Askamore Art Exhibition opens tonight

By Dan Walsh at Askamore Community Centre The 4th annual Askamore Art Exhibition was officially opened by Paul Carter, Director Gorey School of Art, at a pleasant function held in Askamore Community Centre tonight and is open to the public until Sunday. Mr Carter praised the organising group for arranging the exhibition which he saidContinue reading “Askamore Art Exhibition opens tonight”

5 Wexford students win top Texaco prizes

by Dan Walsh Five Wexford students have won top prizes in this year’s 66th Texaco Children’s Art Competition. All were winners of Special Merit Awards for artworks that Final Adjudicator, Professor Declan McGonagle said: “were imaginative and displayed high levels of skill”. They were Alannah Brennan (age 18), a pupil at Gorey Community School; Noah BatesContinue reading “5 Wexford students win top Texaco prizes”

‘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 WexfordLocal.com; “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”

‘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”