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Sligo Folk Park in Riverstown will be hosting the popular "Scare in the Park" Halloween Event on , Friday 28th and Sunday 30 th October from 6pm to 8pm. Admission for Children is €5 and Adults are free. Children must be accompanied by an Adult. We invite all to come in Fancy Dress and we will have Trick or Treat, Arts and Crafts, [...]

2016-09-27T13:15:38+00:00September 27, 2016|


Santatown 2016   Saturday 10th December 3pm Sunday 11th December 3pm Saturday 17th December 3pm Sunday 18th December 3pm and 5pm Contact Josephine on 071 91 67013 for bookings  or email folkparksligo@gmail.com or mobile 087 2575581 Children €15 and Adults €5 to include Show and quality gift from Santa himself!

2016-11-15T11:49:48+00:00November 16, 2015|

Riverstown Annual Vintage Day

Titanic Vintage Festival Sligo Folk Park is pleased to announce the 21st annual Vintage & Family Fun Day which will be taking place 30th May from 12-5pm. This year’s festival theme is focused on the Titanic and the Sligo passengers who boarded the ill-fated vessel. A replica 33 foot Titanic ship will be with its captain and first mate [...]

2015-05-22T11:16:15+00:00May 30, 2015|


In the early nineties Riverstown Enterprise Development (Sligo) Ltd. acquired Millview House together with six acres of marsh land and in the years that followed, developed it into one of the biggest tourist attractions in the North West. But in December 2002 young and old flocked to Sligo Folk Park, not to view the Agricultural Museum but to celebrate [...]

2016-10-24T12:58:03+00:00December 1, 2014|

Riverbrooke Cross Border Project

The Riverbrooke Cross-Border Initiative is a very important part of the work of Riverstown Enterprise Development (Sligo) Ltd. The Riverbrooke partnership has been in existence for over 15 years and links us with Brookeborough & District Community Development Association, Co Fermanagh.  The partnership has grown from a tentative relationship between two community groups with a few casual exchanges to a full-time [...]

2016-10-24T12:58:03+00:00August 23, 2009|

Multicultural Arts Festival

Riverstown Enterprise Development (Sligo) Ltd hosted an International Multicultural Day celebrating Emigration and Migration at Sligo Folk Park, Riverstown on 5th April 2009. The aim of the event, which was funded by the Integration Unit of the Office of the Minister for Integration, was to celebrate cultural diversity and foster greater understanding of the different nationalities and ethnic groups [...]

2015-05-24T06:40:00+00:00April 5, 2009|

Pride of Place Awards

Riverstown – Pride of Place Awards 2004 Our journey in the Pride of Place competition began when we put ourselves forward for the County competition. This consisted of an application outlining what Riverstown Enterprise Development had achieved to date. We won the County Pride Of Place Award in our category. Our community group was then selected by Sligo County [...]

2015-05-24T06:53:43+00:00August 23, 2004|

Official Opening

Official Opening with the President of Ireland Mary McAleese On 17th September 2001 the small, beautiful village of Riverstown in South-East Sligo, was the venue for the Official Opening of Sligo Folk Park, Sligo’s latest visitor and tourist attraction. The Opening Ceremony was performed by the President of Ireland, Mary McAleese. On the day, people from the region and [...]

2016-10-24T12:58:03+00:00September 17, 2001|
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