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St. Columcille

Welcome!

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Ar aghaidh le ceol na n’Gael
 

St. Columcille United Gaelic is a performing bagpipe band based in Kearny, New Jersey. The band has been keeping alive the traditions of Scottish and Irish music for nearly 70 years. We currently field three parade and competition bands: St. Columcille United Gaelic, Sean McGonigal Memorial, and Columcille School of Piping & Drumming. Explore the site to learn more.

 
  St. Columcille United Gaelic and Columcille School of Piping & Drumming pose before the Dunbrody Emigrant Ship and Museum in New Ross, Co. Wexford, Ireland.

St. Columcille United Gaelic and Columcille School of Piping & Drumming pose before the Dunbrody Emigrant Ship and Museum in New Ross, Co. Wexford, Ireland.

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About the Band

The bands of St. Columcille are dedicated to quality bagpiping and drumming and have been very successful in domestic and international competition.

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Learn Bagpipes and Drums

St. Columcille is dedicated to teaching the next generation of bagpipers and drummers and provides free, expert tuition.

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Hire the Band

St. Columcille provides a quality, crowd-stirring performance be it in parades, events, and stage performances. Click to learn more.

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History of the Band

St. Columcille has been entertaining and serving the community since 1949.

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Band Calendar

Find out where the bands of St. Columcille are playing next.

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Photo and Video Gallery

See and hear the band in action with pictures and video.

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Merchandise

Show your St. Columcille support and pride at our online shop. T-shirts, hats, towels, and more!

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News and Updates

Get the latest updates of the band’s activity.