50th Anniversay of Leo Rowsome’s Death

50th Anniversay of Leo Rowsome’s Death

50th Anniversary of Leo Rowsome's Death  The 20th September 2020 will be the 50th anniversary of the death of Leo Rowsome. A grandson of Samuel Rowsome a well-known piper in the 1820s who lived in Ballintore near Ferns, Leo is credited with keeping...

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Ferns Christmas Lights ‘Switch On’

Ferns Christmas Lights ‘Switch On’

Joint us on Friday, December 9th at 7pm to celebrate the Christmas Lights 'Switch On'. Meet at the roundabout bus stop - you'll hear us before you see us! To celebrate the occasion, we will be joined by the Helena Dunbar School of Music and The...

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Ferns Community Project AGM

Ferns Community Project AGM

will hold an AGM on Wednesday, December 7th at 8pm in St. Mogue’s Cottage, Ferns. Ferns Community Project is a community employment scheme which is an important asset to our community and brings benefit and practical help to many community groups...

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Ferns Christmas Quiz 2022

Ferns Christmas Quiz 2022

Help light Ferns up this Christmas. This year we're delighted to hold our quiz in-person on Friday, November 18th at 8pm in The Thatch lounge. Our annual fundraiser is a great way to get together at a community event while supporting a much...

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Pilgrim Route Public Meeting

Pilgrim Route Public Meeting

on Monday, November 14th in Ferns Community Centre at 8pm. The public meeting is being organised under the Ancient Connections programme and will give an introduction to the new Wexford - Pembrokeshire Pilgrim Way. There will be speakers from both...

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Free Event – Talk on Archaeology in Ferns

Free Event – Talk on Archaeology in Ferns

on Wednesday, November 2nd at 3pm in the Medieval Ferns Experience. The talk will be given by archaeologist Kate Taylor, TVAS Ireland and will give updates on an excavation conducted in Ferns in 2019/2020. Entitled The Mill At The Bottom Of The...

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Phelim Drew Concert in Ferns.

Phelim Drew Concert in Ferns.

Don't miss this concert with a difference on October 7th in St. Aidan's Church here in Ferns. 'Remembering Ronnie' performed by Phelim Drew and the Drew House Band, dedicated to the legacy of Phelim's Dad, Ronnie. Phelim will be remembering Ronnie...

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Visit the Medieval Ferns Experience

Visit the Medieval Ferns Experience

in the Ancient Capital of Leinster and immerse yourself in fascinating tales of power and intrigue, of saints, Gaelic Kings and Norman knights. The story is told through a range of media including audio visual, sensory and virtual reality. We take...

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Ferns Village Golf Classic 2022 – Results

Ferns Village Golf Classic 2022 – Results

A wonderful day - great golf, sunshine and craic for this year's classic. Thanks to all participants, sponsors and supporters who were fundamental to its success. For a list of sponsors, scroll down the bottom of the page. Competition Results as...

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Ferns Village Golf Classic 2022

Ferns Village Golf Classic 2022

To be held on Friday, July 8th in Enniscorthy Golf Club. Enjoy a game of golf and a great day out! Last year - we ran our first Golf Classic and it was a great success. Feedback from participants was very positive - great golf, craic and...

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Ferns Career Fair 2022

Ferns Career Fair 2022

The first ever Career Fair in Ferns was held on May 20th. The Fair was hosted by Ferns Community Development Association and organised by Wexford Local Development in collaboration with Waterford & Wexford Education and Training Board. A range...

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Ferns Smart Village Survey

Ferns Smart Village Survey

Four volunteers representing Ferns Community Development Association CLG, Ferns Tidy Towns, Ferns Community Centre and Ferns GAA completed an enlightening, informative and interactive 7-week Smart Villages training course in 2021/2022. The project...

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Creative Camino Fringe Events

Creative Camino Fringe Events

A number of really interesting fringe events are planned for Saturday and Sunday of the May Bank Holiday weekend. From talks, exhibitions, tours and site visits to nearby attractions, you'll get a great sense of Ferns and its varied history! All...

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The Allabair Trio Concert

The Allabair Trio Concert

Sunday, May 1st at 7.30pm. The concert will feature the music and song of Turlough O'Carolan with a premier of a composition inspired by life of St. Aidan. Entry is free to this concert with a difference - featuring the music and song of Turlough...

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Ferns Village Golf Classic 2022

Ferns Village Golf Classic 2022

Date for your diary! This year's Golf Classic will be held on July 8th in Enniscorthy Golf Club. If you enjoy golf and a get together with friends, you'll enjoy this event. Suitable for for all skill levels and open to GUI and non GUI players. For...

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Live Storytelling Festival

Live Storytelling Festival

3 day Live Storytelling Festival running from March 1st to 3rd from 6.40pm to 8pm each evening. Register on Eventbrite – free event. Follow link in this post!

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Station Road Closed on Monday –  Wednesday next (Feb 21st – 23rd)

Station Road Closed on Monday – Wednesday next (Feb 21st – 23rd)

From next Monday to Wednesday, Station Road from Dunbar’s corner to Don Redmond’s corner will be closed to all vehicles – pedestrian access only.   This is to facilitate footpath installation, water main installation and road reconstruction works to take place as part of the R772 Ferns Village Pavement Scheme Ph2.

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Visit Medieval Ferns Experience

Visit Medieval Ferns Experience

Tales of Gaelic kingship, Norman knights, power shifts and miracle working saints abound – the story of invasion and ambitious Gaelic kings told in an informative and entertaining way

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Ferns Village Golf Classic 2021

Ferns Village Golf Classic 2021

The first ever Ferns Village Golf Classic was held on Friday, August 13th in Enniscorthy Golf Club and was a tremendous success. We would like to thank all those who help make it a very enjoyable day out for participants. We would also like to...

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Public Art Consultation in North Wexford

Public Art Consultation in North Wexford

Exciting new arts project linking County Wexford in Ireland with North Pembrokeshire in Wales, specifically Ferns and St. Davids.   You now have a chance to Have Your Say on the shortlist of the St Davids and Ferns Public Art Commission! Deadline...

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Online Family Quiz

Online Family Quiz

We’re nearly there and you still have time to book a place at tonight’s online quiz!  For more information and to join the Quiz, click ‘Read More’ below.  Enjoy this springtime family friendly quiz from the comfort of your own home on March 18th at...

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Printed and Online Resources

Printed and Online Resources

This page will feature a range of reading and reference material. The recommendations that follow should not be considered comprehensive but rather, are designed to give you an insight into Ferns and its varied history.

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Ferns Businesses go Online

Ferns Businesses go Online

If you are a business in Ferns and would like to sell your product or service online?
Try this new online service -its free and supported by Wexford County Council.
Contact: dermot.bolger101@gmail.com or phone 087-2460148

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Ferns Family Quiz

Ferns Family Quiz

….and the winners were:
Noreen, Chloe and Shauna Byrne
Runners Up: the Kelly Gang – both families from Clone Rd. Ferns. Congratulations to all!

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