Sunday 22 October 2017

What's on in Wexford

Mary Reynolds
Mary Reynolds


Screen hall, tonight (JUNE 30) 9.30 P.M.

Screen's own 'Theresa & the Stars' will provide the music for the next social dancing evening taking place in Screen Hall. Admission is €8 and refreshments will be served.

Lunchtime concert

st iberius church, wednesday, july 1, 1.05 p.m.

Music For Wexford Lunchtime Summer Series concert with Kevin Jansson on piano and Hannah Miller on french horn.Admission €12/€10/€5 on door.


council buildings, wednesday, jULY 1, 3 P.M.

Another popular tour of the Wexford County Council's Arts Collection at the award-winning County Hall in Carricklawn. Admission is free and all are welcome.

the whistling girl

wexford arts centre, thursday, JULY 2, 8.30 p.m.

Join Trevor Knight and Honor Hefferman for an evening featuring music set to the poetry of the American wit and critic Dorothy Parker, combined with underscored original recordings of Parker's voice. Tickets are €16/ €14 (concession). Call (053) 9123764, or email

wexford races

bettyville, friday, JULY 3, 5.50 p.m.

The evening's racing begins at Wexford Racecourse with the Mares Maiden Hurdle, with the last race scheduled to start at 8.50 p.m.


pump house, wexford wildfowl reserve, thursday, July 2, 8 P.M.

Acclaimed landscape designer and gardening expert Mary Reynolds presents a talk in the Pump House, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, outlining how natural methods can enhance your garden. €5 admission, members free. Guests are welcome to join on the night.


wexford arts centre, from friday, JULY 3, to sunday, july 5, 8 p.m.

Wexford's Raven Theatre Company presents 'The Audition'. Written by James Johnson, directed by Jayne O'Sullian, and with Louise Dillon and Jessica Walker, the play is a tense psychological drama exploring just how far a person will go to achieve success. Tickets are €12/€10 (concession). Call (053) 9123764, or email

Dancing at Camross

Camross ballroom, friday, july 3

Liam Mannering provides the music at the July Dance . Dancing 10pm to midnight. Doors open 9.30 p.m. Admission €8, including refreshments.


GAELSCOIL, saturday, july 4, from 10 a.m.

Oyster Lane Theatre Group auditions for the October production of 'Hairspray.' Chorus audtions from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Character auditions from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Bring a photograph of yourself for registration.



Elaine McCreary B.A., M.A., Ed. D. (a Canadian Baha'i) will give a talk on the comparison of scientific method and spiritual search. Entry is free.

Lights, Camera, Magic

National Opera House, Saturday, July 4 8 p.m

The Sheila Grace Dance Company will stage its annual show in the O'Reilly Theatre, featuring 200 dancers aged between 3 years and 19 years. Tickers are €17 (adult), €14 (children, OAPs, and students). This is the local company's 15th show to date.


RATHASPECK, sunday, JULY 5, 2 pm to 5pm

Open garden day at Jim and Alice Mernagh's, Moorfields, Rathaspeck. The proceeds will be in aid of Guide Dogs for Disabled. There will be a plant sale, a raffle and tea and coffee served. All welcome for this worthy cause.


rosslare beach, from JULY 6-11

Swim Week and Water Safety Week on the beach at Rosslare. Registration on Sunday, July 5, 5.30 p.m. - 6.30. p.m in the Watersports Centre. To book call 087-2470493


kilpatrick, monday, JULY 6, 7.30 P.M.

Dancing at the Crossroads at Kilpatrick, Crossabeg. There will also be a raffle during the evening.

Wexford People

Night at the dogs 

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Song project in Kilmuckridge 

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Antiques fair in Wells House 

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