A twelve hour sponsored uilleann pipe marathon starts at Saint Stephen's Green and ends in Na Píobairí Uilleann headquarters on Henrietta Street in Dublin.

This footage shows the pipers in action on the bandstand at Saint Stephen's Green.

The event took place on Saturday 6 September 1986 from 10 am to 10 pm.

This footage was broadcast as part of an RTÉ News report broadcast on 8 September 1986.

Na Píobairí Uilleann (NPU), the Society of Uilleann Pipers was founded in 1968 with the aim of maintaining the spirit of traditional Irish music and encouraging the playing of the instrument itself.