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Sligo St. Patrick’s Day Parades
March 17 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
There are seven parades taking place in Co. Sligo and various events afterwards.
12 noon – The Sligo Town Parade starting on the Mail Coach Road and finishing at Our Lady Of Mercy Primary School. For those with sensory issues there will be quiet street from the top of Connaghton Road to Bridge Street. There will be no sirens ,loud noises or loud music . All music, car/truck sirens and band’s will stay silent to allow any adults or children who don’t like loud noises to enjoy the Parade and feel part of it.
After the Sligo town parade 2 pm. The largest gathering of leprechauns. Help Sligo break a world record. There will also be a kids disco in Andersons after the gathering. More details here.
12.30 – 2.30pm at The Methodist Hall, Wine Street join the Sligo Intercultural Forum for an afternoon of music and dance, food and fun and children’s entertainment.
Enniscrone – The parade assembles at 12.30 at the Diamond Coast and leaving at 1pm sharp.
Grange Parade is at 2pm
Easkey – The parade starts at 3 pm. Viewing stand at Pudding Row to announce every group as they pass-by.
After the parade, weather permitting, there will be music playing and singers at the viewing stand until 6 pm.
Ballymote Parade at 3.30pm
Dromore West – 4.15 pm (parade entrants are asked to gather from 3.30 pm from Dromore West Church . The theme is ‘going green’. After the parade there will be entertainment in the community centre.
Aclare Parade starts at 4.30pm at the Community Centre.