The Irish Post is delighted to announce that it is to become the official media partner of the Glasgow St. Patrick’s Festival 2013, which will take place from March 6 – 17.
The 12-day festival will see a busy and exciting line-up of music and cultural acts take to the stage at venues around the city.
The festival aims to showcase Irish culture within the framework of celebrating cultural diversity and promoting active citizenship. It will also continue to raise awareness of the drive to establish a community based Glasgow Irish Centre.
The new partnership has been formed to strengthen the relationship between the Irish in Scotland and The Irish Post.
The Glasgow St. Patrick’s Festival will increase awareness of the events taking place through a full programme of promotional and editorial activity via the newspaper’s weekly edition and digital resources, including http://http://irishpost.co.uk .
The Irish Post will be present in Glasgow throughout the festival, reinforcing its position as the paper at the heart of the Irish in Britain.
Niamh Kelly, chief executive of The Irish Post said: “The Irish Post is proud to become the official media partner to The Glasgow St. Patrick’s Festival 2013. The busy 12 day schedule of events and activities suggests that the festival will be an even bigger success than last year, as well as being a chance for the Irish community in Scotland to come together to celebrate its culture. We look forward to building a close working relationship with the festival and would like to take this opportunity to wish them every success.”
Danny Boyle, chairperson of the Festival Committee, added: “The Glasgow St. Patrick’s Festival is delighted to begin a partnership in 2013 with The Irish Post. Since consolidating its position in 2011 The Irish Post has developed and maintained the publication as a vibrant, dynamic and professional voice for the Irish in Britain. Our festival has much to offer the community in Britain for both attendee’s and professionals across the artistic spectrum and we look forward to showcasing a significant dynamic of the Irish Community in Scotland through the auspices of The Irish Post.”