Wild Atlantic Shanty Festival Rosses Point

Rosses Point Wild Atlantic Shanty Festival
June 15, 16, 17th 2018

We are currently working on this year's programme! In the meantime, check out some of the fun from last years's festival.

Another great Shanty Festival over! Check out the video of this year's action below. Many think to Peter Martin for compiling it.

Shanty Pub

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

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

Supported by:

Wild Atlantic Way Sligo COCO Failte Ireland

Malin Waters

Help the Festival

The Rosses Point Shanty Festival is run entirely on a voluntary basis and all profits are donated to the RNLI, the charity that saves lives at sea. We appreciate all the help we can get to aid in the ongoing running costs of the festival. To become a featured friend of the festival, and to help keep the shanty festival going, please donate €50 by clicking the button below (secured by paypal).

If you wish to donate another amount to aid in the ongoing costs and help the running of the festival, please click the button below to pay securely online via paypal. All help, no matter how little or small is greatly appreciated to keep Ireland's premier shanty festival ship-shape and seaworthy!


Helping the

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.

Shanty Offers

For some info on some of the special shanty offers we have arranged, click here!

Download the Rosses Point Shanty App below
Shanty app

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


Aided by Sligo County Council
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