Wexford News

Business as usual as strike at Tesco Ireland has been deferred

Tomorrow’s strike at Tesco Ireland (Thursday, May 26) has been deferred following intervention from the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC). Both parties will now attend the WRC in an effort to resolve the issues in dispute under the provision that all...

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Music festival makes waves

Anthony O'Flynn, Pauline McGann, Irene O'Leary, Rebecca Doyle, Robert Gerard, Oonagh Heffernan, Pat Kent and Orla Doyle pictured at the launch of the Waves Music Festival in Loftus Hall. Pic: John Walsh
A NEW music festival has been officially launched in Wexford. The Waves Music Festival will take place on August 18...

Tuesday, 24/05/16 - 12:34pm Read More

Sister councils unite

Wexford County Council has endorsed the combined Three Sisters European Capital of Culture 2020 bid
THE LOCAL authorities in counties Wexford, Waterford and Kilkenny have unanimously endorsed their combined ‘Three Sisters’ bid to win the...

Tuesday, 24/05/16 - 12:32pm Read More

End of an era

The C&C owned Finche's plant in New Ross will close its doors for good on Tuesday (Pic: Jim Campbell)
AN END of an era is how workers at the local Finches plant in New Ross described last Friday when...

Tuesday, 24/05/16 - 12:30pm Read More

Wexford Sport

Saturday point-to-point races at Monksgrange has 97 entries

For the second weekend in succession, Bree Hunt will stage point-to-point races over the picturesque Monksgrange track, at the foot of the Blackstairs Mountain, near Rathnure tomorrow (Saturday). They raced there very successfully last Sunday for the annual fixture, but...

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Manager is lukewarm on Congress changes

WHILE QUITE receptive to a number of the changes to competition rules applied at national GAA Congress last weekend in...

Friday, 04/03/16 - 4:28pm Read More

‘Mac’ back to face Kerry

CONOR McDONALD starts his first game of 2016 for the Wexford senior hurlers on Sunday when they face Kerry at...

Friday, 04/03/16 - 4:26pm Read More

Wexford Entertainment

A unique premiere for Scalder Theatre

Michael Dunbar, Jack Matthews, Gayle Jordan and Andy Doyle in rehearsal for 'Of Mornington'. Pic: John Walsh
FEW PLACES can rival a rehearsal room when a group of dedicated artists get together to bring a play to life – getting the chance then to bring to life a new Billy Roche play ‘Of Mornington’ is a privilege...

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Cash rich with EP of soulful song-writing

Niall Cash pictured with his band at the launch of his EP 'Frames Have Cracked' in the Wexford Arts Centre. (l to r)- Darra Doyle, Niall Cash, Conor Lyions, Saoirse Kavanagh, Seany O'Brien, Jake Richardson. Pic: Jim Campbell
20-YEAR-OLD singer-songwriter Niall Cash enjoyed a very successful launch of his first EP ‘Frames Have Cracked’ at the Arts Centre...

Wednesday, 18/05/16 - 10:36am Read More

Ambitious students bring 1916 to life

Carla Fusciardi Wallace plays the tough and strong-willed Mary Redmond in 'Forget Me Knot', a new play by secondary school student Aoife Beaumont Howell.
A GROUP of ambitious secondary school students will take to the stage of Fusion Café Theatre this Friday night with...

Wednesday, 11/05/16 - 2:25pm Read More


Adele had some harsh words for one fan who was filming her at her concert

We’ve all been at at least one concert where you’ve been stuck behind a dozen camera phones, yes? Annoying we know, but it’s not everyday you see someone with a full on professional set up, tripod and everything. That’s what...

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‘Dear Ireland’, Russell Crowe has a message for us

Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling star in the new movie The Nice Guys, set in LA during the ’70s. The...

Monday, 30/05/16 - 2:54pm Read More

83% rise in UK flat cap sales due to BBC drama Peaky Blinders

Remember that cap your grandad used to wear to mass? Yes, the one you used to be extremely embarrassed about?...

Monday, 30/05/16 - 12:36pm Read More

Roz Purcell and Bressie have spilt

Roz Purcell and Bressie have split. Announcing the sad news, Model Roz took to Instagram to confirm they have gone...

Monday, 30/05/16 - 9:37am Read More

Watch this young Irish girl sing with the Boss on stage

Everyone wanted to be the one to ‘pull a Monica’ and get to dance on stage with the boss, but...

Saturday, 28/05/16 - 1:49pm Read More

National News

Vandals damage republican plot in Milltown Cemetery

Vandals have targeted the republican plot in Milltown Cemetery in a graffiti attack. Spray paint was used to deface an engraved copy of the Proclamation and other stone work at the heart of the memorial in the west Belfast graveyard....

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Gardaí renew appeal for information on missing man whose car was found near National Park

Gardaí have launced another appeal for help in finding 35-year-old Marcin Michalak, missing from his home in Maynooth since April...

Monday, 30/05/16 - 1:19pm Read More

Over 220 patients are on hospital trolleys today

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) has said there are 224 people on trolleys in hospitals around the country....

Monday, 30/05/16 - 12:50pm Read More

Scammers target Irish public with jury duty fine hoax

Scammers are targeting unsuspecting email users by claiming they have missed jury duty and must pay a fine up to...

Monday, 30/05/16 - 12:45pm Read More

National Sport

Robbie Keane to miss Ireland’s friendly with Belarus

Robbie Keane is out of the Republic of Ireland’s final warm-up game against Belarus after damaging a calf muscle in training. Manager Martin O’Neill confirmed on Monday evening after the rest of the squad had trained at Turner’s Cross in...

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N’Golo Kante: I am happy at Leicester, ‘for now’

In-demand Leicester midfielder N’Golo Kante insists he is happy at the Premier League champions – “for now”. The 25-year-old’s stunning...

Monday, 30/05/16 - 4:17pm Read More

Monday’s play at French Open completely washed out

No play was possible at the French Open on Monday because of rain. It is the first time since the...

Monday, 30/05/16 - 3:54pm Read More

Marcus Rashford commits long-term future to Manchester United

Eighteen-year-old Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford has signed a new contract which will keep him at the club until at...

Monday, 30/05/16 - 3:43pm Read More

Golfer visits fan after stray ball leaves her needing stitches

American golfer Tony Finau proved himself to be a real gentleman at the weekend, taking the time to visit a...

Monday, 30/05/16 - 3:38pm Read More