Diary 2015

Wednesday, September 30th @8pm

‘Digging Medieval Wexford: the evidence from the walled town’, with speaker, Emmet Stafford

Emmet Stafford is a graduate of TCD. A professional archaeologist since the 1990s, Emmet was director of excavations at the Theatre Royal, White’s Hotel and other sites in Wexford town. He has a particular interest in maritime archaeology.

Dr George Hadden Memorial Lecture

Thursday, October 29th@ 8pm

 ‘Social conditions in Wexford before 1916’

Speaker: Catriona Crowe.

Catriona Crowe is Head of Special Projects at the National Archives of Ireland and Manager of the Irish Census Online Project. A chairperson of the Irish Theatre Institute, Catriona is also a member of the Royal Irish Academy.

Thursday, Oct. 22nd – Saturday, Oct. 31st (except Sunday 25th):  

The Festival Tours organised by Nicholas Furlong on behalf of Wexford Historical Society. Check local press and Festival Programme for details.

Thursday, November 18th @8pm

‘Gray Matters: a lecture on Wexford-born designer and architect, Eileen Gray’, with speaker, Jennifer Goff.

Dr Jennifer Goff is curator of Furniture, Musical and Scientific Instruments and the Eileen Gray Collection at the National Museum, and the author of Eileen Gray her work and her world, published this year.


Sunday, December 6th @ 1pm in the Talbot Hotel, Wexford

Please book places with Brian Matthews, (053) 9135488 or (087) 2836933, before December 1st. Cost: €25. The 25th issue of our Journal will be launched in the afternoon.

Wednesday, January 20th 2016 @8pm

‘Zorro and Cromwell? What else do we know about seventeenth-century Wexford town?’ with speaker, Celestine Murphy, historian and Hon. Editor of the Society’s Journal.

Annual General Meeting

Our AGM will take place on Wednesday, February 17th 2016 in St Michael’s Centre, Green St., Wexford. Further details will be distributed in early February.