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Festival trustees sought

Festival trustees sought

Our Festival is a unique organisation, run by brilliant, creative, visionary people. Will you join us to help safeguard our future?
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Short film commission call out

Short film commission call out

3-min film commission (open call) to focus on the Festival's work on the revitalisation of the Liverpool Irish Famine Trail. Deadline extended to 9am, Mon 31 Jan 2022.
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Artist call for Irish work

Artist call for Irish work

A £1,000 commission is available for a creative project, centred on Irish and/or Gaelic creativity, to form part of #LIF2022.
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Mother and Baby Institution Action Plan announced

Mother and Baby Institution Action Plan announced

Information relating to the Irish Government's announcement that there is to be a Mother and Baby Institution survivors payment and medical card Action Plan.
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Anti-racism statement following Liverpool Women's Hospital attack

Anti-racism statement following Liverpool Women’s Hospital attack

A coalition statement from Liverpool's arts and culture organisations against racism stirred by the attack on Rememberance Sunday at the Liverpool Women's Hospital.
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Tony Birtill - a tribute

Tony Birtill – a tribute

A tribute to Festival Board member Tony Birtill, from friend and colleague Tom Ryan, following his passing on 21 Oct 2021.
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2021 aknowledgements

2021 aknowledgements

Aknowledging the speakers and artists we have worked with directly in 2021 and thanking the many more that have contributed.
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