Celebrate Nigeria day in Portlaoise's Macra Hall

Nigerian community to celebrate 56 years of Independence in Laois

Celebrate Nigeria day in Portlaoise's Macra Hall

Portlaoise plays host to a big Nigerian celebration on Saturday, October 1.

Festac Suya presents Nigeria@56 to celebrate Nigeria Independence Day.

The Barbecue Party takes place in Portlaoise's Macra Hall on Saturday, October 1 from 12pm until late.

The day features lots of fun for all the family.

There will be best dance and dress prizes, a raffle and lots of games.

The host is comedian is Fabu D and artist of the day is award winning rapper Pop Dogg.

The day is sponsored by local businesses in Portlaoise. Admission €2 for adults Kids go free.