Manchester Irish Festival News

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

Manchester gets Mayo Tourism twitter account a top spot at 2014 Web Summit

The Manchester Mayo run twitter site Mayo Tourism gets the top tating at a world wide 2014 Web Summit in Dublin

The Script script play two concerts during the opening weekend of the 2015 Manchester Irish Festival

Dublin band - The Script will be playing on Friday 6 and Saturday 7 March 2015 at Manchester Arena

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