In Support of the

Join us in as we embark on our next International Sea Shanty Festival, join in the fun, meet old and new friends, and enjoy the singing with Shanty Groups from home and abroad.


We were sorry to have to cancel our Sea Shanty Festival for June 2020. It was a big disappointment for us but the health and safety of our visitors, from home and overseas and for those involved with the organisation of the Festival is our number one priority.

Please be careful and stay safe. Hugh.

Rosses Point –Sligo’s Maritime Village on the Wild Atlantic Way

Helping the Lifeboats

The Rosses Point Shanty Festival supports the work of the RNLI. Sligo Bay is one of the newest lifeboat stations in Ireland. Operating an inshore B class Atlantic 75 lifeboat it provides search and rescue cover for the area between Downpatrick Head and Inismurray Island. This station is classed as a Discover station.

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