Monthly Archives: April 2013

Wexford Celebrates Roots of Zorro with Mexican Festival


On Saturday May 4, 2013 ‘Zorrofest Wexford’ will celebrate the life and legend of a real-life ‘Irish Zorro’ – 17th-century Wexford-man William Lamport, this pirate, soldier, spy and would-be revolutionary a rebellious romantic rascal and swashbuckling righter of wrongs, was … Continue reading

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International Line-up Announced for JFK50 Celebrations


The stage line-up for celebrations in New Ross in county Wexford for ‘The Homecoming’ on June 22 one of the major celebratory dates of the JFK50 year was announced in New Ross this morning (Monday, April 22) and it features … Continue reading

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Annual 1916 Conference to take Place in Enniscorthy


Enniscorthy town will recall one of the most famous events in Irish history and its part in the 1916 Rising during the annual 1916 Conference, which will take place in the town this weekend on Saturday, April 13. This year’s … Continue reading

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New Ross Gearing up for JFK50 as London Olympic Specialists Arrive On-site


Organiser’s of one of the biggest festivals in Ireland this year announce that plans are well advanced in New Ross town for the JFK50; which will see a series of highlight events to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the visit … Continue reading

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Over 50,000 Visitors expected at 2013 John Barry Maritime Festival


Organisers of the 2013 John Barry Maritime Festival are expecting crowds of over 50,000 to descend on Wexford town this in June. The second annual John Barry Maritime will take place from Thursday, June 20 until Sunday, June 23 in … Continue reading

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