Our Team 

From Left to Right:

Cllr. John Flanagan (Chair of the Festival). Sinead Flanagan (Marketing and Press Officer ). Paddy Crerand (President of the Festival). Cllr. Paul Murphy and Wife (Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress 2015-1016). Cllr. Pat Karney (Life President of the Festival).Brian Kennedy (Parade). Sean Flanagan (Markets and Website). Aine Bohan (Secretary).

The Manchester Irish Festival continues to be one of the largest outside of Ireland, with a variety of events stretching across Greater Manchester. This year we warmly invite 

you to celebrate with us our 23rd year of the Festival and the 28th St Patrick's Parade. 

Please join us in O'Driscolls Marquee on Albert Square, where all proceeds go towards the running of the Manchester Irish Festival. We would especially love to see you on 

the day of the St Patrick's Parade on Sunday 11th March.


On behalf on the Manchester Irish Festival Committee, I would like to thank all our 

sponsors, volunteers and the support of the people of Manchester, whom make this 

Festival successful every year.

A Happy Saint Patrick's Day to you all.
Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh

Thank you to our supporters and promoters:

Kevin Gallagher

Photographer for The Manchester Irish Festival and The Irish Post.

Tel. 07940033346

email. kevingallagher10@ymail.com


Bernie O'Brien

Photographer for The Manchester Irish Festival

and The Irish World.

Tel. 07962100872

email. bernie@bernieobrien.co.uk