2022 Festivals in Sligo & Tubbercurry


Due to the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic festivals have been postponed or rescheduled, please check their website or social media for updates.

Western Drama Festival

The Three Act Festival returns to Tubbercurry anually, with 9 nightly shows. Tubbercurry’s festival is one of the best in Ireland and always has the most talented drama groups in the country participating in it.

My Old Hometown Gurteen Festival

Each May Bank Holiday weekend Gurteen hosts a country music festival – My Old Hometown Gurteen. The line up includes the very best of local, country music talent.

We are delighted to offer an exclusive package for the duration of the festival. Bed & Breakfast for 1, 2 or 3 nights for only €99 per person sharing per night. Enjoy a 3-course evening meal on a night of your choice. Transport will be provided to and from the festival in Gurteen and you will also receive a free festival T-shirt on arrival! A ticket for the dance is included for every night you stay with us. This offer is subject to availability, book now by calling Teresa on 071-9185025 or by private message.

South Sligo Summer School

South Sligo Summer School is a week-long festival which celebrates Traditional music, song and dance. The festival is held in Tubbercurry and attracts musicians, singers and dancers from all over the world and from every corner in Ireland.

Visitors can enjoy listening to the very best of traditional music over the duration of the festival while also exploring the locality in between sessions and classes. Our location provides you with an ideal base to explore County Sligo, the North West of Ireland and The Wild Atlantic Way. There is so much to do including mountain climbing, fishing, guided walks, archery, kayaking or canoeing and sea kayaking along the Wild Atlantic Way. Call us on 071-9185025 for more information.

Old Fair Day Tubbercurry

The Tubbercurry Old Fair Day takes place on the second Wednesday in August. The festival is now in it’s 35th year and has events and activities suitable for all the family. The 5-day event leads up to the Old Fair Day on Wednesday which allows people to experience fair days gone by with the arts, crafts and heritage village, artisan food and bread displays. The kids will have plenty to do with the Teddy Bear’s Picnic, the Family Fun Day, a treasure hunt, bouncy castles and much more. We are delighted to continue our sponsorship of the Tubbercurry Old Fair Day Festival.

Brown Bread & Jam Club

The Annual Brown Bread and Jam Club will take place in November at Cawley’s in Tubbercurry. Enjoy a free evening of entertainment with storytelling, verse, music and of course brown bread & jam. Musicians, Storytellers and Singers will gather from all over Ireland to take part in an evening full of stories and recitations. Homemade brown bread & jam will be served along with mugs of tea after which you will be entertained throughout the evening with a few humorous songs and tunes. See our Facebook page for news and updates.

The One Act Drama Festival

The Festival is held in St. Brigid’s Theatre, Tubbercurry and presented by the Western Drama Festival Tubbercurry. See their Facebook page for news and updates.