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Wexworlds, Wexford town’s Sci-Fi and Fantasy Fiction festival is coming back. From Friday November 26th till Sunday November 28th, a host of events for both children and adults is taking place in many venues around the town. Guests include Eoin Colfer, Herbie Brennan, Andrew Donkin, Kate Thompson and Oisin McGann. There is a wide and [...]

Wexworlds: Sci-fi and Fantasy Fiction Festival 2009

Via @themeyler: Wexworlds, Wexford’s Sci-Fi and Fantasy Fiction Festival takes place from November 20th till 22nd. Oscar, our 10 year old is already mad keen to attend. Once he spotted his current favourite authors Darren Shan and Eoin Colfer were going to be there, he was sold. The range of events sounds excellent: Light Sabres [...]

Review of LeisureMax

LeisureMax, Drinagh, Wexford, Ireland “New indoor playcentre which includes bowling, karting, 5 a side pitch. Our kids aged 6 to 1 had a brilliant time in it.“   We’re just back from a weekend in Rosslare spent hanging out with grandparents, aunt and cousins. As the weather was pretty cold and this new family entertainment [...]

Review of Horse and Hound Inn

Horse and Hound Inn, Ballinaboola, Foulksmills, Co. Wexford, Ireland Handy place for pitstop on main Cork-Rosslare road but food can be hit or miss. On the recent roadtrip from Cork to Rosslare, I gave the 8 year old the option of stopping in McDonalds in Dungarvan/Waterford or waiting till we reached the Horse and Hound [...]

Review of PlayZone

PlayZone, Clonard Retail Park, Wexford, Ireland Big new indoor playcentre for Under 12s but layout could be better. One of the rainy afternoons in Rosslare last week, we decided to head into Wexford to see what the new indoor play area was like. We brought 4 of the gang with us, ranging in ages from [...]

Review of Cappuccino’s Restaurant

Cappuccino’s Restaurant, 20 North Main Street, Wexford, Co. Wexford, Ireland Busy coffee shop/restaurant that is great for lunch or just a coffee and snack. As the weather had become dull and too cold for the beach yesterday afternoon, myself, Oscar and Fionn decided on a trip into Wexford town. Fionn was in the buggy as [...]