Billy’s ‘Clean Break’ with RTE

Billy Roche. Pic: Jim Campbell
AFTER MONTHS (and years) of planning, writing, pre-production, re-writing, filming and post-production, the long awaited TV series from the pen of local writer Billy Roche hits our screens on Sunday night. The four-part drama ‘Clean Break’ is a very modern...

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A dazzling array of colourful creations

Exhibitors pictured with Cllr Tony Dempsey (Chairman, Wexford County Council), Deidre Southey (Curator), Brian Hand (Wexford Campus, Carlow IT), John Carley (Director of Services, Wexford County Council), Philip Knight (Assistant Staff Officer) at the official opening of the art exhibition 'Preponderance of Colour' in the Wexford County Council Buildings. Pic: Jim Campbell
VISITORS TO Wexford Co. Council may be inclined to get in, get out and get gone, but with a new exhibition by members of the Arts Ability programme on display, they may find their eye being caught by the sheer...

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Help fund Michelle’s debut novel ‘Scourged’

Michelle Dooley Mahon is hoping to publish her memoir in October with the help of a crowdfunding initiative. Pic: Jim Campbell
WEXFORD WRITER Michelle Dooley Mahon is appealing to the public of Wexford and beyond to get behind her Fund-it campaign...

Tuesday, 11/08/15 - 12:04pm Read More

Writer to attend local production of his play

Louise Wickham Dillon and Jessica Walker during the rehearsals of Raven Theatre's 'The Audition' in Gaelscoil Charman. Pic: Jim Campbell
THE WRITER of a play, which will have its Irish premier in Wexford next month, is set to attend one...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 2:54pm Read More

The Whistling Girl with Honor Heffernan

Honor Heffernan will be performing The Whistling Girl at Wexford Arts Centre.
By Louise McCarthy THE FIRST Irish female rock singer will be performing a unique show with music set to poetry...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 12:33pm Read More

A spoon for every life in Bernadette’s ‘196’

A STRIKING new exhibition by a local artist was opened at the Copperhouse Gallery in Dublin recently by Amnesty International...

Tuesday, 23/06/15 - 3:50pm Read More

Colfer swaps film for stage

LOCAL FILMMAKER Eamonn Colfer will swap his clapperboard and camera for stage lighting next week when his two self-penned and self-directed...

Thursday, 04/06/15 - 10:06am Read More

Frankenstein Bolts launch debut video

LOCAL ROCK band, Frankenstein Bolts, will unveil their debut video in Sky and the Ground, Wexford, this week. On Tuesday,...

Monday, 01/06/15 - 3:52pm Read More

Jesus rocks!

EVEN BY its own extremely high standards this year’s production of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ by New Ross Musical Society was...

Thursday, 26/03/15 - 10:16am Read More

All the world’s a stage for Festival

A HUGE crowd attended the recent launch of the 52nd Wexford Drama Festival which took place in the Riverbank House...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 11:19am Read More

Fundraising Table Quiz

A 17-YEAR-OLD girl is hosting a Table Quiz at Wexford Golf Club on Tuesday, March 3 to raise funds for...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 11:14am Read More

Our Man in Damascus

Jim Campbell speaking at the launch of his exhibition 'Divided' in Wexford Arts Centre. Pic: John Walsh
THERE WAS a certain feeling of sardines in a tin at the Arts Centre on Thursday last when a huge...

Tuesday, 17/02/15 - 12:33pm Read More

Caolan’s charming picture of Kay’s

Carmel Corish-Wallace, Caolán Barron (artist), Tom Mooney (performed launch) and Teresa Boyle at the launch of Caolán Barron's exhibition 'Kay's' in Wexford Arts Centre. Pic: John Walsh
A CHARMING exhibition which offers an intimate view into the vibrant and engaging space of a well-known hair salon in...

Tuesday, 17/02/15 - 12:31pm Read More

U.S. elections to come to New Ross

THE RACE for the White House will come to New Ross next week with one of the prime contenders for...

Thursday, 22/01/15 - 12:11pm Read More

Have your say on the Arts in Wexford

A prickly bone of contention: Cllr. Robbie Ireton is not a fan of the M11's 'Hedgehog' sculpture.
INTERVIEWS, SURVEYS and reviews of the current provision for arts and cultural activities in Wexford is underway and seeking opinions...

Tuesday, 20/01/15 - 2:58pm Read More

€1.6 million for Arts in Wexford

THE MAIN Arts Council grants for 2015/2016 have been announced and have allocated just over €1.6 million to Wexford in...

Tuesday, 13/01/15 - 1:28pm Read More

Panto society to celebrate 50th

A 50th anniversary is something to be proud of under any circumstances but when it involves a group or society...

Wednesday, 07/01/15 - 9:50am Read More

Has Helena got ‘the voice’?

A SINGER from the New Ross district will be representing Wexford on the RTE talent show, ‘The Voice’, next weekend....

Wednesday, 07/01/15 - 9:45am 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

Cameras roll on Colfer film

HOOK HEAD was transformed into a film set at the weekend when it provided the backdrop to a shoot for...

Thursday, 05/06/14 - 11:56am Read More