Welcome

Wecome to our new website.

Over the coming weeks we hope to get most of the content online line before we officially launch the site. This is a 'work in progress' so check back regularly.

Based outside the Village of Portglenone, Co. Antrim, Nothern Ireland the band has been in existance for over 50 years. Under Pipe Major Frank Andrews the band progressed to Grade One where it stayed for 20 years. Frank retired as Pipe Major at the end of the 2000 competition season completing 35 years as Pipe Major of the band! The band was re-entered the competition circuit in Grade 4B at the Co. Down Championships on 15th June 2002.

The 2003 season is nearly at a close and has produced a mixed bag of results for the band with a 3rd in the All-Ireland, 2nd at Portrush for the North-West Championships and 1st at the Mid-Ulster Championships in Cookstown.

Congrtatulations to Queen Elizabeth Pipe Band and Cullybackey Junior Pipe Band who were placed 2nd and 6th at the World Pipe Band Championships in Glasgow on Sat 16th August 2003.

We hope you enjoy the site and please feel free to contact the band on the following email addressl: mail@mcneillstown.com