Summer in Sligo

This Friday and Saturday sees the return of the Sligo Summer Festival. I'm really looking forward to it especially Sister Sledge who are headlining on Friday night! It should be brilliant. There are loads of great acts playing Sligo and admission is only €2 donation! You can find out more about it here. The Sligo... Continue Reading →

Cairde Festival Park Fest

The Cairde Festival kicked off in style today with the Park Fest in the Peace Park, Sligo. There was something for all the family including arts and crafts, face painting, music, circus acts and more. There are loads more fun events happening during the week for the Cairde Arts Festival and you can check out... Continue Reading →

Bank Holiday Happenings in Sligo

There is a lot going on this weekend for the bank holiday...the blog would run into pages if I mentioned everything so I'm going to mention my favourites. First up is the 'Bram Stoker Experience'. So 'Sink your teeth into Sligo' and come and join in the fun. Bram Stoker's mother was from Sligo and... Continue Reading →

Culture Night Sligo 2013

Friday September 20th: Programme for Culture Night Sligo 2013 Unveiled Culture Night Sligo sees the region's foremost arts venues collaborate on an evening teeming with rich cultural experiences all of which are free of charge. The Model, Hawk's Well Theatre, The Factory Performance Space and Sligo Youth Theatre together will transform Sligo into a thriving cultural hub... Continue Reading →

On your bike

Bike Week takes place from June 15th - June 23rd 2013. There are lots of events happening all over the country including Sligo. Family Street Entertainment with a cycling theme will take place on Saturday 15th from 2pm-4pm in O'Connell Street, Sligo. Ladies Pedal to Paddle will take place on Tuesday 18th June, 7 -... Continue Reading →

Floods and other things

This was taken last week when Sligo got the brunt of the floods, luckily we didn't get it anything as bad as Dublin did yesterday. Irish Weather Online put together a video of the devastation caused by the rain, it's here. A few things that might be of interest to Sligo people: Firstly Mrs. Quin's... Continue Reading →

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