Kila press shot 1

Kíla to play only UK Autumn gig at #LIF2018

Celebrating their 30th year in 2018, one of Ireland’s biggest acts, Kíla, play their only Autumn UK event at Liverpool Irish Festival.  “One of the most beautifully euphoric live experiences” BBC World Review “Softly spoken off stage and complete lunatics on it, Kíla have torn up the rulebook with their wantonly eclectic mix of styles, […]

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Newspaper

Festival newspaper being released

LIF2018 HQ are excited to announce that our festival newspaper is soon to drop! It is due to land in venues week commencing Mon 8 Oct 2018. With updates to the brochure – including schedule updates, the addition of our TG4 Liverpool Irish Live Playalongs and editorial corrections – plus a Lizzie Nunnery (To Have […]

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Ann Blake River Image - web edit (c) Ken Coleman

#LIF2018 brochure revealed

Liverpool Irish Festival’s annual brochure is here. Physical copies are available in all the usual places around Liverpool. We hope you enjoy browsing our programme. We know you have been patient. We know you want to buy your tickets early… and now you can! We have been working all year to mount this programme, develop […]

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Deborah Frances-White and The Guilty Feminist

Liverpool Irish Festival 2018: celebrating the breadth of Irish culture

Liverpool’s cultural ties with Ireland come to the fore once again as the Liverpool Irish Festival returns, this year with special performances by The Guilty Feminist (in a dedicated festival podcast) and Kíla. We also celebrate a new partnership with Liverpool Literary Festival, the return of the Celtic Animation Film Festival and IndieCork and a […]

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In:Visible Women collage workshop, #LIF2017, Liverpool Blackwell's (c) E Smith c/o LIF

Exhibition call for work about Ireland’s Eighth Amendment

Call to artists for work responding to Ireland’s Repeal the Eighth movement and historic referendum vote, leading to 2018 exhibition at OUTPUT gallery. Liverpool Irish Festival (LIF) and OUTPUT gallery have partnered this year to commission an artist to respond to the successful repeal of The 8th Amendment of the Constitution of Ireland, which now […]

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