Manchester Irish Festival 2016 News

Irish Construction workers aim to put a roof over homeless in Manchester

Sean and Brendan Hester from Roofless Reach Out take part in sponsored Sleepout for Homeless

Manchester Tradfest wins through to Irish Tourism Finals

The MMTradfest has won through to the finals of The 2017 Irish Industry Tourism Awards Final

Manchester Galway Association stage Supper Dance

The Galway Association Supper Dance is on Saturday 7 January at Chorlton Irish Club

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Manchester Irish Festival

Tesco's organise Super Hero Weekend to help local youngster

Tesco's in Portwood, Stockport stage a charity Super Hero weekend on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 Octobet

James Keegan launches Irish Dance Apparel Range

Cross23 Irish Dance Clothing Range will be launched in Manchester on New Years Eve

Alan Creedon stages a talk about his 400 mile walk and 60 mile Kayak paddle from Manchester to Dingle

A Talk about Alan Creedon's' Epic Charity Walk for Aoife is being staged on Thursday 22 September at Freds Ale House

WATCH: Our Mayo / Manchester Advert.

With this year's Mayo / Manchester fast approaching - here's our advert for the festival being held from Friday 29 July to Wednesday 3 August. Failte Ireland supported MMTradfest is expected to attract 50,000 people to Ballina for the festival.

Manchester joins forces with 2016 Ballina Salmon Festival

The Ballina Salmon Festival runs from Wednesday 13 July to Sunday 17 July

Manchester stage Tradfest Countdown to Summer Festival in Ballina

Mayo Day was used to launch the countdown to Manchester's 6 Day Festival in Ballina in July

Mayo Manchester visit China to promote Mayo Day 2016

Mayo Manchester helps launch Mayo Day 2016 in Beijing and Shanghai

Manchester Irish Language host Book launch

The autobiography of Labhrás O Nualláin who was born in Manchester in 1912 was launched at St Kents

90 yr old Mayo Man gives thumbs up to Manchester Vintage Tractor Run

The first Vintage Tractor Run from Levenshulme to Fallowfield was staged on Sunday 20 March

The Scattering back in Albert Square by public demand!

Rochdale band - 'The Scattering' will be making a triumphant return to the Manchester Irish Festival beer tent in Albert Square this Saturday - by popular demand. The band, from Rochdale and Middleton stormed to festival's main music stage last Saturday night.