Remo 16 Inch Irish Bodhrán Bahia Bass Head Black Tipper. 16" Irish Bodhrán with Bahia Bass head by Remo. The deep shell Irish Bodhráns are available in 14" and 16" diameter and are designed with a 4.5" deep Acousticon® shell. Each drum is fashioned with an internal tuning system and a synthetic Bahia Bass drumhead. The Bahia Bass drumhead produces a soft attack and deep bass tones and is pliable to produce pitch bending notes. Remo's Irish Bodhráns include a hex tuning key and Tipper Cipin drumstick. The Bodhrán is the historic drum of Ireland and is the primary rhythmic accompaniment for the folk music of the Emerald Isle. The Bodhrán is typically low pitched and is played with a double headed Wooden mallet called a cipin, tipper, or beater.