Mahones set to rock river on July 18th


Organizer’s of the Irish Festival are probably spot on when they predict that Celtic rock band, The Mahones, might night be to everyone’s taste, but they still expect a huge crowd to experience the mayhem in person. With songs like…

Ryan Curtis Back in Jail


A 42-year-old man from Gray Rapids, N.B. remains in custody after he appeared in court on June 30, 2015 and waived his bail hearing on charges related to an incident that occurred on June 24, 2015. Ryan Curtis originally appeared…

Photos: Canada Day in Miramichi


City Councillors, local politicians and the general public participated in Canada in Miramichi in 2015. They sang “Oh Canada”, they cut a birthday cake, and they marched in the parade. Enjoy this photo gallery.

Irish Fest Renames Award to Honour McCarthy

Marven McCarthy

Paddy Quinn and Chopper Robinson on behalf of the Irish Festival organizing committee have announced that they have changed the name of one of the festival’s awards. The former ‘President’s Award’ has been renamed ‘Marven McCarthy President’s Award’. In a…

Rock and Roll Festival Schedule (Fireworks)


Thursday, July 2 7:00 pm: Opening Ceremonies & Street Dance The official opening of the 21st Anniversary of the festival. Miramichi’s Tim Irving of Millbank Music will provide the music for a rockin’ good night. Bring a lawn chair. Children’s…