Manchester Irish Festival News

Why I love Leitrim

Brendan Hardagen tells us why he loves Lovely Leitrim

Manchester joins Global Green for St Patrick's Day

The 2015 Manchester Irish Festival will once again join Tourism Ireland's Global Green Campaign

BBC Stars help launch 2015 Manchester Irish Festival in Levenshulme

BBC TV and Radio stars Mike Ward, Mike Sweeney and Joe Keegan will be kick starting the festival weekend from Friday 6 March to Sunday 8 March at Fred's Ale House.

Coronation Street Actress helps Irish Show turn Pink for Charity

Sally Dynevor who plays Sally Webster in Coronation Street will officially open the SOLD OUT YGG Show in aid of Genesis

Niagara Falls set to be turned Green and Red for Mayo Day

Buffalo in America are aiming to turn Niagara Falls Green and Red to mark Mayo Day on Saturday 2 May

Comedy returns to Levenshulme during the Manchester Irish Festival

Comedy makes a welcome return to Levenshulme on Wednesday 11 March at Fred's Ale House

Manchester set to turn Green and Red

A special Mayo Day promotional weekend will help launch this years 2015 Manchester Irish Festival

Author launches book set in Mayo and Manchester

Annette Sills launches The Relative Harmony of Julie O'Hagan on Saturday 7 March as part of the Mayo Day promotional weekend.

Download your Free ticket to Launch of #MayoDay promotional launch

Get a free ticket to the launch on Friday 6 March at Fred's Ale House

Mayo Titanic Exhibition comes to Levenshulme

A special exhibition by Tony McGuire about the Titanic and Mayo's connection to it comes to Levenshulme on Friday 6 March

Win a €1,000 holiday in Mayo

This year’s 2015 Manchester Irish Festival as part of the Mayo Day Promotional weekend has teamed up with Clare Island Lighthouse Boutique Hotel in Mayo.

One Thousand Performers set to turn South Manchester Green for Tradfest

This years 2015 Manchester Irish Festival is staging a Tradfest featuring over 90 Events in Levenshulme, Fallowfield and Chorlton

The Fianna Phadraig Pipe Band stage St Patrick’s weekend Dance

Manchester’s world famous Pipe Band will be staging a special St Patrick’s Dance on Saturday 14 March at St Anthony’s in Wythenshawe.

Manchester celebrates the St Patrick's Society Eightieth Anniversary Dinner

The eightieth anniversary of Manchester's St Patrick's Society on Saturday 14 March

A Million Pints of Guinness, Heineken & Tea expected to be drunk at Irish Festival

Just over a million pints of Guinness, Heineken and Cups of Tea are expected to be sold during the massive two week 2015 Manchester Irish Festival

Mayo Day Promotional Weekend launches Irish Festival in Levenshulme

This years two week Manchester Irish Festival will be launched in Levenshulme with a special free concert and a chance to win a £1,000 holiday in May

Irish Dance School stages fundraiser to help students follow in the footsteps of World Champion Teacher

The Keegan Academy are staging a special fund raising afternoon on Sunday 1 March to help fund the dancers who have qualified for this years World Irish Dancing Championship

Real Ale Bar with an Irish Connection opens in Levenshulme

A brand new purpose built three storey Real Ale Bar, Coffee House and Art Gallery owned by Mayo man Lawrence Hennigan opened its doors on Friday 30 January 2015 in Levenshulme, South Manchester.

Irish Association Golfers honoured by the President of Ireland and Kerry County Council

The Irish Golf Association of Manchester, have just received a cerifcate of thanks from Michael D Higgins, the President of Ireland

Mayo Models launch Mayo Day Promotion in Ballina

Mayo Models join TD’s to launch Mayo Day Promotion in Ballina

2015 Manchester Irish Festival celebrates twentieth anniversary with mammoth two week extravaganza

This years 2015 Manchester Irish Festival will feature over 200 events from Friday 6 to Friday 20 March

Oasis Tribute Night

Free gig by Oasis Tribute band - Standing on the Shoulders of Giants play a special gig to welcome home Noel Gallagher

Fred's Ale House raises a glass for Charity

One thousand pounds was raised by Fred's Ale House in Levenshulme for local charities at its special preview night

GAA star helps promote 2015 Mayo Day to 75,000 fans at Old Trafford

The award winning Mayo GAA & Ballintuber GAA player Cillian O’Connor flew over to Manchester to help promote next year’s Mayo Day to a capacity crowd of 75,000 at Old Tafford

Keegan Academy help Lisa McHugh launch Irish TV in Manchester

Manchester's Keegan Academy and Lisa McHugh were just two of the performers appearing in the live TV broadcast for Irish TV

The Lowry Go Green for Manchester Irish Festival

Dylan Moran, The High Kings, Young, Gifted & Green and Nathan Carter will all be appearing at The Lowry Theatre in March.

Irish village turn Black Friday Green with Present Giveaway in Levenshulme

County Levenshulme decided to turn Black Friday Green with over 500 presents donated at its annual Christmas Lights Switch On

YGG go Pink for Breast Cancer Charity

Young, Gifted & Green are staging a special charity concert on Thursday 19 March at The Lowry Theatre in aid of Genesis Cancer Prevention Charity.

Irish Pub says cheers to MP for Anniversary Song to celebrate its 25th

Levenshulme Pub Company gets its own song called The Levenshulme Dream to celebrate anniversary

Noel Gallagher plays the opening week celebrations of the 2015 Manchester Irish Festival

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds will be performing on Monday 9 March 2015 in the Manchester Arena