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Liverpool Hope triumph at first Festival GAA Cup

Liverpool Hope have been crowned the winner’s on the first day of the Roswick Liverpool Irish Festival Cup. In a last gasp win, the Men’s side beat St Peter’s to make it 2-6 v 2-5. Nine teams took part in the blitz tournament at Wavertree’s Mystery Park. Alongside Liverpool Hope’s team was Liverpool Hope 2, […]

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Top 5 family friendly events

Falling over October half term there are plenty of family friendly events taking place during the Liverpool Irish Festival to keep children – as well as mum and dad – happy. With 64 events across ten days at 30 plus venues this is the biggest Liverpool Irish Festival yet. You can download the whole programme […]

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Lady Gregory’s Workhouse Ward

During this year’s Festival, theatre performances at the Lantern Theatre. On two nights, a selection of three short plays first produced in Dublin’s world famous Abbey Theatre will be performed in ‘A Night at the Abbey’. Rio Matchett, member of the Genesis Directors Network and Young Director at the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse explains the inspiration for […]

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Time for SAMHAIN, an occult electronic exploration

We’ve invited some of our favourite Irish artists in electronic music for a night of sounds, mayhem and the macabre this Halloween. Sefton Park Palm House will play host to some of the most coveted artists in Ireland’s Electronica scene for the occult ceremony of Samhain. Shit Robot, Boxcutter and SertOne are confirmed along with […]

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An explosive night at Static Gallery

Think you know Irish folk music? Think again. Liverpool Irish Festival and Static Gallery invite you to a night of music that you’ll never forget. Featuring the irrepressible Jinx Lennon, one of the most contemporary and cutting edge Irish folk singers around and one of Ireland’s top drummers Rarely Seen Above Ground (R.S.A.G) this night […]

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Leo & Anto

One Saw Doctor, One Waterboy A special night of music as part of this year’s Festival. Saw Doctor Leo Moran and Waterboy Anthony Thistlethwaite have put together an intimate two hour acoustic show featuring stripped down unplugged versions of Saw Doctors hits such as Red Cortina, Clare Island and Same Oul’ Town. “The Leo & […]

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Book music tickets for the Festival

We’ve got some great acts heading to the city for the Liverpool Irish Festival. And you can book tickets right now from www.liverpoolphil.com There’s more to come but here are the ones on sale right now …. On the opening night it’s Moxie, five young Irish musicians inspiring audiences and the music establishment with their […]

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GAA fans – the first Roswick Liverpool Irish Festival Cup

In a first for the Liverpool Irish Festival in 2014 it will celebrate Gaelic Football with a tournament at Wavertree’s Mystery Park. Men’s and women’s 7 a-side University and club teams from across the North-West will battle it out for the title. An exciting hurling match will also take place between Liverpool club Wolfe Tones […]

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The UK book launch of Dubliners 100

Liverpool Irish Festival and Tramp Press, Dublin will present a very special event at this year’s festival to mark the centenary of James Joyce’s Dubliners (1914). The new Irish publishing company Tramp Press commissioned 15 short stories inspired by the originals. Editor Thomas Morris (The Stinging Fly) conceived the idea with Tramp Press and produced […]

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