Manchester Irish Festival News

Manchester launch Diaspora weekend at Ireland West Airport

Mayo Manchester launh their 2014 Diaspora Event at Ireland West Airport

Irish Prime Minister Praises Manchester Mayo Diaspora weekend

An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD sends a letter of support to 2014 Manchester Mayo Diaspora weekend

Manchester return to Mayo to stage Annual Tourism Lunch at Bonniconlon Show

The 2014 Manchester Mayo Business and Tourism Annual Lunch will take place on Monday 4 August at the Bonniconlon Show, just outside Ballina in County Mayo

2014 Manchester Mayo Diaspora Concert

This special concert will take place in Attymass, just outside Ballina in County Mayo on Saturday 2 August

Keenagh in North Mayo organise a Diaspora weekend

Keenagh community just outside Ballina are organising a Diaspora weekend from Thursday 31 July to Sunday 3 August

Submissions now being taken for the 2014 Levenshulme Festival

This years annual celebration of Levenshulme's multi-cultural community will run from Friday 24 October to Sunday 9 November email

Catholic Universe and Western People become official media partners for Manchester Mayo weekend

The 2014 Manchester Mayo Diaspora weekend has once again secured the Western People and The Catholic Universe as their media partners

Irish Ferries help Sponsor Manchester Mayo Gathering

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BBC star headlines Manchester Mayo Diaspora Concert in North Mayo

Joe Kegan from the BBC TV series The Voice will headline a special concert in Attymass on Saturday 2 August

Manchester return to Attymass for Gathering weekend

The Manchester Mayo Attymass Diaspora Gathering will take place from Saturday 2 August to Monday 4 August

Ballina Manor Hotel joins forces with Manchester for Tourism Event

The Manchester Mayo Business & Tourism Lunch at the Bonniconlon Show on Monday 4 August will feature catering from the Ballina Manor

Ireland West Airport Knock joins forces with Manchester Mayo group for Tourism Initiative

Ireland West Airport in County Mayo is once again supporting the 2014 Manchester Mayo weekend in August

Manchester musician wins through to the Final of Rose of Tralee 2014

Mairead Hussey has won through to the Final of the 2014 Rose of Tralee in Kerry

In Humberts Footsteps Festival invades Ballina in North Mayo

The spectacular 1798 battle re-enactments of Humberts Landing will be taking place in Ballina from Friday 27 June until Sunday 29 June

Levenshulme to host exhibition to promote Achill Island Seafood Festival in Mayo

Union Irish Bar to host exhbition from Friday 20 June to Sunday 29 June

Mini Irish Festival launches Food & Drink Festival in Levenshulme

A series of Irish Concerts will help launch this years Levenshulme Food and Drink Festival on Friday 20 June

Titanic Dance World Premiere goes down a storm in Belfast

Twenty years ago Riverdance shook the world, this year it was the turn of Titanic Dance to create a storm of its own

100,000 turn out for Manchester City Victory Parade

Manchester City Centre was turned a Sky Blue when the City Council together with M.C.F.C organised a mammoth victory parade for the winners of the Premiership and Capital One Cup.

Manchester kicks off Countdown to Mayo Day

Levenshulme and Chorlton in South Manchester have started the countdown to Mayo Day 2015 which takes place on Saturday 2 May.

Bring Seamie Home

Fundraising drive generates €5989 for Kevin Bell Trust in memory of Seamie Mulhern

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.