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Sunflowers and Poppies‏

Birmingham Friends of the Earth volunteers sometimes engage in a spot of guerilla gardening, fighting the endless battle with concrete by planting seeds in neglected places. One of these such places is the central reservation on Digbeth High Street. Although … Continue reading

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20 is Plenty

Residents of Digbeth should have recently received a postcard outlining proposals to cut speed limits on most of our streets from 2016. This is the latest stage in the council’s consultation on the 20 is Plenty plans to make roads … Continue reading

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Journey to the Fifth Province comes to Digbeth

When: Wednesday 18th April, 20:00 Where: Birmingham Irish Centre, 14-20 High Street, Deritend, B12 0LN Tickets £10 / £8 Journey to the Fifth Province, the hit show of the 2011 Irish Writers’ Festival in London, will be performed at the … Continue reading

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“Who cares if it snows – we’ll be parading anyway!”

As you probably already know, the Birmingham St Patrick’s Day Festival Parade will be taking place this Sunday, 11th March from 12:00 noon. As in previous years, Digbeth Residents Association will be walking the parade route with a banner, and … Continue reading

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Connaught Square for Sale

Last week it was reported in the press that Ireland’s National Asset Management Agency (ROM Capital) will be selling the Connaught Square site. The 4.5 acre potential development is situtated across the road from Digbeth Coach Station and just 200 … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Parade 2012: The Torch is Passed, The Flags are Waved.

After I reported the Birmingham St Patrick’s Parade was in jeopardy, the local media showed interest in the story and DRA’s Chairperson, Val Wooodward, appeared on BBC WM Radio as a result. Here, John McMahon of Birmingham’s premier Irish magazine, … Continue reading

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Graham’s Fun Quiz Extravaganza

Graham’s Fun Quiz Extravaganza When: 3 February 2012, 19:30 Where: The Irish Centre, Digbeth Do you know your films, music, art? Well this will be a fun night of trivia to test your knowledge! To enter the quiz costs £10 … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Festival EGM

What: St Patrick’s Festival EGM When: Wednesday 18th January 7:30pm Where: Irish Centre, High Street Digbeth   Do you want the St Patrick’s Day Parade to go ahead this year? If so, please attend this evening’s meeting!

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St Patrick’s Festival in Jeopardy

When: Tuesday 10th January 2012, 19:30 Where: Birmingham Irish Centre, Digbeth High Street Is the St Patrick’s Day Parade Important to you or your business? The Birmingham St Patrick’s Day Parade is in jeopardy this year. There will be a … Continue reading

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Update: Live Music NYE Special

Saturday, 31st December The Old Crown Bigger Than Barry Saturday, 31st December HMV Institute Chase & Status Annie Mac Saturday, 31st December Hennessey’s Bar Hott Date Saturday, 31st December The Rainbow Glas will meet Face Saturday, 31st December The Irish … Continue reading

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