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Edmund Keating Hyland – Cahir, County Tipperary, IrelandDSCN9793 Cahir Tipperary sl 8x6

This statue by  Mona Croome Carroll, 1999 sits in The Square in Cahir.  Hyland, 1780-1845, blind from the age of 15 due to small pox,  became a composer and one of Ireland’s most gifted uilleann pipers.  Uilleann pipes are the national bagpipe of Ireland from the Irish term pfobai uilleann – “pipes of the elbow”, so known from their method of inflation. DSCN9795 Cahir Tipperary sl crop3 8x6

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