Wexford News

‘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, and a BBQ each day, that is all happening in Craanford this weekend as the community welcomes the ‘Ford Fest’,...

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Gorey’s lost people are never forgotten

The newly unveiled inventory of those interred in St. Michael's Cemetery. This mammoth task took five years to complete and the work was undertaken by Larry Quigley and Carmel Roice, Gorey. Pic: Christy Farrell
An amazing 4,800 names have been listed in surname alphabetical order on two newly erected large display units in the...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 3:33pm Read More

Howlin blasts Minister for Sport over Olympic ticket controversy

Brendan Howlin TD.
WEXFORD LABOUR TD Brendan Howlin has blasted Minister for Sport, Transport and Tourism Shane Ross amid the controversy surrounding ticket sales for...

Wednesday, 17/08/16 - 4:35pm Read More

Greenway for 2017

The Mount Elliott tunnel would form a major focal point for the inner Greenway cycling route in New Ross
  THE PROPOSED Greenway between New Ross and Waterford could begin next year, according to senior officials in the local...

Tuesday, 16/08/16 - 9:06pm 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

‘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, and a BBQ each day, that is all happening in Craanford this weekend as the community welcomes the ‘Ford Fest’,...

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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

Music festival makes waves

Anthony O'Flynn, Pauline McGann, Irene O'Leary, Rebecca Doyle, Robert Gerard, Oonagh Heffernan, Pat Kent and Orla Doyle pictured at the launch of the Waves Music Festival in Loftus Hall. Pic: John Walsh
A NEW music festival has been officially launched in Wexford. The Waves Music Festival will take place on August 18...

Tuesday, 24/05/16 - 12:34pm Read More

National News

Gardaí ‘concerned’ for man missing since Sunday

A man has gone missing from his home in Co. Carlow. Gardaí are asking for the public’s help in finding 33-year-old Harold Keogh who is missing from his home in Myshall since Sunday. Harold is described as being five feet...

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Gardaí search for man missing since Friday

Gardaí are searching for a man who has been missing from his home in Co. Louth for four days. Austin...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 4:53pm Read More

National Archives warn rule change would bring ‘untenable pressure’ on their service

The board of the National Archives say the service will be put under “untenable pressure” if Ireland follows the UK’s...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 4:44pm Read More

Charity sees surge in numbers looking for help to pay rent

A leading housing charity has reported a huge jump in people seeking its help because they are struggling to pay...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 4:30pm Read More

National Sport

Celtic get huge scare in Israel before securing Champions League place

Hapoel Be’er Sheva 2 Celtic 0 (Celtic win 5-4 on aggregate) Celtic reached the Champions League group stage for the first time in three years, but only after an enormous scare in Israel. Brendan Rodgers’ side were heavy favourites to...

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A Dundalk player scored this stunning volley and people gave it the Alan Partridge treatment

A stunning volleyed goal by Robbie Benson has put Dundalk right back in contention for a place in the Champions...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 8:51pm Read More

Olympic medallist Annalise Murphy: Well, at least I didn’t finish last

Humble Olympic silver medallist Annalise Murphy has revealed her highest hope going into the games was not to finish last....

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 6:00pm Read More

PRO12 bosses want Six Nations moved to accommodate US plans

Guinness PRO12 bosses are determined to realign rugby’s global season before progressing plans to create a franchise in the USA....

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 5:34pm Read More

Premier League striker charged by FA over homophobic tweets

The Football Association has charged Burnley striker Andre Gray for the homophobic tweets he sent in 2012 which were shared...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 4:49pm Read More