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.

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.