Storm Ellen set to impact on the South-East

By Dan Walsh Storm Ellen will produce severe impacts in places this evening and tonight. A cloudy day, with outbreaks of rain. Patches of mist will develop on hills and in coastal areas. The rain will gradually clear later this afternoon, with another band of heavy rain spreading from the south in the evening. EasterlyContinue reading “Storm Ellen set to impact on the South-East”

‘Hooked’ on live theatre at Coolgreany

By Dan Walsh Drama-lovers in North Wexford and beyond are being treated to a rare theatrical event this summer- a live outdoor theatre performance. At a time when live theatre is a rarity, this is certainly a quality show not to be missed! Coolgreany Drama has been presenting (in accordance with Covid-19 health and safetyContinue reading “‘Hooked’ on live theatre at Coolgreany”

A few seats left at Gap Arts Festival

By Dan Walsh The creative 10th annual Gap Arts Festival is taking place this weekend, and Festival Director, Garrett Keogh told; “While we have had online activities, we have tried to keep live performance and the bringing of people together at the heart of what we do.” Taking place at Ballythomas, close to theContinue reading “A few seats left at Gap Arts Festival”

Our Lady’s Island to experience virtual vision

By Dan Walsh Unlike many other prominent pilgrimage sites around the world, Our Lady’s Island has never experienced “a vision”; however, ‘a virtual vision’ in the non-transparent sense will ensure that this years’ pilgrimage events will be ‘live streamed’ on the Our Lady’s Island Facebook page or The annual pilgrimage which attracts tens ofContinue reading “Our Lady’s Island to experience virtual vision”

Cahore Lifeboat Open Day on Sunday

Looking for somewhere special to take the family tomorrow (Sunday)?  Cahore Inshore Rescue Service are holding an Open Day and Fundraising Appeal at the Lifeboat Station from 12 noon to 3pm. “We welcome you to pop in for a complimentary cup of tea or coffee, a tour of the station and a chat. We willContinue reading “Cahore Lifeboat Open Day on Sunday”

Wexford student Niamh’s ‘Best Vegan’ recipe

Niamh Goodison, a 20-years old third-level student from Wexford town, is one of Ireland’s best banana bread bakers having been chosen winner of the ‘Best Vegan’ category award in a recent nationwide competition to find Ireland’s Best Banana Bread Recipes conducted by celebrity chef and RTE presenter, Donal Skehan with the support of banana distributors,Continue reading “Wexford student Niamh’s ‘Best Vegan’ recipe”

Grandpad Tablets to support older citizens

What is that headline all about? One could be immediately confused that it refers to public health, and it does in some regard to the Covid-19 pandemic, but in the modern language it is all about technology and its place in the world of our older citizens. Wexford County Council has partnered with Wexford HomeContinue reading “Grandpad Tablets to support older citizens”

Feel the buzz for native Irish bees

ONE of Ireland’s largest garden centre networks is calling on enthusiasts of all ages and all skill levels to take the Operation PolliNation pledge and be in with a chance to win a €2,000 pollinator-friendly garden renovation. CountryLife is teaming up with the Irish public to help gardeners make their plots pollinator-friendly environments and showContinue reading “Feel the buzz for native Irish bees”

‘We Are Wexford’…a new film version

By Dan Walsh Creativity is the spice of life. The ability to lead and inspire original concepts and not only propel the community into new thinking and public expression but to bring them along as part of a package that makes the whole county proud of its existence while its character and goodness is stifledContinue reading “‘We Are Wexford’…a new film version”

Wexford families can bake ‘Best Banana Bread’

With home baking one of the most popular activities enjoyed by families in recent times – and banana bread one of the most sought-after recipes – it is not surprising that a call would go out inviting mums, dads and children throughout Wexford and beyond to join in a search to find Ireland’s best bananaContinue reading “Wexford families can bake ‘Best Banana Bread’”