Tag: Irish Arts Foundation

Concert of Irish music in Cross Flatts Park

Members of the Beeston, Holbeck and Hunslet Leeds-Irish community recently attended a collaborative inter-generational participatory event of traditional Irish music and song at the Watsonian Pavilion in Cross Flatts Park, Beeston. The event on 7 July was co-hosted by Leeds Irish Health & Homes and the Irish Arts Foundation, supported

Celebrating the South Leeds Irish Connection

Ahead of tomorrow’s St Patrick’s Day parade, I spoke to Chris O’Malley, the Director of the Irish Arts Foundation about South Leeds’ Irish community. March is Irish History Month. I asked why we need an Irish History Month, Chris explained: “It was inspired by Black History Month. Like black history,