Our Bandhall is located at South Green, Arklow, Co. Wicklow, Ireland. Please feel free to drop in to listen and if you play an instrument bring it with you and hopefully we'll be able to give you a "blow".
We practise every Saturday evening from 7.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.
Practice is not held when we are on an engagement on a Saturday.
Click on the Thumbnail map on the right for our exact location in Arklow. =========>>
This page was last updated on: 24/2/2015
Arklow Shipping Silver Band
News, Current Affairs and Reports
Arklow Shipping ranked 103rd in the World
2006 National Championships
It's seventh heaven as Arklow makes it seven-in-a-row of All Ireland Titles in Dublin on 22nd April 2006.
Band invited to Holland to launch Arklow Shipping's Lastest boat M.V. Arklow Raider
All photos of the Band are now available on Snapfish. Anyone with photos of the Band can post them here.
Appointed Honorary President of the Band
Band competes in the North Of Ireland Band Championships for the first time
Ruby (40th) Anniversary Concert an outstanding success
The Band featured on RTE1 Television on the Nationwide program. To see this program segment just click on the box to the right.
Champions of the South.
A hat-trick of prizes won in Clonakilty
Band appeared as special guests for the "Christmas Crackers Concert" in the National Concert Hall in Dublin on Wednesday 2nd December 2009
(Click on poster on right for full details)
Contest Results Quick Guide
How it all Began. Arklow Youth Club Choir out of which the Band was later formed. A CD of the choir was launched December 2008. Have a listen to one of the tracks.
Here is a track from the CD featuring the first recording of the band made in 1969 "Ain't we got Fun". Keep listening to it as it is played twice, second time a little faster.
This a video recording of the Chior from 1966. It was made for RTE's Discovery program presented by John O'Donohue.