Medieval Day in Wexford town

By Dan Walsh

Guided tours of Wexford Town Wall on Saturday.

Living history comes alive next Saturday with a Medieval Day taking place at the old Town Wall in the Green area behind Westgate Tower/Heritage Centre. It is part of National Heritage Week and is a free event.

Monica Crofton will be leading guided tours of the Town Wall at 12pm and 3pm from Westgate Centre. Ms Crofton is author of 30 Paces Outside the Town Gate which explores the history of Wexford Castle and Military Barracks.

Other atractions include Weaponry and Combat Displays, Living History Tents and Craft Displays with Fingal Living History Society. Striking Viking Coins and Falconry Display with the Irish National Heritage Park. Baya The Storyteller, The Big Dig Workshop, School of Irish Archaeology, Shield Painting, Face Painting, Children’s Art Competition, and Music by Craobh Loch Garman Comhaltas.

AUDIO ADDITION; County Heritage Officer CATHERINE McLOUGHLIN tells DAN WALSH about Medieval Day in Wexford town on Saturday.

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