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 […]
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 […]
It’s described as the original beautiful game and while Liverpool might be more famous for its football teams in the English FA, in fact it’s home to two Gaelic football teams as well.
Five beautifully animated tales, translated by Seamus Heaney from medieval Scots fables, are to be screened at Picturehouse at FACT in an English première as part of the Liverpool Irish Festival.