Manchester Irish Festival 2012 Events

Events by Day 2012

All the events by during the Irish Festival listed by day

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Live Music Events 2012

Tommy Fleming, Sinead O’Connor, The Dubliners and the Ivernia Orchestra headline, but there’s live music galore from traditional Irish music to Celtic Rock and Country & Western with the Craickers, Claire Mooney, Dermot Hegarty, Grace Kelly & Friends and much, much more...

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Dance Events 2012

Learn those steps with Ciara Kennedy or Keegan Academy where like James Keegan you can the world how it is done. Enjoy the craic set dancing at the IWHC or the Town Hall Ceili with plenty of showbands too or you can watch Reel Rhythms do all the hard work!

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Pub and Club Events 2012

There is always a big Irish welcome waiting for you in our Pub and Clubs. Special festival events range from Traditional Irish music sessions, live bands and Disco Club nights, through to darts competitions and quizzes.

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Arts Events 2012

From the National Irish Studies Conference with Irish Language taster sessions in the Town Hall to exhibitions of photographs and water colours, story telling, dance, music, song and films including the ‘Beautiful people’ UK film premiere, the festival has it all.

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Comedy Events 2012

From the return Mike Harding to the Irish Comedy Nights at the Frog and Bucket and not forgetting Jimeoin: Lovely! An Irish Comedy Special, there's plenty to laugh at during the Irish Festival. PS. Mrs. Brown is in mourning.

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Community Events 2012

Irish Community events range from those organised by Irish Community Care for seniors, the craic at the Festival Market in Albert Square, through to news and music for Irish Mancunians on Irish Community Radio shows across Manchester.

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Sport Events 2012

Gaelic Sports including the Underage Gaelic Football & the Over 35s 7 a side Gaelic Football Blitz sessions, Darts Competitions and of course events linked to the bRBS 6 Nations Rugby and the Cheltenham Horse Racing Festival!

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