Gaeltacht, Language, News
Keane Family Welcome Monumental Irish- Language Bill

The UK have introduced legislation which will protect the rights of Irish-language speakers, as well as Ulster Scots. The monumental Identity and Language (Northern Ireland) Bill will ‘deliver measures to promote and respect Northern Ireland’s diverse national, cultural and linguistic identities’. Moreover, the Bill will ‘provide for the recognition and protection of the Irish language

Arts, Music, News
Fairytale of New York Returns to the Alexandra

Irish-inspired sell out tour ‘Fairytale of New York’ is coming back to Birmingham for an even bigger production in 2022. The producers of ‘Seven Drunken Nights-The Story of the Dubliners’ bring to you the ultimate Christmas production ‘Fairytale of New York’. Featuring an international cast of singers, musicians and dancers ‘Fairytale of New York’ is a show for the

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The Saints Make Their Debut at The New Irish Centre

St. Brendan’s GAA played their inaugural home fixture at The Irish Centre on Sunday. It was a momentous day for the Kings Heath club who finally have a space to call their home since its formation in 1958. Both their Senior and Junior team demonstrated an excellent display of football against Roger Casements. Though it

A picture of Angela Moran, Birmingham Irish musician playing Páirc Festival
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Páirc Catchups: Angela Moran

Páirc Festival Catchups is a series dedicated to learning more about the acts that make up our incredible line-up and hearing first-hand what playing Páirc Festival means to them. Angela Moran is an independent researcher, musician, and a specialist in Irish and popular music. She is the author of Irish Music Abroad: Diasporic Sounds in

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Páirc Festival Catchups: Bang on the Ear Páirc Festival Catchups: Bang on the Ear   Páirc Festival Catchups is a series dedicated to learning more about the acts that make up our incredible line-up and hearing first-hand what playing Páirc Festival means to them. Bang on the Ear began playing in 1997, combining a folk sound with traditional Irish music. The four-piece
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Páirc Festival Catchups: On the Sesh PÁIRC FESTIVAL CATCHUPS: ON THE SESH   Páirc Festival Catchups is a series dedicated to learning more about the acts that make up our incredible line-up and hearing first-hand what playing Páirc Festival means to them. Since re-forming in 2019, On the Sesh have become one of Birmingham’s most popular Irish bands, bringing the party