Manchester Irish Festival 2016 News

Manchester celebrates Ireland’s Centenary with two week Tradfest

A two week Tradfest in South Manchester featuring one hundred events will be one of highlights of the 2016 Manchester Irish Festival

Carousel Sessions stage Fiddle workshop with the legendary Donegal Fiddle Player

Fiddle workshop with Brid Harper at the Chorlton Irish Club

Mayo weekend and Centenary Tradfest launches 2016 Manchester Irish Festival

A special weekend sponsored by will launch Irelands centenary celebrations in Manchester

Rattle n Reel Concert sells out

The special anniversary concert by Rattle n Reel on Saturday 12 March has now SOLD OUT

Monastery Goes Green for St Patrick's Charity Ball

The award winning Gorton Monastery will stage a special charity event for the Good Life Orphanage

St Patrick's Car and Vintage Tractor Run

Watch out for the special Vintage Car and Tractor run on Sunday 20 March

St Patrick's Day Cook Off

Who will win the 2016 Manchester Irish Festival Banger of the Year

Irish and Jewish musicians stage special concert in Manchester

Special concert featuring Mike McGoldrick and a host of performers from the Irish and Jewish community

Irish Photographer hopes to reunite people with images taken in Manchester during 1990’s

Anslem Gallagher stages Manchester 1990s exhibition in Freds Art Gallery

Riverdance stars appear in new Irish Dance Musical

Riverdance stars, Breandán de Gallaí and Siobhan Manson star in new show called Asa, A Christmas Story

1,000 Dancers wanted to mark Ireland’s 2016 Centenary celebrations in Manchester

The Manchester Irish Festival is looking for a thousand dancers to get involved in the 2016 Celebrations

Rattle n Reel Celebrate their 28th Anniversary in Levenshulme

One of Britain's most enduring Celtic Rock Bands - Rattle N Reel are fondly remembered for their often wild gigs across the North West of England and in festivals across Europe. They'll be reforming for a special, one-off Manchester Irish Festival gig on Saturday, March 12th.

2016 Manchester Irish Festival aims to stage 100 events to mark Irish Centenary

Ireland's 2016 centenary celebrations will be marked in Manchester with a two week tradfest

200 Irish performers involved in 2015 Levenshulme Festival

Watch out for the Irish events at Levfest from Friday 23 October to Sunday 8 November