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Cairde Festival 2012

Cairde Arts Festival 2012. Sligo

Cairde is Sligo's annual arts festival celebrating diversity. The festival takes place for one week each year in July and Sligo comes alive with an excellent range of music, theatre, dance, children's and family events, visual art and more.
Events to inspire, enthrall, amuse, engage, challenge, take part in. Come to Sligo from July 1st to 8th and join in!
Some of this year's highlights include YungchenLhamo in concert with Liam O'Maonlai, Madu, Delicious O'Grady and The Shelly River Boat Race..

Date: July 1, 2012
Time: 7.30pm
Event: The Shelly River Boat Race
Category: Family Events
Venue:Garavogue (Shelly) River
The Shelley River Boat Race is a fantastic outdoor celebration of the Shelley River featuring a model boat race with a myriad of colourful street entertainment and music along the river banks. This year’s event takes place as part of the Season of Yeats and is inspired by Jack B.Yeats love of model boats.

Date: July 8, 2012
Time: 12 - 7pm
Event: Park Fest
Category: Family Events
Venue: The Peace Park
A day long celebration of music, performance, food, arts and crafts in Sligo’s Peace Park! Those who know Park Fest know that this is one of the highlights of the Cairde Festival.

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