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Great War Wall of Remembrance Opens at the Folk Park

On Remembrance Day, 11th November, we were honoured to welcome historian Simone Hickey to officially open our Great War Wall of Honour at the Folk Park. Simone has been compiling the list of those from Sligo who died in the First World War since February 2014 and has been invaluable to accurately represent the more than 600 Sligo-born military [...]

2021-11-18T16:39:58+00:00November 18, 2021|

Santa is Returning to Riverstown, Sligo in December 2021

We are delighted to announce that Santa will be returning to Sligo Folk Park this December. This year, we will be doing things a little differently, as the safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers are our main priority. While there will be no Santatown performance, there will still be lots of fun things for the kids to see [...]

2021-11-11T17:52:10+00:00November 10, 2021|

Thatching at Sligo Folk Park

This month, the Sligo Folk Park team has been watching in awe as a talented master craftswoman works to transform  Mrs Buckley's cottage.  Using the rare skill of traditional thatching, the roof of the world's most travelled Irish cottage is starting to take shape. We have been taking photos after each day of work and will post updates as [...]

2021-09-03T11:49:13+00:00September 3, 2021|

Easter Egg Hunt

We have something Egg’stra special planned for you this Easter. Our Easter Egg Hunts are taking place Tuesday 16th, Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th April from 12-3pm. Enjoy a fantastic day out for the entire family. The children can enjoy our Arts & Crafts workshops, face painting, meet the Easter bunnie, practice their Easter biscuit decorating skills, join [...]

2019-04-08T19:26:45+00:00April 8, 2019|

Santatown 2017

Santatown bookings are now open for the following dates: Sat 9th Dec 3pm show - children €15.00 each, adults €5 each Sun 10th Dec 3pm show - children €15.00 each, adults €5 each Sat 16th Dec 3pm show  - children €15.00 each, adults €5 each Sun 17th Dec 3pm and 5pm shows - children €15 each and adults €5 [...]

2017-11-07T11:24:45+00:00November 7, 2017|
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