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Posted by Ian Burrows on 11 May 2016 5:48 PM

A reminder that the closing date for entries for bands and drum majors for the Mid-Ulster Championships is Monday, 16th May, at 8.00 p.m.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 25 March 2016 8:27 PM

Mid -Ulster Section 

Tenders invited for Mid-Ulster Championships

The Mid-Ulster Section is inviting tenders for all stalls for the Mid-Ulster Championships to be held on Saturday, 4TH June, 2016.

The venue for the contest is: Cookstown High School Sports Arena, Coolnafranky Demesne, Molesworth Street, Cookstown, County Tyrone.

Closing date for all applications: Saturday, 16th April, 2016. Tenders, with supporting documentation, should be sent to: Dessie McLaughlin, Hillview, 18 Beagh Road, Beagh, Omagh, County Tyrone, BT78 1TE. For further information, please contact the Mid-Ulster Section secretary: dessiemc18@btinternet.com or telephone: 077 4322 9919.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 1 November 2015 8:38 PM

The Mid-Ulster Section held their AGM on Wednesday 28th of October in the Royal Hotel Cookstown and the following Officers were elected:

President - Samuel Glasgow MBE, Vice Presidents - Norman Bell and Alex Crooks,Chairman - Trevor Wilson,Vice Chairman - Lowry Ferguson,Secretary -Dessie McLaughlin,Treasurer - John Gilmour, Assistant Treasurer - Malcolm Wilson,Trophy Officer - Gladys Cardwell, Assistant Trophy Officer - Cheryl Cardwell

Photo 1, back row left to right, Winston Pinkerton, (RSPBANI President), Arlene Graham, (RSPBANI Vice Chairman), Ray Hall, (RSPBANI Chairman).

Front row left to right, Lowry Ferguson, (RSPBANI Vice President and Mid-Ulster Section Vice Chairman) Trevor Wilson (Mid-Ulster Section Chairman) Dessie McLaughlin (Mid-Ulster Section Secretary) Alec Crooks (Mid-Ulster Section Vice President).

Photo 2, left to right, Winston Pinkerton (RSPBANI President) Arlene Graham (RSPBANI Vice Chairman) Trevor Wilson (Mid-Ulster Section Chairman) Ray Hall (RSPBANI Chairman).

Posted by Ian Burrows on 12 October 2015 10:37 AM

The Mid-Ulster Section of Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association Northern Ireland Branch will hold its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, 28th October, 2015, commencing at 8.00 p.m., in the Royal Hotel, Cookstown, County Tyrone.

A full attendance of representatives from all bands within the Mid-Ulster Section area would be very much appreciated.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 8 June 2015 4:48 PM

Many thanks to Newsletter ‘Tartan Talk’ columnist for compiling the following two picture slideshows from the Mid-Ulster Pipe Band contest on the Newsletter website.  One of the links shows the ‘competitive’ side of competitions and the other one shows the ‘social’ side. 

Click on the following two links to see Andrew’s excellent slideshows:

Click here for slideshow one

Click here for slideshow one

Posted by Ian Burrows on 1 June 2015 12:18 PM

The draw for the Mid-Ulster Championships can be viewed by clicking here

Posted by Ian Burrows on 18 March 2015 4:50 PM

The Mid-Ulster Section is inviting tenders for all stalls (including catering) for the Mid-Ulster Championships to be held on Saturday, 6th June, 2015. Venue: Mid-Ulster Sports Arena, Tullywiggan Road, Cookstown, County Tyrone.

Closing date for all applications: Thursday, 30th April, 2015. Tenders, with supporting documentation, should be sent to: Dessie McLaughlin, Hillview, 18 Beagh Road, Beagh, Omagh, County Tyrone, BT78 1TE. For further information, please e-mail: dessiemc18@btinternet.com or telephone: 077 4322 9919.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 17 October 2014 4:21 PM

The Annual General Meeting of the Mid-Ulster Section will be held on Tuesday, 28th October, commencing at 8.00 p.m. in the Royal Hotel, Cookstown.