Irish Heritage Trust film featuring Festival friend Cherry Smyth connecting her poem, Famished, with the Strokestown story.
Author: Emma Smith
Race Equality Manifesto
Liverpool Irish Festival is a proud signatory of the Liverpool arts and culture race equality manifesto, outlined here.
New play – production call
Liverpool playwriting duo seek group to deliver new play, Wake of an Empire, which is a sequel to Liverpool Lambs. Click here for details.
St Patrick’s Day poem
Cristina Michailovici offers a poem to St Patrick's Day, which uses the shamrock's emerald hue as a focus for environmental change.
Maria Crean -artist and storyteller- gives us her 'hot takes' on Brigid, celebrated Goddess and Saint, in time for St Brigid's Day (1 Feb).
Christmas office closure dates and a handful of festive phrases and activities for children to add to their cards or tree.
Call for Irish work
Paid creative call for work relating to Irish folklore and langauge. £1,000 fund available for suitable project.
National arts funding and us
Post responding to the 4 Nov 2022 Arts Council England announcement regarding application decisions for entry to the national portfoio organisation 3-year investment programme.
When the pipes were calling
A short coastal story, from Barbara Marsh, to strike up some nostalgia and recall the pipes of Ireland, calling out to her people...
Dom Phillips – A tribute
Patsy Connor, Liverpool Irish Festival Trustee, remembers her friend and Bebbington-born journalist/environmentalist Dom Phillips.
The transformations of Brigid
Judy Mazonowicz considers St Brigid'stransformations in the context of ‘hunger’ and the Irish Government's bank holiday investiture.
A new story for mummers
The Armagh Rhymers have become a major hit at the Liverpool Irish Festival. Here they tell us about their new Liverpool story.