Jim Dowling Uilleann Pipe and Trad Festival
June 18th-21st 2020

Patrick O’Hare is an Uilleann piper and pipe maker from Belfast, Ireland. He began playing the tin whistle at age 9 and then began the pipes at age 12. As a piper he has travelled extensively throughout the world as both a soloist and with various groups.

His most prolific group work was with The McPeake family and Craobh Rua. He learned much of his music with the Mc Peake family and credits Francis McPeake III with being the inspiration for his journey with the Uilleann pipes. He is highly regarded as a skilled piper