New name for popular band TouchWood

Where Buildings Fall are, from left to right: Sam Ali, Mark Caplice, Michael Fleming and Brian Fleming.
The newly named band, Where Buildings Fall, are set to debut their forthcoming self-titled album on stages across the country this summer, including Horan’s of Baltinglass, this Friday, June 26. The album, recorded at the world famous Sonic Ranch Studios...

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Draw takes place for All-Ireland drama finals at Kilmuckridge

Launching the 63rd All-Ireland Confined Drama Festival at Kilmuckridge are Margaret walsh, Michael Johnston (Festival Director), Cllr Mary Farrell and Dan Walsh. Pic: Christy Farrell.
All systems are in place for the 63rd All-Ireland Confined Drama Finals opening in Kilmuckridge Memorial Hall on Friday, April 10, and the excitement was greatly enhanced today when the draw was made and the finalists have become known. Two...

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Full houses every night for the South Wicklow Drama Festival

Kieran Tyrell, Eamonn Doran (Chairman), Donal Courtndey (Adjudicator) and Kevin McElroy at the  South Wicklow Drama Festival running in St Brigid's Hall, Carnew, all this week. Pic: Christy Farrell.
THE 11th South Wicklow Drama Festival opened in St. Brigid’s Hall, Carnew, last Thursday night and the organisers are delighted...

Tuesday, 24/03/15 - 10:11pm Read More

Theatre stalwarts get surprise presentation

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TWO VETERANS of the stage were honoured in Campile at the weekend for an association with the local hall and...

Thursday, 29/01/15 - 10:05am Read More

Carol service in Augustinians

WHEN LOCAL choral group, New Ross Singers, performs its annual mix of Christmas carols in the Augustinian Church it signals...

Wednesday, 10/12/14 - 11:43pm Read More

Prosperous and Kilrush are tops in Gorey One-Act Drama Festival

Peter O'Gorman and Gillian Dunlop of Camross Drama Group on stage at the Gorey One-Act Festival.
The three nights of the Gorey One-Act Drama Festival brought along good sized audiences for some high class presentations in...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 10:22pm Read More

Gorey singer Kiera Byrne set to launch a new CD on Sunday

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Kiera Byrne made her name as a competent performer when becoming a finalist in ‘The Voice of Ireland’ on RTE television,...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 10:13pm Read More

Special concert for St. Mary’s

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A VERY special concert will take place in the intimate setting of St. Mary’s Church,   New Ross, on Thursday, June...

Thursday, 29/05/14 - 10:37am Read More

Thespians required for Gorey’s annual Summer Plays

Paul Walsh and Imelda McDonagh will be holding casting auditions for the Gorey Summer Plays series. Pic: Christy Farrell.
Summer Plays have been a feature at Gorey Little Theatre since 1967 and talented directors, actors, designers and stalwarts of...

Monday, 28/04/14 - 9:07pm Read More

It all started on The Late Late Show for Luan Parle

LUAN PARLE. Pic by Christy Farrell, The Gorey Echo.
  When you launch your career at the age of 12 on ‘The Late Late Toy Show’, then hosted by...

Wednesday, 16/04/14 - 11:03am Read More

School video goes viral

Some of the students at the Mercy School Wexford who star in the video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Y7c5eWUTqw A video produced entirely by students and staff at the Mercy Wexford School has gone viral. The student, which...

Monday, 07/04/14 - 6:39pm Read More

Kilmuckridge wins place in All Ireland Confined Drama Final

Cast on the set of 'The Weir' which will be performed in the All Ireland Confined Finals by Kilmuckridge Drama Group.
Kilmuckridge Drama Group have enjoyed great success on this years drama circuit, but the best may be yet to come...

Sunday, 30/03/14 - 11:26pm Read More

Fr. Epstein’s story is coming to Carrig

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A UNIQUE entertainment event will take place in Colfer’s Pub, Carrig-on-Bannow on Friday, March 21, at 9 p.m. ‘Chris’s Journey:...

Thursday, 20/03/14 - 3:58pm Read More

Jimi Cullen takes his brand new album on nationwide tour

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Gorey songwriter, singer, storyteller and musician, Jimi Cullen, has launched a new album called Life and he is also off...

Wednesday, 19/03/14 - 11:34pm Read More

American Cajun star for Wexford gig

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ONE OF the star acts of the contemporary blues, folk and country roots music scenes will be performing in County...

Friday, 28/02/14 - 12:07am Read More

Traditional music will be heard across Gorey this weekend

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Keen to get on the road to the Cuisle Cheoil Trad Festival in Gorey are Kayla Kenny, (9), Blathnaid Kenny,...

Monday, 17/02/14 - 11:50pm Read More

Major music festival for Colfer’s

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Major music festival for Colfer’s pub   COLFER’S PUB in Carrig-on-Bannow will play host a major Winter Music Festival this...

Tuesday, 21/01/14 - 12:51am Read More

Plans for Gorey’s 2014 Cuisle Cheoil festival are announced

Plans are well advanced for the for next year’s Cuisle Cheoil traditional music festival which will take place in Gorey from...

Monday, 02/12/13 - 11:18pm Read More

Jimi’s new charity single for Amnesty International

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Gorey performer Jimi Cullen who has a song for charity. Talented Gorey performer Jimi Cullen is releasing a new charity single...

Tuesday, 05/11/13 - 8:40pm Read More

Gorey band to ignite original music night

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Members of the local band S.I.L. featuring Diarmuid Comerford,Dave Farrell, Damien Walsh and Anthony Egan, who will be performing in...

Tuesday, 15/10/13 - 8:40pm Read More