National Heritage Week 2017

National Heritage Week 2017

To celebrate National Heritage Week, we have organised the following events: Tuesday, August 22nd Ferns Heritage Project Group presentation in Gorey Library. Entitled ''From Ancient Capital of Leinster to Norman Invasion - Ferns, its past still in...

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Photography Competition

Photography Competition - Closed Prize fund of €200 €100 First Prize * €50 Second Prize * €50 Third Prize Sponsored by Renobuild Competition deadline has been extended to December 7th 2017 This photography competition is the first in the series of...

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St. Edan’s National School Celebrates 200th Birthday

St. Edan’s National School Celebrates 200th Birthday

Celebrations started at 3pm with an exhibition of the school’s heritage, ranging from displays of photos, roll books from 1859; family trees of current pupils covering three and in some cases, even four generations. Also featured was a history of...

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Minister Visits Ferns Castle

Brian Hayes, the Minister of State responsible for the Office of Public Works visited Ferns Castle to discuss with representatives of the Ferns Development Association the possibility of extending the opening period for the Castle and Visitors...

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