Melbourne Irish Festival

Upcoming Events



SUNDAY 15th MARCH 2015 - 12 noon to 6pm
at Edinburgh Gardens - North Fitzroy, Melbourne

This year's stellar musical lineup so far . . .

The Newport Fiddle and Folk Club, check out their blog here;
The welcome return of the big band sound of the Van Morrison Tribute Band presenting Moondance;
National anthems by Chris Moloughney and Vincent O'Connor

Irish Pipers galore:

Tracy Byrne and Rod McMurrick will be "Piping In" the festival and appearing throughout the day

Irish Dancers on show:

Kilmurray School of Irish dancing;
Mulcahy School of Irish Dancing
Christine Ayres School of Irish Dancing
Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann

Emcees for the day:

The inimitable Gareth Taylor and Victorian Champion Irish Dancer Conor Ayres

Activities for the kids:

Petting Zoo, Face painters, Mr Twinkletoes, sack races & St Patrick himself.

Other upcoming events

Saoirse and the Tim Edey Trio.

Saoirse have a couple of great gigs coming up in late January, for more details click here.

Raffle tickets

Don't miss the opportunity to get a couple of tickets for a chance to win 2 return tickets to Ireland

The chance to win 2 return tickets to Ireland courtesy of Emerald Travel

Click here to download the flyer

Irish food vendors. Byo, no alcohol on sale.

Next Festival Committee meeting

Wednesday, 7 January 2015, 7pm, Celtic Club.

For more information contact Adrian on 0409 969 208 or Brendan on 0419 158 677

Committee Members

Melbourne Irish Festival
  • President: Adrian McNamara
  • Vice President: Brendan O'Keeffe
  • Treasurer/Secretary: Niharika Dhillon
  • Communications Officer: Gareth Taylor
  • Sponsorship Co-ordinator: Laura Lyons
  • Committee Members: Clare McNamara, Morgan Fallon, Peter Dowling