Ballycogley Players première of ‘The Red Iron’ 

By Cian Cassidy As the count down to the start of the 3-Act drama festival circuit continues, Ballycogley Players are preparing to begin their pre-festival run with their circuit entry for 2023, ‘The Red Iron’ by Jim Nolan. The group are no strangers to Nolan’s work, having performed the amateur premiere of the Waterford playwright’sContinue reading “Ballycogley Players première of ‘The Red Iron’ “

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”

Sunday free family fun in Ferns

SUMMER FEELS is a free family event taking place in Ferns St Aidans GAA Park on Sunday, June 26th from 1 pm to 4 pm. It promises to be a great day out with plenty of entertainment and activity. This is being funded through Wexford County Council and the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht,Continue reading “Sunday free family fun in Ferns”

Music LIVE at Wells House this weekend

By Dan Walsh Music from Lord of the Rings, a classical cocktail of Mozart and Shostakovich and an evening of Wexford music making are among the headline events at this year’s Live from Wells House and Gardens across the June Bank Holiday weekend. The mini-festival in the heart of rural Wexford will feature a mixedContinue reading “Music LIVE at Wells House this weekend”

Saturday All-Star Concert in Enniscorthy

By Dan Walsh There may be a few tickets (€20) left for the All-Star Wexford Concert Wexford Concert taking place in St. Mary’s Church, Enniscorthy, on Saturday at 8pm. Special guest performer will be Ukrainian pop star Maryna Odolska and a stellar line up of Wexford talent including Tony Carty, George Lawlor, Lorna Mahon, theContinue reading “Saturday All-Star Concert in Enniscorthy”

Gorey May Bush Féile event

By Dan Walsh The Gorey May Bush Féile 2022 ‘Let’s Decorate the May Bush’ community event takes place this evening (Saturday) from 6pm under the Circe Pavilion beside the communal Gorey May Bush on the grounds of Gorey Civic Centre for an evening of traditional music, song dance and poetry while exchanging our traditions aroundContinue reading “Gorey May Bush Féile event”

Four Wexford groups in All-Ireland drama finals

By Dan Walsh Four Wexford drama groups – two in the open section and two in the confined section – will contest the All-Ireland drama finals in the coming weeks and the draw for the final line-up was completed by the Amateur Drama Council of Ireland (ADCI) on Easter Sunday. The Bostik All-Ireland Confined FinalsContinue reading “Four Wexford groups in All-Ireland drama finals”

Ballycogley Players are back!

After a two year break the Amateur Drama Festival circuit resumes this week. In preparation, Ballycogley Players, who won the All Ireland Confined Finals in 2018 with The Night Alive by Conor McPherson, make a welcome return to Wexford Arts Centre by putting on the amateur première production of The Beacon by Nancy Harris onContinue reading “Ballycogley Players are back!”

Gorey turkeys making the news

Kevin Molloy will be well-known in Gorey having worked in the post office for his working lifetime and he is actively involved with Age Action Ireland nowadays being Chairman of the Wexford branch and Vice-Chairman at national level. Kevin was on Mid Week Voices on South East Radio this week talking with presenter Dan WalshContinue reading “Gorey turkeys making the news”

No Wexford panto in January

By Dan Walsh Wexford Pantomime Society has announced the postponement of its January 2022 production Aladdin. “There have been a number of different factors to this decision,” the Society said in a press release, and added; “Mainly the national public health advice about reducing social contacts and the spread of Covid within the community, inContinue reading “No Wexford panto in January”