Wexford News

Water protests in all Wexford towns on Saturday

The scene in Gorey last Saturday where 300 anti-water charges protesters took to the Main Street. An even bigger turnout is expected tomorrow for the National Day of protest. Pic: Christy Farrell.
  Anti-water charges demonstrations will be held in all the major towns in Wexford tomorrow (Saturday) in support of the National Day Right2Water campaign which will have its biggest protest in Dublin. The protests in Wexford all start at 2...

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Image of late Wexford woman used in ‘violent and pornographic’ movie, court told

The High Court has heard the image of a missing Wexford woman was used without permission in a violent and...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 5:07pm Read More

First Gorey fringe event for the Wexford Opera Festival

Geraldine Blake with kids, Emily and Gracie Kirkland, at the opening of Market House Fesign.
Geraldine Blake, with kids, Emily and Gracie Kirkland enjoying the exhibition at Market House Design. Market House Design, an initiative...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 10:09pm Read More

Major public protest against water charges in Gorey next Saturday

Disruptions are expected in Gorey for a public protest march against water charges taking place in the town next Saturday...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 9:49pm Read More

Wexford Sport

Wexford’s ‘Little King Robin’ on the road to Cheltenham Festival

Following the success of Little King Robin at Down Royal today; left to right; Brendan Walsh (Assistant Trainer), Mark Walsh (Jockey), Maria Kavanagh (Owner), David O'Connor (Groom), Harry Kavanagh (Owner's  Father), and Colin Bowe (Trainer).
Racing could have another super star after Little King Robin, (9/2), produced a magnificent battling performance to win the Grade 2 WKD Hurdle at Down Royal today. Trained at Kiltealy by Colin Bowe, the six-year-old has mare has shown significant...

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Wexford races on Bank Holiday Monday

The ground has been described over night as “good, good to firm” for tomorrow’s race meeting at Bettyville Park, Wexford,...

Sunday, 26/10/14 - 11:24pm Read More

Rugby club in major Allianz deal

A MAJOR new sponsorship agreement has been made between Allianz Ireland and New Ross Rugby Club (NRRFC). The deal, which...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 11:18am Read More

Wexford Entertainment

Cameras roll on Colfer film

HOOK HEAD was transformed into a film set at the weekend when it provided the backdrop to a shoot for a feature film based on a romantic comedy written by Wexford author, Eoin Colfer. On Friday camera crews set up...

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Special concert for St. Mary’s

A VERY special concert will take place in the intimate setting of St. Mary’s Church,   New Ross, on Thursday, June...

Thursday, 29/05/14 - 10:37am Read More

Album launch will be loud

WEXFORD ARTS Centre will play host to a night of hard rock next weekend when it provides the venue for...

Friday, 02/05/14 - 3:59am Read More


Holden confirms all four judges will return for Britain’s Got Talent 2015

Amanda Holden has confirmed the return of all four 'Britain's Got Talent' judges.The blonde beauty revealed that she, David Walliams, Simon Cowell and Alesha Dixon will all be returning for the 2015 series.Speaking at the Battersea Dogs & Cats Home's...

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Goulding: Royal family are good fun

Chart star Ellie Goulding has revealed how she has found the Royal Family to be "fun" after becoming friends with...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 6:01pm Read More

Schwarzenegger not surprised by Terminator return

Arnold Schwarzenegger "always knew" he'd star in another 'Terminator' movie. The 67-year-old actor - the former governor of California -...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 5:11pm Read More

Friday’s film reviews

This week, Daniel Radcliffe unleashes the devil within in Alexandre Aja's horror Horns, director Mike Leigh's elegiac portrait of an...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 4:11pm Read More

Hathaway keen on The Devil Wears Prada sequel

Anne Hathaway would "love" to appear in a sequel to 'The Devil Wears Prada'. The Oscar-winning actress starred in the...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 3:43pm Read More

National News

Hundreds of calls received by Dublin Fire Brigade

It's a busy night for the emergency services.Dublin Fire Brigade say they've received over 260 calls already this evening, which are mainly bonfire related.They've had 66 ambulance call outs, eight domestic house fires, eight large fires, three truck fires, and...

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Cork takeaway gutted by fire

A popular Italian takeaway in Cork has been gutted by fire this evening.The blaze broke out in Taste of Italy...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 8:34pm Read More

Three Kildare men sentenced for sex abuse of teenage girl

A Bray Wanderers footballer was one of three young Kildare residents to have received suspended sentences for the sexual abuse...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 8:32pm Read More

Varadkar ‘disappointed’ as hospital consultants reject pay proposals

The Health Minister Leo Varadkar has said patients are the real losers after doctors rejected a new proposal to end...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 6:51pm Read More

National Sport

Murray toppled in Paris

Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray in straight sets to book his place in the semi-finals of the BNP Paris Masters tonight.The Serb edged into the lead after claiming a hard fought first set before easing to victory in the second...

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Connacht disappointing as Ospreys extend unbeaten run

Ospreys 26 Connacht 11Ospreys maintained their unbeaten record in the Guinness PRO12 with a comfortable victory over Connacht at the...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 9:28pm Read More

Leinster notch fourth win on the trot

Leinster 33 Edinburgh 8Leinster made it four straight wins in all competitions with a bonus point success against injury-hit Edinburgh...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 9:06pm Read More

Team news from the Premier League

All the team news from around the grounds ahead of Week 10 in the Premier League - more to follow...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 5:22pm Read More

Rooney fit for derby clash

Wayne Rooney has been passed fit for the Manchester derby, but Radamel Falcao remains out through injury.Manager Louis van Gaal...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 5:21pm Read More