Dooagh Pipe Band 75th Anniversary Book

12.00

92 page full colour book celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Dooagh Pipe Band. Published in March 2022. Full of photographs, historic documents and stories from the history of the band.

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92 page full colour book celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Dooagh Pipe Band. Published in March 2022. Full of photographs, historic documents and stories from the history of the band.

100% of monies raised from the sale of this book go to the pipe band for the purchase of equipment, instruments and uniforms.

Contents:

  • Welcome from the Chairperson
  • Early Days and Dooagh Fife & Drum Band
  • The Accrington Drum
  • The Band and the Land War
  • Dooagh Band and Nationalism
  • Murphy’s Band
  • The Sound Reveille
  • The Birth of Dooagh Pipe Band
  • The Last Hurrah 1948
  • “The Play’s The Thing”
  • The Lean Years 1952 – 1966
  • Paddy’s Shamrock Shore
  • The Geese in the Bog
  • A Childhood St. Patrick’s Day
  • The Band and “Foot and Mouth”
  • “We’ll have the best band this year!?”
  • A Trip Down Memory Lane …
  • The 1970s
  • Centenary Celebrations and a New Chapter for Dooagh Pipe Band
  • McNamara’s Band and St. Patrick’s Day
  • The 1980s
  • The 1990s
  • It’s a Family Tradition
  • The Golden Years to the present day
  • 1998 onwards
  • Marching into the history books
  • ‘Anyone can play St. Patrick’s Day, but who can play the day after?’
  • Dooagh Pipe Band and COVID-19
  • St. Patrick’s Day Traditions
  • My Memories of Dooagh Pipe Band
  • The Pipe Band Hall of Fame