Drama Festival time in Carnew

By Dan Walsh The 16th South Wicklow Drama Festival takes place in St. Brigid’s Hall, Carnew, from next Saturday (March 18th) for nine nights until Sunday, March 26th once again there is a wonderful and varied line up of plays lined up with many of the local groups taking part along with Drama Groups fromContinue reading “Drama Festival time in Carnew”

Sarah does Bree Macra proud

Members of Bree Macra Na Feirme are proud of the impressive performance of Sarah Byrne and would like to congratulate Sarah who was runner-up in the Impromptu Public Speaking All-Ireland Final in Ennis last Saturday night. Sarah spoke on the topics of Friendship, Cyclists, and Space Travel. Huge congratulations also to Josephine O’Neil of CallanContinue reading “Sarah does Bree Macra proud”

Barry O’Neill tops at Lingstown

By Dan Walsh at Lingstown, Tomhaggard Champion rider Barry O’Neill was in brilliant form at Lingstown this afternoon where he rode a treble to further stretch his lead in the national point-to-point riders’ championship. Donnchadh Doyle saddled two winners at Lingstown and another at Belclare, Co. Galway, to record a treble on the day. BarryContinue reading “Barry O’Neill tops at Lingstown”

140 artists in Enniscorthy Exhibition

By Dan Walsh at Presentation Art Centre, Enniscorthy Artwork by 140 artists from all across Ireland were welcomed at tonight’s (Saturday) reception for the 7th annual Open Call Exhibition taking place in the Presentation Art Centre, Convent Road, Enniscorthy, Visual Art Manager Lisa Byrne welcomed tonight’s guests and told WexfordLocal.com that “this annual exhibition isContinue reading “140 artists in Enniscorthy Exhibition”

Fleadh 2024 is coming to Wexford

By Dan Walsh Fleadh Cheoil na Éireann 2024, organised by Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, will be held in Wexford town from August 4th to 11th following an official announcement by the Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann Ard Comhairle in Dublin today. The other applicant for the Fleadh was Belfast. Wexford has a long history in Comhaltas and hasContinue reading “Fleadh 2024 is coming to Wexford”

Designs from Wexford at Dublin City Junk Kouture

During the showcase, 80 creations crafted by young designers aged 13 -18 years from across the North, South, East, South-East and West of Ireland were chosen to represent their region at the Dublin City Final taking place this May. Taking to one of Ireland’s most prestigious stages, Wexford’s five finalist team will face stiff competitionContinue reading “Designs from Wexford at Dublin City Junk Kouture”

Weather warning for South East

By Dan Walsh Anyone travelling in the North Wexford areas into counties Carlow and Wicklow today are warned to take serious notice of weather conditions in the area and only travel if the journey is essential or use an alternative safer route. Carlow County Fire & Rescue Service told WexfordLocal.com that the road to theContinue reading “Weather warning for South East”

Potential for 2,000 jobs at Trinity Wharf

By Dan Walsh Darragh O’Brien TD, Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, was in Wexford town last Thursday for the official ‘turning of the sod’ on Phase 1 of the  iconic waterfront development at Trinity Wharf. Wexford County Council estimate that Trinity Wharf has the potential to provide over 2,000 jobs over the nextContinue reading “Potential for 2,000 jobs at Trinity Wharf”

Another All-Ireland Final for Bree Macra

Bree Macra would like to congratulate Sarah Byrne, who competed in the semi-final of the Impromptu Public Speaking in Cork last night, and succeeded in qualifying for the All-Ireland Final. She spoke on the topics of Freedom of Speech, The Energy Crisis, and Cats Vs. Dogs. Sarah recently captained the Novice Debating team, who wereContinue reading “Another All-Ireland Final for Bree Macra”

Tricolour raised over Vinegar Hill

By Dan Walsh at Vinegar Hill The Tricolour was ceremoniously unfurled and raised on Vinegar Hill today marking the 175th anniversary of the historic occasion when the Tricolour was first flown publicly on March 7th, 1848. Cathaoirleach of Enniscorthy Municipal District Council Cllr Aidan Browne said he was delighted that Wexford County Council was markingContinue reading “Tricolour raised over Vinegar Hill”