Manchester Irish Festival News

Sir Alex Ferguson helps launch Joe Kennedy’s book in Manchester

Joe Kennedy's book On the Strength of a Ten Bob Note is launched in Manchester

Yorkshire band commemorate Mayo Famine at Levenshulme Festival

A song about the Mayo Famine called 'Irish Fields' is to be showcased in Levenshulme on Friday 7 November

Mayo Man crowned as Manchester’s Cabbage King

Paul Cawley is crowned as the 2014 Cabbage King for the 14th time

Celebrity soaked Supercar Spectacle comes to Ballina in County Mayo

Cannonball 2014 will be coming to Ballina on Saturday 13 September in the Quay Village at 12.30pm

Mayo set designer helps stage play in Dublin

Mayo set designer will help stage Electra in Dublin from 20 to 23 August 2014

Mayo Diaspora weekend sets new records

Over 31,000 attended events during the 2014 Mayo Manchester Diaspora weekend

Sell Out Mayo Manchester Concert launches Diaspora weekend

The Concert featuring musicians, singers and dancers from Manchester and Mayo was staged on Saturday 2 August in Attymass

Manchester joins forces with Mayo to promote new €5 Million Irish Whiskey Distillery

Manchester Mayo group help launch Nephin Whiskey in Lahardane, County Mayo

Manchester help promote Hat Designer in Mayo

Mayo Manchester joined forces with Michelle Mulherin to help launch a new range of Hats in Mayo

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

Find out how to get a ten per cent discount on your Ferry Travel with Irish Ferries

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