Heritage Events

Autumn in Wexford

Sun 1st September - Sat 30th November
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Autumn has well and truly arrived! Nature’s vibrant shades of green have slowly transformed to a palette of gold and orange, and a distinct chill is beginning to linger in the air. Though the warmth of summer has faded, Wexford’s events aren’t slowing down. Wexford is packed full of events and activities throughout autumn!

The Normans are HERE – Free Art Workshops

Sat 21st September - Sat 19th October
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FREE Saturday art workshops with visual artist Nadia Corridan Artist at The Presentation Centre Enniscorthy. Get involved in our Norman Art Project with artist Nadia Corridan featuring educational talks on art & history relating to the Norman influence in Co. Wexford, the influence of the Norman invasion on society and environment in Co. Wexford, and join […]

Carrick 850 International Conference

Fri 18th October - Sat 19th October
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This international conference is being organised to coincide with the publication of the first book detailing the Carrick site – ‘Carrick, County Wexford: Ireland’s First Anglo-Norman Stronghold’. The first day of the conference will feature expert talks from leading Irish and international scholars on medieval history, Anglo-Norman sites and Carrick itself. The day will finish […]

The Normans are Here

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This May 850 years ago the Norman’s first arrived to Ireland on the shores of Bannow in County Wexford. Wexford launch ‘The Normans Are Here’ a year long programme of festivals and events to honour the occasions.   Wexford announces Programme of Events for the 850th Anniversary of the Arrival of the Normans to Ireland – […]

Traditional Blacksmith Workshop

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Have you ever daydreamed about working in a Forge, using only your hands and brute force to craft something practical and beautiful?   Perhaps it’s something that your ancestors did and have often wondered what it was like, Or maybe it’s a career change your looking for, but want to try it first before packing the […]

Tree Talk with Arboriculturalist at Kilmore Country Manor and Gardens

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David will introduce you to a selection of native, naturalised and exotic trees at Kilmokea woodland which is made up of a fantastic mix of trees such as Oak, Ash, Nothafagus and meet one of the tallest Metasequoias (dawn redwood) in Ireland as well as many more species. This will take place over selected dates […]

Tulip Extravaganza at The Bay Garden

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Visit the Bay Garden for Mr Middleton’s Tulip Extravaganza at the Bay Garden, with over 10,000 bulbs throughout the garden and 100 different varieties.  There will be a short talk on “Growing Tulips”, each day. Plus you will have a chance to order for Spring 2019.   Open Days are from 2.00pm to 5.00pm. April […]