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Happy Easter to all our Members & Friends

Please note Central Office will be closed on Good Friday 29/03/2018. It will reopen on Tuesday 03/04/2018.

Sympathy to the Susan Potts & Family.

We wish to extend our sincere sympathies to the Potts Family on the death of their brother, John Potts, RIP.

Mabel Hayes RIP

We are saddened to hear of the death of Mabel Hayes, a dear member of Mungret’s St Paul’s Guild, Limerick. Mabel died in her 103rd year.

New Election Rally Dates

The recently postponed Election Rallies have now been rescheduled as follows, please note the different times:

Wicklow

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Wicklow Guilds


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Welcome to Wicklow Federation

Wicklow Federation currently has 16 Guilds.

Ashford, Aughrim, Avoca, Ballycoog, Ballymorris Bray, Blessington, Delgany, Donard,  Hollywood, Inbhear Mor, Kiltegan, Moneystown, Newtownmountkennedy, Roundwood, Tinahely and Wicklow Town

Our activities include arts, crafts, produce and sport. We have demonstrations classes contests at guild and federation level. We also organize a number of social events during the year e.g. an annual dinner and a summer social evening.

At federation and our guild level we have a great interest and involvement in both local and national affairs.

In 2012 Liz Wall was the first Wicklow member to be elected National President. As she comes to the end of her presidency we want to say a huge thank you to her and congratulate her on a wonderful term of office as National President.
Federation President presents a gift to National President Liz Wall to mark teh end of her presidency

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Wicklow History

Wicklow Federation was founded in 1951. From the beginning drama has been our specialty. In the early 60s, when tasks were 'farmed out' to federations, Wicklow was made responsible for drama. The first One Act Drama Festival run by the federation was held in 1953. It must be one of, if not the longest running drama festivas in the country. The festival is now open to both ICA groups and community drama groups.
 In January 2015 we celebrated our 60th Drama Festival. We began our celebration of this milestone in the history of Wicklow Federation with an official launch of the festival by our National President. The festival was a wonderful success and gave us the opportunity to remember the founder of the festival Gloria Mullalley and all the wonderful Wicklow members who kept the festival going through the decades. 

What's On – Wicklow

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Contacts

If you are interested in joining as a member of an existing guild or in setting up a Guild in Wicklow you may contact either:

Federation President Madge Kenny at Tel: 0402 38170,  Federation Secretary Susan Kenny sjkenny@eircom.net  
who will put you in touch with a Guild that suits you.

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Eleanora Gibbon Shield

Ashford Guild won the Eleanora Gibbon Shield for Music aas Gaeilge and were 3rd in the Baumann Shield for Music More

Wicklow Town Guild winners in Photography competition

Congratulations to Susanna Braswell and Mary Finlay Wicklow Town Guild More

National Competitions

Congratulations to Roma Hennessy and Maureen Murphy More

Table Quiz

Ashford Guild won the federation round of the table quiz and represented Wicklow at the national final in An Grianán More

63rd Wicklow Federation Drama Festival

The 63rd Drama festival was a great success More

Wicklow Federation Drama Festival

the 63rd Wicklow Federation Drama Festival Glenealy Village Hall from 19th-21st January More

Wicklow federation Arts&Crafts Night

There was a wonderful array of entries in all categories at the recent Arts & Crafts night. More

Ashford Guild winners

Ashford Guild won the Baumann Shield for Music and the Eleanora Gibbon Cup for Drama. More

Wicklow Federation Celebrates International Women's Day

Wicklow members gathered to celebrate International Women's Day More

Wicklow Federation Celebrates International Women's Day

Wicklow members gathered to celebrate International Women's Day More

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