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

Belfast school evacuated due to bomb scare

A school in West Belfast has been evacuated. St Paul’s Primary School in West Belfast has been evacuated due to a suspect package in the Beechmont Crescent area. The pupils have been moved to the Mica Day Centre and St...

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PSNI investigate after man shot in both ankles in Derry

A 40-year-old man has been shot in both ankles in Derry. Four masked men were involved in the paramilitary-style attack...

Tuesday, 30/08/16 - 12:40pm Read More

Rose of Tralee ‘not made for modern political beliefs’ says winner

The winner of the Rose of Tralee has moved to defuse criticism of the festival, saying it is not designed...

Tuesday, 30/08/16 - 10:28am Read More

Stabbing in north Dublin

A 19-year-old man has been stabbed at a flats complex in Dublin’s north inner city. Gardaí say the man received...

Tuesday, 30/08/16 - 10:25am Read More

National Sport

Phoenix Park stag crash: Happy ending as triathlete qualifies for World Championships

The triathlete knocked from his bike by a wild stag during Dublin City Triathlon (DCT) has been given a fairytale ending, after learning he will get to represent Ireland at the 2017 World Championships. A picture of Shane O’Reilly in...

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Wayne Rooney to quit international football after England’s World Cup campaign

Wayne Rooney has announced the 2018 World Cup will be his final tournament with England after he was kept on...

Tuesday, 30/08/16 - 1:18pm Read More

No joy for Shane Lowry as Darren Clarke prepares to bring six rookies to Hazeltine

Darren Clarke will have six rookies on his European side to defend the Ryder Cup on American soil next month...

Tuesday, 30/08/16 - 1:13pm Read More

Mario Balotelli set to headline list of Liverpool discards

Liverpool misfit Mario Balotelli is edging closer to a departure as negotiations with Ligue 1 side Nice continue. The Italy...

Tuesday, 30/08/16 - 1:03pm Read More

Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart close to Italian loan move

Joe Hart is expected to finalise a loan move to Italian club Torino on Tuesday. The Manchester City goalkeeper was...

Tuesday, 30/08/16 - 1:00pm Read More