Wexford News

Account opened for Cahill family

A GROUP calling itself the Friends of the Cahill Family (FOTCF) has opened an account in New Ross to assist local couple, Dan and Tina Cahill, as they prepare to support their daughter, Tina, in her upcoming trial in Australia....

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Capt. Fitzpatrick helped in Wexford searches

THE WHOLE country was shocked by the incident that unfolded in the West of Ireland last week that saw four...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 10:20am Read More

From the rain to the kitchen

FOLLOWING ON from the very successful production of ‘Singin’ in the Rain’, New Ross Musical Society will be staging a...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 10:15am Read More

A St. Patrick for every year of Wexford parades

THE STORY has long been told of how St. Patrick drove the snakes out of Ireland, but quayside in Wexford...

Tuesday, 21/03/17 - 12:20pm Read More

Wexford Sport

Good entry for Bray Harriers point-to-point at Tinahely next Sunday

Some of the top trainers in the country are amongst the 79 entries received for the annual Bray Harriers point-to-point which takes place at Fairwood, Tinahely, next Sunday. The first of six races is off at 1 pm. Follow @wexfordecho

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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...

Wednesday, 04/01/17 - 10:34pm Read More

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

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


Cheryl Cole and Liam Payne have had their baby

Former X Factor judge Cheryl has given birth to a baby boy. The 33-year-old singer announced on her Instagram page on Saturday evening that she and Liam Payne had become parents on Wednesday. She posted a photo of One Direction...

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TV presenter Charlie Webster ‘aware of a lot’ during coma

Sports presenter Charlie Webster has said she suffers from panic attacks and revealed she was “aware of a lot” while...

Saturday, 25/03/17 - 6:35pm Read More

Thousands of pounds raised as Trainspotting sequel props are sold for charity

A broken pool cue used as a prop in the Trainspotting sequel has sold for £750. The cue used to...

Saturday, 25/03/17 - 6:34pm Read More

One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson pays birthday tribute to his late mother

Louis Tomlinson has paid tribute to his mother on what would have been her 44th birthday, months after her death....

Saturday, 25/03/17 - 6:35pm Read More

Colin Farrell rumoured to be taking on Disney classic ‘Dumbo’

Irish hottie Colin Farrell looks set to take on a Disney classic with talks he is considering being a part...

Saturday, 25/03/17 - 3:47pm Read More

National News

Gerry Adams: No real progress at Stormont talks

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams says there has been no real progress in talks at Stormont. The northern parties have until tomorrow afternoon to reach a deal that will allow a return to power sharing government. Mr Adams said the...

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21-year-old man dies in Cork crash

A 21-year-old man has died in a crash in Co Cork. The single vehicle collision happened shortly before 6am, on...

Sunday, 26/03/17 - 2:04pm Read More

Man dies in Mayo crash

A man in his 30s has died in a crash in county Mayo. It is understood his car left the...

Sunday, 26/03/17 - 12:21pm Read More

Martin McGuinness’s family touched by gestures of comfort, says widow

The widow of the late Martin McGuinness has said the family were touched by solace and comfort offered to them...

Sunday, 26/03/17 - 11:15am Read More

National Sport

Irish jockey Mark Walsh to have injury assessed after Cheltenham

Mark Walsh is to see consultant orthopaedic surgeon Paddy Kenny on Tuesday to assess the progress on the left leg he fractured in a fall in the opening race on the second day of the Cheltenham Festival. Walsh was partnering...

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John O’Shea on Bale tackle: I was lucky compared to Coleman

John O’Shea believes he was fortunate not to suffer the same fate as Seamus Coleman after finding himself on the...

Sunday, 26/03/17 - 1:38pm Read More

Big day of football and hurling action today

The group stage of the Allianz Hurling League reaches its conclusion today with five of the six teams in Division...

Sunday, 26/03/17 - 1:07pm Read More

Paul Scholes backs Wayne Rooney to fight for England place

Former England midfielder Paul Scholes believes Wayne Rooney still has a role to play for the Three Lions. The ex-Manchester...

Sunday, 26/03/17 - 12:18pm Read More

Mother’s Day: Mothers of Man United stars reveal their childhood secrets

England play Lithuania in World Cup qualifying at 5pm this Mothers Day, and before the game Chris Smalling and Jesse...

Sunday, 26/03/17 - 11:49am Read More