From PM Lundin:
Bands should arrive at the Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main St., Bangor between 9:00 AM and 9:30 AM.
**We are still waiting information on where to park and where to gather around the Cross Center. Further details when we get them
Tune around 10:00 AM and run through the tunes with the massed band.
Minstrel Boy (Slow) – Procession of casket into the Cross Center
Going Home – Procession of casket out of Cross Center
Amazing Grace – After flag presented to family and Taps are played
Possible Scotland The Brave/Rowan Tree as officers file out
Val Graffa, MPSP&DC Drum Major will be the Massed Band Drum Major.
For any pipe bands who have not responded, please let is know ASAP for planning purposes. Please comment on this post (will need contact person name and email) or email our PM at firstname.lastname@example.org
So far we have MPSP&DC, Maine State Police Pipes & Drums, Kora Shrine Highlander law enforcement members, NH Police Assoc. Pipes & Drums, Ulster County, NY SO, US Border Patrol – Houlton, Kennebecasis Valley Pipes & Drums (New Brunswick, Canada)
We have finalized our schedule for St. Patrick’s Day!
Location #1: Bull Feeney’s
375 Fore St., Portland, ME
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location #2: Byrnes Irish Pub II
16 Station Ave., Brunswick, ME
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Location #3: Byrnes Irish Pub
38 Centre St., Bath, ME
Time: 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
We want to wish all our family and friends a Nollaig shona dhuit (Irish Gaelic)/Nollaig chridheil (Scots Gaelic)!
Maine’s internationally recognized pipe band is traveling to London, England to march in the 2018 St. Patrick’s Day Parade and we need your assistance!
Once again, we will be joining our friends at Bull Feeney’s on Sunday, June 11 to celebrate the start of summer at the Old Port Festival in Portland.
We will be performing from 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM.
Come join us for great time with pipes and drums and maybe a song or two. Slainte!
Sad to say, but due to the weather, the Byrnes Family and the Corps have cancelled the 3 Months To St. Patrick’s Day performances at Byrnes Irish Pub in Bath and Byrnes Irish Pub Brunswick. Stay safe and we’ll see everyone at the pubs in January!
Once again, the Maine Public Safety Pipe & Drum Corps is working with Wreaths Across America to place a wreath on veterans graves in December. We support the Maine Veterans Cemetery in Augusta and will be placing wreaths there on Saturday, December 17. We also support Arlington National Cemetery in VA. We also perform during the wreath convoy as it makes its way from Maine to Arlington.
If you would like to donate or learn more about Wreaths Across America, please go to our Wreaths Across America page. You can then go to our page at Wreaths Across America to donate online or you can print out forms and mail in a donation. Thank you!
At Byrnes Irish Pub last night, PM Michael Lundin promoted Pipe Cpl. Steve Doten to Pipe Sgt. and Piper Jonathan Goulet to Pipe Cpl. Congratulations to both Steve and Jonathan. Well done!!
Wednesday, August 17 will be 7 Months To St. Patrick’s Day!
We will be performing at both Byrnes Irish Pubs with our special guests from the Police Emerald Society GB Pipes & Drums from London, England.
We will be performing at:
Byrnes Irish Pub Brunswick from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Byrnes Irish Pub Bath from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Come join us for an extra special evening of pipes, drums, singing, and dancing. To the Guinness…Hoist!
It’s 8 Month’s to St. Patrick’s Day!! Come celebrate with the Corps and Byrnes Irish Pubs on:
Sunday, July 17
Byrnes Irish Pub Brunswick from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Byrnes Irish Pub Bath from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
We will be joined by Irish Angel Kevin Dowling and Ellen Kyder as they return to Maine for a summer visit. We will also have our friend Dave Kraft from the Nassau County Firefighters Pipes & Drums. Come join us for a great afternoon of pipes, drums, singing, and dancing!
To the Guinness….Hoist!