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Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 09-28-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,479
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Re: Worcester Kilties

Matt Hamilton and Tom McGurk, both tenors. Matt played with Shotts, and I think Tom did also. Tom died a few years ago, Matt, as most of us know, died recently.
Forum: Beer Tent 07-20-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,278
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Re: Client's Request to Which you Just Say No!!

A few years ago a friend asked me to play a few tunes at a family & friends picnic, in civvies. I agreed. One of the family members came over and asked if I did kids birthday parties as a ninja...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-04-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 806
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Sgt Major Neil Jack Harris, Black Watch Day

Some of us remember quite fondly the inimitable Sgt Major. He was involved with West Point Tattoo, MacLeods of Cornwall, and Amerscot Highland Pipe Band.
Here's a bit about a band I had forgotten...
Forum: Side / Snare 09-08-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,768
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Re: Solo Snare Drumming Competition?

(If this shows up twice, sorry. I think I hit a wrong button before)

As a bass/tenor:
Novice Bass QMM, Please! Especially if you are trying to encourage more people to begin to compete!
If a...
Forum: In Memoriam 08-27-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 30,668
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Re: Alasdair Gillies

I'm remembering the first I met Alasdair, at Invermark in the 90's. I couldn't play my chanter, my hands shook so. He put my first set of synthetic drone reeds in my pipes, Henderson's, and by then...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-26-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,070
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Re: Remembering 9/11: FDNY PB and Ground Zero in pictures

They lost one of their snare drummers, Bronko, that day.
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 08-22-2011, 03:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,480
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Re: Oldest pipe bands & band contests around the world?

NY Caledonia Club began holding Games about 1856. They list prize winners in athletics, dancing, piping.
Go to fultonhistory.com, an archive of some NY newspapers. There's info on some pipe bands...
Forum: Competing Pipers 12-06-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,984
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Re: EUSPBA the Full Piobaireachd?

Yea Andrew! I'm with you!
Forum: Beer Tent 11-29-2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,257
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Re: Cosmetic Rehab....what would you do?

I've got 2 sets of Gillanders & McLeod, both bought circa 1970-1972, from Nova Scotia, for about $125, with the case. Only have one of the original chanters, with a crack;says R Gillanders, Forfar on...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-20-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,143
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Re: Bill Millin on Youtube

Thanks! Our cable co did away with that channel.
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 10-08-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,646
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Re: Pipe Band of the U.S. Marine Corps

What abut checking with the Marine Corps Historical Association or the Marine Corps Museum in Quantico?
The Saugerties American Legion museum has a patch from the Derry Detachment, Eagle, Globe and...
Forum: Pipe Bands 09-16-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,995
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Re: Thistle Gildry Pipe Band, NY City circa 1950's

Michael, to to fultonhistory.com, they have online newspapers, searchable. It's where I've found info on Yonkers Kilties.
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 09-15-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 910
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Hallstatt Celts

Can anyone tell me about the similarity of the gamsbart that Germans wear in their hunting caps to the same worn by Scots?
I can't remember the Scottish name.
And also wondering if they evolved in...
Forum: Pipe Bands 09-05-2010, 05:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,367
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Re: Pipe Band History on the US East Coast

From Burlington NC, Daily Times-News, Wed, March 6, 1957:
Feature Story of the Week
A Fling in New York
Enthusiasm Runs High At Annual Pipers' Ball

One does not have to wait long for the...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 09-01-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,312
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Re: Pipe Band's at teh Worlds Fair....

Yonkers Kiltie played at both Worlds Fairs; and may also have played for the King and Queen' arrival in the 30's during their visit to NY, maybe the trip when they later had hot dogs at FDR's in Hyde...
Forum: Ladies' Room 08-26-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,618
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Re: Breaking the glass ceiling......

Are there other groundbreaking women?
Fay Henderson, her mother Patricia, Anne Spalding, and Gail Brown.
Forum: Beer Tent 08-26-2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,428
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Forum: Beer Tent 08-25-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,577
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Re: Nary a knee on Glasgow Green

I agree with you, Pancelticpiper. I've done the same with photos and videos. And have seen some sights in the Gr3 and above as well.
Forum: Beer Tent 08-25-2010, 06:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,577
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Re: Nary a knee on Glasgow Green

Yes, separate. Ireland had it as well, as a separate category the week before.
I was thinking more about local games, especially as more bands are making the trek across the pond. There's some...
Forum: Pipe Bands 08-25-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,367
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Re: Pipe Band History on the US East Coast

According to Yonkers Herald Statesman articles, the bands that competed in Central NY 1935-8 were:

British Empire WWI Veterans, Schenectady
Canada Pacific Railway
American Scottish; Graham...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-24-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,577
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Re: Nary a knee on Glasgow Green

Drill

We should have as much respect and pride in what we wear and how we present ourselves as we do with the instruments and music we play.
Forum: Beer Tent 08-24-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,577
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Re: Nary a knee on Glasgow Green

Maybe it's time to bring back judging the 3 D's while in the circle...
Forum: Pipe Bands 08-24-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,367
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Re: Pipe Band History on the US East Coast

1933 Herald Statesman, Yonkers:
"Yonkers Kiltie Band Carries Off Honors in Greenwich Games
Special to the Herald Statesman
Greenwich, Conn, July 5
The Yonkers Kiltie Band carried off unusual...
Forum: Pipe Bands 07-31-2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 910
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
Re: East Durham Blackthorn COmpetition

Anyone know why not enough bands? Too close in date to other games?
Too bad. Would have been nice to once again have a contest in the "Irish Alps".
Forum: Competition Results 07-29-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,089
Posted By Peigi Mulligan
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