Green is the colour on Sligo Food Trail in and around St. Patrick’s Day on Friday 17th March. With more than 70 members you can be sure there’s something exciting going on near you.

Westies – popping up in WB’s
Well known around Sligo markets for their locally sourced artisan street food, Westies are trying something new. They’re running their very first ‘pop up’ restaurant in WB’s Coffee House in Sligo on Thursday 16th March. On offer is a tempting five course tasting menu highlighting the very best of regional product plus craft Beer from award winning White Hag Brewery. Live music from Sarah Crummy tops off this fabulous ‘Paddy’s Eve’ event. That’s three Sligo Food Trail members in one – you just couldn’t get better!

Tickets are €30 and as they are limited, pre-booking is absolutely essential. Starts at 7.30 p.m. sharp. Contact

Guest appearance from St. Patrick at The Riverside
You just can’t get a better offer on St. Patrick’s Day than meeting the man himself accompanied by his trusty wolfhound. That’s what’s on offer at The Mill Bar in The Riverside Hotel before and after the parade.

Don’t miss the whiskey tasting plates and traditional food to complete the experience. Live traditional music sessions are at 4.30pm and 8pm on Friday 17th.

Live Music and BBQ at Laura’s of Carney
It’s all looking lively at Laura’s of Carney with a fabulous early season barbeque on St. Patrick’s Day, Friday 17th March. Give yourself a holiday from the kitchen and leave the cooking to someone else! The wonderfully named Deano Shambeano will perform live.

Potato Day
There’s nothing more Irish than the humble spud and at The Organic Centre, an entire day is dedicated to the tuber on Sunday 12th March. There’s a full programme of events from 12-5pm including a garden tour, an introduction to purple potatoes and the holy grail of blight resistant spuds. You can even find out how to make your own lazy bed with a loy. Entry is free and all are welcome.