Carnesore Fest 2017


Bank Holiday Sunday , 4th June 2017 will see Carne Holiday Centre come alive with only the second ever Carnesore Fest, the first of which was held back in 1978 to protest the proposed building of a nuclear plant. With several musicians lined up such as Divine Intervention, Borderline, Point Blank, Donna Marie Sludds, Lee & Fitz, Kinda Hush , Gary Lambert & Jaxson, Carnesore Fest 2017 promises to be highly entertaining for all, with its eclectic array of music.

This is a day for all who love live bands as well as a day for the whole family to get out and enjoy together. There will be a children’s play area, bouncy castles, face painting along with other children’s games and activities to keep them entertained. There will also be food stalls on site for the day as well as a full bar.

Carnesore Fest is a fundraising event on behalf of Second Wexford Scout Group & Summerhill Guides. Money raised will have varied uses such as upkeep of their clubhouses, supplies and equipment as well as some of the funds going towards an activity on a future trip to Switzerland.

Groups like Scouts & Guides play an important role in our local community as well as nationally, providing support and encouragement to young people in their physical mental and spiritual development. It’s great when possible to be able support these types of fundraisers, so make sure and  get a ticket!!

Gates open at 12 midday with kick off at 1pm until 7pm. Entry fee is €20 and tickets are available from Byrne’s Shop in Bishopswater and Distillery Barbers, Wexford . For more information you can contact Carnesore Fest directly on Facebook , just click here!


“Oklahoma”by Rathangan Variety Group

The countdown is now on for us to be highly entertained by another production from the talented Rathangan Variety Group. This year sees “Oklahoma” brought to the stage for a four night run from Feb 22nd to Feb 25th.

“Oklahoma” tells the story of two pairs of lovers in the early 1900s,set in the Oklahoma territory. Curly is a cowboy who has trouble admitting his feelings to Laurey because of his stubbornness , as does she.The hired hand at Laurey’s farm, Judd tries to come between Curly and Laurey, while Ado Annie is torn between a peddler who’s a ladies man who doesn’t want to marry her, and Will a cowboy, who does have very strong feelings for her.

The Rathangan Variety Group was formed back in 1999 and have put on several productions over the years including classics such as Oliver, Annie, Bugsy Malone, The sound of music and just last year we had Calamity Jane.

With a cast and crew of 45 dedicated guys and gals, and under the watchful eyes of Rose Walsh Chairperson, South East Radio’s very own Alan Corcoran as Director,Wexford’s Light Opera Society Musical Director Fintan Cleary and Emma Molloy  from Wexford School of ballet and performing arts as Choreographer, this promises to be an unmissable show with love fun and music aplenty!

“IT’S A SCANDAL, IT’S AN OUTRAGE”….to miss this show so make sure and get a ticket!!

Show runs from Wednesday 22nd Feb to Saturday 25th Feb at Rathangan Hall, Wexford  at 8pm sharp.Tickets can be obtained by contacting Angela at box office 087 0909541.