Festival kudos for Eamonn and Vivian

A NUMBER of Wexford theatre practitioners will take part in a national theatre festival in Dublin next month, including two locals who will see their own, original works performed. The Smock Allies: Scene + Heard festival takes place in Smock...

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Tickets on sale for premier of ‘Staid’

Phil Lyons and Adrienne Meyler in a scene from 'Staid'.
THE LONG-AWAITED premier of locally-made film ‘Staid’ will take place on March 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the National Opera House. The film, which was written and directed by Paul O’Brien, based on the play ‘One Last Long Breath’, was...

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Bridge to stage Tony winning play

MEMBERS OF Bridge Drama Group are currently busy preparing for their forthcoming play which opens at the National Opera House...

Tuesday, 19/01/16 - 2:06pm Read More

Wexford Proms for Opera House stage

Kate Allen, Gavan Ring, Rachel Croash and Jonathan Stoughton will perform during the Wexford Proms.
A SELECTION of operatic greats will be showcased as part of a new musical evening at the National Opera House....

Tuesday, 19/01/16 - 2:04pm Read More

Superstars Stage Academy Christmas Showcase 

Superstars Stage Academy all set for their Christmas Showcase Show which will be staged in the Dun Mhuire Theatre on Saturday, December 19th. Pic: John Walsh
ROUNDING OFF what has been a very busy year for the Superstars Stage Academy, the group’s Christmas showcase will take...

Wednesday, 16/12/15 - 12:40pm Read More

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...

Wednesday, 23/09/15 - 11:22am Read More

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...

Wednesday, 23/09/15 - 11:16am Read More

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

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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!

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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

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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