St Patrick’s Day in the heart of Sligo Town!


Come join us when the town bursts into life, jam packed with free family friendly events.

Sligo St. Patricks day was established in 1971. It is the one of the only events in Sligo that has been consistent throughout 46 years

This years parade starts at 12 noon on Mail Coach Road and finishes at Our Lady Of Mercy Primary School.

For details of the parade please check out The Parade section.


Organisations are invited to submit floats focusing on the theme of Volunteering, taking inspiration from communities and projects which have benefitted from a volunteer effort. Register here:
EVC Tribe – Community Participation
Separately, community organisations are invited to allocate two members to join a special European Volunteering Capital Tribe of volunteers which will participate in the parade, highlighting the broad range of activities and projects which Sligo volunteers support. Register your interest here (link:
Volunteer at this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade
The parade in Sligo has been running for over 46 years, and is made possible due to the commitment of local volunteers.
Are you interested in lending a hand to support this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade?


The Parade committee consists of:
Chairperson: Finbarr Filan
Vice Chairperson: Tom McSharry
Committee Members: Amir Bashir,  David O’ Neill, Eddie Watters, Martin O’Dwyer, Aishling Kelly, Tony Conway, Odilon Hunt, Gail McGibbon, Seamus Dolan, Tom Mc Sharry, Fiona Timoney, Mark Mc Padden.


The quickest point of contact is to email

Alternatively use the below contact form.