The famous Enniscrone Black Pig Festival takes place in Enniscrone, Co Sligo from the 21st to the 25th July.
The festival which got its name from an old fable about a large black pig that was killed in the area is one of South Sligo's most popular festivals, with a wide variety of activities for all ages.
The festival is popular with locals and tourists alike. Visitors book their family break in Sligo around the Black Pig Festival while the locals come out to enjoy the celebrations in the village. The events are varied and cover all tastes and ages. The festival creates a special atmosphere in the village and celebrations go on long into the night.
This year’s festival will be launched with a concert from Country Music sensation Mike Denver and over the five days will include events such as the Piggy Racers Gran Prix, Seaweed Cooking demonstrations, Market Day, Fireworks display, 10k Road Race and many more.