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The first day of Irishfest kicks off at the south side Oktoberfest grounds

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La Crosse, WI (WXOW) -

The 10th annual Irishfest started today to celebrate the Irish culture found throughout the Coulee Region. Mayor Tim Kabat along with Representative Steve Doyle spoke to wish the event success throughout the weekend.

There are plenty of events for the family including face painting, sheep sheering tutorials, games hosted by Shenanigans, and live music and performers throughout the weekend. Friday's main event is Gaelic Storm, a Celtic band topping the World Billboard Charts four times and were featured in the movie Titanic.

Saturday and Sunday both have a line up of events for the whole weekend for friends and families to enjoy. For the full list visit:

For more information on Gaelic Storm visit:

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