Past Events

Family céilí and Comhaltas’s 60th celebrations

Family céilí and Comhaltas’s 60th celebrations

Organised by Liverpool Comhaltas and Liverpool Irish Centre in partnership with LivIrishFest2017, this event forms part a Family Weekend during the festival

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Children’s Hour with Carmel Kelly

Children’s Hour with Carmel Kelly

Carmel Uí Cheallaigh/Kelly (Galway, ROI) is a children’s author and picture book creator, writing in Gaelic and English. Her motto is “Picture books are for everyone”.

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Burning Wheel: Album launch

Burning Wheel: Album launch

Burning Wheel’s intense live shows move from plaintive Dylan-folk to hypnotic and danceable country-soul, accompanied by Flaming Lips style pyro-technics.

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Liverpool Comhaltas and Liverpool Céilí Band evening

Liverpool Comhaltas and Liverpool Céilí Band evening

Join Liverpool Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann and the Liverpool Céilí Band in celebrating Comhaltas’s sixtieth anniversary

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Edward and Eliza and the Smashing of the Van

Edward and Eliza and the Smashing of the Van

Written to coincide with the 150th anniversary of real events, Edward and Eliza explores dilemmas that are still very relevant today as part of Liverpool Irish Festival 2017

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Liverpool Music Tours: walks

Liverpool Music Tours: walks

Liverpool Music Tours are offering two cultural walking tours as part of the Liverpool Irish Festival

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The Lily and the Poppy

The Lily and the Poppy

Liverpool Irish Festival and Institute of Irish Studies present two high profile Irish women, talking about reconciliation and living peacefully in conflict

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Votes for Irish Citizens abroad (VICA): A Debate

Votes for Irish Citizens abroad (VICA): A Debate

Votes for Irish Citizens Abroad are under discussion considering what Irish citizenship means/could mean for referenda – today and in future.

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Family Day at the Museum

Family Day at the Museum

Celebrate the Liverpool Irish Festival with family and friends in a day incorporating music, talks and activities for everyone to enjoy, across the day. Delivered in partnership with National Museums Liverpool.

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Trad at PK’s

Trad at PK’s

Come along to this unique, Grade II listed pub, full of curios and character to join in the weekly toe-tapping music session. Famed for its collection of artefacts, murals and ship’s tables (front lounge), this pub is a must see!

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Traditional Irish Music Session

Traditional Irish Music Session

This event is organised by Liverpool Comhaltas and the Liverpool Irish Centre in partnership with LivIrishFest2017 and forms part of a wider family weekend

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Samhain at Kelly’s ft. The Jesse Janes and Conleath McGeary

Samhain at Kelly’s ft. The Jesse Janes and Conleath McGeary

Conleath McGeary and headliners, The Jesse Janes, provide a great night of Irish folk, bluegrass, skiffle and rock and roll

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Visible Women: New and powerful Women in music

Visible Women: New and powerful Women in music

A fitting way to end our In:Visible Women day, this evening of female singer song-writers goes to show just how far women have come. Presented by Liverpool Irish Festival

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Mellowtone presents Only Child

Mellowtone presents Only Child

A unique venue for this incredible event with Only Child, Limerance and Rachael Jean Harris; presented as part of the Liveprool Irish Festival.

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“No, that’s my uncle”

“No, that’s my uncle”

Whilst Ken Grant was showing his photographs to a community group in Dublin is the early 1990s, a woman became convinced that she knew the people in the picture as close relatives. She was wrong.

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