Manchester Histories Festival

3 - 12 June 2016

Destination Ireland

Screening of fascinating and rarely seen documentary and private film footage that tells the journeys of Irish people between Ireland and Manchester from the 1930s to the 1980s.

Drawn from the collections of the Northwest Film Archive at MMU, this collection of short films from a variety of sources, offers a unique view into the history, heritage, landscapes and social life of Ireland and the Irish, at work and at play, in the mid-twentieth century.

Organised by the Irish Diaspora Foundation.


Sun 5 Jun 2016 6.30pm


Irish World Heritage Centre

1 Irish Town Way Cheetham Manchester, M8 0RY


Full ticket price £3, Students, OAPs, unwaged £1.50


0161 205 4007

More information

0161 205 4007
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Suitable for


Event category

Irish, Migration

Event type

Be entertained

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