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The Strawberry Festival, including the Carlsberg Strawberry Roots Gig Trail bring fruity mayhem and merriment to Enniscorthy this weekend ((June 24-26).
http://www.strawberryfest.ie/gigtrail

The annual Byrne Perry History and Heritage Festival happens in Gorey this weekend. http://ruinsofmorning.com

This evening (Fri) "Oft in the Stilly Night" is the title of a concert, featuring female choral group Cruinniú, at Wells House & Gardens.

This weekend Wexford Maritime Festival will turn The Quays, Wexford into a waterfront carnival. Loads of highlights including the Feast of Wexford Banquet (Fri), Wexford People Talent Show (Sat 2-5pm), Big BBQ Bash at Riverbank House Hotel with Corner Boy and Soul Trek & Funk Generation (Sat 6.30pm), Live music on Main Stage (Sun 2.15pm). Lots of water sports and general entertainment on The Quays. http://wexfordmaritimefestival.ie

La Ruta del Murrintowneo 100k and 40k Cycle Sportive takes place Sunday, June 26. Registration at Murrintown National School 7-8.30pm Saturday and from 8.30am Sunday morning. Start time 10am.

Wool-dyeing demonstration takes place at Weavers' Cottages, Clonegal on Sunday, June 26 at 2pm. Learn how the dye wool and cloth with Woad and Weld dyeing plants from the garden. https://www.facebook.com/events/1723232504613199

Film
Gorey Cinema
Wexford Omniplex
Movies at St Michael's Theatre, New Ross
For details of movies at The Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy head to https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com

Art
What If We Got It Wrong?' is the title of a group exhibition on climate change at Wexford County Buildings, Carricklawn, Wexford. Curated by Nora Hickey M’Sichili, Director of the Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris. Presented in partnership with Wexford Arts Centre and the Centre Cultural Irlandais this show is a must-see.
La beaute de la Femme, an exhibition of paintings by Enrique C Lazaro at Fusion Café, Wexford. Runs until July 15.
'Postcards' is the title of an exhibition of small but beautiful works by artist Dave West opening this evening (Fri) at 6.30pm at The Pigyard Gallery, Wexford.
Newtownbarry House Summer Show is now running in Bunclody.
Staying in Bunclody, "The Turning Of The Sun" is the title of a Summer Solstice group exhibition at the Artbank Gallery.
Blue Egg Gallery has an exhibition entitled SHORELINE running July 2-30. To celebrate summer, Mary Gallagher and Etain Hickey are curating this exhibition featuring the work of ten makers working in various media. It moves on to Etain Hickey Collections in Clonakilty for the month of August.
The Cockleshell Art Gallery is now open Main Street, Duncannon, Co Wexford. Welcome back! Cockleshell Art Gallery on Facebook
The Greenacres Gallery has usual nice range of fine art.
Also worth visiting is theCollins-Grant Gallery, Rowe Street, Wexford.
The Tate Guerin Gallery is at Well’s House, Ballyedmond. www.facebook.com/TateGuerinGallery

Co Wexford Libraries
There are great lectures/workshops happening throughout the year at our libraries (although you can expect it to be a bit slack over the Summer months). All events are FREE although pre-booking is recommended. Tel 053 9196760.
See www.wexford.ie/wex/Departments/Library/WhatsOn for goings-on at all the libraries around the county.

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
Read Slaney News Online: www.issuu.com/slaneynews
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Listings
(Residency gigs listed at end.)
June 23 (6pm) Violin Concert by students of Alice McIntyre, National Heritage Park, Ferrycarrig, Wexford.
June 24,25 (8pm nightly) BEFOUR - 4 new plays, InFusion Thgeatre @ Fusion Café, Monck St, Wexford. Adm €10.
June 24-26 Strawberry Festival, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. https://www.facebook.com/Strawberry-Festival-536850029695547
June 24-26 Carlsberg Strawberry Roots Gig Trail, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. http://www.strawberryfest.ie/gigtrail
June 24-26 Byrne Perry History and Heritage Festival, Gorey, Co Wexford. Full weekend schedule: http://ruinsofmorning.com
June 24 (7pm) Summer Concert of Songs & Arias by Students of Scuola Del Canto Libero, Greenacres Gallery, Selskar, Wexford. Always a delightful occasion especially when accompanied by a chilled Chablis.
June 24 "Oft in the Stilly Night" at Wells House & Gardens, Ballyedmond, Co Wexford. A celebration of Irish music presented by female choral group Cruinniú and Paul Sharkey under the direction of Rosarii Kinsella. Tickets €35 includes wine and canapés. Tel 053 918 6737. Email info@wellshouse.ie. Book online
June 24 (8pm) 4 In A Bar (male voice harmony group) sing 'Songs of Love', Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Tickets €15/12. Tel 053 9233000. www.presentationcentre.ie
June 24 Social dancing with Derek Vale, Community Hall, Kiltealy, Co Wexford.
June 24 Wicker House, Crown Bar, Monck St, Wexford.
June 25,26 Wexford Maritime Festival, The Quays, Wexford town. With talent show, Wexford Food Village, aerobatics show, Viking Village, "Try It Dock" water activities, etc. http://wexfordmaritimefestival.ie
June 25 (3pm & 8pm) Sheila Grace Dance Company presents Destination Dance, National Opera House, High St, Wexford. Tickets €17/14. Tel 053 9122144.
June 25 (6.30pm) Wexford Maritime Festival Big BBQ Bash with live music from Cornerboy and SoulTrek & the Funk Generation, Wexford Quays, Wexford town. Ticket €15 includes a full BBQ meal.
June 25 (8.30pm) Declan O'Rourke, Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Tickets €22. Tel 053 9233000. www.presentationcentre.ie
June 25 Oulart-the-Ballagh Annual Barn Dance, Raheenduff, Co Wexford. Music by The Heartbeats. Loadsa hot food, ceol is rince. Late bar. Adm €15.
June 25 (9pm) Seisiún Round The Fire at the Forge, Hilltown, Ballymitty, Co Wexford. Music, singing, storytelling, hot tea and mighty craic.
June 26 (8pm) Wexford Chamber Choir Summer Concert, The Friary, School St, Wexford. Under Director Nick Day. Adm €15/12.
June 30 (8pm) South Main Social, The Sky & The Ground, South Main St, Wexford. Adm €5.
June 30 Dancing with Tom Murphy, Tír na nÓg, Wellingtonbridge, Co Wexford.
July 1 The Family Plot (drama), Gorey Little Theatre, Gorey, Co Wexford. Tel 053 9421474.
July 1 Squawkabout, Crown Bar, Monck St, Wexford.
July 1 Arís (trad), Katie Daly's Bar, Main St, Gorey, Co Wexford.
July 1-4 Irish America Fest 2016: Ireland’s Official 4th July Irish America Day, New Ross, Co Wexford. Enjoy live entertainment along the Quay with a fantastic line up of bands. Wexford Food Family food producers have a Quayside market all weekend. Spectacular fireworks display over the River Barrow at 10.30pm, Sunday. Carnival, picnics and lots more. www.irishamericaday.com
July 1,3,4,6,7,9,10 "Heaven's Above!" presented by Rathnure Panto Society, The Hall, Rathnure, Co Wexford. Tel 053 9255429.
July 2 Adamstown Agricultural, Horticultural, Trade & Vintage Show, Adamstown, Co Wexford. The show that's got it all which, when you see the event's full title you can appreciate: Adamstown Agricultural, Horticultural, Trade & Vintage Show. Thre's sheep dog trial, dog show, show jumping, hunt chase, vintage display, arts, crafts, produce displays, etc. Tel: 053-9240635. http://adamstownshow.com
July 2 (6pm) Peter Pan - Open Air Theatre, Wells House & Gardens, Ballyedmond, Co Wexford. The unforgettable story of Peter Pan the boy who wouldn't grow up. Join Wendy, Michael and John on their adventures with Paeter far away in Neverland. Tickets €19.50/15.50. Family (2+2) €57.50. Tel 053 918 6737. Email info@wellshouse.ie. Book online
July 7 (8pm) God Bless The Child (drama), National Opera House, High St, Wexford. Based on stories of Frank O'Connor. Tickets €23/20. Tel 053 9122144. www.nationaloperahouse.ie
July 8 Suzie Q, Crown Bar, Monck St, Wexford.
July 8 Dave Furey, Katie Daly's Bar, Main St, Gorey, Co Wexford.
July 9 (8pm) Après Match live, National Opera House, High St, Wexford. Tickets €25. Tel 053 9122144. www.nationaloperahouse.ie
July 10 (3pm) TRAD ABOUT WEXFORD, National Heritage Park, Ferrycarrig, Wexford. Featuring Steve Murphy, Fergal O'Hanlon, Richie Sinnott. Performance takes place in a crannóg! Supported by Arts Council. No cc.
July 13 (8pm) Alice and Sean Rattigan's Evening of Traditional Music, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tel 053 9123764.
July 14-17 Kilmore Quay Seafood Festival, Kilmore Quay, Co Wexford.
July 14 The Bannow & Rathangan Society's annual show, Killag, Co Wexford. This one is a real family favourite. It's got horses, ponies, donkies, cattle, sheep, goats, poultry, pets corner, driving classes, dog show. Also cookery, crafts, flowers, photography, ICA exhibition, fashion show, dressage, sheep dog trials, Inter-Hunt Steeplechase. Also the Pettitt's Novice Showjumping Championship Final. Details: Tel 053 9129653.
www.bannowrathanganshow.com
July 15 Junkyard Geordies, Crown Bar, Monck St, Wexford.
July 16 (7.30pm) Midsummer Night's Dream, Wells House & Gardens, Ballyedmond, Co Wexford. One of Shakespeare's best loved romantic comedies. Tickets €19.50/15.50. Family (2+2) €57.50. Tel 053 918 6737. Email info@wellshouse.ie. Book online
July 16 St James GAA Club Barn Dance, Sheilbaggin, Co Wexford. https://www.facebook.com/stjamesgaa
July 17 Victorian Garden Party, Wells House & Gardens, Ballyedmond, Co Wexford. Charge: €8 per car. Tel 053 918 6737. Email info@wellshouse.ie. Book online
July 21-24 Phil Murphy Weekend, Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford. Wexford's premier weekend of traditional music and song. This year's festival is jam-packed full of great music including Aussie guitar maestro Tommy Emmanuel, national icon and Queen of the Bosca Ceoil Sharon Shannon, legends of traditional music Noel Hill, Frankie Gavin and Brian McGrath, "Celtic super-group" Lúnasa, sweet-voiced troubadour Dónal Clancy and, from Tennessee, The Hamilton County Ramblers. Then there are the sessions, the workshops (ideal for young musicians), the céilí, open-air gigs, the Ó Riada Mass. There's a purgatorial 6k run on the Sunday morning to sweat out the porter of the night before! Box Office: Tel 085 7740751. www.philmurphyweekend.com
July 21 Danescastle Music Group presents Comóradh 1916 with the 1916 Song Project including Paddy Berry and others, The Church, Carrig-on-Bannow, Co Wexford. Adm €10. Tel 085 7740751. www.philmurphyweekend.com
July 22-24 KRH Community Weekend, Kilrane and Rosslare Harbour, Co Wexford. Blessing of boats, marching bands, street theatre, live music, rescue helicopter, children's entertainment, athletics, fishing, stalls, Monster Field Day (Sunday). KRH Community Weekend, Kilrane and Rosslare Harbour, Co Wexford. Blessing of boats, marching bands, street theatre, live music, rescue helicopter, children's entertainment, athletics, fishing, stalls, Monster Field Day (Sunday). https://www.facebook.com/KRHcommunityweekend
July 22 (8pm) Phil Murphy Weekend presents Tommy Emmanuel with guest Donal Clancy, The Church, Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford. Tickets €25. Followed later by Noel Hill and Frankie Gavin in the Festival Marquee. Adm €15. Tel 085 7740751. www.philmurphyweekend.com
July 22 KOBI, Crown Bar, Monck St, Wexford.
July 23 (8pm) National Youth Orchestra of Ireland Summer Proms, National Opera House, High St, Wexford. The National Youth Orchestra of Ireland, conducted by Gearóid Grant, comprises Ireland’s most talented 12-18 year olds. Composer, Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, joins the orchestra as piano soloist for a performance of his best-loved works. Guest musician is traditional flute player, Niall Keegan. Tickets Prices: €22 (Concessions: €16), Children Under 18: €10, 30% discount for Friends of Wexford Opera Festival. Tel 053 9122144.
July 23 (8pm) Phil Murphy Weekend presents trad super-group Lúnasa and The Hamilton County Ramblers, Festival Marquee, Colfer's, Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford. Tickets €25. Tel 085 7740751. www.philmurphyweekend.com
July 24 (2pm) Phil Murphy Weekend Annual Singing Gathering, The School, Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford. Featuring Paddy & Phil Berry, Donal Clancy and others. Adm €5. At the same time the Festival Céilí rattles the floorboards of the Community Centre. Adm €10.
July 24 (2.30pm) Phil Murphy Weekend FREE Afternoon Concert with Squawkabout, Seven Glens, The Viking Raiders, Festival Marquee, Colfer's, Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford.
July 24 (8pm) Phil Murphy Weekend presents Sharon Shannon and band with guests Temple Michael Céilí Band, Festival Marquee, Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford. Tickets €25. Tel 085 7740751. www.philmurphyweekend.com
July 24-Aug 1 South East Plein Air, Art In The Open Weekend, Wexford (various locations). "Art In The Open" is even more ambitious and wide-reaching than before. Over 150 artists from USA, Europe and Ireland converge on scenic locations around Co Wexford for Europe's largest annual plein air painting festival. Demonstrations, workshops, master classes, paint-outs all around the county.
July 28-31 Gorey Market House Festival, Gorey, Co Wexford. This has become one of the leading family festivals in the Southeast. Events in the past have included Boutique Boulevard, Ireland's favourite open air Fashion Show; open-air Farmers Market, food demonstrations
June 25 (10pm) Mr Meaner, Crown Bar, Monck St, Wexford.
July 29-31 Enniscorthy Rockin' Food Festival, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Two fantastic festivals rolled into one weekend: The Food Festival showcases amazing local produce and crafts from Wexford and beyond; the music side of the weekend is a celebration of Rock 'n Roll, Rhythm & Blues, and Rockabilly music.
July 29 B & The Honeyboy, Katie Daly's Cellar Bar, Main St, Gorey, Co Wexford.
July 29 (9pm) Seisiún Round The Fire at the Forge, Hilltown, Ballymitty, Co Wexford. All the regular musicians and special guests - wide range of acoustic music and songs including trad, folk, ballads. Free entry - bring your own drop o' the divil, boxty, wood for the fire, etc. Note that, while the seisiún usually happens the last Saturday of the month, there is no show in July.
July 29 Wicker House, Crown Bar, Monck St, Wexford.
Aug 1 (from 2pm) St Iberius Church Field Day, Johnstown Castle, Wexford.
Aug 1 (2-5pm) Wexford Comhaltas Seisiún Mór agus BBQ, Murphy's Barn, Skeeter Park, Cleariestown, Co. Wexford. With live trad music sessions, workshops, singing, sean nós dancing. Fáilte roimh gach duine. Nominal admission charge to cover food.
Aug 5,6,7 Duncannon Sand Sculpting Festival, Duncannon, Co Wexford. An action packed festival with fun events on beautiful Duncannon beach, fantastic fireworks, beach party, magic and puppet shows, beach games, street theatre and awesome Sand Sculptures.
https://hookpeninsula.com/event/sand-sculpting-festival
Aug 6 (9pm) Seisiún Round The Fire at the Forge, Hilltown, Ballymitty, Co Wexford. All the regular musicians and special guests - wide range of acoustic music and songs including trad, folk, ballads. Free entry - bring your own drop o' the divil, boxty, wood for the fire, etc.
Aug 11 (8.30pm) Líosa Murphy and band, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. This Celtic Pop Folk Singer " ... will stir your emotions ... leave you wanting more." Tel 053 9123764.
Aug 13,14 Hooked Kitefest, Duncannon, Co Wexford. Not only does this festival involve exciting events on water, they also have live outdoor music and DJ on the beach and kids activities. http://hookedkitesurfing.ie/hooked-kitefest
Aug 13 (8.30pm) Luan Parle and Clive Barnes, Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Tickets €15/12. Tel 053 9233000. www.presentationcentre.ie
Aug 27 Walled Towns Day, Abbey Street Green, Wexford Town.
Aug 28 Picnic in the Park @ Redmond Park, Wexford
Aug 28 Waves Music Festival, Loftus Hall, Hook Peninsula, Co Wexford. Acts confirmed to date are Nathan Carter, Cornerboy, Elmore. Fundraiser for Fethard RNLI to help towards buying a new inshore lifeboat. Tickets €25, €85 for family of 4. http://www.wavesfestival.ie
Sept 9-11 Blackstairs Blues Festival, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford
Sept 22-25 New Ross Piano Festival, New Ross, Co Wexford. New Ross Piano Festival. Not just one classical concert, but a weekend crammed with them. This year's festival features pianists Nicholas Angelich and Piers Lane who will join Artistic Director Finghin Collins for the three main concerts. There will be piano quintets with the Ebène Quartet from France. The coffee concerts will be given by two distinguished younger pianists: the French Nathalia Milstein, the first female winner of the Dublin International Piano Competition (2015) and New Ross rising star Jonathan Morris.

Oct 18-31 Wexford Spiegeltent Festival, The Quays, Wexford. http://wexfordspiegeltent.com
Oct 26 - Nov 6 Wexford Festival Opera, Wexford Town. www.wexfordopera.com
Nov 19 The 4 Of Us, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tickets €20. Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com

Regular "Residency" Gigs in Co. Wexford
(Please contact all venues in advance in case of change in schedule.)
Mondays
St Brigid's Hall, Clonegal hosts House of Song and Story 3rd Monday of the month (8pm)..
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
Ár mBreacha House of Stories, Raheen, Ballyduff, Co Wexford. Happens the first Tuesday every month.
Social dancing with Eddie O'Hanlon, Askamore Activity Centre at 8.30pm. Adm €5.
Adult Ceili dancing (8-9pm), Screen Hall, Screen, Co Wexford
Thomas Moore Tavern, Wexford - trad/folk music (9.30pm) - Tel 053 9174688
The Sky & The Ground, South Main St, Wexford - Candlelight Sessions (not every Tues - always check beforehand!)
Katie Daly's, Gorey, Co Wexford - Americana music session (9.30pm). No cc. Tel 053 9483920.
Wednesdays
The Bailey, Enniscorthy - 50s Jive Dancing class / social dancing (7.30pm beginners, 8.45pm advanced, followed by general dancing). Music by DJ Lew Boogie. Adm €5.
Jack Bailey's, St Aidan's, Wexford - live music
The Porter House, Castlebridge - live music
T. Morris, Monck St, Wexford - trad session (9.30pm) - ph 053 9144083
The Sky & The Ground, Wexford - trad, folk
Talbot Hotel, Wexford - folk, pop (9.30pm).
Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey - trad session (10pm)
The Temple Bar (Treacy's Hotel), Enniscorthy - ballad session
Thursdays
Seán Óg's, Kilmuckridge - social and country dancing (10pm) €6
Tír na nÓg, Wellingtonbridge - social dance. Adm €5.
Corcoran's, Irishtown, New Ross - trad session
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 Oak Tree, Foulksmills - TRAD session - 1st Friday of the month
Ryan's of Galbally - TRAD session - 2nd Friday of the month
Cushion's, Tagoat - TRAD session - 3rd Friday of the month
The Anvil, Ballymurn - TRAD session - last Friday of the month
Bolg Buì, New Ross, Co Wexford - The Last Friday Sessions (last fri of month)
Clonevan Old School House, Kilmuckridge/Ballygarrett - Tunes & Yarns on first Friday of the month. Adm €7/3 (incl refreshments)
Whitford Hotel, Whitford Roundabout, Wexford - live music (Summer only)
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.
Saturdays
The Forge, Hilltown, Ballymitty - Session of music, song and story - last Saturday of each month. Starts 9pm.
Whitford Hotel, Whitford Roundabout, Wexford - live music (Summer only)
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 (Summer only)
Centenary Stores, Charlotte St, Wexford - trad, folk session (12.45pm)
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
The Bailey, Enniscorthy - Sunday Session (5pm)
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 at weekends at the following venues. (Phone in advance to check/confirm.)
Slaney Inn, Oylegate - occasional trad music sessions.
64, Nell Sweeney's & O2 Nightclub, Gorey, Djs at weekends. Tel 053 9421260.
Harney's Pub, Ballyedmond. 053 9389249. Irish Nights, line Dancing, salsa dancing and C'n'W dancing.
Askamore Activity Centre has social 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.
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LIST OF WEXFORD VENUES

Thomas Moore Tavern, Cornmarket, Wexford
Regular gigs featuring local acts - trad/folk, contemporary, jazz.

Maggie May's, Monck St, Wexford
Regular gigs featuring local acts - folk/trad, contemporary, rock.
www.facebook.com/pages/Maggie-Mays-Bar-Wexford

Katie Daly's Bar and Restaurant, Gorey, Co Wexford
Lively spot with fairly regular gigs featuring both local and visiting acts.
www.facebook.com/katiedalys

The Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford
New multi-purpose arts centre with a 160 seat theatre ... which now appears to be closed! What's going on Enniscorthy??
www.facebook.com/pages/The-Presentation-Centre

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
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
Storytelling in Co Wexford
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, 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!
Links...Links...Links...Links...Links...

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