Wexford News

Poignant ceremony for those lost at sea

A MOVING ceremony took place in Ballyhack at the weekend to honour the memory of those who have lost their lives at sea off the Wexford coast line. Three different hand-crafted wood pieces were unveiled at Friday’s ceremony which took...

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School to get six new classrooms

THE CBS Secondary School in New Ross is to get six new classrooms after funding was sanctioned by the Government....

Wednesday, 04/03/15 - 12:37pm Read More

Concerns over ambulance cover in Gorey continues to be an issue

Despite reports to the contrary the ambulance service in North Wexford remains the same as it has been for a...

Wednesday, 25/02/15 - 11:39pm Read More

GAA club makes donation

A LOCAL GAA club has highlighted the caring nature of its members by presenting a cheque to a local hospital....

Wednesday, 25/02/15 - 12:06pm Read More

Wexford Sport

Jamie Codd in form with four winners at Tinahely

Champion point-to-point jockey, Jamie Codd, rode four winners and had two ‘seconds’ from six rides at the Bray Harriers annual races run in bitterly cold conditions at Fairwood, Tinahely, this afternoon. The winners were as follows: The Magee Family Four-Year-Old...

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Next Sunday’s Island Hunt point-to-point has been cancelled

The Island Hunt point-to-point at Ballydarragh, Gorey, which was scheduled to take place next Sunday has been cancelled. The organising...

Monday, 02/02/15 - 10:34pm Read More

Noble Prince jumps to five lengths success at Ballinaboola

The 2011 Cheltenham Festival winner of the Jewson Novices Chase, Noble Prince, put in a brilliant round of jumping in...

Sunday, 18/01/15 - 5:21pm Read More

Wexford Entertainment

All the world’s a stage for Festival

A HUGE crowd attended the recent launch of the 52nd Wexford Drama Festival which took place in the Riverbank House Hotel and featured entertainment from some of the groups who will take part in the event in March. This year’s...

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Fundraising Table Quiz

A 17-YEAR-OLD girl is hosting a Table Quiz at Wexford Golf Club on Tuesday, March 3 to raise funds for...

Tuesday, 24/02/15 - 11:14am Read More

Our Man in Damascus

Jim Campbell speaking at the launch of his exhibition 'Divided' in Wexford Arts Centre. Pic: John Walsh
THERE WAS a certain feeling of sardines in a tin at the Arts Centre on Thursday last when a huge...

Tuesday, 17/02/15 - 12:33pm Read More


Former Dubliners member Jim McCann dies at the age of 70

Former member of the The Dubliners Jim McCann has died at the age of 70.The singer - who was a member of The Dubliners from 1974-1979 - grew up in Rathgar, Dublin. McCann then had a successful solo career as...

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Thursday’s TV tips

ANIMALS: Crufts 2015 (More4, 6.30pm)Sorry cat lovers, this week sees the start of the largest dog event in the world...

Thursday, 05/03/15 - 3:21pm Read More

Chic & Nile Rodgers announce Irish gigs

Chic & Nile Rodgers will take to the stage at the Iveagh Gardens in Dublin on Thursday July 9 and...

Thursday, 05/03/15 - 1:10pm Read More

Maroon 5 chill with Adam Levine’s biggest fan

10-year-old Christopher Warner is one of Maroon 5's biggest fans - front-man Adam Levine's to be exact. Just look at...

Thursday, 05/03/15 - 1:09pm Read More

Australian Idol winner Guy Sebastian is Australia’s first Eurovision contestant

Guy Sebastian has been selected to be Australia's first representative at the Eurovision Song Contest.For those of you who haven't...

Thursday, 05/03/15 - 10:24am Read More

National News

Cork printer offers to help gay couple after wedding invite snub

A Cork firm has offered to print wedding invites for a gay couple in Drogheda after a local company refused their request on religious grounds.Drogheda hairdresser Jonathon Brennan is due to wed his partner of eight years, John Kierans, in...

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Dwyer case judge warns jury of ‘difficult’ testimony

A document entitled 'Killing Darci' detailing the rape and killing of a young American woman was found on a hard...

Thursday, 05/03/15 - 7:04pm Read More

Energy regulator approves water charges regimes

The energy regulator has officially approved the new regime of water charges - nine weeks after they kicked in.The Commission...

Thursday, 05/03/15 - 6:10pm Read More

Tánaiste’s rejects claims her decisions are creating ‘latchkey kids’

The Tánaiste Joan Burton has denied that she is turning children under seven into "latchkey kids".Burton has said she sees...

Thursday, 05/03/15 - 6:07pm Read More

National Sport

Football League extend Massimo Cellino ban

Massimo Cellino's period of disqualification as owner of Leeds has been extended to May 3 by the Football League.The Italian businessman was barred by the Football League's board from being owner and a director of the Sky Bet Championship club...

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Which legendary football manager are you?

We've watched them, we've analysed their tactics, we've criticised their selections.We all secretly think we could do their job. But,...

Thursday, 05/03/15 - 5:04pm Read More

Italy challenge Ireland for 2023 Rugby World Cup

Ireland launched their World Cup bid in December.Italy have confirmed they will bid to host Rugby World Cup 2023 -...

Thursday, 05/03/15 - 4:38pm Read More

Cisse sorry for Evans spitting incident

Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse has apologised to Manchester United defender Jonny Evans as the Football Association carries out an investigation...

Thursday, 05/03/15 - 3:58pm Read More

Which football manager are you?

We watch them, we analyse their selections, we criticise their selections.We all secretly think we could do their job. But,...

Thursday, 05/03/15 - 3:57pm Read More