07 Mar 08
17 Mar 08
|AManchester Irish Festival, Levenshulme, Gt ManchesterCar Parking.|
Irish Set, Irish Step, Irish Festival, Party, Instruction, Practice, Social Dancing. Contact organiser for times and further details. To book or for further details: Book, Info, Tel: 0161 257 2484. 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'.