Tubbercurry Old Fair Day 2018

Europe Direct
Event Information

Date: 8 Aug 2018
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Europe Direct Centre: Sligo Library
Location: Event Centre

Event Description

Participation in the biggest summer festival event in South Sligo – (named 14th in list of global festivals 2017 compiled by Canadian Flight Network.)

This year sees the  33rd Tubbercurry Old Fair Day Festival, which will open on Saturday 4th August and run to the highlight of the festival – the Old Fair Day on Wednesday 8th August. A five day festival this August for all the family to enjoy in South Sligo.


  • Sat 4th August: Teddy Bears Picnic (ideal for kids 0-10), Live music on the square from 7 p.m. with UNOWHO and Declan Nerney
  • Sun 5th August: Family Fun Day with Thunder Crews, Circus Performers…
  • Mon 6th August: Headers Cup and Road Race
  • Tues 7th August: Treasure Hunt
  • Wed 8th August: The Old Fair Day with live music by Shane McGowan and friends and Lisa McHugh

EDIC Sligo will host a stand with the theme – ‘Your local EDIC and the EU’

Format: Stand, leaflets and EU Quiz

Audience: Local Community, SME’s & Tourists

This event is visited by upwards of 15,000 people and the success of our previous stands at this event shows increased usage in EDIC, more partner collaborations and greater visibility of the EDIC within the region.