First ever world Africa day in Drogheda

A Family Fun Day was held in St Peters Parish Hall in Drogheda which included food tasting, music, a fashion show and hair styling workshops.

This was hosted by Louth County Council in partnership with Culture Connect to celebrate World Africa  Day, which fell on Wednesday, May 25, celebrating the richness of African cultures and the contribution of people of African descent to Irish life. 

Africa Day celebrations are organised by Irish Aid at the Department of Foreign Affairs in partnership with African embassies in Ireland and local authorities around the country.

Drogheda Mayor, James Byrne commented, “what a wonderful afternoon in St Peter’s Church of Ireland to celebrate all things Africa.