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This Tues (July 22) Chapterhouse Theatre presents Sense & Sensibility by Jane Eyre, Wells House & Gardens, Ballyedmond, Co Wexford. Written in 1811 by "A Lady" this work of romantic fiction, or comedy of manners, portrays the life and loves of the Dashwood sisters, Elinor and Marianne.
Launch of Volume 2 of Crossabeg, the Parish and its People takes place at Ferrycarrig Hotel, Wexford 8.30pm, Wed, July 23.
The Phil Murphy Weekend takes place next weekend in Carrig on Bannow. Some great acts coming this year, not least Brendan Begley, Mairtín O Connor, Donal Lunny, Róisín Elsafty, Len Graham and Brian Ó hAirt, Donal Clany and Ged Foley. As always, local brother Paddy & Phil Berry will be there to sing the songs of Wexford while brothers (and organisers) John and Pip Murphy will show off their combined virtuosity on the harmonica. A highlight at this year's festival is John B Keane's The Matchmakers starring Anne Charleston and Jon Kenny (Friday).
Phil Murphy Weekend
The Art in the Open Festival happens the August Bank Holiday weekend. The exhibition itself is at White's Hotel and is in place for just two days, opening Bank Holiday Monday (Aug 4) at 2pm until 7pm and on Tuesday from 10am to 7pm.
Gorey Market House Festival runs July 31 to Aug 3 with live music from Jack L, The Riptide Movement, Corner Boy and others, vintage Rally, street market, exhibitions, busking, children's entertainment. https://www.facebook.com/goreymarkethousefestival
The always popular Annual Family Field Day, Johnstown Castle happens Bank Holiday Monday (Aug 4) at 2pm. So good is it that it should have a national preservation badge attaching!
GET ON THE CURRACLOE NATURE TRAIL! FREE guided Nature Trail Walks take place every day during July and August at 12.00noon, 2.00p.m. and 4.00 p.m. Starting point is the Information Sign, White’s Gap, Curracloe. All welcome. Further info: Tel 053 9196313.

Art News
Cockleshell Gallery, Duncannon has a Summer Exhibition of local artists opening today (July 25). Highlights: 'Sticks & Stones' by Barbara Kelly and 'Summer Fishing' by Mary Wallace (basketry).
An exhibition entitled "Diversity", and featuring work by textile artist
Joke Buursma, has opened at the Blue Egg Gallery, John's Gate St, Wexford. Runs until Aug 16.
Newtownbarry House, Bunclody hosts 'Sybils on the Slaney', a cooperative exhibition of 12 women painters and print makers. Runs until Aug 31.
"Thought into Form, an exhibition of makers" runs at Market House Design & Craft Gallery in Gorey until Aug 16. The exhibition features the work of a number of artists "including Linda McKay's dramatic millinery and vibrant paintings by Mick Mulcahy".
Greenacres Gallery has its fabulous Summer exhibition in place. It gets better with every viewing!
An exhibition entitled "monolith" is currently showing at the Tate Guerin Gallery, Wells House, Ballyedmond, near Gorey. This retrospective exhibition features a collection of outstanding pith prints by photographer Brian McIlvenny. There is great value to be had with many of the prints selling at a greatly reduced price. Runs until Friday July 25th.
The Tate Guerin Gallery welcomes submissions (July 7-26) for its Summer Art Competition. The theme is "From Soil to Blossom". Winners announced July 27. All entries to be exhibited during the Irish Specialist Nurseries Association show at the venue the week July 27 - Aug 3.
The Summer Exhibition is now on at The Sweetshop Gallery in Rosslare. What to expect? An eclectic mix of fresh emerging talent and established artists working in a wide range of media. And an equally exciting mix of bon bons and sundry other confections.

Film
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Wexford Omniplex

For latest info on upcoming shows, events and other attractions check out the following sites:
www.wexfordartscentre.ie
www.wexfordoperahouse.ie
www.visitwexford.ie
www.wexlive.com
www.facebook.com/pages/Slaney-News
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There is so much happening at Wexford's libraries and it's pretty much all free.

Listings
(residency gigs at end)
July 25,26,27 Phil Murphy Weekend Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford. The county's top trad and folk music weekend of the year. Featuring Mairtín O'Connor, Donal Lunny, Brendan Begley, comedian Jon Kenny and many more. 5K race on the Friday evening. Follow that up with a few pints and some lively tunes and you will be buzzing'!
July 25,26 (8pm) Fishamble: The New Play Company presents 'Swing', Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tickets €10. Tel 053 9123764. Written by Steve Blount, Peter Daly, Gavin Kostick and Janet Moran. A play about dancing and music and love and not settling and feeling like an eejit and being brave and having doubts and trying your best and trying new things and thinking outside the box and seeing things clearly and living as well as you can and giving it a lash! This is a charming play about the relationship between May and Joe which develops throughout a year of swing dance classes.
July 25 (8pm) THE MATCHMAKER by John B Keane, Community Centre, Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford. Play based on the novella "Letters of a Matchmaker" by John B. Keane. Featuring Anne Charleston and Jon Kenny. Directed by Michael Scott. Tickets €15. Tel 051 561159 or 086 3026460. Part of Phil Murphy Weekend.
July 25,26 (8pm nightly) Wexford Drama Group presents three one-act plays by first-time local directors at Dun Mhuire Theatre, South Main St, Wexford. April Groom is by Pat Wallaston and is directed by Stephen Byrne. The Sweet Shop is by Maria Tivnan and is directed by Anna Hayes. Bedtime Story by Sean O'Casey is directed by Carol Long.
July 25 (8.30-11.30pm) Weekly Tunes & Yarns Night, Clonevan Old Schoolhouse (coast road, between Ballygarrett and Kilmuckridge). One for all ages and visitors are encouraged to participate. Expect a mix of old stories, new writings, poetry, tunes and songs. Adm €7 - includes refreshments (min. age 12 years).
July 25 (10pm) Phil Murphy Weekend FESTIVAL CLUB, Colfer's Marquee, Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford. Featuring the band NEWFOUNDLAND, ALAN O'DWYER, JOHN BROWNE & JOHN MURPHY. Adm €10.00. Part of Phil Murphy Weekend.
July 25 Touch of Class, Temple Bar, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford.
July 25 Arthur Moynihan, Ivy Bar, Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey, Co Wexford.
July 26 (2pm) Parish Field Day, Farmleigh, Co Wexford. Organised by Marshalstown Castledockrell GAA Club.
July 26 (3.30pm) Phil Murphy Weekend FESTIVAL CLUB, Colfer's Marquee, Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford. Featuring RON KAVANA, TOMMY MC CARTHY, JOHN & PIP MURPHY. Adm €5. Part of Phil Murphy Weekend.
July 26 (8pm) DEIRDRE MASTERSON'S VOCAL ACADEMY SUMMER CONCERT, Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. Tickets €20/18/15. Tel 053 9122144.
July 26 (8pm) Phil Murphy Weekend Community Centre, Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford. Featuring BRENDAN BEGLEY, JUNJI SHIROTA (Japan), MAREKA NAITO (Japan), TOMMY MC CARTHY, DAN BROUDER &
ANGELA CARBERRY. Tickets €20. Tel 051 561159 or 086 3026460. Part of Phil Murphy Weekend.
July 26 (10pm) KJO, Ivy Bar, Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey, Co Wexford.
July 26 (10pm) Phil Murphy Weekend FESTIVAL CLUB, Colfer's Marquee, Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford. Featuring JON KENNY, DES DILLON, RON KAVANA, THE TIN SANDWICH BAND. Tickets €20. Tel 051 561159 or 086 3026460. Part of Phil Murphy Weekend.
July 26 Isotopes, Temple Bar, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford.
July 27 (12noon) Rosslare Field Day, Rosslare, Co Wexford. There's obstacles courses, water sorbing, archery, dog show, water slides, live music, stalls, etc. Tel 053 9132202.
July 27 (2pm) Phil Murphy Weekend "Singing Gathering", The School, Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford. With Len Graham, Brian O'hAirt, Tommy McCarthy, Ron Kavana, Donal Clancy, Paddy & Phil Berry and many more. Adm €5.
July 27 (3pm) Phil Murphy Weekend Céilí with music by Ger McCarthy & Ken Cotter, Community Centre, Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford. Adm €10.
July 27 (7pm) Phil Murphy Weekend Community Centre, Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford. Featuring DONAL LUNNY, MARTIN O'CONNOR & ROISIN ELSAFTY, LEN GRAHAM & BRIAN O hAIRT, GARY FERGUSON, COLIN HENRY & JANET HOLMES, ANNA FALKENAU & GED FOLEY, and winners of the Street Sessions. Tickets €15. Tel 051 561159 or 086 3026460.
July 27 (8pm) Pendyrus Male Choir, Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. Tickets €12/10. Tel 053 9122144. These guys ares the tops! Recommended.
July 27 (9pm) Tom Sawyer, Ivy Bar, Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey, Co Wexford.
July 27 (9.30pm) Felix Sonnyboy Wilson & his band, Sunday Session @ The Sky & The Ground, South Main St, Wexford. No cc.
July 27 The Inmate, Temple Bar, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford.
July 27 (11pm) Smash Hits, Benedict's Nightclub, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford.
July 28 - Aug 3 Ballymurn Summer Festival, Ballymurn, Co Wexford. See local press.
July 29 (8.30pm) "Seisiún" with Danescastle Music Group, Loftus Hall, Hook Head, Co Wexford. Enjoy an evening of music, song, dance and storytelling. Every Tuesday in July and August. Adm €5.
July 29 (8.30pm) The Shaughraun by Don Bucicault, Little Theatre, Gorey, Co Wexford. Tuesday and Thursdays through July and August.
July 30 (1.05pm) Music for Wexford lunchtime series, St Iberius Church, North Main St, Wexford. Featuring Greg Harrington violin and Conor Linehan, piano. The programme includes works by J.S. Bach, Brahms, Arvo Pärt, John Williams and Astor Piazzolla. Adm €12/10 and €5 for students. Info: 086 3636080.
July 30 (9.30pm) Trio de Janeiros (jazz), La Marine bar, Kelly's Resort Hotel, Rosslare, Co Wexford.
July 30 Declan Aungier (dancing), Leinster Suite, Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey, Co Wexford. Adm €8.
July31-Aug 4 Gorey Market House Festival, Gorey, Co Wexford. With live music from Jack L, The Riptide Movement, Corner Boy, White Chalk, Chris Gethings, Kiera Byrne, Booka Brass, Jimi Cullen, 5 Dollar Shakes, Bad Backs and others; also vintage Rally, street market, exhibitions, busking, children's entertainment. www.facebook.com/goreymarkethousefestival
July 31 (8.30pm) A Summer Evening with Sean Keane and special guest Louise Morrissey, St Michael's Theatre, New Ross, Co Wexford. Tickets €20. 051 421255.
July 31 (8.30pm) The Shaughraun by Don Bucicault, Little Theatre, Gorey, Co Wexford. Tuesday and Thursdays through July and August.
July 31 (9.30pm) Red Chair (song club), Potato Market, Crescent Quay, Wexford.
Aug 1-4 Art in the Open Festival, venues throughout Co Wexford. This is an International Plein Air Festival, consisting of daily paint-outs in a selection of scenic spots. The exhibition itself is at White's Hotel and is in place for just two days, opening Bank Holiday Monday (Aug 4) at 2pm until 7pm and on Tuesday from 10am to 7pm. www.artintheopen.org
Aug 1,2 (8pm nightly) Wexford Drama Group presents three one-act plays by first-time local directors at Dun Mhuire Theatre, South Main St, Wexford. April Groom is by Pat Wallaston and is directed by Stephen Byrne. The Sweet Shop is by Maria Tivnan and is directed by Anna Hayes. Bedtime Story by Sean O'Casey is directed by Carol Long.
Aug 1 (8.30-10.30pm) Storyhouse at Ár mBreacha House of Stories, Raheen, near Camolin, Co Wexford. Every Tuesday in July and August. Tel 087 2119151.
Aug 1 (8.30-11.30pm) Weekly Tunes & Yarns Night, Clonevan Old Schoolhouse (coast road, between Ballygarrett and Kilmuckridge). One for all ages and visitors are encouraged to participate. Expect a mix of old stories, new writings, poetry, tunes and songs. Adm €7 - includes refreshments (min. age 12 years).
Aug 1 (9pm) Lúnasa Cáca Milis, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. "Helena Mulkerns, accompanied by Josh Johnson on piano, presents some late summer festival madness. There’ll be a cult appearance from the Celtic God Lugh, who will perform song, dance, storytelling, burlesque and contemporary poetry. Wear your Harvest glad rags, best costume gets a prize!" Tickets €12. Tel 053 9123764. Still the best value night out in Wexford, especially if you are interested in seeing the underbelly of Wexford's cultural scene (and no I don't just mean the bellydancing!).
Aug 1 (10pm) Catherine & The Images, The Hall, Camross, Co Wexford. Adm €8 (includes refreshments).
Aug 2,3 Leo Carthy Weekend, Community Centre, Ladies Island, Co Wexford. Opening concert with music, comedy, etc 8.30pm Saturday. Sunday is the big day with open air stage (Teresa & The Stars + others), children's ents, bbq.
Aug 2 (from 12 noon) Family Fun Day, Community Centre, Rosslare, Co Wexford. €2 gets you bouncy castle, crazy golf, tennis, football and more.
Aug 2 (8.30pm) Classic Artist Night - Bob Dylan, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Adm €5. Tel 053 9123764.
The first in a series of Classic Artists nights at the centre to celebrate the music of great popular music acts. Dylan is one of the most influential figures in popular music and culture in the last 50 years. As a songwriter and musician, Dylan has sold more than 100 million records worldwide.
Aug 2 (9pm) Beach Party, Ballyfad Hall, Ballyfad, Co Wexford. Adm €5. Proceeds to charity.
Aug 2 The Davitt Country Band and Lynda Cullen, Gorey Market House Festival, Gorey, Co Wexford
Aug 3 Hook Strongman competition – first ever “All Ireland’s Strongest Man under 110kg”, Hook Lighthouse, Hook Head, Co Wexford.
Aug 3 Ballymurn Field Day, Soccer Pitch, Ballymurn. Followed later by Summer Fest cabaret.
Aug 3 Kiltealy Patron & Field Day, Kiltealy, Co Wexford.
Aug 3 Oylegate Glenbrien GAA Field Day, local GAA grounds.
Aug 3 Jive Talkin' - Bee Gess Tribute, Cedar's Hotel, Rosslare, Co Wexford. Adm €10. Doors 9pm.
Aug 4 (2pm) Annual Family Field Day, Johnstown Castle, Johnstown, Wexford. This is always a great day out with duck racing, wheel of fortune, spin the duck, dog show, shoot-the-duck, pony rides, bbq-ed duck, treasure hunt, duck rides, pongo (not necessarily in that order and not, in many cases, at all at all). Free bus leaves Talbot Hotel at 1.30pm travelling via Station, Clonard Church and Pettitts @ St Aidan's. Adm €2 per adult and max fee of €6 per car.
Aug 5 (8.30pm) "Seisiún" with Danescastle Music Group, Loftus Hall, Hook Head, Co Wexford. Enjoy an evening of music, song, dance and storytelling. Every Tuesday in July and August. Adm €5.
Aug 5 (8.30pm) The Shaughraun by Don Bucicault, Little Theatre, Gorey, Co Wexford. Tuesday and Thursdays through July and August.
Aug 6 (1.05pm) Music for Wexford lunchtime series, St Iberius Church, North Main St, Wexford. Featuring Iulian Pusca (panflute) and Clare McCague (harp). Adm €12/10 and €5 for students. Info: 086 3636080.
Aug 6 (3pm) Guided tour of Wexford County Council's art collection at its HQ in Carriglawn. Free.
Aug 7 (11am-3pm) Fun in the Sun, Community Centre, Rosslare, Co Wexford. For ages 7-12 years. Tel 087 2045338. With tennis, climbing wall, soccer, cricket, tag rugby, rocket ball. FREE!
Aug 7 (8.30pm) A Summer Evening with Sean Keane and special guest Louise Morrissey, St Michael's Theatre, New Ross, Co Wexford. Tickets €20. 051 421255.
Aug 7 (8.30pm) The Shaughraun by Don Bucicault, Little Theatre, Gorey, Co Wexford. Tuesday and Thursdays through July and August.
Aug 7 (9.30pm) Red Chair (song club), Potato Market, Crescent Quay, Wexford.
Aug 8 (8pm) Take The Floor, Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. A dance show unlike any other, this brand new departure in live entertainment will blow your socks off! Directed and produced by Paula Goulding & Shane McAvinchey, world class choreography, a stellar creative team and 60 of the worlds leading Irish dancers make Take The Floor the most dynamic Irish dance show in the world. Live music by top trad act Beoga. Tickets €25. Tel 053 9122144.
Aug 8 (8.30-11.30pm) Weekly Tunes & Yarns Night, Clonevan Old Schoolhouse (coast road, between Ballygarrett and Kilmuckridge). One for all ages and visitors are encouraged to participate. Expect a mix of old stories, new writings, poetry, tunes and songs. Adm €7 - includes refreshments (min. age 12 years).
Aug 9 “Fun in the Sun”, Hook Lighthouse, Hook Head, Co Wexford. With Wexford Sports Active and Leinster Rugby. Climbing wall and other activities.
Aug 10 (6pm) Chapterhouse Theatre presents “Much Ado About Nothing” by William Shakespeare, Kilmokea Gardens, Great Island, Campile, New Ross, Co Wexford. Tel 051-388109 or see www.kilmokea.com. Refreshments provided.
Aug 12 (8.30pm) "Seisiún" with Danescastle Music Group, Loftus Hall, Hook Head, Co Wexford. Enjoy an evening of music, song, dance and storytelling. Every Tuesday in July and August. Adm €5.
Aug 12 (8.30pm) The Shaughraun by Don Bucicault, Little Theatre, Gorey, Co Wexford. Tuesday and Thursdays through July and August.
Aug 14 (8.30pm) A Summer Evening with Sean Keane and special guest Louise Morrissey, St Michael's Theatre, New Ross, Co Wexford. Tickets €20. 051 421255.
Aug 14 (8.30pm) The Shaughraun by Don Bucicault, Little Theatre, Gorey, Co Wexford. Tuesday and Thursdays through July and August.
Aug 15 (8.30-11.30pm) Weekly Tunes & Yarns Night, Clonevan Old Schoolhouse (coast road, between Ballygarrett and Kilmuckridge). One for all ages and visitors are encouraged to participate. Expect a mix of old stories, new writings, poetry, tunes and songs. Adm €7 - includes refreshments (min. age 12 years).
Aug 19 (8.30pm) "Seisiún" with Danescastle Music Group, Loftus Hall, Hook Head, Co Wexford. Enjoy an evening of music, song, dance and storytelling. Every Tuesday in July and August. Adm €5.
Aug 21 (8.30pm) A Summer Evening with Sean Keane and special guest Louise Morrissey, St Michael's Theatre, New Ross, Co Wexford. Tickets €20. 051 421255.
Aug 22 (8.30-11.30pm) Weekly Tunes & Yarns Night, Clonevan Old Schoolhouse (coast road, between Ballygarrett and Kilmuckridge). One for all ages and visitors are encouraged to participate. Expect a mix of old stories, new writings, poetry, tunes and songs. Adm €7 - includes refreshments (min. age 12 years).
Aug 23 Jimi Cullen, Library Festival, Gorey, Co Wexford.
Aug 26 (8.30pm) "Seisiún" with Danescastle Music Group, Loftus Hall, Hook Head, Co Wexford. Enjoy an evening of music, song, dance and storytelling. Every Tuesday in July and August.
Aug 28 (8.30pm) A Summer Evening with Sean Keane and special guest Louise Morrissey, St Michael's Theatre, New Ross, Co Wexford. Tickets €20. 051 421255.
Aug 29 (8.30-11.30pm) Weekly Tunes & Yarns Night, Clonevan Old Schoolhouse (coast road, between Ballygarrett and Kilmuckridge). One for all ages and visitors are encouraged to participate. Expect a mix of old stories, new writings, poetry, tunes and songs. Adm €7 - includes refreshments (min. age 12 years).
Aug 29 Wolfe Tones + Corner Boy, Dun Mhuire Theatre, South Main St, Wexford. presented by St Fintan's GAA Club. Tickets €25 from Centra, Killinick. Info: Tel 086 813 9925 or see www.dmc-promotions.com
Aug 31 (8pm) Lloyd Cole (yippee!), St Iberius Church, North Main St, Wexford. Tickets €25 from Wexford Arts Centre. Tel 053 9123764.
Sept 6 (8pm) IRISH YOUTH OPERA - RAPE OF LUCRETIA, Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. Tel 053 9122144.
Sept 12-14 Blackstairs Blues Festival, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford.
Sept 25-28 New Ross Piano Festival, New Ross, Co Wexford. http://www.newrosspianofestival.com/wb/
Oct 22 - Nov 2 Wexford Festival Opera, Wexford town. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com
Oct 17 - Nov 2 Wexford Fringe Festival, Wexford town. www.wexfordfringe.ie
Oct 22 - Nov 2 Wexford Spiegeltent Festival, Wexford town. http://wexfordspiegeltent.com
Oct 24 (7pm) Tommy Tiernan – Out of the Whirlwind, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €28 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 24 (10pm) The Riptide Movement, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. 'Voted Ireland's best live act 2013.' Tickets €22 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 25 (10pm) Jack L - Phantasmagoria, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €25.50 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 29 (7pm) Jimmy McCarthy, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. "Arguably the most significant songwriter Ireland has produced in the past 20 years." Tickets €25 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 31 (8.30pm) Hermitage Green, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €22 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 31 (9.30pm) Prohibition Party, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Return to the hedonism of the Roaring Twenties with music by 'Two Gun' Tony Carty and the Bootleggers and special guest singer Bobby Summertime and her dancing troupe 'The Burlesque Babes'. Tickets €50 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com. Your ticket gets you a complimentary cocktail on arrival, $100 'Speakeasy Dollars' to gamble in the Casino with great prizes to be won, tasty canapés from the era (deviled eggs, pigs in blankets anyone?), advice from professional dancers.
Nov 1 (7pm) Brendan Grace, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. "Possible the greatest family comedian of our generation". Tickets €30 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Nov 1 (8.30pm) Corner Boy, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €17.50 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com

Dec 11,12,13 Sive by John B Keane presented by The Abbey Theatre, Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. Matinée show (2.30pm) Dec 13 and special school show 11am, Dec 11. Director is Conall Morrison. Tickets €25/20/18. School show tickets €15. Tel 052 9122144.

Regular "Residency" Gigs in Co. Wexford
(Please contact all venues in advance in case of change in schedule.)
Mondays
The Sky & The Ground, South Main St, Wexford - trad session (9.30pm)
T. Morris, Wexford - trad session (9.30pm)
Maggie May's, Monck St, Wexford - folk, trad (9.30pm)
The Loch & Quay Pub, Monck St, Wexford - folk, trad
White's Hotel (bar), Wexford - trad, folk (8.30pm) (9.30pm)
The Temple Bar (Treacy's Hotel), Enniscorthy - live music
Donohoe's, Duffry Hill, Enniscorthy - live music (9.30pm)
Katie Daly's, Gorey, Co Wexford - acoustic session (9.30pm). No cc. Tel 053 9483920.
Tuesdays
T. Morris, Monck St, Wexford - trad session (9.30pm) - ph 053 9144083
Whitford Hotel, Whitford Roundabout, Wexford - live music
Thomas Moore Tavern, Wexford - trad session (9.30pm) - Tel 053 9174688
The Sky & The Ground, South Main St, Wexford - Candlelight Sessions (always check beforehand!)
Katie Daly's, Gorey, Co Wexford - Americana music session (9.30pm). No cc. Tel 053 9483920.
Wednesdays
Jack Bailey's, St Aidan's, Wexford - Divine Invention residency
Askamore Activity Centre, Askamore - set dancing (8-10pm). €8.
The Porter House, Castlebridge - live music
T. Morris, Monck St, Wexford - trad session (9.30pm) - ph 053 9144083
Talbot Hotel, Wexford - folk, pop (9.30pm).
Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey - trad session (10pm)
The Temple Bar (Treacy's Hotel), Enniscorthy - ballad session
Thursdays
Tír na nÓg, Wellingtonbridge - social dance. Adm €5.
Corcoran's, Irishtown, New Ross - trad session
Thomas Moore Tavern, Wexford - Acoustic pop/rock (9.30pm)
Whitford Hotel, Whitford Roundabout, Wexford - live music
White's Hotel, Wexford - folk, trad (8.30pm)
Mackens, The Bullring, Wexford - acoustic session - ph 053 9122949
Jack Bailey's, St Aidan's, Wexford - ballad session - ph 053 9123692
Maggie May's, Wexford - rock/pop covers
Fridays
The 51, South Main St, Wexford - live music
Whitford Hotel, Whitford Roundabout, Wexford - live music
Thomas Moore Tavern, Wexford - live music (9.30pm) - Tel 053 9174688
Bugler Doyle's, South Main St, Wexford - folk, trad (9.30pm)
Talbot Hotel (bar), Wexford - live music (9.30pm)
John Barry Pub, The Quays, Wexford - acoustic/covers (10pm)
Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey - live music in bar
The Temple Bar (Treacy's Hotel), Enniscorthy - rock
Dbar, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford - rock
Wilson's Pub, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford - rock
Katie Daly's, Gorey, Co Wexford - blues session. No cc. Tel 053 9483920.
D Bar, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford - live rock band (10pm)
Saturdays
The 51, South Main St, Wexford - live music
Whitford Hotel, Whitford Roundabout, Wexford - live music
The Sky & The Ground, Wexford - some interesting (late notice!) gigs happening there. Always check beforehand.
Thomas Moore Tavern, Wexford - live music (9.30pm) - Tel 053 9174688
Macken's, The Bullring, Wexford - Acoustic folk/rock - ph 053 9122949
Bugler Doyle's, South Main St, Wexford - folk, trad (9.30pm)
Mary's Bar, John's Gate Street, Wexford - folk, old-time (9.30pm)
Talbot Hotel (bar), Wexford - live music (9.30pm)
John Barry, The Quays, Wexford - acoustic/covers (10pm)
Farmer's Kitchen Hotel, Drinagh - live music (9.30pm)
Jack Bailey's, St Aidan's, Wexford - pop/rock covers
The Temple Bar (Treacy's Hotel), Enniscorthy - rock
Dbar, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford - rock
Wilson's Pub, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford - rock
Donohoe's, Duffry Hill, Enniscorthy - live music (10.30pm)
Corcoran's, Irishtown, New Ross - live music
Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey - live music in bar
Sundays
Whitford Hotel, Whitford Roundabout, Wexford - live music
Centenary Stores, Charlotte St, Wexford - trad, folk session (12 noon)
Riverbank House Hotel, Ferrybank, Wexford - Lazy Sunday Jazz Session (5pm)
Thomas Moore Tavern, Wexford - jazz session (9.30pm)
Maggie May's, Monck St, Wexford - ballads, trad (9pm)T. Morris Pub, Monck St, Wexford - evening blues session
Macken's, The Bullring, Wexford - pop, acoustic - ph 053 9122949
The Sky & The Ground Pub, Wexford - live music (8pm)
Talbot Hotel, Wexford - jazz session (2.30-4.30pm)
John Barry, The Quays, Wexford - acoustic folk (6pm)
Culleton's, Kilrane - trad session
Jack Bailey's, St Aidan's, Wexford - pop/rock covers
Katie Daly's Bar, Gorey, Co Wexford - jazz session (6.30pm). No cc.
Temple Bar, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford - rock
Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey - live music in bar (6-8pm)
Dbar, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford - Trad session
Donohoe's, Duffry Hill, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford - acoustic session (6pm & 9pm)
Benedict's Nightclub, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford - rock/pop covers + DJ (11pm)

There is also live music weekends at the following venues. (Phone in advance to check/confirm.)
The Loch & Quay, Monck St, Wexford - rock
Oscars & O2 Music Venue, Gorey, Djs or live music weekends. Tel 053 9421260.
Jack D's/Jumping Jack's,Gorey. Live music weekends. Tel 053 9421234.
Harney's Pub, Ballyedmond. 053 9389249. Irish Nights, line Dancing, salsa dancing and C'n'W dancing.
Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey - ph 053 9480500 (weekends including Sun, 6-8pm jazz. Also dancing midweek).
Talbot Hotel, Wexford - ph 053 22566 (Wed, Th, Fri, Sat).
Amber Springs Hotel, Wexford Road, Gorey - Tel 053 9484000.
Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy - Ph 053 9237800.
Millrace Hotel, Bunclody - ph 053 9375400.
Orphan Girl, Ballymoney, Co Wexford. Tel 053 9425308.
Courtown Hotel, Courtown - ph 053 9425210.
Macamore Inn, Ballygarrett, Co Wexford. Tel 053 9427326.
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LIST OF WEXFORD VENUES

The Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford
New multi-purpose arts centre with a 160 seat theatre.
www.facebook.com/pages/The-Presentation-Centre

Crescent Bar, Crescent Quay, Wexford
Appears to be off the live music radar at present.

Wilson's Bar, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford.
Find them on Facebook.

Dbar, Templehannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Tel 053 9237798
www.facebook.com/dbar.enniscorthy

Neville's Bar, Fethard-on-Sea. Tel 051-397160.
www.nevilles.ie.

Metro17, The Quays, Wexford
www.metro17.com

The Vine Restaurant, North Main St, Wexford
Occasional gigs. Great food.

The John Barry, The Quays, Wexford
Nice little pub on the south end of The Quays, Wexford. Does not appear to be hosting its music sessions any more.

The Bailey, Enniscorthy
The county's newest bar and music venue. Details under "Wexford Gigs ... latest" in "News" section.

Chocolate/Renaissance, Bullring, Wexford
Does not appear to be hosting live gigs any more.

Wexford Opera House, Wexford, ph 053 9122144
Click here for Wexford Opera House

St Iberius Church, Wexford
Check "Wexford Gigs - Latest".

Horse & Hound, Ballinaboola
Occasional gigs. Check "Wexford Gigs - Latest".

Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey. Tel 055 80500
Music in bar Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun.

St Michael's Theatre, New Ross. Tel 051 421255
St Michael's Theatre hosts top class concerts, theatre, exhibitions, film.
For upcoming music and theatre see "Wexford gigs - Latest".

Talbot Hotel, Wexford. Tel 053 9122566
Live music in bar Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat.
Check "Wexford Gigs - Latest".

Benedict's Nightclub, Treacy's Hotel, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy. Tel 053 9237798
Benedict's nightclub every weekend. Live acts Sundays.
Check "Wexford Gigs - Latest".

Ferrycarrig Hotel, Ferrycarrig, Wexford. Tel 053 9120999
Music in the Dry Dock bar weekends.

Macken's, The Bullring, Wexford. Tel 053 22949
Thurs, Fri, Sat: live acoustic music
Sundays: Joe Keeling
For latest check "Wexford gigs - Latest".

Riverbank Hotel, Wexford. Tel 053 9123611
Occasional visits by top bands.
Check "Wexford Gigs - Latest".

Riverside Park, Enniscorthy, Tel 053 9237800
Music in bar Sundays, Wednesdays.
Occasional visits by big names.
See "Wexford Gigs - Latest".

Colfer's, Carrig-on-Bannow. Tel 051-561159
Good spot for live original music, especially Americana. Not hosting so much live music of late. Check "Wexford Gigs - Latest".

Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tel 053 9123764
A very busy programme of music, theatre, art. See "Wexford gigs - Latest" or go direct to
Wexford Arts Centre.

The Sky & The Ground, South Main Street, Wexford. 053 9121273)
Consistently Wexford's top pub for original music (aned craft beers!) with the Tuesday night Candlelight Sessions being particularly worthy of mention.

WEXFORD GIGS, SHOWS ... LATEST
Wexford songwriter Gordon Barry has a new ep
Listen to a stream of Paul Heaton's latest album
Listen while you browse: Paul Burch & WPA Ballclub
Download (free if you like!): One Night on Earth: Music from the Strings of Mali by Derek Gripper
Wexford Walking Tours
Trax Music Store ... Now Online
The Ballet Academy Goes from Strength to Strength
Local Music Exposure Ireland
Storytelling in Co Wexford
Little Artists Club, Wexford Arts Centre
Google To Music!
Step By Step Dance Studio, Wexford - Buzzin'!
Beautiful zychadelic pop from Wales? Listen to Jonny now!
Listen to Villagers now!
Listen to James V. McMorrow now!
One for lovers of old classical music records
freealbums.blogsome
Read books online for free!
Visit www.avidgroup.co.uk for budget price jazz cds
Discovering Drama
Wexford Hillwalkers
Visit pitchfork.com for latest music reviews
The Ballet Academy opens in Wexford
Irish Music Blog - www.nialler9.com
http://folkmusicsmb.blogspot.com
The Story of Roky Erickson
Get on the South Wexford Craft Trail
SXSW - Intro/Promo pack with hundreds of tracks
Good English website dealing in Americana
NY Times "Annual Year in Ideas"
Listen to connected.ie's online radio.
Treasure trove of old African music (RSS - streaming)
Blog with some tasty African tracks from the vaults.
Bluegrass Sessions in Dublin
saggyrecordcabinet.blogspot - another one for lovers of old time American country and bluegrass
Rural TV on Sky 279
Wexford Libraries - loads going on!
Listen online to some classy flat-pickin'
grapewrath.blogspot.com - great for folk/bluegrass/old time
croz.fm - one for music completists
Rainy day online activities for kids with weansworld.org
See Wexford in 2min 55secs with music by the Submersibles
Neil Young Live in Concert 1968
The latest happenings on the Irish music scene ... Hotpress
Skip James sings Worried Blues (YouTube)
Kristin Hersh, LIVE - free downloads
check out www.bluehighwaystv.com
Listen! Music while you work - Josh Ritter
Listen! Music while you work - IMC
Wonderful slide show from The New York Times
SOUTH EAST LIVE ... KILKENNY, WATERFORD, TIPP, CARLOW, WICKLOW
1965 Fincastle Bluegrass Festival Video
See old-time music film footage on the web
Fantastic Bluegrass Documentary with Music
Alan Lomax Archive Launched on the Web
Great American Festivals - Great Holiday Idea!
Join the Music Maker Association!
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