September Tour : Sunday 16 10.30 am
The tour to Graiguenamanagh will be led by Brian Matthews and will visit the famed Duiske Abbey and other places of interest in this very historic and picturesque area of Co. Kilkenny.
Departure time 10.30 from Clonard Church Car Park ; cost €12.
Final Date for booking is Wednesday 12 September ; cheques payable to Wexford Historical Society
19 September : How Breen’s became Nunn’s – the story of a malting family in Castlebridge – Celestine Murphy
A long overlooked diar, throws light on the soicy, kept by Pagtrick Breen of Castlebridge House in the late 1830s throws light on the social and economic circumstances of his family in Wexford and Dublin and has led Celestine to investigate the story of this now almost forgotten family
Thursday 25 October : Festival Lecture : Dr Conor Mulvagh : 1918
Dr Mulvagah is a lecturer in the School of History in UCD. 1918 was a seminal year in Irish history. This lecture will focus on the Irish Parliamentary Party and the period when Dillon led the party
14 November : Wings over Wexford : Liam Gaul
Liam gives an illustrated account of the events at the American Airbase at Ferrybank during the final weeks of the First World War , 100 years ago