Welcome to the home of the Blanchardstown Brass Band, Dublin, one of the oldest bands in Ireland. The band have been performing at events and venues around Dublin and beyond for 186 years now. After being established in 1826 as the St. Brigid’s Brass & Reed Band, the name was changed in 1971 to reflect the all-brass nature of the band.

We are always on the look out for new players, especially experienced players, who may be interested in joining, just visit the ‘Contact Us’ page for further details or use the contact form below.

The band is committed to fostering an interest in brass music in the youth of the community and we regularly run juvenille beginner classes, again just visit the ‘Contact Us’ page for further details.


Presented with funding from the Music Network Music Capital Scheme,
funded by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.


Scoil Bride Brass Band Project Blanchardstown has been supported by IPB Insurance through the IPB Youth & Community Fund which forms part of its Corporate Social Engagement Framework.
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  1. Orla Corrigan

    Hi there, Just wondering are you playing at the IFSC Xmas markets this year? I always look forward to hearing you 🙂

  2. Doug Brickhill

    Hi, I have tried to access your store to see if there are any CDs of the band`s performances to buy.
    I live in Tasmania, so could you send me track lists and costs. Do you sell by downloads or only by snailmail.
    Regards from Tasmania, Doug

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Joe McGregor RIP

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