Updated: 14/04/14 : 08:21:28
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What's On In Sligo - Daily Updates

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Updated: 16/10/14 : 07:06:15
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Red Molly make their mark in strong Sligo show

Review By: Eugene McGloinUNSUNG HEROES bring big music to smalltown places like Sligo; the late Jim Aiken from Armagh was an exemplar when he was starting out. The same pathway brought Red Molly to the Hawks Well Theatre in Sligo last night, Wednesday.Andy Peters got a name check from the stage for his booking and promotion of the band's Irish tour which ends in Belfast [...]  Read More...

Updated: 26/08/14 : 10:38:31
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HORSLIPS confirmed for Sligo Live 2014

Sat. 25th Oct. 2014 – Knocknarea Arena Sligo ITIreland's Folk, Roots & Indie Festival, Sligo Live, celebrates 10 years of quality music on the Wild Atlantic Way 22nd – 27th October 2014 Sligo is thrilled to welcome back a band whose fusion of different musical influences perfectly encapsulates the unique attraction of Sligo Live Festival.   Horslips ‘the band that defined a generation” will explode onto [...]  Read More...

Updated: 28/07/14 : 13:04:52
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James Morrison Traditional Music Festival - 22nd Year

The festival commemorates the musical genius of James Morrison who was born in Drumfin near Riverstown in 1893. He emigrated to America in 1915 and became famous for his band which played in the Irish Dance halls of Manhattan in New York. He was also a composer and teacher of Irish music. He, together with Michael Coleman and Paddy Killoran (all from Sligo) introduced the “Sligo Style” of fiddle playing which has continued to be played in New [...]  Read More...