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  1. James Morrison

    August 01, 2014

    1-4 August

    Riverstown, Co. Sligo

    The Traditional Music Festival commemorates the musical genius of Sligo’s James Morrison and his Contempories.

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  2. Sligo Lúnasa Festival

    August 01, 2014

    1-7 August

    SligoTown & Environs

    Events over 5 days to suit all ages and musical preferences ensuring that both festival goers and promoters alike will enjoy local hospitality at its best.

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  3. Sligo Races

    August 06, 2014

    6-7 August

    Sligo Racecourse, Sligo Town, Co. Sligo

    Sligo Racecourse is a right handed track situated on 56 acres overlooking Ben Bulben in the heart of Yeats Country.  Flat & National Hunt Racing. Day Race meeting.

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  4. Mirror Nationals

    August 07, 2014

    7-10 August

    Sligo Yacht Club, Rosses Point, Sligo

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  5. The Black Pig Festival

    August 07, 2014

    7-11 August

    Enniscrone, Co. Sligo

    A Family fun filled week with magic shows, fun fair and street entertainment.

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  6. The Model Up Coming Events

    August 08, 2014

    Summertime at The Model 

    The Tread Softly.... festival is in full swing and, as part of it, there is so much to see and do at The Model this week including an exciting calendar of events for children, young people and family events: Susan Hiller's first Irish exhibition is now open, as is our summer Yeats show The Music Has Come.  Also lined up is a special screening of Living in a Coded Land, guided tours, and The Music has Come; a new music commission by Jack Talty, Neil O'Loghen and Ensembe Eriu.


    Susan Hiller
    Sat. 12 Jul. - Sun. 28 Sep.
    Hiller’s groundbreaking installations, multi-screen videos and audio works have achieved international recognition and are widely acknowledged to be a major influence on younger British artists.


    Living in a Coded Land
    Wed. 06 &Thu. 07 Aug. 8pm
    On the occasion of the Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann there will be a special screening of Living in a Coded Land. Making extensive use of archival material, the film seeks to explore the more elusive layers of meaning that make up this country. Book tickets now.


    The Music Has Come
    31 May - 30 Sept 2014
    On the occasion of Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann, The Model presents an exhibition of work by Jack B Yeats that looks at music as a key device in his painting. The exhibition features works from The Irish Museum of Modern Art & The National Gallery of Ireland, as well as from several private collections rarely exhibited in public. 

    Tread Softly presents The Cloths of Heaven; Yeats in words & music
    Sun. 03 Aug. 6pm
    Tread Softly presents The Cloths of Heaven; Yeats in words and music in association with Con Brio. Edel Shannon (soprano) and Andrew Synott (piano) will be performing a beautiful selection of songs featuring Irish poets and composers.
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    Tread Softly Tours

    Tue. 29 Jul. - Fri. 08 Aug. 3pm

    Tread Softly is an arts festival celebrating the cultural legacy of the Yeats Family. Book yourself a guided tour of our current Yeats show The Music has Come for €5 / €3. Please phone The Model for more information: (071) 914 1405.



    The Music has Come
    Fri. 15 Aug. 8pm
    The Model has commissioned musicians Jack Talty, Neil O'Loghlen & Ensemble Eriu to compose a suite of new music in response to The Music has Come. Early booking recommended.


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  7. Sligo Summer Festival

    August 08, 2014

    8-9 August

    Sligo Town, Co. Sligo

    The streets of Sligo will be livened up with buskers and Sligo’s pubs and cafes will be hosting a range of music throughout the weekend.

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  8. Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann

    August 10, 2014

    10-17 August


    The Fleadh Cheoil is the world’s biggest and best traditional Irish music festival.

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  9. Sligo Olympic

    August 16, 2014

    16 August

    Rosses Point, Co. Sligo

    1500m Swim, 40km Cycle and a 10km Run.

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  10. Sligo Races

    August 19, 2014

    19 August

    Sligo Racecourse, Sligo Town, Co. Sligo

    Sligo Racecourse is a right handed track situated on 56 acres overlooking Ben Bulben in the heart of Yeats Country.  Flat & National Hunt Racing.

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  11. Twin Fest Ireland

    August 23, 2014

    23 August

    Keash, Ballymote, Co. Sligo

    A festival to bring identical twins, triplets, quads etc and their families from all parts of the world to one location for one day while raising funds for meningitis Trust Ireland.

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  12. Creative Writers Workshop

    August 25, 2014

    25-28 August

    Markree Castle, Collooney, Co. Sligo

    5 day adventure with IRENE GRAHAM, Writer and Professional Photographer set in a 14th century castle in the heart of W.B. Yeats countryside.

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  13. The 29th Annual Warrior Run

    August 30, 2014

    30 August

    Strandhill, Co. Sligo

    A gruelling 15km road & hill race taking runners from the beach front to the top of Knocknarea Mountain and back.  Live music and street entertainment at the beachfront.

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  14. Mullaghmore Donkey Derby

    August 31, 2014

    31 August

    Mullaghmore, Sligo

    Annual Mullaghmore Harvest Show and Donkey Derby.

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