The Northeast Tionól

Participants at the 2013 Northeast Tionól Photo by Larry Green

Participants at the 2013 Northeast Tionól
Photo by Larry Green

Held every year since 1986, the Northeast Tionól is a weekend of classes, workshops, and concerts focusing on the Irish uilleann pipes and fiddle. The 2014 Northeast Tionól will be held on October 17-20, 2014, at Gavin’s Resort in East Durham, New York.

Online registration for the 2014 Northeast Tionól closed on September 30. If you missed the boat, you can register on-site for $175.

Note that we’ve posted a Roommates and Transportation Sharing notice on our blog; if you’re looking for a roommate or a lift to the tionól, please post a comment to the blog post.

Instructors for 2014 are listed below; see the Instructors page for bios and photos.

Instructors for the 2014 Northeast Tionól


  • Joey Abarta
  • Tom Creegan
  • Benedict Koehler
  • Bill Ochs
  • Jimmy O’Brien-Moran
  • Máire Ní Ghráda
  • Debbie Quigley
  • Michael Stribling


  • Tim Benson


  • Matt Mancuso
  • MacDara Ó Raghallaigh

Registration and Accommodation Fees

Tionól Registration Fees 

  • Online registration closed on September 30. If you want to register on-site, the registration fee is $175.

Gavin’s Resort Packages for the Tionól Weekend

As of August 9, Gavin’s is sold out for the tionól weekend. Accommodations are available at other motels in the area; see the list below.

Meal rates at Gavin’s for daytime guests are $9.95 for breakfast, $10.95 for lunch, and $21.95 for dinner.

Email List

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T-Shirts and Other Merchandise

T-shirt design for the 2014 northeast tionól

The t-shirt design for the 2014 Northeast Tionól, by Tom Klein

Here’s our 2014 t-shirt design, “Madame X,” by Tom Klein. We will have some for sale at the tionól. If you pre-ordered a t-shirt with your registration (the cutoff date for pre-orders was September 10), we’ll have it ready for you to pick up at the event.

You can order previous years’ t-shirts and other merchandise from our cafepress site.

The Northeast Tionól would like to acknowledge with appreciation the support we’ve received (financial and otherwise) over the years from Na Píobarí Uilleann. The tionól has also received support from Culture Ireland. Culture Ireland logo