Wexford News

Hegarty is new Cathaoirleach

FINE GAEL’S, Cllr. John Hegarty has been elected as the new Chairperson of Wexford County Council with Fianna Fail’s, Cllr. Barbara Anne-Murphy, getting the Vice-Chairperson’s role. Their election to the positions took place at the local authority’s Annual General Meeting...

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New schools officially opened

THE OFFICIAL opening ceremony of New Ross town’s two new primary schools took place at the weekend. Under a glorious...

Friday, 23/06/17 - 11:59am Read More

Cllr Joe Sullivan is cathaoirleach of Gorey Municipal District Council

  Fianna Fail’s Cllr Joe Sullivan was elected as the new Cathaoirleach of Gorey Municipal District Council, replacing his party...

Wednesday, 21/06/17 - 12:33am Read More

Chamber President to ‘build’ jobs in Wexford

UP TO fifty jobs are on their way to Wexford, as a local entrepreneur has secured European distribution rights for...

Tuesday, 20/06/17 - 1:04pm Read More

Wexford Sport

Feile Parade in Gorey on Friday evening

Local organisers are calling on the people of Gorey and district to come out and support the Feile Parade through the Main Street on Friday, starting about 7.30 pm. About 36 under 14 hurling and camogie teams will parade from...

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Wexford races to start earlier

Today’s racing at Bettyville Park, Wexford, has been extended to an eight-race card and the first event is now off...

Wednesday, 07/06/17 - 12:16am Read More

Community rallies behind Rory fund

PEOPLE ACROSS south west Wexford are giving their full support to a teenage hurling star from the area who is...

Wednesday, 10/05/17 - 12:28pm 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

Entertainment

Ant McPartlin wished speedy recovery as presenter enters rehab

Ant McPartlin’s TV bosses have wished him a “speedy recovery” after the star checked into rehab amid his battle with depression, alcohol and substance abuse. The Britain’s Got Talent, Saturday Night Takeaway and I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of...

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21 couples sign up for handfasting ceremonies at Glastonbury Festival

More than 20 couples will take part in ancient handfasting ceremonies at Glastonbury Festival to bind themselves together. During the...

Wednesday, 21/06/17 - 9:28am Read More

Kate Beckinsale sends Father’s Day message to late dad Richard

Kate Beckinsale has posted a touching message to her late father Richard Beckinsale on Father’s Day. The Porridge and Rising...

Wednesday, 21/06/17 - 9:28am Read More

DJ Jenny Greene and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra raises the roof at Cork’s Live at the Marquee

Live at the Marquee 2017 has reached its peak, writes Róisín Burke. DJ Jenny Greene, conductor Gavin Murphy, singer Gemma...

Wednesday, 21/06/17 - 9:28am Read More

Heroin and cocaine among substances found in Carrie Fisher’s system

Carrie Fisher had heroin, cocaine and MDMA in her system when she died but their role in her death could...

Wednesday, 21/06/17 - 9:28am Read More

National News

Latest: Leo Varadkar denies ‘stroke politics’ over appointment of Máire Whelan

Update 4.51pm: The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says he wishes his first few days in office had not been overshadowed by controversy over the appointment of the Attorney General as a judge. However, Mr Varadkar says he fully stands by the...

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UNICEF report says Ireland has fourth highest teenage suicide rate in the developed world

Ireland has the fourth highest teen suicide rate in the EU/OECD region, according to UNICEF. The organisation’s latest Report Card...

Wednesday, 21/06/17 - 9:28am Read More

Survey shows 40% of drivers see other motorists speeding on a daily basis

Speed is still a problem on our roads. AA Ireland says more than 40% of 3,000 drivers surveyed, have seen...

Wednesday, 21/06/17 - 9:28am Read More

Taoiseach meets Theresa May as he aims to renew Ireland’s bond with UK

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said he wants to renew the close bond with the UK ahead of talks with Theresa May...

Wednesday, 21/06/17 - 9:28am Read More

National Sport

Farrell believes British & Irish Lions are relishing challenge of New Zealand attack

Andy Farrell believes the British & Irish Lions are relishing the challenge of shutting down a prolific New Zealand attack, just as they have done to the Crusaders and Maori All Blacks, writes Simon Lewis. The Lions defence coach has...

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US Open: The story of the final round

American Brooks Koepka powered his way to a first major title in record-equalling fashion as Tommy Fleetwood’s brave US Open...

Wednesday, 21/06/17 - 9:28am Read More

William Tupou picks up three-match ban for tip tackle

Japan will be without centre William Tupou for next Saturday’s concluding test against Ireland after picking up a three-match ban...

Wednesday, 21/06/17 - 9:28am Read More

Diarmuid O’Sullivan: ‘Before, we would have crumbled but we showed great resilience’

In previous years, according to Diarmuid O’Sullivan, Cork would have folded following the concession of Maurice Shanahan’s goal, writes Eoghan...

Wednesday, 21/06/17 - 9:28am Read More

‘Completely mental’ Ireland pair will worry the All Blacks, says James Haskell

Sean O’Brien and Peter O’Mahony boast the qualities to rattle the All Blacks for the British and Irish Lions, according...

Wednesday, 21/06/17 - 9:28am Read More