Jane 1 006 (web; detail only) (c) Alison Little

Jane

Jane was commissioned by the Liverpool Irish Festival, from artist Alison Little, as a contribution to its work about In:Visible Women. It is a fictional piece of writing, created to help readers consider the effects of sexual violence towards women. Although it will echo some experiences, it is not ‘the definitive story’, nor is it […]

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Fish Curry by Abhishek Verma

LivIrishFest2017 to host inaugural Celtic Animation Film Festival

Liverpool Irish Festival is to host the inaugural Celtic Animation Film Festival this October, celebrating established animators of Celtic heritage and emerging animators from around the world. As part of the festival, there is also a new Celtic Animation Film competition, showcasing short animated films made in Liverpool, Ireland or other Celtic regions. The film […]

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DJ Arveen Juthan interviews London Irish man, Derek.

Deserted Island Discs – a support for islanders

In May 2017, the Liverpool Irish Festival were delighted to be able to attend the Irish Government’s Global Forum; a conference that brought together organisations from around the world that support the Irish Diaspora. As well as meeting people from the Irish Centre in New York, social workers from Australia and many more besides, we […]

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The Breath (c) York Tillyer - 4 members, sat onteh floor in front of a large arched window

LIF2017 asks – what does it mean to be Irish?

Liverpool Irish Festival returns for its 15th year this October.  Liverpool Irish Festival is the only arts and culture led Irish festival in the UK platforming an incredible array of art, culture, performance, film, music, literature, food and drink, talks and tours It runs for 10 days between Thurs 19-Sun 29 October 2017 at venues […]

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Dave O'Grady- (c) John Johnson

Seafoam Green creative call for poster design

Interested in poster design? Are you a great artist, illustrator or creator? Do you want to be seen all over Liverpool in connection with the Liverpool Irish Festival and an internationally renowned music talent? Yes? Then this is the call for you! In partnership with Mellowtone, the Liverpool Irish Festival seeks a lead image to […]

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Captured by www.jasonwells.co.uk

Men wanted for comedy course that improves mental health

Mental health may seem like a buzz phrase today, but in the UK, suicide is one of the biggest killers of men aged between 25 and 44. Male suicide runs at three times the national average of female suicide (based on ONS figures) and is a cause of great concern, not just for hospitals and […]

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