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

Sligo Lúnasa Festival 2015Sligo Lúnasa Festival was the brainchild of the late Sligo woman Bairbre Ferguson (RIP) who sadly passed away suddenly in 2014. There was a scaled down version of Lúnasa in 2014 following the untimely passing of its founder. In Bairbre’s memory and her friends and former committee [...]  Read More...

Updated: 11/07/15 : 03:02:36
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The Michael Coleman Story

This year is the 70th Anniversary of the death in New York of Michael Coleman, that renowned fiddle player from Knockgrania who emigrated to America one hundred and one years ago.  To fittingly mark these anniversaries, the weekly summer sessions in the Coleman Music Centre tells the story of Michael Coleman. (1891-1945)Michael Coleman himself, very well portrayed by Eamon McCoy resonates his life story. This musical [...]  Read More...

Updated: 05/11/14 : 12:48:56
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Hawk’s Well Celebrates Sligo’s Mr. Bass Man Eddie Lee

The Hawk’s Well Theatre is delighted to present a very special concert on Saturday 22nd of November to honour and celebrate the immense musical talent of Sligo’s musical hero Eddie Lee.An extraordinary talent, this multi-instrumentalist holds a very dear place in the hearts of so many. He will be joined by musical friends from far and near on the night including NoCrows, Those Nervous Animals, Anything Goes, Joe Hunt, David Little/Bryan [...]  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...