Rosslare Port Fest 2021
A series of online events presented by Ports Past and Present, a project funded by the Funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Ireland Wales Cooperation programme.
Tuesday 20th of April at 7pm: Story Telling, Story Sharing
Join three of the project’s creative practitioners as they share their stories and share your stories with them. We are looking for your stories of Rosslare anything you like, or just come along to listen.
Wednesday 21st of April at 4pm: Marine Dimensions
An interactive exploration of the rich marine heritage all around Ireland but with a special emphasis on Rosslare. Suitable for nature lovers of all ages.
Wednesday 21st of April at 7pm: The Future of Rosslare
A discussion of the plans for the development and growth of Rosslare in the face of large rapid changes. Taking part will be representatives from the port and from the village improvement committee.
Thursday 22nd of April at 4pm: Make Your Rosslare Zine
A handmade six page booklet made using easy to find materials. This event is suitable for teenagers and older. And more than one person from a home can take part together, so gather round the screen and make something together.
Thursday 22nd of April at 7pm: Shared Heritage Across The Sea
A roundtable featuring heritage groups and local activists from Rosslare, Pembroke Dock, Fishguard, Holyhead and Dublin. Coming together to talk about their work, the challenges they face and our deep shared heritage.
Booking is also available for these events
Ports Past and Present seeks to investigate the heritage of Rosslare, Dublin, Pembroke Fishguard and Holyhead Ports and the Irish Sea crossings, and create common understanding between these communities. This event is part of that programme.
If a member of the press would like further information on Rosslare Port Fest you can contact our Wexford Project Officer firstname.lastname@example.org or 087 405 5019
The project is funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Ireland Wales Cooperation programme and is a joint initiative with UCC, Wexford County Council, Aberystwyth University and CAWCS at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.