Manchester Irish Dance Festival
Fri 7 - Mon 17 Mar 2008
Manchester Irish Festival, Levenshulme, Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
The annual event which is now established as one of the biggest Irish Festivals in Europe, is launched on Friday 7th of March 2008 and runs through to Monday the 17th March 2008.
The first festival was launched in 1996 by the then President of Ireland Mary Robinson, it has since grown into one of the biggest Irish Festivals in Europe. The festival has played host to the likes of Shane McGowan, Toss the Feathers, Riverdance, Lord of the Dance, Westlife, The Corrs, Van Morrison , Mary Black, Sharon Shannon, Hazel O'Connor, Stocktons Wing and The Oyster Band. Levenshulme village, which is home to the biggest Irish community outside of London will once again be turned green when it stages its annual ‘Irish Fleadh’.
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Dance Event. Instruction, Festival, Party, Practice and Social for Irish Set, Irish Step and Irish Dancers.
The 2009 Manchester Irish Festival will run from Friday 6th March - Saturday 21st March 2009.
For information about the Festival Brochure and Listings telephone Kevin Fitzpatrick on 0770 237 1966. The Community Market is on Saturday 14th March and Sunday 15th March 2009. For information about the Market contact John Flanagan on 07771 577 332. The Festival Parade is on Sunday 15th March 2009. For information about the Festival Parade Telephone Brian Kennedy on 0791 921 4873.
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