Wexford News

Calls to invest Senan’s sale into local mental health services

An emergency motion calling on the Health Minister Simon Harris, TD, to ring-fence funds gained from the sale of St Senans for a 24/7 mental health service in County Wexford was passed at Monday’s meeting of Wexford County Council. The...

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Women’s Refuge extends thanks

THE KIND-HEARTEDNESS of the people in the community has been remarked upon by volunteers at Wexford Women’s Refuge, which, they...

Tuesday, 17/01/17 - 11:33am Read More

Report sought into mystery of roadworks

A FULL report has been requested into works being carried out on the Ardcavan approach road to Wexford town for...

Tuesday, 17/01/17 - 11:31am Read More

Dialysis unit to go ahead

AFTER A number of false starts and disappointments, dialysis treatment is set to soon become available locally for patients in...

Tuesday, 17/01/17 - 11:18am Read More

Wexford Sport

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 in the south-eastern region. Sixteen are entered for the Slaney Foods Open Lightweight Race where the favourite is likely to...

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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

Two Wexford winners at Horse Racing Ireland Awards 2016

The winners of the 2016 Horse Racing Ireland Awards were announced at Leopardstown Racecourse today and amongst the winners were...

Monday, 05/12/16 - 6:04pm Read More

Wexford Entertainment

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 later this month. The event is the brainchild of local filmmaker Dave McGlone who has lived and worked in Wexford...

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€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

An eclectic mix for TEDx talks

THE TEN speakers who will take part in the upcoming TEDxWexford – Tomorrow Imagined event at Wexford Arts Centre have...

Tuesday, 20/09/16 - 12:47pm Read More

Entertainment

CBB viewers uncomfortable over Chloe ‘harassing’ Calum

Yes, OK, we all know Calum Best is very good looking – but seriously, ladies of CBB, this is all starting to get a little embarrassing. Chloe Ferry and Jessica Cunningham have made the classic mistake of putting misters before...

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Kim Woodburn compares her CBB experience to Jesus’ crucifixion

Cleaning guru Kim Woodburn may have overreacted just a little to the disagreements she’s been having in the Big Brother...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 10:22pm Read More

See who won the Great Interior Design Challenge

Former fashion stylist Daniela Tasca-York has been crowned the winner of BBC2′s The Great Interior Design Challenge. The series pitted...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 9:07pm Read More

Status Quo arrived in a tour bus to pay their respects to Rick Parfitt

Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt has been remembered at a funeral attended by his former band mates – who arrived...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 8:37pm Read More

Ed Balls wants to make you smile on the Strictly live tour

Ed Balls has said he is relishing the chance to be doing something that “makes people smile” as he embarks...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 7:22pm Read More

National News

Stormont adviser Andrew Crawford resigns amid claims over botched energy scheme

A senior Stormont adviser who formerly worked with Democratic Unionist leader Arlene Foster has quit amid allegations of exerting influence around a botched green energy scheme. DUP special adviser Andrew Crawford’s resignation was announced minutes after a public inquiry was...

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Political leaders pay tribute to Martin McGuinness

An emotional Martin McGuinness spoke to friends and comrades in Derry this evening. “I’ll be a republican ’till the day...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 10:59pm Read More

‘No indication’ of Irish citizens caught up in avalanche in Italy

The Department of Foreign Affairs says they have no indication of any Irish citizens caught up in the deadly avalanche...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 8:23pm Read More

Charlie Flanagan: North’s parties must emulate McGuinness’ efforts

Foreign Minister Clarlie Flanagan has urged the parties in the North to emulate Martin McGuinness’ political legacy. Paying tribute to...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 7:24pm Read More

National Sport

Paul O’Connell to provide competition for RTÉ’s Six Nations coverage

Irish rugby fans face a dilemma over which TV channel’s coverage to watch during the upcoming Six Nations tournament. Of course we’ll watch RTÉ, I hear you cry. Well yes, understandably the draw of Ronan O’Gara, Brent Pope and Shane...

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Conor McGregor v Floyd Mayweather fight will happen this year, says UFC champion

Once upon a time the idea that Conor McGregor might actually fight Floyd Mayweather would be laughed off if brought...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 4:46pm Read More

Boris Becker questions Novak Djokovic’s desire and tactics in shock defeat

Novak Djokovic’s former coach Boris Becker has criticised the Serbian for lacking fight and playing too defensively during his Australian...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 4:44pm Read More

Leicester striker Leonardo Ulloa ‘submits transfer request’

Leicester striker Leonardo Ulloa has submitted an official transfer request. The 30-year-old and his representatives have held talks with the...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 4:36pm Read More

Koeman open to moves for Deulofeu and Jagielka

Ronald Koeman would be happy to let Gerard Deulofeu leave Everton – and captain Phil Jagielka could also be nearing...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 3:37pm Read More