Events

Close up detail of a ceramic statute of a women by Christy Keeney

Christy Keeney – Ceramics In the Window

Impressive display of Christy Keeney’s ceramics at the Bluecoat Display Centre shown ‘In the Window’ as part of the Liverpool Irish Festival

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A number of Irish books and a string of beads

Materials library

Free to use materials library, containing books, maps, music scores, etc, based at the Everyman.

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Lóistín imeasc na rónta (detail only) (c) Deidre McKenna (web)

An Béal Bocht: A reflection (print exhibition)

An exceptional print exhibit from Irish artist Deidre McKenna based on the novel An Béal Bocht/The Poor Mouth, at the Florrie as part of LivIrishFest2017

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Lóistín imeasc na rónta (detail only) (c) Deidre McKenna (web) 19Oct

An Béal Bocht: A reflection (exhibition launch)

An exceptional print exhibit from Irish artist Deidre McKenna based on the novel An Béal Bocht/The Poor Mouth, at the Florrie as part of LivIrishFest2017

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Male looks out at skyscrapers of a metropolis on a bight, cloud free day. Lead film image 19Oct

Coming Home (Documentary film)

Five years in the making, Coming Home is a documentary that charts the dreams and histories of five Irish immigrants, from their locations on four continents

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Audience at previous Liverpool Irish Festival events 19Oct

Liverpool Irish Festival Launch

Launch to celebrate the opening of Liverpool Irish Festival 2017 and our fifteen year anniversary

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Jinx Lennon in his sunglasses on stage 19Oct

Jinx Lennon – a concert

Punk poet Jinx Lennon returns to the Liverpool Irish Festival for this solo performance

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Colourfully lit white wall, with guitar, stand and LED lights (c) Peter Carr, 2015 19Oct

Festival Club – the Aftershow

Social space with music and song to carry on the Liverpool Irish Festival party spirit, meet friends and share stories

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20Oct

Song of Love

Song of Love is an art installation that celebrates our ability to commune with nature and sound’s heavenly effects on our souls, bodies and voice as part of LivIrishFest2017

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A selection of Liverpool and Irish craft beers on a wooden barrel top (detail) (c) Pedro Cozier

Handyman Supermarket Irish Craft Beer Festival

Irish Craft Beer festival at the Handyman Supermarket, on Smithdown Road, run as part of the Liverpool Irish Festival. This is an over 18s event

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Fans' Forum Everton Football Club logo 20Oct

Irish Toffees and Green Shoots

Michael Walker book launch (DeCoubertain) and Everton Fan Forum event, hosted at Goodison Park as part of the Liverpool Irish Festival

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Dave O'Grady of Seafoam Green plays guitar 20Oct

Seafoam Green presented by Mellowtone

Exceptional band Seafoam Green play in this unusual setting for the Liverpool Irish Festival

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The WHilstlin' Donkeys prmomitional image of 6 black and white upstanding donkeys, wearing suits in front of large a watercolour shamrock 20Oct

The Whistlin’ Donkeys

The Whistlin’ Donkeys are a County Tyrone based folk/trad/rock super group. This event is organised by the Liverpool Irish Centre for the Liverpool Irish Festival.

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Colourfully lit white wall, with guitar, stand and LED lights (c) Peter Carr, 2015 20Oct

Festival Club – the Aftershow

Social space with music and song to carry on the Liverpool Irish Festival party spirit, meet friends and share stories

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Greg Quiery leads tour in 2016 21Oct

Irish Heritage Walk

A fun, history based walk around some of the city centre, with historian and guide Greg Quiery, as part of the Liverpool Irish Festival

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Uncle John and Aunt Mary, After The Dance (c) Daisy Asquith 21Oct

After the Dance

Daisy Asquith’s documentary follows her mother’s story of adoption, tracing her genealogical line back to Kilkee (Co Clare).

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21Oct

Song of Love

Song of Love is an art installation that celebrates our ability to commune with nature and sound’s heavenly effects on our souls, bodies and voice as part of LivIrishFest2017

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Greg Quiery leads tour in 2016 21Oct

Scotland Road walk

A fun, history walk taking in Scotland Road and areas nearby that have Irish significance. Guided by historian Greg Quiery as part of the Liverpool Irish Festival

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Travel warning

Liverpool Lime Street is undergoing work until 22 Oct 2017. Here is the advice being isued presently.