A year ago the Liverpool Irish Festival was revamped into a contemporary exploration of Irish culture. What does that really mean? Well, and this is the part that makes everyone go “Huh?”, they had Irish hip-hop this year. Irish. Hip. Hop. Yup. Two guys, two mics and a DJ dropping a beat. Best gig of
This year there was a new refreshed version of the Liverpool Irish Festival with Gaelic football (mens and womens), music at St Georges Hall, music in pubs, screen printing, ghostly story telling for kids, electronic Irish music at the Palm House and whiskey tasting at the Belvedere Pub. It’s been a hugely varied festival to photograph.