Manchester Irish Festival News
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.
The Ballina Salmon Festival runs from Wednesday 13 July to Sunday 17 July
Mayo Day was used to launch the countdown to Manchester's 6 Day Festival in Ballina in July
Mayo Manchester helps launch Mayo Day 2016 in Beijing and Shanghai
The autobiography of Labhrás O Nualláin who was born in Manchester in 1912 was launched at St Kents
The first Vintage Tractor Run from Levenshulme to Fallowfield was staged on Sunday 20 March
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.
The festival website would like to wish everyone a Happy St Patrick's Day. This year has been another successful festival with tens of thousands of people taking part in hundreds of events across Greater Manchester.
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Just over £27,000 was raised at the Good Life Orphanage St Patrick's Ball
Tourism Michael Ring TD sends a special message to the Manchester Irish Festival
The sun came out to shine on this years St Patricks Day Parade in Manchester
The sun's shining on us today and it's the Manchester Irish Festival St Patrick’s Day Parade, the annual parade starts at the Irish World Heritage Centre at 11.30am and arrives around 1pm in Albert Square.
It's 'Super Saturday' at the Manchester Irish Festival with dozens of events across Greater Manchester. Firstly though, the bad news: Two events tonight are sold out. The St Patrick's Night Ball in aid of Good Life Orphanage and Rattle N Reel at St Mary's Parish Centre. There's still plenty to do
The Gorton Monastery with Go Green for Special SOLD OUT Charity Ball on Saturday 12 March. The award winning Gorton Monastery in Manchester will join Tourism Ireland’s global #GoGreen4StPatricksDay campaign on Saturday 12 March to celebrate a special St Patrick's themed Charity ball.
Parade starts from the Irish World Heritage Centre on Sunday 13 March at 11.30am. The 2016 Manchester Irish Festival Parade will as normal start from 11.30am at the Irish World Heritage Centre on Irish Town Way in Cheetham Hill.
Manchester is gearing up to welcome Liverpool fans for the massive European game on Thursday 17 March. With Liverpool leading 2-0, United will be hoping to summon up the spirit of Roy Keane to overcome Liverpool in the Europa League.
Rochdale band 'The Scattering' O'Brien's Beer Tent make their debut at the Festival in Albert Square this Saturday Night at 8pm. The prestigious gig, part of the Manchester Irish Festival 2016 will be a chance for the hotly tipped Celtic Rock band to enhance their growing credentials.
Chorlton Irish Club have announced that that the last few tickets are going fast for the return of Toss the Feathers. The band are playing at the Chorlton Irish Club on 18th March. The band enjoyed huge success in the 90's selling out the 2,000 capacity Apollo...
Here are the top ten things to celebrate the Manchester Irish Festival Parade weekend
Ireland's hottest country band - The Joe Davitt Country Band will be playing at St Kentigern's Irish Social Club on St Patrick's Night. In the first of the 2 gigs - St Patrick's Night at the 'Place to be' is set to be one of the biggest nights of the festival.
Everyone at our website would like to wish you a Happy International Women's Day. To celebrate, we today profile one of greatest living Irish women - Mary Robinson, the first female President of Ireland Mary launched the Irish Festival in 1996 as President of Ireland.
It was standing room only as the Mayo / Manchester Tradfest kicked off the 21st Manchester Irish Festival in south Manchester. The event, held at Fred's Ale House, Levenshulme was sponsored by Mayo.ie and Mayo Manchester.
The Sold Out Mayo Manchester Tradfest kicked started the celebrations at this years Festival
The Fianna Phadraig Pipe Band will stage a special event on Saturday 19 March
Check out the top ten events during the first week of the 2016 Manchester Irish Festival
BBC songwriter Claire Mooney has broadcast more than one hundred songs live on the Radio is it a world record?
Labhrás O Nualláin book 'Working Class Manchester to Irish Academia' is being launched at St Kent's
There are no tickets left for the Tradfest launch on Friday 4 March
A special Tradfest on Friday 4 March at Freds Ale House helps launch this years festival
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