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”

Sounds of Summer comes to Gorey

By Dan Walsh Gorey Kilmuckridge Municipal District has announced a new 4-day festival offering several outdoor events as the Sounds of Summer comes to Gorey Civic Centre from Thursday to Sunday, August 19th to 22nd with a varied and entertaining line-up. This event takes place in the Gorey Civic Centre carpark and will be aContinue reading “Sounds of Summer comes to Gorey”

‘Sounds of Summer’ in Orchard Peace Park

By Dan Walsh The existent doldrums around the arts and entertainment sector during the Covid-19 pandemic is set to get renewed encouragement as Enniscorthy Municipal District plans a weekend series of outdoor entertainment gigs to wrap up summer from Thursday to Sunday, August 26th to August 29th in the Orchard Peace Park. Cathaoirleach of Enniscorthy MunicipalContinue reading “‘Sounds of Summer’ in Orchard Peace Park”

Summer outdoor theatre in south Wexford

Good news for theatre enthusiasts as Ballycogley Players presents the Summer Outdoor Theatre Festival featuring four plays to three popular south Wexford venues – Tomhaggard, Our Lady’s Island and Piercestown – commencing in Tomhaggard Social Centre this Wednesday and Thursday at 7.30pm sharp. Wednesday’s plays are Lockdown in Little Grimley by David Tristram and LoversContinue reading “Summer outdoor theatre in south Wexford”

Actor’s Nightmare in Gorey Little Theatre

By Dan Walsh American playwright Christopher Durang (born in New Jersey, 1949) is known for his works of outrageous and often absurd comedy and Gorey Little Theatre draws back the curtains for a 45-minute play by Durang titled The Actor’s Nightmare directed by Stephen Acton. It happens every Wednesday and Friday during the month ofContinue reading “Actor’s Nightmare in Gorey Little Theatre”

Call for musicians singers and dancers

By Dan Walsh The search for Ireland’s most talented family! Réalta Agus Gaolta is back and the search for Ireland’s most entertaining family, 2021! Whether your family members are talented musicians, singers or dancers, they want to hear from you now. Do you think you can impress the judges? Keeping an eye on the talentContinue reading “Call for musicians singers and dancers”

Gordon Barry returns with an ‘old-fashioned’ tune

By Dan Walsh Wexford town-born musician Gordon Barry returns with new single Old-Fashioned Morphine, the follow up single from his latest EP All The Live Long Year, which is set for release next Friday, November 27th. Old Fashioned Morphine is the lead track from the EP All The Live Long Year which was recorded between Dublin, Cork, WexfordContinue reading “Gordon Barry returns with an ‘old-fashioned’ tune”

Beethoven 250th remembered in New Ross

By Dan Walsh Music for New Ross seasonally hits its peak in September each year with the New Ross Piano Festival, but sadly the weekend events planned for September 23-27th were all ready to go last March when the Covid-19 virus struck and, regrettably, the eagerly awaited 2020 programme was cancelled. But there is someContinue reading “Beethoven 250th remembered in New Ross”