Wexford News

School campus to open

The new Edmund Rice Senior School and Catherine McAuley Junior School at Castlemoyle, near Irishtown is nearing completion. Pic: John Walsh
THE BOARD of Management at the new primary school campus nearing completion in New Ross is hopeful it will be open in November. The Edmund Rice Senior School and Catherine McAuley Junior School, which will be located at Castlemoyle, near...

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Caoimhe gets three-in-a-row

Caoimhe Moran won a remarkable third all-Ireland Fleadh victory in-a-row this year
  A YOUNG musician from the south of the county has achieved a remarkable three-in-a-row of title victories at the...

Wednesday, 24/08/16 - 1:32pm Read More

Men’s shed barbecue success

Stephen Roche and Ger Roche pictured at New Ross Men's Shed annual BBQ, in aid of New Ross Community Hospital. Pic: John Walsh
THE ORGANISERS of last weekend’s Men’s Shed barbecue in New Ross have expressed delight to the Echo at the event’s...

Wednesday, 24/08/16 - 1:31pm Read More

‘Ford Fest’ aid for underpass

Piper, Tom Doyle leads Bishop Denis Brennan under the new 'Craanford Underpass' at the recent official opening. Pic: Christy Farrell
A carnival each day in the Sports Complex Grounds, music in the evenings in the marquee with full bar facilities,...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 3:48pm Read More

Wexford Sport

Anyone for women’s rugby?

Gorey Rugby Football Club Women’s section are having a ‘Give It A Try’ open coaching session in Gorey RFC on Saturday, August 20, from 2-5 pm to try and recruit new players for the senior women’s section, the under 15...

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Maudlintown Regatta is cancelled

The annual regatta organised by Maudlintown Rowing Club and scheduled to take place at Wexford Harbour tomorrow (Sunday) has been...

Saturday, 09/07/16 - 7:59pm Read More

8-race card at Wexford on Friday evening

There was  a huge entry for all of the races at Bettyville Park on Friday evening, and consequently, the Nick...

Thursday, 30/06/16 - 11:09pm 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

Entertainment

Caoimhe gets three-in-a-row

Caoimhe Moran won a remarkable third all-Ireland Fleadh victory in-a-row this year
  A YOUNG musician from the south of the county has achieved a remarkable three-in-a-row of title victories at the all-Ireland Fleadh. Caoimhe Moran is a member of the Danescastle Music Group and she attended this year’s Fleadh in Ennis...

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‘Ford Fest’ aid for underpass

Piper, Tom Doyle leads Bishop Denis Brennan under the new 'Craanford Underpass' at the recent official opening. Pic: Christy Farrell
A carnival each day in the Sports Complex Grounds, music in the evenings in the marquee with full bar facilities,...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 3:48pm Read More

Roisin set for Athenaeum

  ONE OF County Wexford’s foremost singers is putting the finishing touches in place to a programme for a concert...

Wednesday, 03/08/16 - 12:22pm Read More

What a weekend

Paddy Casey playing to a huge crowd at the Irish America Fest 2016 in New Ross. Pic: Jim Campbell
NEW ROSS was buzzing with activity at the weekend when it played host to the annual Irish America Festival and...

Wednesday, 06/07/16 - 11:20am Read More

Cllr Pip Breen takes the reins as cathaoirleach of Gorey Council

New Cathaoirleach of Gorey Municipal District, Cllr Pip Breen. Pic: Christy Farrell.
Cllr Pip Breen, first elected to the first Gorey Municipal District Council on his first attempt in 2014, has been...

Tuesday, 28/06/16 - 11:01pm Read More

National News

Martin McGuinness: I will answer questions about my past

Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister insists he is ready to answer questions about his past – if new truth and justice structures are put in place in the North. Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness said that he backs a historical investigations...

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Man in hospital after serious road accident in Cork

A man has been taken to hospital following a serious road traffic collision in Cork this evening. The accident happened...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 12:26am Read More

Headstones damaged in Jewish section of Belfast cemetery

Police in the North are appealing for information after a number of graves were damaged in west Belfast. A group...

Friday, 26/08/16 - 8:55pm Read More

No change to existing services for toll road users as tag dispute resolved

The dispute between toll tag provider eFlow and toll plaza operator Celtic Roads Group has been resolved. eFlow tags were...

Friday, 26/08/16 - 8:48pm Read More

National Sport

Everton fan dies after collapse during Stoke match

An Everton fan has died after collapsing during the Premier League side’s match against Stoke City today. The club say the 51-year-old passed away shortly after being taken to hospital this afternoon. The man was sitting in the Sir Philip...

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Dublin Ladies beat Mayo with last kick of the game

Dublin 2-10 Mayo 1-12 Sinéad Aherne’s incredible free nailed victory for Dublin in this evening’s epic TG4 All-Ireland Ladies Senior...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 9:14pm Read More

Brendan Rodgers explains decision to drop Craig Gordon for Aberdeen clash

Brendan Rodgers claimed the controlling nature of goalkeeper Dorus de Vries lay behind the Celtic manager dropping Craig Gordon for...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 8:12pm Read More

Man United supersub Marcus Rashford breaches heroic Hull defence with stoppage-time winner

Marcus Rashford struck a stoppage-time winner to sink battling Hull as Manchester United maintained their 100% start in the Premier...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 8:05pm Read More

Arsenal transfer pair have passed medicals, Arsene Wenger confirms

Arsene Wenger saw his Arsenal side win their first Premier League game of the season with a comfortable 3-1 victory...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 8:13pm Read More