Hook Lighthouse on the tip of the Hook Peninsula in County Wexford has unveiled a brand new Ireland's Ancient East tour experience at the 800-year-old lighthouse.
Hook Lighthouse unveils new tour
Eamon Barrett pictured at this premises Altitude, Ballybricken in Waterford City who is celebrating 25 years in business with Altitude
25 Years in Business for Altitude
Potter and member of the Wexford Craft Trail Mairead Stafford pictured at her studio at Ballyelland Pottery helping to launch the first Craft Trail for the ‘Model’ county of Wexford. For further details on the new craft trail see VisitWexford.ie.
Wexford Craft Trail
The Immrama Festival of Travel Writing takes place in Lismore, Waterford each June. Enjoy talks with guest speakers from across the globe – for festival details see www.lismoreimmrama.com
Immrama Festival of travel Writing
The annual ‘Devonshire Day’ at Lismore Castle takes place each March at Lismore Castle. Enjoy a unique opportunity to take afternoon tea in the Pugin Room and experience a preview of Lismore Castle’s Spring Gardens.
Devonshire Day at Lismore Castle
The annual Winterval festival takes place in Waterford City each November and December - enjoy a festive celebration like no other - see www.winterval.ie
Winterval Festival an annual Success
A brand new award winning hi-tech addition has arrived at Monart Destination Spa - a custom built and custom designed Infrared-Pro Cabin has opened at the Spa. It was unveiled by multi gold medal winning athlete Kelly Proper. The Infrared-Pro cabin is available for Monart guests to use freely as part of the Thermal Suite experience and it offers numerous health benefits to its users.
Monart Destination Spa Unveil Infrared Pro Cabin
Minister for Tourism & Sport Michael Ring launched a brand new Heritage Trail featuring a variety of thirty-two different historical sites and attractions across the county of Wexford. See visitwexford.ie for further details
Wexford Heritage Trail
Europe’s largest outdoor Art Festival runs each August in Wexford; with artists from as far away as Australia, the U.S. Europe and all across Ireland travelling to participate. see http://www.artintheopen.org
Art in the Open Festival
The annual reenactment of the Battle of Vinegar Hill takes place at the historic Enniscorthy location each August Bank Holiday weekend see www.visitwexford.ie
Battle of Vinegar Hill Reenactment
To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the visit of President John F. Kennedy to his ancestral home in County Wexford a flame was taken from his graveside at Arlington National Cemetery, this flame now burns on the Quayside in New Ross as the Emigrant Flame, remembering all of those who have left the shores of Ireland.
The Emigrant Flame at the ancestral hometown of JFK