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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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