Plaque for Leo The Great

Leo Rowsome, the internationally-renowned uilleann piper as well as maker been honoured by a Dublin Common council commemorative plaque on the road where he worked as well as lived up until his fatality in 1970, composes Amy Rohu.

The decision to erect the plaque was made by the Dublin City Board Commemorations & & Identifying Board, whose chair, Cllr Michael MacDonncha, stated: “The Celebratory Plaques plan allows the City to officially commemorate people who have made a considerable payment to the life of Dublin.

“With his songs, making, and training Leo brought joy and also pleasure to Dubliners and also to lovers of Irish typical songs all around the world. It is fitting that the City in which he was birthed, lived, and worked, honours him with this celebratory plaque”. Born into a piping family in Harold’s Cross, Leo took place to become a teacher, performer, and pipe-maker .As a performer he played all over the globe, including at New york city’s Carnegie Hall. Click on link to learn more in this weeks Digital Version

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