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Drogheda born uilleann piper Darragh O'Heilligh is internationally renowned.

Drogheda born uilleann piper Darragh O'Heilligh is internationally renowned.

Piper Darragh O'Heilligh follows in the footsteps of the great Taylor brothers of Drogheda and Philadelphia, as depicted in Ciaran Dunlevy's mural in Shop Street.

Piper Darragh O'Heilligh follows in the footsteps of the great Taylor brothers of Drogheda and Philadelphia, as depicted in Ciaran Dunlevy's mural in Shop Street.

The sound of Darragh O’Heiligh’s uilleann pipes filled Calvery Cemetery at the graveside of photographer Jimmy Weldon in April of this year.

The sound of Darragh O’Heiligh’s uilleann pipes filled Calvery Cemetery at the graveside of photographer Jimmy Weldon in April of this year.

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Drogheda born uilleann piper Darragh O'Heilligh is internationally renowned.

droghedaindependent

Is there anything more hauntingly beautiful or evocative than the sound of the uilleann pipes, especially when they are in the hands of a master like Darragh O’Heiligh.

Playing the pipes since he was just five years old, the Drogheda man is now one of the most renowned in the country and has graced stages right across the globe.


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