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Textile Dowries from Central Asia is the title of a talk by Mary O'Connor at Wexford Library this evening (Thursday) at 7pm. She will take you on a journey from Mongolia through the Central Asian "stans': Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan. Learn about the people who make up this region, their habits, their customs and their history. Mary will focus, in particular, on felt making and the elaborate embroidered textiles of the area which, since time immemorial, have formed an essential part of every bride's dowry.

American singer Jesse Terry performs at Fusion Café this evening. Really talented songwriter. As a singer he shares some similarities to Jackson Browne. That's a good thing! Adm €5. Recommended. http://www.jesseterrymusic.com

Autumn Primary Schools Chess Competition happens this Saturday, Oct 1 at Brandon House Hotel, New Ross. It runs 10.30am to 3.30pm with registration from 9.30am. Fee 10 Euro (includes lunch). Prize-giving Prizes for underage group winners; prize for best school. All participants receive a medal. Enquiries - tel 086-8585096.

The Wexford Omniplex is showing the film Dare to be Wild all this week at 18:30 and 21:10. This feature length film by Irish director Vivienne de Courcey is based on the verduous and passionate life of Wexford's award-winning gardener Mary Reynold. The film focuses on the magical story of Mary’s journey to build a gold medal winning garden at the Chelsea flower show. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-37445193

Next Monday, 3rd October, the relics of Saint Maximilian Kolbe will visit the Franciscan Friary Wexford mass at 1.05 pm with veneration until 6pm.

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
Art on the Fringe - always a huge part of Wexford Fringe Festival (Oct 20-Nov 6). www.wexfordfringe.ie
Exhibition by Emerging Artists 2016 is at Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely. Featuring works by many of the country's top up and coming artists. Runs until Sept 29.
I like to eat with my hands is the title of an exhibition at Wexford Arts Centre. Presented in association with Cow House Studio it features the work of artists Taro Furukata, Ann Maria Healy, Claire Huber, KVM.
Letting in the Light, an exhibition of works by Susan Mannion, is at Blue Egg Gallery. Runs until Oct 1.
Liam O'Rourke: A Retrospective (2006-2016) is now at Fusion Café, Monck St, Wexford.
The Gaslamp Gallery, Esmonde St, Gorey has a 35-50%-off sale. www.thegaslampgallery.com
"Red Coats & Rebels" is the title of a photographic exhibition at the Artbank Gallery, Bunclody. It features the work of Ken Hayes.
The Cockleshell Art Gallery is now open Main Street, Duncannon, Co Wexford. Cockleshell Art Gallery on Facebook
The Greenacres Gallery has usual nice range of fine art.
There's a nice selection of affordable art and photographs at the Collins-Grant Gallery, Rowe Street, Wexford.
The Tate Guerin Gallery is at Well’s House, Ballyedmond. www.facebook.com/TateGuerinGallery

Co Wexford Libraries
There's a busy programme of lectures/workshops at our libraries over the Autumn. All events are FREE although pre-booking is recommended. Tel 053 9196760.
Shaping Landscape; Shaped by Landscape is the title of a talk by Terry O'Regan of Landscape Alliance Ireland at Wexford Library on Tues 27 Sept (7pm). He looks at the shaping of the Irish landscape by natural, cultural and human forces, in the past, present and future, and how we, as a society, respond to the challenges of that process. Tel: 053 9196760.
For full details of events happening 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

Listings
(Residency gigs listed at end.)
Sept 29 & Oct 1,2 (8pm nightly) 1916 Musical Drama - songs and dramatic re-enactments, Community Centre, Clonroche, Co Wexford. Tickets €10 (€5 child). Tel 087 0519594.
Sept 29, Oct 1,2 (nightly 8pm) 'Spirit of Freedom' presented by Carrigbyrne Pike Choir, Clonroche community centre, Clonroche, Co Wexford. Adults €10, students €5, primary school children free.
Call 087 0519594 to secure your tickets.
Sept 29 (8.30pm) South Main Social @ The Sky & The Ground, South Main St, Wexford. Original music from top local acts, great craft beers, good company. Adm €5.
Sept 30 - Oct 2 Super Country Music Weekend, Clayton Whites Hotel, Wexford. https://www.facebook.com/events/1571171553175056
Sept 30 (6pm) Cinderella in Venice (family opera), St Michael's Theatre, New Ross, Co Wexford. Tickets €20/18 (family €70). Tel 051 421255.
Sept 30 (9pm) HQ Boiler Room Session (techno/electronica/dance), Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Showcasing the talents of emerging and existing local young creative talent. Adm €8. Tel 053 9123764.
Oct 1 (1pm) Blackwater Vintage Club Annual Field Day, Blackwater, Co Wexford. Vintage displays and exhibits, live music, stalls, dog show and more.
Oct 1 (7pm) 'Let There Be Light' - a concert of traditional music, The Church, Duncormick, Co Wexford. Outstanding musicians and stunning lighting make this an event not to be missed. Tickets €15/12
Oct 2 Harvest Festival, Duncormick, Co Wexford. Admission charge to the village: €5 adults / Children free. Later in the evening there is a Harvest Feast in the marquee adjacent to St Peter's Church. Feast goers will enjoy delicious freshly-prepared foods supplied by local growers, such as Padraig Odlum and Frank Ronan; organic beef from Nicharee Farm, lamb from Geoffrey Barry and Duncormick grass-fed lamb from Els Deitvorst and Orla Barry. Tickets €15/12. https://www.facebook.com
Oct 2 (8pm) LUCK OF THE IRISH CONCERT TOUR, Amber Springs Hotel, Gorey, Co Wexford. Featuring Fit For Kings, Ripcord64, The Bedbuggz. Adm €10. Tel 087 9331752.
Oct 2 (8pm) Story-telling Session, Kyle Forge, Crossabeg, Wexford. No adm charge. Refreshments served.
Oct 6 Country Roads: a tribute to John Denver by Wayne Denton, Gorey Little Theatre, Gorey, Co Wexford. Adm €20. Tel 053 94 21474.
Oct 6 (8.30pm) Aerie (jazz), Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tickets €15/12. Tel 053 9123764. Founded in 2013 Aerie is a quintet lead by Swiss saxophonist Ingo Hipp. Their new album is called “Hatch and Host”. "Although the instrumentation is that of a typical jazz quintet – saxophone, guitars, bass and drums, the group strives to avoid the clichés of modern jazz always searching for a fresh take on forms and structures as well as instrumental functionality."
Oct 6-8 Juno and the Paycock, St Michael's Theatre, New Ross, Co Wexford. Tickets €12. Tel 051 421255.
Oct 7,8 (nightly 8pm) Three One-Act Plays presented by Camross Drama Group, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tickets €12/10. Tel 053 9123764. www.wexfordartscentre.ie
Oct 8 (8.30pm) Mary Coughlan, Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Tickets €20. Buy online from Wexford Arts Centre.
Oct 8 (8.30pm) Variety Show, Upton Court Hotel, Kilmuckridge, Co Wexford. Presented by Kilmuckridge Drama Group. Adm €10.
Oct 8 Ballymurn Parish Dance, Hotel Curracloe, Curracloe, Wexford. Music by Thomas Maguire and Fhiona Ennis. Adm €10 (includes refreshments, raffle).
Oct 9 (9.30pm) Social dancing with Unity, Community Hall, Oylegate, Co Wexford. Adm €8. Refreshments served.
Oct 9 (9.30pm) Dancing with Eddie Rowe & T-Bone Country, The Hall, Gusserane, Co Wexford. Adm €5. Refreshments served.
Oct 14-31 Wexford Spiegeltent Festival, The Quays, Wexford. http://wexfordspiegeltent.com
Oct 14 (7pm) Mick Flannery, Wexford Spiegeltent Festival, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €25. https://wexfordspiegeltent.ticketsolve.com
Oct 14 (8pm) 80s Night with DJ Buddah, PResentation Centre, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Adm €7.
Oct 14 (10pm) The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Wexford Spiegeltent Festival, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €19. https://wexfordspiegeltent.ticketsolve.com
Oct 15 (1pm) OTT Wrestling - all ages, Wexford Spiegeltent Festival, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €12. https://wexfordspiegeltent.ticketsolve.com
Oct 15 (8.30pm) Larry Kirwan, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tickets €15. Tel 053 9123764.
Oct 15 (10pm) Jack L, Wexford Spiegeltent Festival, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €27. https://wexfordspiegeltent.ticketsolve.com
Oct 16 (8pm) Paul Young, Wexford Spiegeltent Festival, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €30. https://wexfordspiegeltent.ticketsolve.com
Oct 17-22 (8pm nightly) 'Trad' by Mark Doherty presented by Kilruch Drama Group, The Hall, Ballyroebuck, Co Wexford. Tel 087 1429325.
Oct 18 (8pm) WOLFF, Wexford Spiegeltent Festival, The Quays, Wexford. Cracking Wexford band delivering funky feelgood R&B and rock. Tickets €15. https://wexfordspiegeltent.ticketsolve.com
Oct 19 (8pm) Corner Boy & Hermitage Green, Wexford Spiegeltent Festival, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €25. https://wexfordspiegeltent.ticketsolve.com
Oct 20 (8pm) Storytelling Session, The Hall, Castledockrell, Co Wexford. Refreshments served.
Oct 21,22 (nightly 7pm) Tommy Tiernan: Under The Influence, Wexford Spiegeltent Festival, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €28. https://wexfordspiegeltent.ticketsolve.com
Oct 21,22 (nightly 8pm) Kathleen Ní Houlihan, by WB Yeats, with an original score and directed by Maura Flannery, The Athenaeum, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Definitely the last of the 1916 centenary events! The play was performed in the Athenaeum a number of times over the last one hundred years and was highly significant in the narrative of the 1916 Rising. Wine reception at 7pm.
Oct 21,22 (6pm and 8pm nightly) ‘This, That and the Other’ in association with WAC presents: Tin Soldier/Paper Dancer, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. A dark story of unrequited love is given form in this thrilling, theatrical work that combines contemporary dance, solo guitar, choral voices and visual art. For an adult audience. A collaboration between dance artist Dee Grant, composer Nick Day, twelve singers (including vocal effects from Paula Cox) visual artists Kathleen Delaney and Padraig Grant. Tickets €15/12. Tel 053 9123764. www.wexfordartscentre.ie
Oct 22-Nov 6 Wexford Fringe Festival, Wexford Town. www.wexfordfringe.ie
Oct 22 (1pm) Sacred to Salsa, Madrigals to Modern - Lunchtime Concert featuring acappella Group Valda Chamber Choir, Wexford County Council, County Hall, Carricklawn. Tickets on door.
Oct 23 (7.30pm) Opera Dress Rehearsal: Herculanum by Felicien David (opera), National Opera House, High St, Wexford. Tickets - tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com.
Oct 24-29 (8pm nightly) Oyster Lane Theatre
Group - Legally Blonde (drama), Dun Mhuire Theatre, South Main St, Wexford. The story is based on the 2001 Movie of the same name. It tells a story of Elle Woods, a sorority girl who enrols in Havard Law School to win back her ex, Warner. Music and lyrics by Nell Benjamin and Laurence O’Keefe. Tickets €13 (avail from Oct 15). 053 9123061.
Oct 24 (7.30pm) Opera Dress Rehearsal: Vanessa by Samuel Barber (opera), National Opera House, High St, Wexford. Tickets - tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com.
Oct 25 (7.30pm) Opera Dress Rehearsal: Maria Rudenz by Donizetti (opera), National Opera House, High St, Wexford. Tickets - tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com.
Oct 26 - Nov 6 Wexford Festival Opera, Wexford Town. www.wexfordopera.com
Oct 26,29 and Nov 1,4 (nightly 8pm) Herculanum by Felicien David (opera), National Opera House, High St, Wexford. Tickets - tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com.
Oct 26-30 (nightly 8pm) Wexford Drama Group presents The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tickets €12/€14. Tel 053 9123764. www.wexfordartscentre.ie
Oct 27 (1.05pm) RTE Contempo Quartet, St Iberius Church, North Main St, Wexford. Tickets €15. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com.
Oct 27 (3.30pm),Oct 30 (11am) and Nov 2 (3.30pm), Nov 5 (3.30pm) Il Campanello by Donizetti (short operatic works), Clayton Whites Hotel, Abbey St, Wexford. Tickets €25 - tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com.
Oct 27-30 (nightly 8pm) Ballycogley Players presents One Old, One New, One Other at St. Michaels SVP Hall, Thomas Street, Wexford. What to expect? Usual mayhem and merriment! Tickets €10.
Oct 27,20 and Nov 2,5 (nightly 8pm) Vanessa by Samuel Barber (opera), National Opera House, High St, Wexford. Tickets - tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com.
Oct 28 - Nov 5 (daily 1.05pm) Festival Lunchtime Recitals, St Iberius Church, Wexford. SOLD OUT!
Oct 28 (3.30pm), Oct 31 (3.30pm) and Nov 3 (3.30pm), Nov 6 (11am) Riders to the Sea by Vaughan Williams (short operatic works), Clayton Whites Hotel, Abbey St, Wexford. Tickets €25 - tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com.
Oct 28,31 and Nov 3,6 (nightly 8pm) Maria Rudenz by Donizetti (opera), National Opera House, High St, Wexford. Tickets - tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com.
Oct 29 (1pm) Trish Goggins (soprano) & Guest Lunchtime Charity Concert, The Friary, Wexford. Tickets on door.
In aid of Wexford MarineWatch & Wexford Mental Health Association.
Join Trish for an hour of beautiful music for a worthy cause.
Oct 29 (3pm) Schubert’s Octet by Musici Ireland performs Schubert’s mighty octet (for the string quartet, double bass, bassoon, clarinet and French horn). Tickets €15. Tel 053 9123764. www.wexfordartscentre.ie
Oct 29 (3.30pm), Nov 1 (3.30pm), Nov 4 (3.30pm) The Bear by William Walton (short operatic works), Clayton Whites Hotel, Abbey St, Wexford. Tickets €25 - tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com.
Oct 29 (7pm) A Wild Night 2, Murphy's Barn, Skeeterpark, Cleariestown, Co Wexford. Two options open to you: arts programme only (€12) or entertainment + sumptuous 3-course meal (€50). The arts program features film & installations, literary-musical performance from Peter Murphy (The Revelator Orchestra), Paula Cox & Paul Creane, contemporary Trad percussion group 'Cuisle' led by Frank Torpey (Nomos), a secret storyteller, and talks on contemporary arts & food sustainability from art activists, Laura Hyland & Alice Planel. https://www.facebook.com/events/175283619574970
Oct 29 (8pm) Storytelling Session, Parish Hall, Ballyroebuck, Co Wexford. Adm €2.
Oct 30 (9pm) Festival Gala Concert, National Opera House, High St, Wexford. Tickets €50-60. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com.
Oct 30 (9.30pm) Seisiún Round The Fire at the Forge, Ballymitty, Co Wexford.
Oct 31 (11am) Piano Recital – Barry Douglas, National Opera House, High St, Wexford. Tickets €25-30 and €10 for U-18. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com.
Oct 31 (1.30pm) Chamber Choir Ireland and the Chatham Saxophone Quartet, St Iberius Church, North Main St, Wexford. Tickets €20. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com. Presented by Music Network and Chamber Choir Ireland.
Oct 31-Nov 3 (nightly 8pm) ‘Hits from the Musicals’ presented by Wexford Light Opera Society, Clayton Whites Hotel, Abbey St, Wexford. Tickets €20. Tel 053 9174808.
Nov 1 (3pm) Wexford Festival Singers; Mozart Requiem Choral Concert with Carlow Choral Society and City of Dublin Chamber Orchestra, Rowe St Church, Wexford. Tickets: €15 at door.
Nov 3 (7pm) Mary Reynolds talks about her book “The Garden Awakening: Designs to Nurture Our Land & Ourselves” at Wexford Library, Mallin St, Wexford. Mary’s new book is about re-connecting with the earth and gardening in harmony with nature. All Welcome but booking recommended. Tel 053 9196760.
Nov 4 (11.30pm) Tango Concert, National Opera House, High St, Wexford. What a great way to start the last weekend of the festival! Featuring Fionnuala Hunt (Violin), Andrew Synnott (Piano), Joe Csibi (Bass), Noel Eccles (Percussion) and guest Dermot Dunne (Accordion). Tickets €20. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com.
Nov 5 (11am) Choral Concert - Membra Jesu Nostri (The Limbs of Jesus) by Dietrich Buxtehude (1637–1707), National Opera House, High St, Wexford. Featuring members of the Wexford Festival Chorus and Orchestra, led by Chorus Director, Errol Girdlestone.Tickets €25. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com.

Nov 19 (8pm) The Nualas: The Glitterbomb Tour, National Opera House, High St, Wexford. Tickets €20/18. Tel 053 9122144. http://www.nationaloperahouse.ie/whats-on
Nov 19 (8.30pm) The 4 Of Us, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tickets €20. Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Nov 20 (11am-4pm) Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair, Community Hall, Kiltealy, Co Wexford.
Nov 24 (8pm) Abba Forever, National Opera House, Wexford. Tickets €23. Tel 053 9122144. http://www.nationaloperahouse.ie/whats-on
Nov 24 (8.30pm) Dancing with Mark English Band, Clayton White's Hotel, Abbey St, Wexford. Celebrating Mulrankin Church bicentenary. Adm €20. Tel 087 9136932.
Nov 26 (8pm) Extreme Rhythm, in association with Sephira, presents BATTLE, National Opera House, High St, Wexford. Tickets €30/22.50. Tel 053 9122144. http://www.nationaloperahouse.ie/whats-on
Nov 27 (8pm) Trio Mediaeval and Arve Henriksen, National Opera House, Wexford. Tickets €18/16. Tel 053 9122144. http://www.nationaloperahouse.ie/whats-on
Dec 1,2,3 (8pm nightly) Locomotive by Eoghan Rua Finn (drama), National Opera House, Wexford. It tells the story of Pope, a city dwelling loner, whose new apartment won't let him sleep. The phone won't stop ringing, a neighbour makes his skin crawl and a window will never, ever close. Enter the dark, dangerous and hilarious subconscious of Pope and a phone engineer who won't go away, as they try to discover who won't stop calling. Tickets €15. Tel 053 9122144. http://www.nationaloperahouse.ie/whats-on
Dec 2 (8pm) Lisa Hannigan, National Opera House, Wexford. Promoting her her #1 selling album ‘At Swim’ out now via Play it Again Sam.Tickets €25. Tel 053 9122144. http://www.nationaloperahouse.ie/whats-on
Dec 8,9 (8pm nightly) Nathan Carter, National Opera House, Wexford. Tickets €30/27. Tel 053 9122144. http://www.nationaloperahouse.ie/whats-on
Dec 9 Christmas Concert, The Church, Newbawn, Co Wexford. With Stephen Murphy, Kelly Davitt, Sarah Murphy, the Carrigbyrne Pike Group, the Carrigbyrne Rock Singers, the Catherine French group, Newbawn School Choir, Danescastle musicians and others.
Dec 11 (11am) Christmas Bazaar, The Hall, Glynn, Co Wexford.
Dec 16 (7.30pm) A Christmas Gala with the RTÉ National Symphony, National Opera House, Wexford. Soprano: Ailish Tynan, Conductor: David Brophy. Tickets €22.50 - €40. Tel 053 9122144. http://www.nationaloperahouse.ie/whats-on
Dec 19-23 Noël The Musical, by Eoin Colfer, National Opera House, High St, Wexford. Music by Liam Bates. Tel 053 9122144. http://www.nationaloperahouse.ie/whats-on

2017
Jan 7 (8pm) Reeling In the Showband Years, National Opera House, Wexford. Ronan Collins and his merry band of country music minstrels return for their annual new year's knees-up. Tickets €30. Tel 053 9122144. http://www.nationaloperahouse.ie/whats-on
Jan 14 (8pm) Johnny Cash Roadshow, National Opera House, Wexford. Tickets €25/22. Tel 053 9122144. http://www.nationaloperahouse.ie/whats-on
Jan 21 (8pm) The High Kings, National Opera House, Wexford. Tickets €26. Tel 053 9122144. http://www.nationaloperahouse.ie/whats-on
Jan 28 (8pm) Wallis Bird, National Opera House, Wexford. Tickets €25. Tel 053 9122144. The launch of HOME the 5th album by the multi-award winning Galbally girl. https://www.facebook.com/wallisbird. http://www.nationaloperahouse.ie/whats-on

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!
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