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Crawley Irish Festival 2013

Crawley Irish Festival at a new venue

[ Sunday 25 August 2013; 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM. ] The 18th Crawley Irish Festival will take place at The Hawth, Crawley on Sunday 25 August with live music, Irish dance and GAA Sports. For the second year running, the event will have no entry cost and free entry to music and dance stages. So come along and enjoy the craic!

Lingfield Saint Patrick’s Day Racing

Saint Patrick's Race Day at LINGFIELD from 12pm

[ Sunday 17 March 2013; 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM. ] Come and celebrate all things Irish with us on Sunday March 17th as we team up with the Lingfield Race Course to stage the best St. Patrick’s Day ever!

Interviewees sought for Magdalene Oral History Project

Interviewees sought for Magdalene Oral History Project

Researchers at the Women’s Studies Centre in the School of Social Justice at University College Dublin (UCD) are seeking interviewees for a Magdalene Oral History Project, funded by the Irish Research Council. If you have details to share, UCD would like to speak with you in privacy and confidence.

Saint Patrick’s Day 2013

Saint Patrick’s Day 2013

[ Sunday 17 March 2013; ] Watch this space for more details regarding Saint Patrick’s Day in and around Crawley.

Irish World Response to Irish Festival

Irish World Response to Irish Festival

Sean Moriarty of the Irish World came down to Crawley to provide a review of our first event in the Town Centre. This was published in the 1 September 2012 edition of the newspaper. He had some nice things to say.

Crawley Irish Festival 2012

Crawley Irish Festival 2012

Bank Holiday Sunday saw the 2012 Crawley Irish Festival in the heart of town centre that included Irish Dance, Music and gold old fashioned shindig. Thanks to YouTube user Prak14 for posting some highlights.

Crawley Saint Patrick’s Parade 2012

Live Music in Crawley High Street

[ Sunday 18 March 2012; ] Sunday 18th March sees Crawley’s 9th annual St Patrick’s Weekend take on a new format as the organisers put on an Irish concert running for 8 hours in the High St on parade day. The parade is lead by the Mayor of Crawley together with local dignitaries and personalities and takes a route through the town, starting at 1.00pm from the Crawley Train Station and finishing in the High St. It’s made up of marching bands, community groups, motorised floats promoting local businesses and companies, vintage and classic cars, youth groups, dancing schools, sports clubs, cultural groups, junior bands, marching groups and many more.

Crawley Irish Shine in School International Day

Crawley Irish Shine in School International Day

The Crawley Irish community took part in the International Day at Gossops Green Primary School that took place on Thursday 1 March 2012 which was said to be a renounding success by all involved. Ireland came out to be the favourite country to be visited on the day and and many children who didn’t get a chance to visit had heard ‘rumours’ about what the class looked like and the activities involved. ‘Ireland’ was also evaluated as the best decorated classroom.

2011 Festival Photos

2011 Festival Photos

Photos from the 2011 Crawley Irish Festival, courtesy of Carrie Campbell

It’s a beautiful day for the festival…

2011 Festival Programmer Cover

It’s beautiful weather today for the 2011 Crawley Irish Festival so come on down and enjoy all the fun.

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