Irish Manchester

By Alan Keegan & Danny Claffey

Featuring over 200 photographs, many previously unpublished, Irish Manchester is a celebrations of memories. It combines interesting images with well-researched captions, and includes personal reminiscences, many written by those who have been involved in Irish Life over the years.

The Irish have a rich and varied history where Manchester is concerned, and within these pages some views will be reassuring familiar, while others will have changed or are beyond recollections.

It shows the Irish both at work and at play, with images of numerous pubs, clubs, social events, including festivals and the many parades. It also takes a look at sports and entertainment, from the Gaelic Athletic Association to traditional Irish dancers.

This book is an enduring and nostalgic account, of interest to Manchester Irish and anyone who knows and appreciates the contribution the Irish have made to a great city.

Here we have Michael Moran and friends