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”

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”

Kilrush Drama Group on stage

By Dan Walsh Kilrush Drama Group will take to the stage in St. Brigid’s Hall, Carnew, this weekend with their production of The Beauty Queen of Leenane before heading off on the Festival Circuit in a bid to reach the All-Ireland finals in Athlone. Performances on Friday, February 24th and Sunday, February 26th and audienceContinue reading “Kilrush Drama Group on stage”

Comedy in Craanford

By Dan Walsh Craanford Drama Group are back on stage at Craanford Community Centre with their chaotic comedy ‘Pretend Sick’ last night and tonight (Thursday) with two more shows still to come on Saturday and Sunday nights at 8pm. The play will see Deirdre Malone in the role of Katie Logan – a woman who spends herContinue reading “Comedy in Craanford”

Over €1m for 12 community groups

By Dan Walsh Twelve community groups in Co. Wexford will share funding of €1,014,151, announced this morning. The funding will be used to upgrade, renovate and refurbish Community Centres, Parish Halls, Scouts Clubs, Youth Hubs, Family Resources Centres and Sports Complexes across the country. Funding for Co. Wexford is as follows; Castlebridge Community Hall €19,337.50.Continue reading “Over €1m for 12 community groups”

Gorey lights up for Christmas

By Dan Walsh The organisers of Gorey Christmas Lights Big Switch On triumphed against the forces of nature to bring thousands onto the Main Street tonight (Saturday) to the happiest event ever – the lights turned on by Santa Claus with Mrs. Claus by his side. The weather was dreadful on Saturday morning and causedContinue reading “Gorey lights up for Christmas”

New Wexford Arts Centre is officially opened

By Dan Walsh at Wexford Arts Centre Minister Peter Burke, T.D., Minister of State at Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage performed the official opening of the new extension to Wexford Arts Centre in the presence of the Mayor of Wexford, Cllr Maura Bell, this afternoon. It was a celebratory occasion with contributions byContinue reading “New Wexford Arts Centre is officially opened”

Carnew Musical presents ‘Guys and Dolls’

By Dan Walsh Carnew Musical Society is presenting its first full show since 2019 –Guys and Dolls – from Monday, November 21st to Saturday, November 26th in St. Brigid’s Hall, Carnew, and online booking is available from today (Monday). Guys and Dolls is fable of Broadway and based on the stories and characters of DamonContinue reading “Carnew Musical presents ‘Guys and Dolls’”