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Tickets for the upcoming De Cuéllar Suite - Michael Rooney’s acclaimed musical composition based on the Spanish Armada events at Streedagh in 1588 are now on sale.

Book now by clicking on the link below.

This performance will feature superb musicians including Joss & Ted Kelly - members of the traditional supergroup Moxie, acclaimed violinist Niamh Crowley, and other wonderful musicians, singers and actors - all of whom will create an unforgettable experience. Michael Rooney himself will feature on harp, June McCormack on flute, Anna Houston on cello, Alex Kelly on concertina, Marie O’Byrne on fiddle - are also key members of this ensemble.

Not to be missed, get your tickets for the De Cuéllar Suite at a fantastic €15 (early bird price) plus €10 for children and concessions.

Remembering the Armada 2019 Programme Announced

Remembering the Armada - September 20-22 2019 at Streedagh & Grange, Co. Sligo

Remembering the Armada - September 20-22 2019 at Streedagh & Grange, Co. Sligo

An exciting and innovative programme for Remembering the Armada 2019 has just been announced. Featuring the wonderful De Cuéllar Suite - a composition written by Michael Rooney and featuring some of the region’s finest traditional and classical musicians - will be a main part of this year’s festival.

In addition, the Armada 8km race will follow the route taken by the Spanish captain Francisco de Cuéllar as he escaped from the Spanish Armada wrecks at Streedagh Beach in 1588.

Remembering the Armada will take place between 20-22 September 2019.

We will also have many of the usual favourites - Armada lectures, the Remembering the Armada parade, and more.

For full details on this year’s Remembering the Armada, click here.


Spanish Armada Visitor Centre


Spanish Armada
Visitor centre

The Courthouse in Grange, Co. Sligo opens as the Spanish Armada Interpretive and Visitor Centre every Saturday and Sunday throughout the Summer. Find out about Sligo’s Spanish Armada past. It’s free!

The Courthouse, Grange, Sligo, Ireland

Opening HOURS

12-2pm Tuesday to Friday

12-4pm Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays

Outside these hours by appointment

Upcoming Events

The Spanish Armada Festival will be held
Fri 20th Sept - Sun 22nd Sept. 2019

Tickets now on sale