Wexford News

Cahill case adjourned to April

FAMILY AND friends of New Ross woman, Tina Cahill (25), are this week trying to come to terms with her arrest over the fatal stabbing of her fiance, David Walsh, in Sydney, Australia. Ms. Cahill, who is originally from the...

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Eoin is an MEP for a day

WEXFORD WAS represented in the European Parliament in recent days, as a St. Peter’s College student delivered an impressive address...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 11:53am Read More

€1/2m funding for County Wexford tourism projects

NICHE TOURISM projects in County Wexford are set to benefit, following the announcement that €500,000 of LEADER Programme grant aid...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 11:48am Read More

What will Wexford look like in 2040?

HOW WOULD you like County Wexford to look 23 years’ time from now, in 2040? Earlier this month, Taoiseach Enda...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 11:43am Read More

Wexford Sport

Good entry for Bray Harriers point-to-point at Tinahely next Sunday

Some of the top trainers in the country are amongst the 79 entries received for the annual Bray Harriers point-to-point which takes place at Fairwood, Tinahely, next Sunday. The first of six races is off at 1 pm. Follow @wexfordecho

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Good entry for Fairwood races next Sunday

Seventy-one entries have been received for six races at Fairwood Patk, Tinahely, next Sunday for the first point-to-point of 2017...

Wednesday, 04/01/17 - 10:34pm Read More

Doubles for Jamie, Denis and Robbie at Lingstown races today

There was no shortage of runners at today’s point-to-point at Lingstown, Tomhaggard, with a seven race card and the two...

Sunday, 18/12/16 - 7:41pm Read More

Wexford Entertainment

Clive’s big part in protest exhibition

A WEXFORD artist, who is based New York, played an integral part in the NASTY WOMEN exhibition which was held in the Knockdown Centre in New York in the run-up to President Donald Trump’s inauguration. Clive Murphy, who was born...

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Countdown begins for Wexford Film Festival

THE ART of film will be celebrated at the first Wexford Film Festival which will run at Wexford Arts Centre...

Thursday, 10/11/16 - 4:41pm Read More

€3m development plan for Arts Centre

ON THE occasion of the first public Annual General Meeting of Wexford Arts Centre, the directors of the facility were...

Tuesday, 20/09/16 - 12:55pm Read More


Here’s the full list of nominations for tonight’s Oscars

Musical La La Land leads the way for the 2017 Academy Awards with an impressive 14 nominations. The Damien Chazelle-directed film, which stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, now ties with blockbuster Titanic and All About Eve for the most...

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Watani: My Homeland star brings humanity plea to the Oscars

A Syrian refugee whose story of escape from the war-torn Middle East country to sanctuary in Germany is nominated for...

Sunday, 26/02/17 - 8:43am Read More

What will the stars be wearing on the red carpet at the Oscars?

The Oscar Awards has offered up many memorable style moments over the years, and all eyes will be on tonight’s...

Sunday, 26/02/17 - 7:13am Read More

Director boycotting Oscars will address London screening of The Salesman hours before ceremony

The Iranian director boycotting this weekend’s Oscars over Donald Trump’s travel ban will address a London screening of his nominated...

Sunday, 26/02/17 - 7:13am Read More

Stacey Dooley held by Japanese police during making of child sex documentary

Film-maker Stacey Dooley was held by Japanese police for two hours during a visit to the country for a new...

Sunday, 26/02/17 - 6:13am Read More

National News

Sinn Féin: Brexit undermines Good Friday Agreement

Brexit undermines the Good Friday Agreement according to Sinn Fein. The party’s Pearse Doherty (pictured) says the British government is seeking to reinforce partition through its Brexit agenda. Sinn Fein is calling on the government act in the best interests...

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Four people arrested for ‘drink driving’ in Kildare

Four people were arrested for ‘drink driving’ last night during a Garda operation called ‘Operation Sound’. Another two vehicles were...

Sunday, 26/02/17 - 9:56am Read More

23-year-old man dies in car crash in Louth

A man has died in a crash in Louth this morning. A 23-year-old man has lost his life in the...

Sunday, 26/02/17 - 9:51am Read More

Orange weather warning in place in south and south east as storm Ewan approaches

We are being warned to batten down the hatches as storm Ewan crosses over Ireland today. Met Éireann says it...

Sunday, 26/02/17 - 8:30am Read More

National Sport

GPA will respond strongly to "Super 8" snub, says Earley

Dermot Earley (pictured) has indicated the GPA will respond strongly to Congress’ decision to ignore their plea to vote down the “Super 8” All-Ireland senior football championship format, writes John Fogarty. After a second successive Congress snub, the body’s chief...

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WATCH: Joe Schmidt praises players: ‘They’ve really had to roll their sleeves up’

Joe Schmidt paid tribute to his Ireland players for rolling their sleeves up and keeping their Six Nations title bid...

Saturday, 25/02/17 - 9:44pm Read More

Mayo put Roscommon to the sword in Castlebar

Mayo 1-19 Roscommon 0-14 It was no contest in Castlebar as Mayo ruthlessly put Roscommon to the sword and moved...

Saturday, 25/02/17 - 9:31pm Read More

Down rediscover that winning feeling against Meath

Down 1-13 Meath 0-14 Down’s long wait for a victory is over, and the pressure has been lifted from hard-pressed...

Saturday, 25/02/17 - 9:22pm Read More

Bayern Munich’s recent home record against Hamburg has to be seen to be believed

Bayern Munich thrashed Arsenal 5-1 in the Champions League not long ago, but the Gunners can feel okay about that...

Saturday, 25/02/17 - 9:13pm Read More