The Northeast Tionól

Held every year since 1986, the Northeast Tionól is a weekend of classes, workshops, and concerts focusing on the Irish uilleann pipes and fiddle.

Registration is now open for the 2018 Northeast Tionól!

The Northeast Tionól will be held on October 12-15, 2018, at Gavin’s Irish Country Inn in East Durham, New York.

  • See the Registration page for details on pricing, accommodations, and how to register for the event. PLEASE NOTE THAT GAVIN’S IS NOW SOLD OUT FOR ACCOMMODATIONS; you’ll find suggestions for other places to stay on the Registration page.
  • Information on classes, workshop, and the event schedule is on the Details page.
  • The scholarship application period is also open! See the scholarships page for info.
  • If you need a lift (or can offer one) or are looking for a roommate, check out the Roommates and Transportation-Sharing blog post.

We’re thrilled to announce our instructors for the 2018 Northeast Tionól! Bios, photos, and links to videos or websites are available on the Instructors page


  • Tom Creegan
  • Eamonn Dillon
  • Síle Friel
  • Benedict Koehler
  • Mick O’Brien
  • Caoimhín Ó Fearghail
  • Kieran O’Hare
  • Torrin Ryan


  • Pádraig O’Kane


  • Yvonne Casey
  • Liam O’Connor

Culture Ireland logoThe 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.