Wexford News

Denis is model student at 70

Denis North. Pic: John Walsh
A NEW Ross man has created his own bit of history by passing his Leaving Certificate maths exam at the age of 70. Denis North, from Brandon Park, studied for the exam in New Ross Vocational College where was attending...

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Two-car crash at Ballygarrett

Gardai are investigating a two-car road traffic collision that occurred at a junction near Peig’s Bar at Ballygarrett just after...

Thursday, 21/08/14 - 7:28pm Read More

Residents to oppose Gorey housing development plan

Kilnahue Lane, on the outskirts of Gorey, where residents have concerns about planning for a major housing development.
Almost all residents on Kilnahue Lane, on the outskirts of Gorey, are expected to renew their objections to planning for...

Tuesday, 19/08/14 - 9:21pm Read More

Kilanerin in the running for All-Ireland ‘Pride of Place’ award

Kilanerin village has been nominated for the 2014 All-Ireland IPB ‘Pride of Place’ awards and over 70 people gathered in...

Tuesday, 19/08/14 - 9:11pm Read More

Wexford Sport

Catherine bids for Euro glory

A LOCAL athlete has been included as a member of the eight-strong Irish national team that will contest the Paralympic Athletics (IRC) European Championships in Wales this coming weekend. The event will take place in Swansea from August 19 to...

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Cork’s hurlers win eighth All-Ireland intermediate title

Cork 2-18 Wexford 2-12By Daragh O ConchuirA terrible start proved no impediment to Cork as they proved much too strong...

Saturday, 09/08/14 - 5:02pm Read More

Thirty-three Wexford clubs share €1.26 million in sports grants

Thirty-three Wexford sports clubs will benefit from this year’s Sports Capital Programme to a total of €1.26 million, following an...

Tuesday, 08/07/14 - 9:53pm 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


Jessie J announces album release date

Jessie J will release her third studio album 'Sweet Talker' on October 13.The songstress, who is currently riding high in the charts with her latest release 'Bang Bang', which also features Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj, is set to take...

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‘Super jealous’ Mariah ‘partly to blame’ for split with hubby

Mariah Carey's jealousy is reportedly partly to blame for her and Nick Cannon's split.The 44-year-old singer is said to have...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 5:02pm Read More

Film reviews

Scarlett Johansson is blessed with superhuman strength in Lucy, Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan fall in love in the romantic...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 4:17pm Read More

Dominican Republic bans Miley

Miley Cyrus has been banned from performing in the Dominican Republic.The 21-year-old singer was due to perform in the country...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 3:02pm Read More

Friday’s TV tips

MUSIC: Greg & Jen @ Reading (BBC3, 7pm) Have you recovered from Glastonbury yet, or any of the other festivals...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 2:50pm Read More

National News

Appeal over missing Meath man, 20

Gardaí in Co Meath are calling for the public's help to find missing 20-year-old John Ryan.He's been missing from his home in Mornington since Tuesday. John is described as 6 foot 1, thin build with dark brown hair and green...

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Gardaí issue appeal over cars linked to Andy Connors shooting

Gardaí investigating the fatal shooting of a man in Dublin last Tuesday night have renewed their appeal for information.Andy Connors,...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 7:11pm Read More

‘There was literally no food at asylum centre’; Hundreds protest in Limerick

Around 300 people attended a protest in Limerick city to call for the abolishment of direct provision centres which house...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 3:32pm Read More

NBRU: No contact from minister over Irish Rail dispute

The National Bus and Rail Union says it has had no contact from the new Transport Minister, Paschal Donohoe, about...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 3:14pm Read More

National Sport

McGee earns US Open place

Ireland's James McGee defied cramp and missed opportunities to defeat Zhang Ze and qualify for the main draw of the US Open.It is the first time the 27-year-old has come through qualifying at a grand slam and there was no...

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Mackay: No excuse for my texts

Malky Mackay has apologised for the discriminatory text messages he sent during his time as manager of Cardiff.Mackay has come...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 6:20pm Read More

Undecided Grealish chosen for U21 squad

Jack Grealish has been named in the Ireland U21 squad for their final European Championship qualifier against Germany next month....

Friday, 22/08/14 - 5:00pm Read More

Rodgers has ‘complete confidence’ new signings won’t be disruptive

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has warned that no incoming player will be allowed to threaten the "fantastic environment" at the...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 4:58pm Read More

Van Gaal silent on Welbeck future

Louis van Gaal refused to comment on Danny Welbeck's future as speculation mounts the England striker is set to leave...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 4:56pm Read More