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The Ferns Heritage Project Group was set up as a Sub -Committee of Ferns Development Association in 2015 to focus on developing and promoting Ferns Christian/Medieval heritage as a tourism product.

Currently the group is organising a second 'Ferns Heritage Conference' to be held in September 2017. Last year's conference was entitled 'Gaelic Capital and Norman Stronghold'. This involved a two day symposium exploring Wexford's transformation from Gaelic kingdom to Norman lordship. This was a unique opportunity to hear from some of Ireland's foremost historians and archeologists, all in the very special setting of the 'Ancient Capital of Leinster'.

Upcoming projects include:
* A photographic competition
* Survey of St. Mary's Abbey by The Discovery Programme
* Piece of drama focusing on aspect of our medieval heritage

Details to be announced.