Entries are now open for the Sean Ó Riada Gold Medal & Purse 2012 harp and pipes competition. Applications can be made from anywhere in the world and should include five tracks of the applicants playing unaccompanied. Applicants are asked to submit entries through the competition website.
Tracks by competitors will be broadcast each week on Raidio na Gaeltachta. The live final will be held in Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork on Friday 18th January 2013 where the winner will be presented with a prize of €2,500.
For full details on the competition and rules of entry see http://cuireadhchunceoil.ie/