Wexford News

18 jobs saved as Lodgewood emerges from examinership

THERE WAS good news for employees at Lodgewood Engineering in Ferns last week as it was announced that the company had emeged from examinership. An interim examiner was appointed to the steel fabrication and garden machinery company in September of...

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Six jobs lost at Gorey Xtra-vision

Last few days of Xtra-Vision on Gorey's Main St. Pic: Christy Farrell
Six jobs have been lost at the Gorey branch of Xtra-vision after Hilco Capital, the parent company, placed 83 stores nationwide...

Tuesday, 02/02/16 - 10:52pm Read More

Burger Mac will re-open say owners

Burger Mac in Enniscorthy.
THE OWNERS of Abbey Quay’s popular fast-food restaurant Burger Mac have moved to assure customers that there is no truth...

Tuesday, 02/02/16 - 10:29am Read More

Gardaí hope to reunite people with stolen property

PEOPLE ACROSS the district who have been victims of crime may have the opportunity to be reunited with their stolen...

Tuesday, 02/02/16 - 10:01am Read More

Wexford Sport

Tinahely Point-to-point off, rescheduled for Sunday week

The Shillelagh & District Hunt point-to-point due to take place at Fairwood, Tinahely, tomorrow (Sunday) has been called off due to heavy rain. The card will stand and the races have been rescheduled for Sunday, January 17 with the first...

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Lingstown point-to-point races next Sunday

The scene is set for the point-to-point races at Lingstown, Tomhaggard, next Sunday. The six-race card has an entry of...

Friday, 20/11/15 - 12:13pm Read More

Wexford Races rained off

The scheduled race meeting for Bettyville Park next Tuesday has been abandoned due to a waterlogged track and a poor...

Saturday, 14/11/15 - 8:42pm Read More

Wexford Entertainment

Festival kudos for Eamonn and Vivian

A NUMBER of Wexford theatre practitioners will take part in a national theatre festival in Dublin next month, including two locals who will see their own, original works performed. The Smock Allies: Scene + Heard festival takes place in Smock...

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Tickets on sale for premier of ‘Staid’

Phil Lyons and Adrienne Meyler in a scene from 'Staid'.
THE LONG-AWAITED premier of locally-made film ‘Staid’ will take place on March 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the National Opera...

Tuesday, 26/01/16 - 2:53pm Read More

Bridge to stage Tony winning play

MEMBERS OF Bridge Drama Group are currently busy preparing for their forthcoming play which opens at the National Opera House...

Tuesday, 19/01/16 - 2:06pm Read More


Three Oscar nominations for Brooklyn

Saoirse Ronan filming outside St. Aidan's Cathedral in Enniscorthy. Pic: John Walsh
ENNISCORTHY’S DREAM of being home to an Oscar-winning movie took a step closer to becoming a reality today after it was announced that Brooklyn had been nominated for a total of three Oscars. The film, which was partly shot on the...

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Superstars Stage Academy Christmas Showcase 

Superstars Stage Academy all set for their Christmas Showcase Show which will be staged in the Dun Mhuire Theatre on Saturday, December 19th. Pic: John Walsh
ROUNDING OFF what has been a very busy year for the Superstars Stage Academy, the group’s Christmas showcase will take...

Wednesday, 16/12/15 - 12:40pm Read More

Glitz and glamour a-plenty at Brooklyn premiere

IT WAS glitz and glamour all the way at The Riverside Park Hotel on Wednesday night as the Brooklyn premiere...

Tuesday, 03/11/15 - 11:40am Read More

Ag comóradh Éirí Amach na Cásca

THUG BEIRT saighdiúirí cuairt ar Ghaelscoil Charman le déanaí chun brat na hÉirinn a ardú. D’eagraítear an ócáid chun Éirí...

Monday, 02/11/15 - 11:32am Read More

Eleanor’s winning short story on RTE Radio 1 tonight

Eleanor O'Reilly. Pic: Christy Farrell
RTÉ Radio 1 has announced that the winner of the Francis MacManus Short Story Competition 2015 is Eleanor O’Reilly for...

Monday, 05/10/15 - 11:58am Read More

National News

Man believed dead in suspected Dublin gangland killing

Daniel McConnell and Fiachra O Cionnaith, Irish Examiner A man is believed to have died in a gangland killing in Dublin's north inner city this evening.The Irish Examiner understands that the man was gunned down by what was described as...

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Irish Coast Guard forced to abandon search for sailor

by Patrick FlynnThe Shannon based Irish Coast Guard helicopter has been forced to abandon the search for a sailor reported...

Monday, 08/02/16 - 8:22pm Read More

Immigrant Council of Ireland launches Rock the Vote

The Immigrant Council of Ireland has launched a new campaign aimed at encouraging more people to get involved in politics....

Monday, 08/02/16 - 7:26pm Read More

Gardaí ‘keeping an open mind’ about Dublin hotel attack

Gardaí said today that they are keeping an open mind after dissident republican terrorists claimed they murdered a man at...

Monday, 08/02/16 - 6:53pm Read More

National Sport

Watch as the Scottish Cup draw goes terribly wrong

Things really didn’t go well for officials as they attempted to make the William Hill Scottish Cup quarter-final live on Sky Sports News tonight.The draw at Hampden Park had to be re-run after one of the plastic balls opened –...

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Paul Clement sacked by Derby

Paul Clement has been sacked as head coach at Derby, the Sky Bet Championship club have announced.The Rams announced on...

Monday, 08/02/16 - 7:34pm Read More

Daniel Sturridge, Philippe Coutinho and Divock Origi set for West Ham trip

Liverpool strikers Daniel Sturridge and Divock Origi and playmaker Philippe Coutinho are all set to be included in the squad...

Monday, 08/02/16 - 4:59pm Read More

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool want to find solution to ticket prices row

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits the fans’ walkout protest has now become his problem but stressed the club are keen...

Monday, 08/02/16 - 4:41pm Read More

Twelve year racing ban for Irish jockey Darren Egan

Former jockey Darren Egan has been suspended from racing for 12 years.Egan was found guilty of corruption charges last November...

Monday, 08/02/16 - 4:16pm Read More