Wexford News

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 of Gorey Chamber of Commerce and Wexford County Council opened its second exhibition last Tuesday, ‘A Celebration of Place’ performed...

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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

Allegations of abuse against Christian Brother

A Christian Brother and former teacher at the Wexford secondary school run by the religious order is the subject of...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 2:04pm 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 Sport

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 is Allianz Ireland’s first ever direct rugby sponsorship in Ireland, was announced at the weekend and invovles a two-year term....

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Three winners for Barry O’Neill at sunny Tinahely

Noel Dempsey, owner, and John Walsh, trainer, with a winner at Tinahely today that is named after the little girl in the picture, Lule Kyle.
The first point-to-point of the season in the South East took place in sunny Fairwood, Tinahely, this afternoon where the...

Sunday, 12/10/14 - 5:47pm Read More

Wexford take All-Ireland Ladies Junior Football title

New York 1-10 Wexford 1-12 Marie Byrne's first-half goal and a brilliant performance from goalkeeper Mary Rose Kelly were the...

Sunday, 28/09/14 - 3:20pm 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


Chris O Dowd to receive Freedom of Roscommon

Chris O'Dowd is to be awarded the freedom of Roscommon tonight in his hometown of Boyle. Roscommon Co. Council will honour the star with the title for making an 'outstanding contribution to the county's standing at home and abroad'.Having shot...

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Bush: Concert audiences ‘took my breath away’

Kate Bush has described her comeback gigs as "one of the most extraordinary experiences of my life", but stayed tight-lipped...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 12:01pm Read More

Ed Sheeran admits he was a "c***" to Miley

Ed Sheeran has admitted to The Sun newspaper that he was a "c***" to Miley Cyrus.The 23-year-old singer previously blasted...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 11:50am Read More

Things just keep getting better for Hozier

Irish artist Hozier is having a good time of things on the global stage.Last week, Hozier's album debuted at number...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 11:48am Read More

S Club 7 reunite for Children In Need

Former chart-toppers S Club 7 are to reunite in full for the first time in more than a decade to...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 11:27am Read More

National News

Dáil stopped for the day after Ceann Comhairle suspends Technical Group members

The Dáil has been suspended for the day, amid a major row between the Technical Group and the Ceann Comhairle.The Dáil schedule was thrown into disarray this afternoon after three members of the Technical Group were thrown out of the...

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Gardaí charge man in connection with cocaine find in Dublin

Gardaí investigating the discovery of cocaine at a house in Dublin last night have charged a man in his 50s...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 3:49pm Read More

O’Dea prepared to fight Irish Water over PPS number; FG see it as ‘politicking’

By David RaleighFormer Defence Minister Willie O'Dea has said he is prepared to go to court to prohibit his PPS...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 3:08pm Read More

Gardaí question woman and two men after Dublin drug seizure

Three people are being questioned by gardaí following a drugs seizure worth more than €250,000 in Dublin last night.Around €270,000...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:53pm Read More

National Sport

Chelsea CEO quits club

Chelsea have announced Ron Gourlay is to leave his role as chief executive.The Scot, who previously worked with Manchester United and sportswear manufacturer Umbro, departs on amicable terms to seek new opportunities.A statement on chelseafc.com read: "Chelsea Football Club announces...

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Ireland through to second stage of the Homeless World Cup

The Homeless World Cup is taking place in Chile at the moment and the Irish team are through to the...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 3:06pm Read More

Fergie: Van Gaal ‘a good choice’

Former Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson has backed the "formidable" Louis van Gaal to restore the club's fortunes.The 63-year-old Dutchman...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:50pm Read More

Schmidt angrily denies blocking Cave selection

Joe Schmidt has angrily denied influencing provincial selection, rubbishing suggestions he has "blocked" Darren Cave's path back to the Ireland...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:37pm Read More

Little girl in miraculous escape during stadium shelling

Incredible CCTV footage from the Donbass Arena in Donetsk shows a young girl avoiding certain death from flying debris by...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:06pm Read More