Wexford News

First Gorey fringe event for the Wexford Opera Festival

Geraldine Blake with kids, Emily and Gracie Kirkland, at the opening of Market House Fesign.
Geraldine Blake, with kids, Emily and Gracie Kirkland enjoying the exhibition at Market House Design. Market House Design, an initiative of Gorey Chamber of Commerce and Wexford County Council opened its second exhibition last Tuesday, ‘A Celebration of Place’ performed...

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Major public protest against water charges in Gorey next Saturday

Disruptions are expected in Gorey for a public protest march against water charges taking place in the town next Saturday...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 9:49pm Read More

Fears over future of new respite unit

LESS THAN three months after the doors opened on the new respite unit ‘An Tearmann’, in St. John’s Community Hosiptal,...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 9:35pm Read More

Man killed by train in Wexford

A man has been killed by a train in Co Wexford today. The incident happened just before 1pm south of...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 3:57pm Read More

Wexford Sport

Rugby club in major Allianz deal

A MAJOR new sponsorship agreement has been made between Allianz Ireland and New Ross Rugby Club (NRRFC). The deal, which is Allianz Ireland’s first ever direct rugby sponsorship in Ireland, was announced at the weekend and invovles a two-year term....

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Three winners for Barry O’Neill at sunny Tinahely

Noel Dempsey, owner, and John Walsh, trainer, with a winner at Tinahely today that is named after the little girl in the picture, Lule Kyle.
The first point-to-point of the season in the South East took place in sunny Fairwood, Tinahely, this afternoon where the...

Sunday, 12/10/14 - 5:47pm Read More

Wexford take All-Ireland Ladies Junior Football title

New York 1-10 Wexford 1-12 Marie Byrne's first-half goal and a brilliant performance from goalkeeper Mary Rose Kelly were the...

Sunday, 28/09/14 - 3:20pm Read More

Wexford Entertainment

Cameras roll on Colfer film

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

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

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


George and Amal celebrate marriage with their friends

The new Mr and Mrs Clooney are throwing yet another party to celebrate their marriage tonight.Following their four-day wedding in Venice, George and Amal have hired out the five star Danesfield House hotel in Buckinghamshire, England.It is expected to be...

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Gallaghers on ‘good terms’ but no reunion in sight

Noel and Liam Gallagher are on "good terms".The brothers and former Oasis bandmates fell out in 2009 and are believed...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 8:39pm Read More

Beady Eye split

Beady Eye has split up.The rock band - consisting of Liam Gallagher, Gem Archer, Andy Bell, Chris Sharrock and Jay...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 5:23pm Read More

Cream guitarist Jack Bruce dies

Jack Bruce, the composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist, died today of liver disease, aged 71.Bassist Bruce was most famous for his...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 5:20pm Read More

Saturday’s TV tips

Pic: ENTERTAINMENT: Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 6.30pm)According to James Jordan, this is the worst series of Strictly there has ever...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 4:13pm Read More

National News

Dublin Gardaí concerned for missing teenage girl

Gardaí are concerned for the welfare of a teenage girl who has gone missing from her home in Dublin.Gardaí in Ballyfermot are asking for the public's help to find 14-year-old Aoife Coogan, who has been missing from her home since...

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Gardaí charge two in connection with Dublin drug seizure

Two men have been arrested following a drugs haul in south Dublin.Gardaí found heroin with a street value of €80,000...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 8:29pm Read More

Artist John Shinnors injured in motorway crash

Gardaí are investigating an incident on the M7 Limerick to Dublin motorway in which well-known artist John Shinnors was injured...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 8:12pm Read More

GSOC to investigate man’s death after release from Garda custody

The Garda Ombudsman has been called in to investigate the death of a man who had been in Garda custody.The...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 8:04pm Read More

National Sport

Rodgers: Mario doing his best

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers vowed to stick with Mario Balotelli after another goalless but encouraging display against Hull.Balotelli is still to score in the Barclays Premier League since moving to Anfield after the Reds were shut out by the Tigers...

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Real spoil Suarez debut

Real Madrid overcame Neymar's early opening goal to see off arch rivals Barcelona 3-1 at the Bernabeu as Luis Suarez...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 8:34pm Read More

North proves to be Saints’ one-man bonus point

Northampton 34 Ospreys 6George North's quartet of tries reinvigorated Northampton's European campaign, but the 34-6 victory over the Ospreys came...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 8:31pm Read More

Milanic leaves Leeds post

Leeds' managerial circus returned this evening as owner trigger-happy owner Massimo Cellino parted company with Darko Milanic after six games...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 7:39pm Read More

Jason McAteer’s got a different version of Roy Keane’s book

Jason McAteer used a recent sports show appearance to take the mickey out of former Ireland team-mate Roy Keane. The...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 6:18pm Read More