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Uilleann Pipes Acknowledged by UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) approved recognition of uilleann piping as an element of the “intangible cultural heritage of humanity” in early December. After initiating the application process in March 2016, the Department of Culture, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht worked tirelessly for over a year to ensure the acceptance of Ireland’sRead more..

Hibernia:
Smithsonian’s Irish Tour

Music legend Mick Moloney will lead an 11-day bus tour of western Ireland being offered through the Smithsonian Institution this September. Ennis, Galway, Clifden, and Westport are among the destinations of this cultural tour, which will include concerts, lectures, poetry readings, castle tours and visits to a step dancing school as well as cultural centers.Read more..