News

The RHSI Russborough Garden Show

The RHSI Russborough Garden Show will take place against a backdrop of fine architecture and beautiful west Wicklow parkland on Sunday, 29th July from 9.30

Wine, Women and Wellies

Following on the back of last year’s success, West Women in Farming will once again play host to Wine, Women and Wellies on Saturday, June, 23rd, 2018.

Royal School of Needlework

Royal School of Needlework in Dublin

Friends of An Grianan AGM

Friends of An Grianan AGM Saturday, 23rd June at 3pm at An Grianan Looking forward to seeing all our Friends at the Meeting

Wicklow

Map of Guilds – Welcome – History – What's On – Contacts – News

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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Wicklow Federation Dinner

Members enjoyed a lovely evening at the federation dinner. More

Wicklow Federation Aldi Brown Bread Winner

Mary O'Neill Newtown Mount Kennedy Guild was the federation winner of the Aldi Brown Bread Competition. We wish her the best of luck in the regional finals. More

Wicklow Federation Arts & Crafts Night

There were a great lot of entries in all the categories at the Arts & Crafts evening. More

New Wicklow Federation President New Wicklow Federation President

Hilda Roche Ashford Guild is the new Wicklow Federation President More

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

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Become a Member

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