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The world pipe band championships were held in Glasgow, Scotland on  August 14th, with a crowd of over 55,000 in attendance. Two Irish pipe bands carried off first and second place with the top rated Scots pipe band only making it to fourth.

Congratulations St Laurence O’Toole Pipe Band from Dublin who won the  title in a close run battle with Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band from Lisburn and Simon Fraser University Pipe Band from Canada coming  in third place. St. Laurence O’Toole Pipe Band were crowned World Pipe Band Champions 2010, topping off their 100th year anniversary in style. The band have been on fine form also winning the European Championships earlier this year so warm congratulations to St. Laurence O’Toole.

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