A week to go to this year’s North West Macra Kings & Queens Festival

Post on: Thu, 10, January 2019

The 2019 North West Macra Kings & Queens Festival is only a week away. Taking place on Saturday January 19th in The Sligo Park Hotel, Sligo Town with Royal banquet at 8pm.

The festival, in its 12th year is organised by North West Macra na Feirme Executive Committee and is the highlight of the North West Macra na Feirme calendar, welcoming hundreds of members to Sligo.

On Saturday January 19th the day begins as the Kings and Queens arrive to the Sligo Park Hotel and get to know each other over lunch. They then have a full afternoon of activities after being matched up with their partner. The Kings & Queens will be joined by the 2018 North West Macra King & Queen – Luke McClintock of Donegal & Paula McKiernan of Leitrim. They will judge the couples on their personalities and on their interactions during the day.

Later in the evening is our Royal Banquet, which includes a four course meal and entertainment.

The Kings & Queens will be put through their paces on stage when they will be whittled down to the final three couples with the 2019 winning North West Macra na Feirme King & Queen will be announced at midnight. They will be presented with €200 each and the coveted crown. DJ James King of Shannonside FM will entertain the crowd until the early hours of the morning.

Banquet tickets are available at a cost of €30, afters tickets are available on the night for €15 for non-members and €10 for members. Tickets can be purchased through Miriam Lynch 087 2567883.

Why not make a night of it, rooms are available in the Sligo Park Hotel at a discounted rate. Call 071 9190400

For more information on this year's festival please contact Sharon Corocran on 086 1600395 or Siobhán Gallagher on 087 3748892, email northwestkandq@hotmail.com,or find us on Facebook NorthWest Kings and Queen event.