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Posted by Danielle McCartney on 20 June 2018 9:02 AM
Colmcille Pipe Band are running a bus to the All Irelands which will take place in New Ross on Saturday 7th July, this is a day trip and pick ups can be arranged along the way
They are also running a day trip to the Scottish Pipe Band Championships which will take place in Dumbarton on Saturday 28th July
If anyone is interested in travelling with the band please get in touch via Facebook PM or contact any band member
Posted by Ian Burrows on 18 June 2018 8:55 AM

There are two town centre car parks available with over 500 free car parking spaces, opposite the pedestrian entrance to Antrim Castle Gardens.  An overflow car park has been organised at The Junction shopping centre with 2000 spaces.  Double Decker buses will then transfer folk and equipment to the competition venue and will run throughout the day from 8.30am.  Once inside The Junction car park follow the white signs to ‘Coach Drop-off Point’. 

Parking for all those with a disabled badge, including disabled Motorhome users is available within the grounds as well as for band coaches.

There is no overnight parking allowed in Castle Gardens for Motorhomes at the Championships. Parking is available at the dedicated Lough Shore Caravan park (tel.02894464963). It is a leisurely 10-minute walk from the Caravan Park to Antrim Castle Gardens along the river's edge.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 14 June 2018 4:53 PM

Please see attached flyer regarding Augharan Pipe Band's 2018 World Championships Trip.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 14 June 2018 4:39 PM

Please be advised that the closing date for entries to the All Ireland Pipe Band Championships is Saturday 16th June.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 14 June 2018 2:35 PM

The draw for the Antrim & Newtownabbey Regional Championships is now online and can be accessed by clicking here.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 8 June 2018 9:27 AM

Dress time for Drum Majors for the Craigavon and District Championships is 11.15 am.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 7 June 2018 4:36 PM

Augharan Pipe Band have available places on their coach which includes one-night accommodation leaving Friday 6th July 18 and returning Saturday 7th July 18 to the All Ireland Pipe Band Championships in Newross Co. Wexford.

For further information contact Band Secretary Alastair Brown on 07989536545

Posted by Ian Burrows on 5 June 2018 5:03 PM

Please note that entry to this year's competition is free.