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Do men dressed in kilts play the bagpipes at the funerals of

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Do men dressed in kilts play the bagpipes at the funerals of policemen and firemen in big cities only like New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Boston, Seattle, and such, or do they do so everywhere, including small cities and towns and such? Thank you.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Martin replied 1 year ago.
Hello and welcome. It can happen also in smaller town. If you have proud Scottish, Irish or Celtic heritage in a small town or even a village, they may get someone from the Emerald Society to go play there:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emerald_Society

That said it is not a law of any kind and if the family don't want that, it just won't happen.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

The men from The Emerald Society that play in such places have other jobs and play at the funerals as volunteers, correct? Or is playing at the funerals a regular job? Thank you.

Expert:  Martin replied 1 year ago.
It can be a regular job for retirees (firemen,police or any different career) that have enough pension money already, but for most it is a volunteers activity. Anyone can join.
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