All Onboard with Celtic Link for Wexford’s 61st Fringe Festival

Wexford town will once again play host to Wexford Festival Fringe from Friday, 18th October to Sunday, 3rd November. Now in its 61st year the Fringe Festival has become one of the premier fringe events in Ireland and the 2013 Wexford Fringe Guide will be launched on Thursday, 19th September at 6 pm in Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford.  A night packed full of surprises including the opportunity to win one of two family ferry tickets to France.

Each year both Wexford Fringe and Opera Festivals attract circa 50,000 visitors and delivers the very best in opera, visual art, music, comedy, dance, literature, family entertainment and much more.

Sponsored by Celtic Link Ferries, this year’s Guide is packed full of amazing and exciting things to see and do.  Highlights this year include Artist Simone Walsh, Pierce Turner and a veRRy Small ORchestra, Wexford Light Opera Society, Musici and the Guinness Singing and Swinging Pubs.  The guide is grant aided by Fáilte Ireland and other sponsors are Wexford Arts Centre and D’Lush Café.
Enniscorthy Atheneum singer Aisling Williams will perform at the launch of the guide. Aisling is a classically trained singer and has represented Ireland in the World Championships of Performing Arts in Los Angeles in 2008.

Madeleine Quirke, CEO Wexford Chamber said “Once again Wexford Chamber is delighted to be involved in the production of what is now almost a collector’s item, the Fringe Festival Guide. An impressive fusion of culture with over 300 events taking place, there is something for everyone.  There is no doubt that this year will see increased footfall with the success of the Gathering and I know that Wexford will extend a special fáilte to everybody who visits our wonderful town.”

Rory McCall, Marketing Director with Celtic Link Ferries added “Celtic Link ferries are delighted to be associated with the 2013 Wexford Fringe Festival Guide.  Being 100% Wexford owned and operating out of Rosslare Europort, it is opportune that we can support such an amazing event right on our own doorstep.”

To register your interest in attending the launch, please contact Shane Rochford at Wexford Chamber on 053 9122226 or email before 16th September.

For more information on Wexford Fringe Festival 2013 see or follow the festival on Twitter @wexfringefest.

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