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The 16" Rosewood Tuneable Bodhrán Set

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The 16" Rosewood Deep-Rim Tuneable Bodhrán Set

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Check out our Classic 16" Deep-Rim Tuneable Bodhrán Set 

This bodhrán set features a beautiful 16" deep rim tuneable rosewood bodhrán, along with an essential range of beaters and tippers plus DrumDiddly bodhrán conditioning cream and Steáfán Hannigan's seminal Bodhrán Basics tutorial. Not only that but for a limited time only you also receive a free online bodhrán lesson with Paraic McNeela! It's a fantastic set for the discerning musician. This offer is available only while stocks last

What you get with The Rosewood 16" Deep-Rim Tuneable Bodhrán Set

  • 16" Rosewood Deep-Rim Tuneable Bodhrán
  • Lightweight carrier bag w/pocket for beaters
  • DrumDiddly bodhrán skin conditioning cream
  • Bodhrán Basics book & CD by Steáfán Hannigan
  • Pencil Tipper
  • Retractable Nylon Brush beater
  • Hourglass Beater
  • Double Ribbed Beater
  • Whipper Tipper
  • Fiddle Bow Beater
  • Clave

The Rosewood 16" Deep-Rim Tuneable Bodhrán

This stunning bodhrán professionally crafted with Rosewood rim and t-bar, is highly responsive and produces a deep lush bass tone suitable for all levels including advanced performance level.

  • 16" Diameter
  • Rim Depth Approx. 6"
  • Hand-selected Goatskin
  • Removable T-Bar
  • Arm cut-out for playing comfort
  • 6-point Allen Key Tuning System
  • Allen key included
  • Taped to extend Harmonics 

Plus for a limited time only, online *BONUS BODHRÁN BEGINNER LESSONS* with Paraic McNeela  

As an extra special bonus for a limited time only when you buy a tuneable bodhrán from us you will receive a thoroughly entertaining and informative online 30 minute step-by-step introduction to the basics of bodhrán playing by the bodhrán maker himself, Paraic McNeela. 

You’ll learn the up-beat, down-beat and the roll as well as jig-timing and reel-timing along with extra features such as how to get the most from your goatskin and an extensive introduction to the many beaters and tippers available; invaluable for any beginner player. 

These lessons are exclusive to McNeela Instruments and will have you accompanying traditional Irish music sets with gusto in no time! 


As you probably know or have already guessed, yes, the skin is the most important part of the bodhrán. That's why we only use the best goat skins. Our skins are sustainably sourced, carefully selected and examined for quality. They produce great depth of sound and are easy to tune.  We've done many blind tests and the results are staggering. Even non-bodhrán players can tell the difference between a good quality skin and a poor one - it's that obvious. Our skins are naturally hand-cured in lime, which gives that all-important bass tone, then 'pickled' to close up the pores and finally stretched and left to sun dry, achieving a lovely clean bleached finish. We recommend loosening your bodhrán after each play to keep the skin in optimum condition.

“Whatever way Paraic cures them and treats them, I can get everything I want out of them. There’s a lovely sound to them.” - Jim Woods


All of Paraic’s bodhráns come with taped skin to help achieve that gorgeous McNeela bass sound. Inspired by drummers using E-rings on their drum kits to dampen the tone, Paraic found that taping the outer rim of the skin lowered the tone of the bodhrán and extended its harmonic range. Taping your bodhrán helps bring about a more harmonic overtone-to-basic tone relation and consequently a more melodic quality to the sound produced. In other words, it helps the bodhrán sound more like a musical instrument and ensures you'll always be welcome at a traditional Irish music session!

Good to Know:

  • 14 day money back guarantee from the day you receive the bodhrán.

  • 100% refundable including shipping (for any reason, just return it up to 14 days from when you receive the bodhrán). 

  • 1 year guarantee (this is very important when considering who to buy your bodhrán from).

  • If purchased before 12pm (Monday-Friday), it is shipped the same business day.

  • Low Cost Priority Shipping - Anywhere In The World. 


All orders placed before 12pm are shipped the same day.
IRELAND (Next Day)
UK (5 - 7 days)
EUROPE (7 days)
USA and CANADA (7 - 10 days)
REST OF WORLD (10 - 14 days)

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