Published: February 07, 2015

Dunn wins annual Irish Piobaireachd Society contest

Margaret Dunn

Mitchelstown, Co. Cork, Ireland – February 7, 2015 – Margaret Dunn won the Bratach Depaor, a banner in honour of Stephen Power, co-founder of the Irish Piobaireachd Society, which was started in 1997 and hold the annual solo piping competition. This year’s event was held almost in the shadow of the Kilworth Hills, where G.S. McLennan was inspired his the famous march while on training there with the Gordon Highlanders. The event is sponsored by R.G. Hardie & Co. and receives financial support from the Cork Arts Council. Colin MacLellan was guest adjudicator and after the competition led a well-attended piobaireachd master class.

Piobaireachd
Former Winners
1st Margaret Dunn, Gartcosh, Scotland
2nd Connor Sinclair
3rd Andy Wilson
4th Ben Greaves
5th John Revells
Judge: Colin MacLellan

Open
1st Connor Sinclair, Crieff, Scotland
2nd Ryan Cupples
3rd James Stone
4th John McElmurry
5th Sean Maloney
Judges: Alastair Dunn, John Revells

Intermediate
1st Ryan Cupples
2nd Dion Boyle
3rd John McElmurry
4th Rachel Maloney
5th Sean Maloney
Judges: Margaret Dunn, Colin MacLellan

Under-18
1st Ryan Cupples
2nd Dion Boyle
3rd James Stone
Judges: Alastair Dunn, John Revells

Senior MSR
1st Alastair Dunn, Gartcosh, Scotland
2nd Margaret Dunn
3rd Andy Wilson
4th Connor Sinclair
5th Ben Greaves
Judge: Colin MacLellan

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