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Since its inception in 1903 ,Sligo Feis Ceoil has welcomed and rewarded the finest musicians, artists and thespians to Sligo. Boasting a wide range of categories, Sligo Feis Ceoil is a renowned platform for budding artists and established talent to compete against like- minded and gifted individuals.
AWARDS  click here
COMPETITIONS click here (Set pieces & Postal entry form)
Due to the generous support of our sponsors we have NOT increased our entry fees

March 3rd:Closing date for entries
March 11th :Final day to return Cups more  
April 17th - 19th: Feis Dates

SENIOR Competition Dates
VOCAL: April 18th & 19th
INSTRUMENTAL:  April 18th & 19th
YEATS: April 19th  - 2pm
Full schedule will be available March 18th
Make a Difference Today
Become a Member !   Members' Benefits
  • FREE admission to ALL competition venues
  • FREE entry in to Members Draw
     - meal for two in MacNean House & Restaurant
  • Invitation to attend to attend the awards ceremony
  • Invitation to attend AGM
Become a Patron!  
Sligo Feis Ceoil rely on the generosity of donations from the public to maintain this very worthwhile annual event.Whether you are an individual  or a company seeking sponsorship opportunities, we would be delighted to hear from you on 087 9602866 or you can donate online
Do you have a few hours free?
Additional volunteer support is essential to continue our work.
Stewards are required in the venues and office during the feis. You can find out about the many ways to volunteer.

Mobile 087  9602866
Email here
Competitors who Progressed
40 years on......There were 3,000 entries for the 1977 Feis.
The Bursary was won by Alison Browner, a 19 year old from Dublin. She also won the Committee Cup and Denis O’Sullivan Prize. The Junior Piano Duet was won by Fiona and Raymond Keaney, Breeogue and the Senior Song in Irish by Maeve Nadaraja. Dervilla Sloan, daughter of Ita Flynn won the Vera Munroe Cup and also The Jennie Wilson Cup for Intermediate Piano with her sister Darina.World Champion Dancer under 15 from Gurteen, Denise Sherlock, had many successes. Carole Coleman appears among prize-winners for the first time. Michele Fitzpatrick won The Intermediate Recitation and her brother Robert won The Junior Recitation .Shane Mitchell featured in the prize-winners in the Irish Dancing section alongside The O’Connor Family, Ballymote and Paul Taheny, Riverstown.Shane is a member of the very successful Dervish which has achieved worldwide acclaim.
In 1985 Lorna Horan added the Juvenile Violin prize to that of Juvenile Piano. Regina Nathan’s progress to musical renown was demonstrated by wins in Denis O’Sullivan, Solo Light Opera and Italian Composers Prizes. The Sligo Cup was won by Brendan Power who came all the way from Bandon. Pauline Bourke from Arklow won the £1000 Premium Award and Marie Kelly, Dublin the Feis Ceoil Cup.The Tiny Tots Cup was won by Maria McGarry, Ballyhaunis.
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