Harvest Moon Photographic Competition

Free fossil heritage talk by Geologist Dr. Matthew Parkes from Ireland’s Natural History Museum at 4pm on Friday, September 16th in The Conservatory, Hook Head Lighthouse.

Call Cathy 051-397055

2016 At Hook Lighthouse

 Mother’s Day

Sunday 6th March
Mammys go free (guided tour)

St. Patrick’s Day

Thursday 17th March
Paddys go free (guided tour)


Easter Egg fun and games with ‘Odd Socks’

Easter Monday from 1pm

Lots of chocolatey prizes

May Bank Holiday

Maritime Matters

  • Sunday and Monday
  • Family fun for all
  • Irish Coast Guard, advice for Coastal safety
  • Wolfhound Archaeology, have a go at archaeology
  • Exploration Dome mobile planetarium
  • Dunbrody Archers, test your aim
  • Bungee Trampoline
  • Local Crafts

June Bank Holiday

Whit Sunday and Monday

BBQ & Music – Free Event

Family Fun Day
With reports of Pirates abounding

Mundy in Concert in the Lighthouse




Hook Lighthouse Sessions are pleased to announce an extra date for Mundy on Fri 1st July.

Tickets €30.



All tickets for Fri & Sat 2nd July are sold out.


Sunday 3rd July

Pirate Day – Free Event

  • The Pirates have arrived
  • Lots of scurvy pirates
  • Piratey fun and games
  • Treasure for best dressed pirates & salty dogs
  • Grog & Grub

August bank Holiday

Hook Strongman Competition (Sunday)

Pirates are back all weekend

BBQ & Music

Fri 26th Aug & Sat 27th Aug

Maria Doyle Kennedy

Maria Doyle Kennedy of “The Commitments” fame.

50 tickets only per night



Harvest Moon Celebration Fri 16th Sept

Photographic Competition

The tip of the Hook Peninsula is the ideal spot for watching the slideshow of nature in the skies, “During sunrise, sunset, moonrises and on starry nights the Hook Peninsula offers incredible vistas. We are looking forward to welcoming everyone for the Harvest Moon Celebration and we know it will offer ample opportunity for great photographs so we will host a photographic competition during the event and a prize for the best Harvest Moon at Hook Lighthouse photograph is also up for grabs.”

Anyone who wishes to have their image considered for the competition can email their image with their details to info@oldsite.hookheritage.ie by 5pm on September 17th.

4:00 pm
A free fantastic fossil heritage talk by Geologist Dr. Matthew Parkes from Ireland’s Natural History Museum.

5:00 pm
Free guided walk on the rocks

6:00 pm
From 6pm the Lighthouse Visitor Centre will open especially late, come along and find a spot to watch nature at its best during the autumn equinox, enjoy some treats from the Hook Lighthouse Barbeque and some Hook Pilsner and sample the brand new Hook beers and a harvest brew from Arthurstown Brewing Company which have all been brewed from the harvesting of locally grown malted barley & enjoy some chill out music.

For those wishing to climb the tower with a limited number of €10 tickets will be available for the Moonlight visit to the Lighthouse tower, these can be booked in advance by calling 051 397055.



During peak Season Free games on the lawn for kids and adults alike most days weather permitting, weekend Barbeques and entertainment. Check in on our  Facebook  page for details about all our upcoming events.

Art classes run every  day all season.


Events at  Hook Lighthouse & Heritage Centre Wexford Ireland