, MA, USA.
Tiny Acorns: Leitrim piper's immense contribution to America and Irish Music'
Date: August 25th, 2002
Venue: The Pipers' Gathering, Shore Acres Inn, North
Hero, Vermont, USA. Contact: www.pipersgathering.org
Title: 'The Fine
Art of Piping' - Master Workshop for the Uilleann Pipes
Date: August 9th
Venue: Festival Interceltique De Lorient, France
Title: 'A voyage through Leitrim's musical past'
Venue: Joe Mooney Summer School, Drumshanbo, Co, Leitrim, Ireland
'The Uilleann pipes; A social, cultural and historical perspective'
Date: Nov. 29th 1999
Venue: Music Dept. Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.
'South Leitrim's Musical Legacy'
Date: July 1999
Summer School, Keadue, Co. Roscommon, Ireland.
Title: 'Piping and the
Date: March 1999
Venue: Irish American
Cultural Institute Tour, [14 city tour throughout U.S.A]
Musical Heritage of South Leitrim'
Date: Feb 21st, 1999
Dept., Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.