Wexford News

Thousands expected in Gorey for Market House Festival this weekend

Huge crowds at the Gorey Market House  Festival. Pic: John Walsh.
The ‘Beat on the Street’ has started and the late night open-air music on Main Street featuring Key West, Hogan, and other artists is expected to attract thousands to the Gorey Market House Festival tonight. Saturday’s highlight is a Family...

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Elderly woman dies in Gorey road crash

  An elderly woman has died after her car was in collision with a truck at Ballyloughan, Arklow Road, north...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 5:29pm Read More

Mother faces eviction

Tammy Iannetta pictured in one of the bedrooms at Cathedral Street, Enniscorthy. Pic: John Walsh
Enniscorthy woman faces eviction after 35 years by Louise McCarthy AN ENNISCORTHY woman who ran a takeaway in Enniscorthy for...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 11:32am Read More

Amy is cut above the rest

10 year old Amy Deverux pictured after having her hair cut in aid of Repunzal at Anna Furlong Hairdressing in New Ross. Pic: Jim Campbell
A YOUNG girl from Enniscorthy has shown she has a heart of gold after cutting more than 14 inches off...

Wednesday, 22/07/15 - 2:14pm Read More

Wexford Sport

Footballers are set the 70-minute challenge

DAVID POWER has charged his Wexford footballers with going the distance for the first time under his tenure on Saturday evening when they look to revive their championship ambitions against Down at Innovate Wexford Park in round-one of the All-Ireland...

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Guiney situation unclear

JACK GUINEY’S prospects of returning to the Wexford senior hurling fold this year are unclear after team-boss Liam Dunne remained...

Thursday, 25/06/15 - 4:02pm Read More

“Everyone in our camp feels this defeat deeply”

“IT IS a flat dressing-room in there,” sighed Wexford captain Matthew O’Hanlon as he struggled to come to terms with...

Thursday, 25/06/15 - 4:00pm Read More

Wexford Entertainment

Writer to attend local production of his play

Louise Wickham Dillon and Jessica Walker during the rehearsals of Raven Theatre's 'The Audition' in Gaelscoil Charman. Pic: Jim Campbell
THE WRITER of a play, which will have its Irish premier in Wexford next month, is set to attend one of the three nights of performance at Wexford Arts Centre. James Johnson, writer of ‘The Audition’ which is the second...

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The Whistling Girl with Honor Heffernan

Honor Heffernan will be performing The Whistling Girl at Wexford Arts Centre.
By Louise McCarthy THE FIRST Irish female rock singer will be performing a unique show with music set to poetry...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 12:33pm Read More

A spoon for every life in Bernadette’s ‘196’

A STRIKING new exhibition by a local artist was opened at the Copperhouse Gallery in Dublin recently by Amnesty International...

Tuesday, 23/06/15 - 3:50pm Read More


Post-mortem fails to find cause of death of ex-Apprentice contestant Stuart Baggs

Questions surround the sudden death of former Apprentice contestant Stuart Baggs after a post-mortem proved inconclusive, police in England have said.Despite no apparent cause of death, Isle of Man Police said there is “no reason to view the circumstances as...

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Declan Donnelly to marry his agent today

Declan Donnelly will get married today.The 39-year-old TV host - who is one half of presenting duo Ant and Dec...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 11:11am Read More

VIDEO: Thousands revel at Indiependence Festival in Cork

The Indiependence Festival is into the second day of its 10th edition where the 8,000 capacity all-ticket affair plays across...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 10:50am Read More

Zayn Malik ‘ really likes’ new One Direction song

Zayn Malik loves One Direction's new song. The band surprised fans by releasing 'Drag Me Down' on iTunes and Spotify...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 10:10am Read More

Dolly Parton wants Tv movie to highlight family life

Dolly Parton wants the upcoming TV movie about her life growing up poor in Appalachia to show viewers the kind...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 9:24am Read More

National News

Teenage boy airlifted to hospital after cliff fall in Co Clare

By Patrick FlynnA teenage tourist has been airlifted to hospital after he fell from a cliff in Co Clare this morning.The 14-year-old boy, who had been visiting the Loop Head Peninsula with his family, fell about 30ft at the popular...

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Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa commemoration kicks off Easter Rising centenary season

The first of more than 40 events to mark the Easter Rising has taken place with the commemoration 100 years...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 11:35am Read More

Former Town Councillor to appeal corrupt payments conviction

It has been reported this morning that a former Town Councillor for Dungarvan has moved to appeal his conviction for...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 10:29am Read More

RSA: Tired drivers cause 20% of road fatalities

The Road Safety Authority says as many as one in five fatalities on the roads are caused by driver fatigue....

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 9:17am Read More

National Sport

Michael Hoey storms into last eight

Northern Ireland’s Michael Hoey cruised into the quarter-finals of the inaugural Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Matchplay today.Hoey thrashed France’s Gregory Havret 7&6 at Murcar Links and will face Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat in the last eight, Aphibarnrat beating South Africa’s Thomas...

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Jockey Robbie McNamara keen on training career

Robbie McNamara remains keen to start up a training career from the middle of next year as he continues to...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 10:12am Read More

United go retro with new kit

Manchester United have unveiled their new adidas home kit and it is reminiscent of their shirts of the 1980s.It is...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 8:05am Read More

VIDEO: Team Ireland enjoy Gold rush at World Games

Yesterday was another magic day for Team Ireland at the Special Olympics in LA.On day six, 37 medals were won...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 9:32am Read More

Michael Murphy to miss Donegal’s clash with Galway, says Brendan Devenney

By Stephen BarryMichael Murphy is set to miss out on Donegal’s Round 4 Qualifier with Galway, according to former Donegal...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 12:26am Read More