Welcome to Na Píobairí Uilleann Source

The Arts CouncilIn 2008 and 2009, thanks to funding from The Arts Council, Na Píobairí Uilleann filmed the working methods of four master pipe makers around the world. The result was many hours of footage covering all aspects of making the instrument. In considering the best method for deployment of the material it became clear, given the volume of material and the requirement for backup documentation, that issuing the video on conventional DVD format was not a viable approach. Rather, what was required was the ability to deploy large amounts of video and to organize the clips into meaningful sequential steps with the option of backup photographs, plans and documents for each clip. In exploring this approach, it became obvious that such a web based platform could also be used to deploy other media content and arrange it into Galleries and so the idea of the Source took shape.

W. H. Mulvey

Recently Added
Notes and Narratives - Pádraig Ó Nualláin - 18-8-2017
Notes and Narratives - Pádraig Ó Nualláin - 18-8-2017
Dublin Songs, Their Humour and Language
Notes and Narratives - Eugene McEldowney - 21/07/2017
Notes and Narratives - Eugene McEldowney - 21/07/2017
How Can I keep from Singing? Eugene McEldowney explores the ...
Joseph Byrne (Pipes) - Cobblestone, Smithfield - 1-8-2017
Joseph Byrne (Pipes) - Cobblestone, Smithfield - 1-8-2017
Rickett's Hornpipe, Pretty Maggie Morrissey (Hornpipes)
Joseph Byrne (Pipes) - Cobblestone, Smithfield - 1-8-2017
Joseph Byrne (Pipes) - Cobblestone, Smithfield - 1-8-2017
The Mountains of Pomeroy, Un-named (Marches)
Joseph Byrne (Pipes) - Cobblestone, Smithfield - 1-8-2017
Joseph Byrne (Pipes) - Cobblestone, Smithfield - 1-8-2017
The Marino Waltz, Lord Inchiquin, The Tennessee Waltz (Waltzes)
Joseph Byrne (Pipes) - Cobblestone, Smithfield - 1-8-2017
Joseph Byrne (Pipes) - Cobblestone, Smithfield - 1-8-2017
The Woman of the House, The Stone in the Field, ...
Notes and Narratives
The Live Hand of Tradition
Joseph Byrne (Pipes)
Cobblestone, Smithfield - 1-8-2017 - Session with The Pipers
Jimmy Canavan (Vocal)
Cobblestone, Smithfield - 1-8-2017 - Session with The Pipers
Bernard Flaherty and Joe Kennedy (Flute and bodhrán)
Cobblestone, Smithfield - 1-8-2017 - Session with The Pipers
Alexander Suarez Mendez & Rosalia Acosta Corrales (Pipes)
Cobblestone, Smithfield - 8-7-2017 - Session with The Pipers
Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh (Vocal)
Cobblestone, Smithfield - 8-7-2017 - Session with The Pipers
Caoimhe and Fiachra Uí Mhaolagáin (Fiddle)
Cobblestone, Smithfield - 8-7-2017 - Session with The Pipers
Harmonica
A collection of video clips featuring harmonica
Seán McKeon (Pipes)
Cobblestone, Smithfield - 6-6-2017 - Session with The Pipers
Tara Connaghan (Fiddle)
Cobblestone, Smithfield - 6-6-2017 - Session with The Pipers

Sections

Video
Browse collections of video from the Digital Archive of Na ...
Video Tutor
Video Tutor Gallery featuring beginner, intermediate and advanced lessons on ...
Audio
A selection of Galleries from the audio archive
Picture Archive
Collection of pictures about pipers and pipe making
IMCO
Irish Music Collections On-Line
Pipemaking
In 2008 and 2009, thanks to funding from The Arts ...
Reedmaking
Reedmaking Resources
Classic Sets
Images of Classic Sets of Pipes
Online Library
Na Píobairí Uilleann's on-line Library
Calendars
NPU pictorial calendars featuring pictures of classic sets of pipes