Manchester Irish Festival 2017

All the latest news about the Manchester Irish Festival

A Special MMTradfest Westport250 concert will be staged in Westport on Monday 7 August
MMTradfest will run from Thursday 3 August to Wednesday 3 August with over 100 events
A special fundraising concert to help the victims of the Manchester Arena bomb will be staged on Saturday 5 August
Liberal Democrat Leader Tim Farron has launched Manchester's St Patrick's Day celebrations in Levenshulme.
Live, Music, Sport and Disco will be the centre of Burnage's St Patrick's Day celebrations.
Highlights from Monday 13 to Sunday 19 March
A guide to St Patricks Parade Highlights in Manchester
Irish Pensioners will march in this years Parade in a bid to save RTE's 252 Radio station
A Giant Cead Mile Failte Sculture has been erected at St Kents
Manchester City's Etihad Stadium is set to be a sea of green as they mark the St Patrick's Week celebrations.
Features exhbitions plus Keegan Academy and Fianna Phadraig Pipe Band
Tipperary 5 piece 'Rebel Hearts' will be playing St Kentigern's Irish Club as part of their first ever English Tour.
YGG will stage a special photographic exhibition on Saturday 18 March
Irish Dancers will be raising funds for the Homeless at Levenshulme's Irish Market
A host of Irish Events are to be staged in Levenshulme, Chorlton and Fallowfield
Popular Levenshulme artist Daniel Pitts is exhibiting some of his paintings during the festival at Thairish.
Irish Mancunian Film & Culture are continuing their spring programme with two events during the festival
MIEG will stage the 21st Irish National Studies Conference on Saturday 11 March
A special free Irish seisun by the award winning fiddle player Grace Kelly will kick start this years celebrations
One of Northern Ireland's fastest rising stars to make his Heaton Moor Debut.