Cairde Sligo Arts Festival 2017

About Us


Cairde, Sligo Arts Festival takes place each year in July and is a celebration of cultural diversity and inclusion.

This year like every other year be prepared for an exciting selection of events including visual art, kids events, comedy, spoken word, performance and music from all over the world. Last year the festival brought thousands of people to various events throughout Sligo town and this year Sligo will once again transform into a kaleidoscope of exciting & colourful cultural fun and entertainment from July 9th to 15th 2017.

Thank you to

Cairde organsing committee and crew: Noreen Callaghan, Aileen Concannon, Grainne Dunne, Niall Henry, Paul Keyes, Stephanie Pawula, Marie O’Byrne, Christian Reeves, Denise Rushe, Valli Schaffer, Vincent Sweeney


Cairde Director: Tara McGowan