26 July 2008

Festival Time

Members of NEICN have for a long time said that 'we will take over the world' and it has finally happened, well we have taken over the city at least, as NEICN launches its first city Irish festival with its many and expanding friends, as the event has been organised by the Strategic Partnership, which includes the University of Sunderland, NEICN, Sunderland Council, The Chamber of Commerce and Gentoo. All of who are part of our international strategy, so please do all come along and enjoy excellent Irish entertainment.

A brief precis of the programme is:
1.00 - River Wear Dance with Fagan's School of Irish Dancing
1.30 - The Funky Buddhas, (students from English and Performing Arts at Sunderland stru their stuff
2.15 - Peter Desmond, (brilliant Irish musician)
3.00 - Open air ceilidh (this will be great fun)
4.00 - Solo dancers and exhibition dancing with Inchigeela dance troupe
5.00 - Alan Kelly and the Dogs of Tralee, (not to be missed)

All of this is to be followed by Aos Dana, led by Colin Younger and food in Eauzone

More information can be found at