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Sunday 22 October 2017

Military show returning to Wexford Racecourse next month

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Mia and Emma Roche at the Military Show.
Mia and Emma Roche at the Military Show.

Wexford Military Show 2016, a family friendly living history event depicting the people, weapons and customs of the Celts, Vikings, Normans, Romans, the heroes of 1798 and 1916, is due to take place at the racecourse on the Newtown Road on June 4 and 5.

There will also be Hungarian horseback archery and WW2 battle re-enactments, while audience participation events will include archery and bouncy castles.

This is the second year we have used Wexford Racecourse as a Venue, the previous 12 years, the show took place in Duncannon Fort.

Local business Uncle Sam's are the main sponsors of Wexford Military Show 2016 with Failte Ireland, Wexford County Council, IPB Insurance and Visit Wexford supporting the show, from which a donation will be made tO Crumlin Children's Hospital.

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