10 days of arts & culture; year-round heritage!

See our event listings for what’s coming up. #LIF2023 runs 19-29 Oct 2023!
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Invest in Irishness

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Events for everyone!

See our event listings for what’s coming up. #LIF2023 runs 19-29 Oct 2023!
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Women’s voices and mixed-race histories

Exploring female stories to liberate identity and heritage.
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See our event listings for what’s coming up. #LIF2023 runs 19-29 Oct 2023!
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Liverpool Irish Famine Trail

What is the Liverpool Irish Famine Trail and how can you get involved?
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What’s On Now

Photographic portrait of Maz O'Connor.

Song workshops with Maz O’Connor

7 November
Join singer and composer Maz O'Connor online for an accessible, creative workshop helping you turn stories from your family history into original songs.
Clarence Dock plaque.

Liverpool Irish Famine Trail lecture (online)

Runs until 23 February
Lecture on the plaque and memorial sites of the Liverpool Irish Famine Trail, comissioned by Armagh, Craigavon and Banbridge Borough Council.
Preparatory study for Cesair (c) Nuala Monaghan, 2021.

Irish Myth and Legend

Runs until 24 November
Another chance to see Irish Myth and Legend , a 5-story exhibit - with companion, takeaway book - translated & illustrated by Nuala Monaghan.
Museum of Liverpool - self-guided Irish trail

Museum of Liverpool – self-guided Irish trail

Runs until 1 September
Use this page to download a PDF of the Musem of Liverpool's Irish community trail. Suitable for families.
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Spotlight On …

Misplaced children's shoes (faded photograph).

Fréa: Redressing Irish Church and State institutions

During our online event, Fréa will explore former resident experiences and share the Government’s response to the Mother and Baby and County Care Homes commission.

A large bowl in bronze, split down the centre (photograph). This is the Liverpool irish Famine Memorial.

Irish Famine Memorial

The Liverpool Irish Festival, along with city partners, commemorate the 175-year anniversary of the seven years of An Gorta Mór, also known as the Great Hunger (1845-52).

Liverpool Irish Famine Trail

Liverpool Irish Famine Trail

Liverpool Irish Famine Trail

The Great Hunger/An Gorta Mór, changed the shape of Britain’s society, particularly here in England's North West. Walk the history with us.

Liverpool Irish Famine Trail Map

Liverpool Irish Famine Trail Map

Use this page to digitally navigate the Liverpool Irish Famine Trail, look at images and read the fascinating histories of each site.

Decorative element: photo pf two books entitled 'Revive'

Liverpool Irish Famine Trail: Revive

Historical, bold and purposeful, Liverpool Irish Famine Trail: Revive revisits and revives the Liverpool Irish Famine Trail.

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Photo of hands painted with a global map, open to be read (c) stokpic via Pixabay

#CCEN Practice Day

19 October
A professional network day, for Irish creatives to connect with each other and those who commission Irish work.

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