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2020 north-west Macra king and queen to be crowned

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The 2020 AIB north-west Macra Kings & Queens Festival takes place on Saturday, January 18th in The Sligo Park Hotel, Sligo Town with the royal banquet at 8 pm.

The festival, now in its 13th year, is the highlight of the North-West Macra na Feirme calendar, according to organisers.

On Saturday, January 18th, the day begins as the kings and queens arrive at the Sligo Park Hotel for lunch. They will then be whisked away to the Garavogue Bar where they will take part in activities where their personalities and interactions will be observed by a panel of judges.  

This year’s judging panel consists of Nicole Tuffy and James O’Hara, the 2019 northwest king and queen, alongside Donegal Rose of Tralee, Chloe Kennedy and Paul Clabby, the 2018 International Rose of Tralee Escort of the Year.

Later in the evening is the royal banquet, which includes 4-course meal and entertainment.

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The 2020 AIB Northwest Macra King and Queen will be announced at midnight by the MC on the night, DJ Dave Duke. Entertainment will be provided by the band Rythm and Sticks followed by DJ Dave Duke.


Tickets are available here – Banquet tickets are priced at €30, with after-party tickets priced at €10. Rooms are available in the Sligo Park Hotel at a discounted rate – Call 0719190400.


For more information on this year’s festival, email – northwestkandq@hotmail.com or find more information here.

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