Daoirí Farrell

Tyneside Irish Centre 41 Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

Doors open 7pm - Show 8pm A former electrician, who decided to become a musician after seeing Christy Moore perform on Irish TV, Dublin-born traditional singer and bouzouki player Daoirí (pronounced ‘Derry’) Farrell has been described by some of the biggest names in Irish folk music as one of most important singers to come out […]

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1921 Centenary Lecture. “Rejoicing at the peace” or “hearty cheers for the Irish Republic”: The Anglo-Irish Treaty and Irish nationalists in the North East of England.

The Anglo-Irish Treaty was signed in London on 6 December 1921 bringing to an end the Irish War of Independence. This talk will examine the response from the Irish nationalist community in the North East of England to the signing; a response that echoed the bitter division in Ireland. Dr Steve Shannon is the author […]