Category Archives: Concert Review

RTE Radio broadcasts St Patrick’s Day Céilí House from Wexford

Lovers of traditional music converged on the National Opera House, Wexford on St Patrick’s Day for a live broadcast of RTE Radio 1’s Céilí House programme. The three hour show, presented by Kieran Hanrahan, featured a selection of the county’s … Continue reading

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Trí ailt agus dán álainn – Wexford Echo

Cúpla ailt ón Wexford Echo, 4 Aibrean, 2017: 046EC2017-04-04e1  047EC2017-04-04e1

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Comhaltas Cabaret Gets The Mix Just Right

The Wexford town branch of Comhaltas, Craobh Loch Garman, presented a unique St Patrick’s Weekend event to a packed house at Wexford Arts Centre last Saturday. The Comhaltas Cabaret brought together some of the county’s top traditional musicians, singers and dancers along … Continue reading

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A Storyteller at the height of his powers

The practise of storytelling is as old as mankind. The way we tell our stories now, in this time of mass communication, may have changed. However, the art of good storytelling is still as vital as ever. Len Graham is … Continue reading

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County Wexford Youth Orchestra at NCH

County Wexford Youth Orchestra travelled to the National Concert Hall in Dublin on 11th February for the 22nd Festival of Youth Orchestras. This is an annual gathering of some of the top youth orchestras in the country. CWYO was one … Continue reading

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Liam Ó Maonlaí & Cormac Begley: Quietly Impressive

I really enjoyed Liam and Cormac’s gig at Wexford Arts Centre last night. It was very relaxed and informal, almost like a parlour gig. Liam is like the lost member of The Grateful Dead in that there is nothing to stop … Continue reading

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Clang Sayne on The Fringe: Gig Review

The 65th Wexford Festival Opera saw Wexford, once again, scrubbing up, tightening the bowtie and “puttin’ on the Ritz”. With the Wexford Spiegeltent Festival starting close to two weeks ahead of the festival fireworks on opening night it meant that … Continue reading

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