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There's A Huge Irish Celebration Taking Place In Liverpool This Summer

By James Fenton

April 17, 2018 at 7:43pm


The people of Liverpool have had an affinity with Ireland that goes back generations. The city, barely even a half hour flight from Dublin Airport, is home to a large Irish community which makes it the perfect location to celebrate Irish culture away from the home sod this year. 

Feis 2018 takes place on Saturday July 7 in the city and the line-up is about as Irish as it gets featuring the likes of Imelda May, The Chieftains, Van Morrison, The Coronas, Aslan, The Dublin Legends, Damien Dempsey and Sharon Shannon to name but a few. 

It's due to take place on Liverpool's Waterfront from 11am to 11pm on the day and could just make for the most memorable trip of your summer. Speaking about the festival, promotor Vince Power said:

I’m proud and delighted to bring The Feis to Liverpool, a great city with
such strong ties to Ireland. I have always wanted to do an Irish music festival here. The Pier Head is the perfect location because of its powerful and emotional significance. We have a fantastic line-up and this event will bring together the finest, most celebrated Irish musicians in a marvelous festival atmosphere. would like to add my sincere thanks to Liverpool City Council and Mayor Joe Anderson, who saw the strength of the idea immediately and have been so supportive. This is the biggest line-up of Irish artistes Liverpool has ever seen.

More information and details of how to get tickets can be found here

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