Manchester creates unique Festival in Mayo

  The streets and venues of Ballina were taken over by a unique six day Mayo Manchester Tradfest this bank holiday weekend for the launch of the MM Tradfest week. The tourism initiative was a partnership between the Manchester based Mayo Manchester Tourism and Business group and the Mayo County Councils diaspora website www.Mayo.ie. TD […]

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Manchester leads the way for Mayo Day in the UK

James Keegan (the New Lord of the Dance taking over from Michael Flately) , Lawrence Hennigan junior (Dancer with Keegan Academy of Irish Dancing), Lawrence Hennigan senior (Mayo Manchester)Nikitta Cassidy (Dance captain with Lord of the Dance). Manchester played a leading part in the inaugural international Mayo Day which took place on Saturday 2 May […]

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Flatout in Manchester for Mayo Day

Ballina band Flatout will top the bill for Manchester’s Mayo Day celebrations. Whether you’re in New York or Sydney, green and red will be the only colours to be seen in on May 2. For the first ever Mayo Day, the iconic Niagara Falls in Buffalo, New York State, will flow red and green, while […]

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Tourism MP helps launch Mayo Promotion in Manchester

The Manchester based MP, John Leech who is the Tourism, Media and Sport spokesperson for the Liberal Democrats on the coalition government popped along to Levenshulme in South Manchester to help launch this year’s 2015 Manchester Irish Festival and the Mayo County Council sponsored Mayo Day Promotion. Lawrence Hennigan from Mayo Manchester one of the […]

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