Wexford News

Saving a County Wexford rural school

Kilnamanagh National School could lose a teacher due to  changes on Department of  Education policy.
Eighteen pupils at Kilnamanagh National School could lose 50% of the teaching staff next year because of a controversial Department of Education teacher per pupil ratio that has increased annually over the past four years. Next year the two-teacher state-of-the...

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Backlash to Kehoe’s Irish Water comments

A WAVE of online fury was unleashed in response to Enniscorthy Minister Paul Kehoe’s comments about Irish Water over the...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 10:06am Read More

Popular shop is targeted again

Jamie Carroll covers his head at the special sitting of Gorey court. Pic: Christy Farrell
A MAN accused of robbing The Bus Stop Shop in Enniscorthy appeared before the court on Sunday evening. 32-year-old Jamie...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 10:03am Read More

Change to CBS admissions sparks fury

A recent change adopted by management of the CBS Secondary School to its admissions policy has led to a situation...

Tuesday, 25/11/14 - 10:30am Read More

Wexford Sport

New Ross boxer brings home gold

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THE FORTUNES of one New Ross sportsperson, whose career has been in the ascendancy over the last couple of years, were compounded recently when she took home gold from a major international boxing tournament. Joanne Richards, from St. Michaels B.C.,...

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Jamie Codd is tops with two winners at Wexford point-to-point races

Jamie Codd had a double at the Wexford Hunt point-to-point races held in ideal conditions at Moorfields, Ballinaboola, New Ross,...

Sunday, 09/11/14 - 7:22pm Read More

Wexford’s ‘Little King Robin’ on the road to Cheltenham Festival

Following the success of Little King Robin at Down Royal today; left to right; Brendan Walsh (Assistant Trainer), Mark Walsh (Jockey), Maria Kavanagh (Owner), David O'Connor (Groom), Harry Kavanagh (Owner's  Father), and Colin Bowe (Trainer).
Racing could have another super star after Little King Robin, (9/2), produced a magnificent battling performance to win the Grade...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 9:51pm Read More

Wexford Entertainment

Cameras roll on Colfer film

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HOOK HEAD was transformed into a film set at the weekend when it provided the backdrop to a shoot for a feature film based on a romantic comedy written by Wexford author, Eoin Colfer. On Friday camera crews set up...

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Special concert for St. Mary’s

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A VERY special concert will take place in the intimate setting of St. Mary’s Church,   New Ross, on Thursday, June...

Thursday, 29/05/14 - 10:37am Read More

Album launch will be loud

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WEXFORD ARTS Centre will play host to a night of hard rock next weekend when it provides the venue for...

Friday, 02/05/14 - 3:59am Read More

Entertainment

Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer released

The trailer for the new Star Wars film has just been released!Wait until the one minute mark for the shot that will make fans incredibly happy.While it's known the film takes place years after the original trilogy, the trailer shows...

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Ramsay: I felt like a performing monkey

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has told the British High Court he felt like "a performing monkey" as he built up...

Friday, 28/11/14 - 1:53pm Read More

Friday’s Film Reviews

This week, we look at family adventure Paddington and comedy sequel Horrible Bosses 2. Paddington More than 50 years after...

Friday, 28/11/14 - 11:32am Read More

Emmerdale actress quits

Sammy Winward has quit 'Emmerdale'.The 29-year-old actress has left soap bosses "gutted" after announcing her intention to leave after 13...

Friday, 28/11/14 - 10:39am Read More

Jeremy Paxman rules out standing for London mayor

Former Newsnight host Jeremy Paxman has admitted he was approached about standing as Conservative candidate for the mayor of London...

Friday, 28/11/14 - 10:12am Read More

National News

Trial date set for Anglo accused

The trial date has been set for two former Anglo executives over an alleged fraudulent loan of over €8m.Former finance director William McAteer, from Greenrath, Tipperary Road, Tipperary, who is 64, is accused of fraudulently obtaining a loan from Anglo...

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Dublin man on temporary release caught with €28,000 worth of drugs

A Dublin man with a previous drugs conviction has been sent back to jail for 10 years after he was...

Friday, 28/11/14 - 6:23pm Read More

Woman sees jail sentence reduced for cannabis conviction

A 29-year-old woman will be released from jail early following her successful appeal against sentence for possession of €28,000 worth...

Friday, 28/11/14 - 6:21pm Read More

Defence want all communications between prosecution witness and solicitor

The judges in a Special Criminal Court murder trial will rule on Tuesday whether certain communications between the chief prosecution...

Friday, 28/11/14 - 5:24pm Read More

National Sport

Two banned from Twickenham after Owens abuse

The Rugby Football Union has issued two-year Twickenham bans to two men accused of directing homophobic abuse at referee Nigel Owens, the governing body has announced.The RFU launched an investigation into allegations of offensive language used against Owens, who is...

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O’Neill: Roy had no summer holidays

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has been speaking about Roy Keane's resignation as assistant manager of Aston Villa.O'Neill insisted...

Friday, 28/11/14 - 5:42pm Read More

Six changes for Leinster

Matt O'Connor has made six changes in total from the Leinster team that started against Treviso last weekend ahead of...

Friday, 28/11/14 - 3:03pm Read More

Gunners wait on Welbeck

Arsenal have doubts over several players for Saturday's Premier League trip to West Brom, including England forward Danny Welbeck, who...

Friday, 28/11/14 - 2:04pm Read More

Falcao and Rojo back in contention for United

Radamel Falcao and Marcos Rojo may be back to provide a huge boost for Manchester United against Hull on Saturday.United...

Friday, 28/11/14 - 1:18pm Read More