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Nollaig Shona

Nollaig Shona agus Athbhliain faoi Mhaise Duit! A Merry Christmas to you and Happy New Year! We sincerely hope that 2020 brings you a few steps closer to achieving your dreams! ⛄ Beannachtaí na féile!/Seasons greetings! ⛄ May your hearth be warm; your table full and your heart filled with joy this Yuletide and New […]

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1919 Liverpool Race Riots – a film

During the #LIF2019 In:Visible Women week, we created interesting discussion and activities about race, working with a number of partners. The Liverpool 1919 Race Riots served as a starting point for these. Our dual-heritage day encouraged and supported people of mixed-Irish heritage to share stories about their experiences of growing up or living in Liverpool, […]

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Nights at LIF

Every year the Liverpool Irish Festival works with tens -if not hundreds- of artists, musicians and performers to bring audiences from Liverpool, the northwest, nationally and internationally a flavour of what Irish creativity like like and considers. With work from across art forms, generations, class-systems and the diaspora, it entertains, enthralls, moves and challenges us. […]

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Behind the scenes at ‘Rebels and Friends’

During #LIF2018 Liverpool Hope University Associate Professor Sonja Tiernan presented a brilliantly received talk at the International Slavery Museum about the life and activism of Countess Markievicz, one of the better-understood Irish suffragists, though still widely unrecognised in Great Britain today. This year, Lynx Theatre and Poetry widens the story about her and her life […]

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Gradam Ceoil TG4 at LIF

Last year TG4 joined us as a sponsor. We had so much fun with them that this year we decided to amp up the work and collaborate on two specific music events: Visible Women and Gradam Ceoil (Music Awards), both taking place at the Liverpool Philharmonic Music Room. Showcasing some of the most outstanding talent […]

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A Day in the Life of the Liverpool Irish Centre

Each year the Liverpool Irish Festival takes work to the Liverpool Irish Centre; which we believe should be the spiritual home Liverpool’s Irish community. They are –and have always been- a significant partner of the Festival, providing a valuable social and civic centre and making people welcome year-round. We know the Centre runs a number […]

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