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National arts funding and us

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.
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Reroot title coard (c) Dogleap Productions.

Animatic-Animation-Action

Liverpool Irish Festival, Gael Linn and An tUltach are proud to present Dogleap Productions short film: Reroot.
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Macha - illustration with ravens and horse (c) Maria Crean (detail only)

Macha

Maria Crean continues her trilogy about mythological Irish women; this time telling the story of Macha (with original illustration).
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Irish Rep Group - Belfast Girls 2 (c) Carol Rosegg

On writing ‘Belfast Girls’: Jaki McCarrick

Author and playwright Jaki McCarrick reflects on play Belfast Girls, which she'll speak about during #LIF2022 (see Famished event listing).
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Maria Crean's portrait of Queen Medb (graphic).

Queen Medh

In the first of a series of three stories, artist and storyteller Maria Crean unveils the story of Queen Medb, an Irish female powerhouse.
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Donelon family photo, taken on the deck of a ferry crossing to/from Ireland

The Trip to Holyhead

In June 2021, Manchester-based Hannah Donelon contacted the Festival, to see if we had room for a project idea of
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Famished: Cherry Smith

Famished: Cherry Smith

Poet and writer Cherry Smith felt a need to populate the silence left by the irish Famine's voiceless people; Famished is her expression.
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