The Sligo St. Patrick's Day Parade is back with a bang after a break of two years. The 50th Sligo St. Patrick's Day Parade will take on a new route. The main change will see the parade return to going up O'Connell Street and across Grattan Street and Castle St. The viewing stand will now... Continue Reading →
Falling for St. Patrick
Today, if you didn't know, is St. Patrick's Day. There's always big excitement around the parades and in the last two years I've been on the PR team of Sligo Tidy Towns. From January we've had weekly meetings planning this years float in the Sligo parade. This year was 'War on Waste'. We had 'toy'... Continue Reading →
Yeats Needs You!
Come and join Sligo Tidy Towns in their record-breaking attempt on St. Patrick's Day. Come along to the Mercy Gym, Sligo between 10-10.30 wearing black trousers, black shoes (no runners) and a black top and we'll make you look like WB Yeats! Refreshments will be served before the parade. All ages are welcome but children... Continue Reading →
Sligo St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 2013
I had a brilliant day today. I took part in the St. Patrick's Day parade in Sligo thanks to Lucy (above) and John who run Farmyard in your Schoolyard. It was great fun actually taking part in the parade rather than just watching it and even better I was carrying the cutest little lamb :)... Continue Reading →
Grange St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Also on St. Patrick's Day I went to the Grange parade. Grange is a small town in North Sligo. It was a lovely parade, the Sligo Pipe Band came out to lead everyone through the town. The rest of my photos are here.
St. Patrick’s Day 2012
Saturday was St. Patrick's Day and while we don't turn our rivers green we still have a wonderful day. The photo above was taken in the morning. I headed out to walk the dog at 8am, it was worth getting up early to see the frost and fog. The Sligo town parade started at 12... Continue Reading →