Manchester Irish Festival 2014 News

Union stage Irish Music & Dance Session to support Manchester Rose - Mairead Hussey

A special fundraising event to support Mairead Hussey will be staged at the Union Inn ion Levenshulme on Tuesday 13 May with all the bar takings being donated to support the entrant

Levenshulme Pub Company sends its best wishes to Ryan Giggs as Manchester United’s new manager

Lawrence Hennigan the CEO of LPC has sent Ryan Giggs his best wishes on his appointment as the new tempaory manager of Manchester United Football Club

Nicky McCallan launches residency at M19, Levenshulme.

Strabane Singer / Songwriter Nicky McCallan is launching a residency at Levenshulme's M19 Bar. Nicky, who went down a storm during this year's Manchester Irish Festival is back due to huge public demand.

A taste of Ireland comes to Levenshulme sponsored by the Manchester Mayo Tourism & Business Group

Levenshulme will host a special exhibition promoting the Achill Seafood Festival as part of the LEVEFADFEST on Friday 20 June

Ancoats Irish Past brought to life in new Play

Angel Meadow is a play about Ancoats’ Irish Past and is being staged from the 10-29 June

Hennigans Sports Bar hosts 'A Taste of Levenshulme' Music showcase

The Ged Wilson Celtic Blues Trio, Claire Mooney and Zacc Rogers star in a special free concert on Friday 20 June at Hennigans Sports Bar, 6pm-10pm

Belfast to host World Premiere of new Titanic Show during Giro d’Italia weekend

A new Irish dance show called ‘Titanic Dance’ will get its World Premiere on Saturday 10 May as part of Belfast's Cultural celebrations for the visit of the world famous cycle race 'Giro d’Italia'

Limerick's City of Culture launched at Irish Embassy

The Ambassador of Ireland, Mr Daniel Mulhall held a reception at the London Embassy on Tuesday 1 April to launch Limerick's City of Culture Festival.

"Keep up the good work", Queen tells Irish Festival Stalwart Kevin Fitzpatrick

Irish Festival stalwart and Managing Director of St Kentigern's Irish Club in Fallowfield - Kevin Fitzpatrick has been praised for his charity work by Queen Elizabeth II. DISCLAIMER: By the request of Buckingham Palace, please do not share this picture on any Social Media Websites.

Sun shines on Levenshulme's new Weekly Market

Levenshulme launched its new weekly market on Saturday 29 March. The sun came out for the launch of Levenshulme's new weekly market. The artisan market which features local bakers, food, clothes and art stalls has been such a success that it was launched as a weekly market on Saturday.

Manchester Dancer helps stage World Premiere for Titanic Show

The multi award winning Irish dancer, James Keegan from Manchester’s has helped create a new Irish dance show called ‘Titanic Dance’.

Kevin Fitzpatrick to meet the Queen ahead of Presidential State visit

Kevin Fitzpatrick the former co-chair of the Manchester Irish Festival and director of the award winning St Kent’s Irish Club in Fallowfield has been selected to meet the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday 25th March

South Manchester sets new records for Irish Festival

South Manchester which is home to the biggest Irish community outside of London has again set new attendance records for the annual Manchester Irish Festival which is now in its nineteenth year.

Manchester Irish Festival Parade 2014: Louise Keegan

One of the most colourful aspects of the 2014 Manchester Irish Festival was the sight of Louise Keegan and her dancers from the Keegan Academy. The Academy goes from strength to strength and recently won the Manchester Mayo Association Youth Award 2014.